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.
19 NovUofG officially launches the Games and Gaming Lab, a cross-disciplinary Arts lab on how games and gaming can be used to aid research, teaching and learning.
13 NovLeading international specialists in the field of art history have released the initial findings of a four-year collaborative research project centring around one of Glasgow's most famous paintings, the Lady in a Fur Wrap.
06 NovA lecture created by Theatre Director John Tiffany to celebrate his UofG tutor Dr Alasdair Cameron will be delivered by Hollywood & Broadway star Alan Cumming.
30 OctProfessor Sir Tom Devine will deliver the inaugural Thomas Muir Lecture to celebrate the life and work of the man known as the father of Scottish democracy.