The University of Glasgow is ranked 65th in the world and was the first UK university to be rated as 5 Stars Plus overall (QS World University Rankings 2018). With more than 26,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, and a global community of over 156,000 contactable alumni, we are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities, and are a broad-based, research intensive institution with a global reach.
The College which comprises seven Schools and one research institute, holds over £36 million in research income and is home to more than 700 academic staff, and around 800 PhD students working on a wide range of research projects. Research in the College ranges from the core disciplines of Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering, Geographical and Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy, and Psychology to interdisciplinary areas such as space, future cities, sensor systems, quantum technologies, materials, and systems biology.
We are also involved in multidisciplinary research on the societal issues such as energy and sustainability, transportation, health and ageing. There are exciting opportunities to undertake cutting-edge and innovative research in our advanced facilities, not only in established disciplined-based areas, but also in cross-cutting research themes where our core strengths are combined, such as digital economy, energy, healthcare technology, sensors and intelligent imaging, sustainable high-value manufacturing and underpinning capabilities.
Those who join our Graduate School benefit from the opportunity to work with world-leading academics in their field, an excellent transferable skills training programme, mobility scholarships and from being part of an innovative and supportive Graduate School community.
Our Graduate School supports future world-changers to realise their potential by providing part or fully funded scholarships for exceptional applicants in all areas of research study across the College. The College of Science and Engineering Scholarship provides an annual stipend in-line with the Research Council rate (currently £14,553) and tuition fees. To find out further information regarding the College of Science and Engineering’s Scholarships please visit our website. If you have further questions please email [email protected].
In addition to the College of Science and Engineering Scholarship, we have a considerable portfolio of scholarships available to PhD students that can support you, whether you are joining our prestigious Centres for Doctoral Training, or undertaking a specific interdisciplinary project.
PhD applications should be submitted online by 31st January 2018. Candidates who have not identified a supervisor and outlined a project will not be considered. We wish you the best of luck in your application.