The College of Arts
The College of Arts has been at the forefront of delivering world-leading teaching, learning and research in the arts and humanities since 1451. We are in the world’s top 80 universities for Arts and Humanities (QS World Rankings 2021).
The College of Arts is home to four innovative Schools renowned for their world-leading research and wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree opportunities:
- School of Critical Studies
- School of Culture and Creative Arts
- School of Humanities
- School of Modern Languages and Cultures
The University of Glasgow is situated in the heart of the West End of Glasgow, a vibrant hub for the creative arts industry. Our undergraduate degree offers you the flexibility to study several subjects before specialising. Our postgraduate students enjoy a broad range of different taught and research programmes.
“Collaborating across disciplines within the University and with other world-class universities as well as government, industry, schools and cultural and heritage agencies, we aim for excellence in all that we do. We commit to providing excellent teaching, learning and research, to disseminating knowledge, developing critical evaluative skills and creating new, socially relevant understanding with a view to preparing our students for the competitive workplace and global challenges of today and tomorrow.”
Professor Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh, Vice Principal and Head of the College of Arts
Study Arts & Humanities in Glasgow
Glasgow is the UK's top cultural and creative city (European Commission, 2019), a UNESCO City of Music, and home to more than 100 cultural organisations and five of Scotland's internationally renowned performing arts companies.
Some of our students tell us why Glasgow is a great city to study Arts & Humanities.
15 JulResearch led by UofG will uncover the economic, social and cultural value of Scottish music business activities, as well as, ass the immpact of Covid-19 on the sector
24 JunThe Dear Green Bothy is a programme of free public events and activities demonstrating the vital role played by the arts and humanities in understanding and addressing climate emergency.
18 JunTROPO UK's international symposium addresses diversity of the Portuguese language: pedagogical opportunities and challenges, bringing together academics, policy makers, and creative artists.
07 JunResearchers at University of Glasgow have benefitted from a major grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to help upgrade advanced analytical and imaging instrumentation.