PhD Research Studentships available for October 2014 entry

Glasgow Caledonian University is seeking PhD applications from highly qualified individuals in areas which fit with our research excellence. You will have a strong supervisory team, be part of our award winning Graduate School and be linked to a Research Institute in one of the key areas found in our PhD Opportunities listed below.

Studentships are for entry in October 2014 and are offered for 3 years.  Each studentship will provide an annual stipend of £14,800 and payment of tuition fees up to a maximum of UK/EU levels (£4100 for 2014/15).

How to Apply

To apply for a PhD project please complete the GCU Postgraduate Research Application Form.   Please send the completed application form, stating the project title and reference number, with a CV, copies of academic qualifications, references, and any other required documentation to: researchapplications@gcu.ac.uk.

If you require further information about a project, please refer to the staff contact in the project summary. Applicants shortlisted for a PhD will be contacted for an interview.

Entry Requirements & Tuition Fees

Entry requirements

  • Academic qualifications: UK honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent); or Masters degree in a subject relevant to your proposed research topic. Equivalent professional qualifications and any appropriate research experience may be considered.
  • English Language requirements: IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0. Please note: some research disciplines may require higher levels.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees are available here.

Please note there is funding attached only to the PhD Opportunities marked as Studentships. Studentship applications should be received by Monday 14 April 2014.


School of Engineering and Built Environment - Studentships

For further PhD opportunities visit EBE PhD opportunities.


Glasgow School for Business and Society - Studentships

For further PhD opportunities visit GSBS PhD opportunities.


School of Health and Life Sciences - Studentships

For further PhD opportunities visit HLS PhD opportunities.

Other PhD Opportunities

UK-Indonesia Dikti Scholarship Programme

The UK-Indonesia Dikti Scholarship Programme will enable Indonesian lecturers to undertake doctoral study in the UK.  All academic disciplines and research areas will be funded under the programme and researchers can directly to the GCU  and follow the standard application process.

The scholarships will cover all fees for three years of PhD study, fully funded by the Indonesian government.