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.


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.

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