Masters study opportunities at University of Glasgow

Masters and Taught Courses in Scotland

Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is a place that inspires ambitious people to succeed. A place where inspiring minds can develop their ideas. A place where people make discoveries that change the world. As a Russell Group university (ranked 73rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and in the top 100 in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings 2022), you will be joining 29,000 students from over 140 countries at one of the top 100 universities in the world, with a strong record of postgraduate employment.

Each of our four colleges has its own Graduate School which offers a hub for all postgraduate taught and research students. They exist to foster postgraduate research and teaching of the highest standard, facilitating student productivity and development while promoting wellbeing and providing excellent support

The University of Glasgow consists of four colleges:

With courses across a number of subject areas, there is something for everyone at the University of Glasgow. From Business to Social Sciences, search our postgraduate taught A-Z course finder and find your postgraduate programme.

City of Glasgow

Located in the world’s friendliest and most affordable city (Time Out), the University’s main campus is nestled within Glasgow’s cosy and cultural West End, home to cafés, bars, restaurants, vintage boutiques and cultural attractions. A city where there is something to suit everyone’s interests or hobbies, Glasgow means “dear green place” in Gaelic and certainly lives up to its name with over 90 parks and gardens to explore. Find out more about what Glasgow life has to offer here.

Fees and Funding

If you require funding for your taught postgraduate programme, you should begin your research as soon as possible. The type of financial support you are entitled to will depend on your programme of study and your residency status. Find out more about the postgraduate funding available by searching our scholarships database.

The University of Glasgow continues to be committed to ensuring a strong relationship with our existing and future EU students, and supporting EU talent to make their home at the University of Glasgow. We appreciate the challenging financial implications that have arisen as a result of Brexit, and are therefore delighted to announce the introduction of our EU scholarships for new incoming students.

All EU students are eligible for these scholarships, and you must hold EU fee status to receive the scholarship. Find out more here.


We understand that moving to a new city can be a daunting experience.
The accommodation service is here to help you find a suitable place to live and can guarantee a place in our residences (providing you’ve applied for residence before 22 August). You can apply for accommodation as soon as you have accepted your offer, even if your offer is conditional. We have seven student residence options for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, in convenient locations within walking distance of our main campus.

Postgraduate Events

We hold a number of Postgraduate Events throughout the academic year. Join us to find out more about the postgraduate opportunities available, explore the campus and speak to our friendly team. Find out about our on and off-campus and virtual events here.

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