University structure

University structure

Glasgow’s college system enables interdisciplinary collaboration while fostering a sense of belonging. We have four colleges, each bringing together the research and teaching expertise of a number of schools and institutes. Every college also has a graduate school.

The College of Arts contains:

  • the School of Humanities
  • the School of Critical Studies
  • the School of Culture & Creative Arts
  • the School of Modern Languages & Cultures
  • graduate school; and
  • ArtsLab: an interdisciplinary research institute.

The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences contains:

  • the School of Life Sciences
  • the School of Medicine
  • the School of Veterinary Medicine
  • graduate school
  • the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine
  • the Institute of Cancer Sciences
  • the Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences
  • the Institute of Health & Wellbeing, which works jointly with the College of Social Sciences.
  • the Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation
  • the Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology; and
  • the Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology, which works jointly with the College of Science & Engineering.

The College of Science and Engineering contains:

  • the School of Chemistry
  • the School of Computing Science
  • the School of Engineering
  • the School of Geographical & Earth Sciences
  • the School of Mathematics & Statistics 
  • the School of Physics & Astronomy
  • the School of Psychology
  • graduate school; and
  • the Institute for Neuroscience & Psychology, which works jointly with the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences.

The College of Social Sciences contains:

  • the Business School
  • the School of Education
  • the School of Interdisciplinary Studies (based at Dumfries campus)
  • the School of Law
  • the School of Social & Political Sciences
  • graduate school; and
  • the Institute of Health & Wellbeing, which works jointly with the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences.