Postgraduate funding opportunties at University of Glasgow

PhD and Doctoral Courses in Scotland

Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and is home to 29,000 students from across 140 countries. As a Russell Group university, research is at the heart of everything we do. Our PhD students are collaborators and colleagues, driven by the same goals, curiosity and passion. We are a research community and we have created an inspiring environment which supports our researchers in their professional and personal development.


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

University of Glasgow College Research

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 early 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 our Research Centers, PhD funding and opportunities 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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