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 70 universities for Arts & Humanities (QS Faculty World Rankings 2019).
Our college is one of the largest of its kind in the UK. We have:
- over 750 staff members
- over 6,000 students
- a growing population of almost 1,000 international students
Our undergraduate degrees offer 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.
16 JanA philanthropic American couple have gifted a quarter of a million dollars to the home of the largest concentration of Robert Burns experts in the world, it was announced today.
10 JanScotland’s national bard is worth just over £200 million a year to the Scottish economy and the poet’s brand is worth nearly £140 million annually, a report by the University of Glasgow has revealed.
06 JanThe Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Director, Professor Claire Squires.
17 DecA project team led by the University of Glasgow travelled the length and breadth of Scotland, visiting nearly 150 communities, to pinpoint where expressions come from in the many dialects of Scots spoken across Scotland.