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 School of Engineering has an outstanding research reputation. In the latest research assessment (REF 2014), 95% of our research has been judged to be "internationally excellent" or "world-leading", placing us 4th in the UK across all the Engineering disciplines. This latest assessment confirms the University of Glasgow's position as one of the leading Engineering institutions in the UK.
Our research brings together fundamentals, technologies and applications, and with our research we are tackling global challenges and helping to create the emerging technologies of the 21st Century.
We welcome PhD applications from future world changers who wish to pursue their research either independently or as part of a community of researchers. In return we offer students world-class facilities, a stimulating working environment, and robust student support and supervision structure.
Our research divisions:
If you are looking to join a thriving and highly successful research community, visit our website to find out more information on how to apply, scholarships, current available PhD projects, and our Doctorial Training Centres.
PhD applications should be submitted online.
Application enquires should be submitted to the following email address:
We wish you the best of luck in your application.