Glasgow School for Business and Society self funded PhD projects

Please note that these projects are not funded by a University studentship.

Successful candidates will be required to source external funding for the research degree fees and living expenses while studying at the University. For Studentships, please visit our PhD Studentships section.

How to Apply

To apply for a PhD project please complete the GCU 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:

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.

PhD Research Opportunities

War and Society and Modern Scottish History

Inclusive Societies, Sustainable Environments

Inclusive Societies, Equality and Justice

Healthy Lives; Sustainable Lives

Fashion Brands, Online Consumer Behaviour Digital Communication

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