Postgraduate research study

As the University for the Common Good, our research focuses on finding solutions to three of society’s biggest challenges; living healthy lives, building inclusive societies and creating sustainable environments. Our projects work locally and internationally to support the UN's sustainability development goals and we need research students like you who are ready to help us go further.

Choose Glasgow Caledonian University and be part of world-class research, which focuses on excellence and quality. You’ll have access to our innovative Research Centres. With well established, international reputations, their pioneering work is influencing and informing policy decisions and technological advancements.

You’ll be supported by a community of academic staff and over 500 research students from more than 50 countries. At GCU, ideas, expertise and experiences can be shared, challenged and developed.

Whether it's a PhD or a Masters of Research, you can choose to progress to the next level of research that can lead to further academia or more demanding leadership roles.

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Masters of Research  
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GCU in London  
Glasgow School for Business and Society  
School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment  
School of Health and Life Sciences