PhD study at the School of Engineering
We are always interested in receiving applications for PhD study from high quality applicants who wish to contribute to our vibrant research environment and interact with one or more of our research groups.
If you are looking to apply for a postgraduate research degree in Engineering at the University of Glasgow, there are a number of clear steps to take:
- Find out about our research divisions and potential projects/research areas.
- Make contact with potential supervisors to discuss your application and how you would fit into their research division.
- Consider sources of financial support. This application is for admission to study only, and should you be accepted, the funding has to be arranged separately. Further information on scholarships and timing is provided below. If you are applying for currently available PhD positions below then the funding is already in place.
- Once you are clear about a potential project, a supervisor and where you wish to apply for financial support then please go to the College of Science and Engineering graduate school webpages where application instructions and a link to the online application system are provided.
- If you have any questions about the research aspects, please contact your potential supervisor. If you have more general questions about application procedures, then please email email@example.com.
The School of Engineering has a number of scholarships for both home and international applicants, the details and timing of which are given below.
James Watt Scholarships - Currently Closed
The James Watt Scholarships are allocated once a year. The call for applications occurs February each year with a closing date in March. Projects associated with the James Watt Scholarships are put forward by the academics across the school.
Although currently closed, the potential projects from each division in the 2013 call are provided for your information only.
College based scholarships
Granted by the College of Science and Engineering, these scholarships can support study within the School of Engineering. Please see the College Scholarship page.
Doctoral Training Centre
Technologies at the interface between Engineering & the Physical Sciences and the Life Sciences
We offer doctoral-training opportunities to study cutting-edge technologies at the Engineering & Physical Science-to-Life Science interface. These are focused in the fields of
- Cell & Tissue Engineering
- Medical Diagnostics
- Synthetic Biology
Successful applicants will be awarded a 4-year studentship. You will complete an MRes in the first year before continuing with PhD studies in a chosen field for three years.
Details of how to apply and further information can be found here: Doctoral Training Centre