PhD opportunities

PhD Research Study Opportunities

Within the School of Health and Life Sciences we deliver world leading research across a spectrum of disciplines. We are the largest multidisciplinary, professionally based health sciences faculty in Scotland and also have a London based campus, specialising in public health. If you come to GCU as a PhD student you would be integrated into one of our dynamic research groups, providing you with a vibrant research environment to build your research skills. We have experienced, dedicated PhD supervisors to support you within our team of PhD students.

As the University for the Common Good, our unique focus is on addressing the Sustainable Development Goals; a global drive to “end poverty, ensure prosperity for all and protect the planet” by 2030.  Goal 3 – ‘Good health and well-being’ is aligned to our world-class researchers work within the Research Centre for Health (ReaCH), focusing on research which contributes to maintaining healthy lives within two key thematic areas; Long-term Conditions and Public Health.

We welcome applications from PhD research students and offer a range of flexible PhD Studentships to fund today’s biggest global challenges.

You can find a PhD project at GCU using the search facility below. Here you can filter your search to view funded, competition funded and self-funded opportunities within your chosen research discipline.

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