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  Glasgow School for Business and Society (GSBS) – Self-Funded PhD Projects

  Glasgow School for Business and Society

 Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About the Programme

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

The Glasgow School for Business and Society comprises of six academic departments. The School has an international outlook and is committed to developing partnerships across the world. With a dynamic research portfolio, GSBS leads on the societal challenge of inclusive societies as part of GCU’s research strategy developed to align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This research focuses on the themes of social justice, equalities and communities, and social innovation and public policy.  

We invite applications in the areas listed below for self-funded PhDs. Your proposal should outline what you want to research and how it links to the work of the relevant Department as below:  

Department of Economics and Law

Department of Fashion, Marketing, Tourism and Events

Department of Finance, Accounting and Risk

Department of Management

Department of Human Resource Management

Department of Media and Journalism

Department of Social Sciences

Applicants should possess as a minimum a good honours degree (2:1 or above) and/or Masters degree in a related area of study demonstrating sufficient evidence of academic/research ability in their chosen research area.  

For further information please contact the relevant Head of Department listed on departmental webpage or Professor Norman Peng ().

How to apply

To make an application, visit our application webpage and begin by selecting your chosen subject area.

Please send any other enquires regarding your application to:

Fees and funding

Applicants are expected to find external funding sources to cover the tuition fees and living expenses. Alumni and International students new to GCU who are self-funding are eligible for fee discounts. 

See more on fees and funding:

Funding Notes

The PhD opportunities on this programme do not have funding attached. You will need to have your own means of paying fees and living costs and / or seek separate funding from student finance, charities or trusts.

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