The University of Glasgow was named Scottish University of the Year 2018. We are ranked in the World's Top 70 for Arts and Humanities. Inspiring people in Scotland and across the world since 1451, we remain committed to delivering world-leading research, teaching, knowledge and support.
Wide Range of Subjects
We undertake research in a range of subjects and interdisciplinary areas:
• American Studies
• Comparative Literature
• Celtic & Gaelic
• Creative Writing
• English Literature
• English Language
• Film & TV Studies
• History of Art
• Information Studies
• Media and Cultural Policy
• Scottish Literature
• Slavonic Languages and Cultures
• Theatre Studies
• Theology and Religious Studies
• Translation Studies
• War Studies
For a full list of our strengths in each area, please visit our website
The Glasgow PhD
There are programmes and routes for all interested researchers. Doctoral study is 3 years full-time and 5 years part-time.
The College Graduate School supports students through extensive skills development training and a programme of events throughout the year. These include:
• Visiting speakers
• The Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
• Student-led conferences, symposia and workshops
You can also contribute to our award winning academic journal, e-Sharp.
You will be part of a community of over 1000 postgraduate students in the College, with access to world-class facilities, including the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery and the Library's Special Collections. Our collaborations with The Smithsonian, National Library of Scotland and other partners open up a world of opportunities.
All funding opportunities can be found on our Graduate School webpages.
Deadline for applications: Friday 14 December 2018
Start date for PhD: 1 October 2019
AHRC Scholarship: Home/ EU only for full-time & part-time study
College Scholarship: Home/ International for full- time & part-time study
• In the case of EU and international applicants, any award may be limited to tuition fees only.
• In order to be nominated for a scholarship, applicants must hold an unconditional or conditional offer of a place on a PhD degree programme in one of a specified range of disciplines.
Applicants must not be holding another full Scholarship for the 2019/20 academic session. Applicants holding a part scholarship (e.g. fees only or stipend only) may still be considered.
How to Apply
Identify your research area - browse our A-Z list of subject pages to find out more about the areas of postgraduate research study available.
Use our search tool to find a supervisor.
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Tuition fees and annual stipend at UKRI rate (restrictions may apply, see eligibility and guidance notes)