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Arts & Humanities at Glasgow


About the Programme

The University of Glasgow is ranked in the World's Top 70 for Arts and Humanities (QS World Rankings). Inspiring people in Scotland and across the world since 1451, we remain committed to delivering world-leading research, teaching, knowledge and support.

Our range of interdisciplinary research themes aim to respond to emerging issues and world challenges, and encourage flexible, innovative research.

Opportunities for research are available in the following subject areas: 

  • American Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Celtic & Gaelic
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • English Language & Linguistics
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Hispanic Studies [including: Spanish]
  • History
  • History of Art [including: Textiles]
  • Information Studies [including: Arts & Media Informatics, Computer Forensics & E-Discovery, Information Management & Preservation, Museum Studies]
  • Italian
  • Media & Cultural Policy [including: Journalism, Media Management]
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Scottish Literature
  • Slavonic Languages & Cultures [including: Czech, Polish, Russian]
  • Theatre Studies [including: Drama, Dramaturgy, Performance Studies, Playwriting]
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • Translation Studies
  • War Studies

For a full list of our strengths in each area, please visit the Graduate School section of our website.

Arts & Humanities Doctoral Scholarships

The University of Glasgow's College of Arts offers two routes for funding for doctoral scholarships:
• Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Doctoral Training Partnership
• University of Glasgow College of Arts scholarships scheme

The application process to both is via a single route, however the eligibility criteria are different for each scheme. For more information, including full eligibility criteria, please visit our website.

Scholarship applications for doctoral studies starting in 2020-21 are now closed; applications for 2021-22 will open in early October 2020.

Funding Notes

Tuition fees and annual stipend at UKRI rate (restrictions may apply, see eligibility and guidance notes).

AHRC scholarships are open to UK/EU resident students. EU students are eligible for fees only, however additional stipends may be awarded by the College of Arts.

College scholarships are open to UK/EU and International students, however current PhD students are not eligible to apply.  


Funding Notes

Tuition fees and annual stipend at UKRI rate (restrictions may apply, see eligibility and guidance notes)

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