Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Glasgow Caledonian University’s position as a world-class research institution has been reaffirmed by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results. We are now seeking PhD, Professional Doctorate and PhD by Previous Published Works applications from highly qualified individuals across a full range of research discipline areas that fit with the university’s research excellence strategy. We also offer a Master of Research structured programme for those wishing to develop their research skills before moving on to PhD study.
At GCU you will have a strong supervisory team, be part of our award-winning Graduate School and be hosted in one of our Academic Schools and Research Centres.
Portfolio of Self-funded PhD Projects
We are also interested in applicants proposing their own research topic in any one of our strategic areas of research excellence within our academic schools.
Glasgow School for Business and Society
The Glasgow School for Business and Society integrates the areas of business, law and social sciences to ensure that they are well placed to meet the needs of business and society. The School has an international outlook and is committed to developing partnerships across the world.
School of Engineering and Built Environment
The School of Engineering and Built Environment is one of the leading schools for programmes in building and surveying in the UK. The school also carries out extensive research in partnership with industry, commerce and other academic institutions in the UK and overseas.
School of Health and Life Sciences
The School of Health and Life Sciences is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer across the disciplines of health, nursing and social care, biological and biomedical sciences, psychology and vision sciences.
Other key information
Research tuition fees
Detailed breakdown of all tuition fees and additional costs you need to consider.
How to apply
All relevant information and forms to allow you to apply for our PhD studentships and Professional Doctorate (Prof D) courses.