POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2020 - University of Glasgow

 
 
POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2020 - University of Glasgow
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                                         UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2019
   We hope you can join us at our
    Postgraduate Open Day. It’s an
   invaluable opportunity to find out
  more about your subject of interest,
  meet staff and current students and
   gather information and advice on
 important topics such as admissions,
     finance and accommodation.




                                                                        POSTGRADUATE
      glasgow.ac.uk/visitus




                                                                        PROSPECTUS



                                         POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2020
                                                                        2020
POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2020 - University of Glasgow
ONE OF THE     29,000         ESTABLISHED                                    Introducing our University                2
TOP 100        STUDENTS       IN 1451                                        Our campuses
                                                                             Our world-changing research
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UNIVERSITIES   FROM                                                          Student life                              8
IN THE WORLD   OVER 140                                                      Future World Changers                    10
               COUNTRIES      90% OF                                         Your learning & research environment     12
                              POSTGRADUATE                                   Life beyond the books                    14
JOINT 1ST IN                  STUDENTS IN                                    Support along the way
                                                                             Focused on your future
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THE RUSSELL    A MEMBER OF    EMPLOYMENT                                     Glasgow, gateway to Scotland             20
GROUP FOR      THE RUSSELL    OR FURTHER                                     People Make Glasgow                      22
STUDENT        GROUP OF       STUDY SIX                                      Scotland is Now
                                                                             How to apply
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SATISFACTION   RESEARCH-      MONTHS AFTER                                   Entry requirements                       28
NSS 2018       INTENSIVE UK   GRADUATION                                     Postgraduate taught degrees:
               UNIVERSITIES   (DLHE 2016/17)                                 your steps to application
                                                                             Postgraduate research degrees:
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                                                                             your steps to application                32
                                                                             Fees & cost of living                    34
                                                                             Funding & scholarships                   36
                                                                             A–Z of subjects                          38
                                                                             A–Z of programmes                        66
                                                                             Further information                      71




                                                               GLASGOW IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR
                                                 67TH          UK UNIVERSITIES TO ACHIEVE A        JOINT 93RD
                                                 QS WORLD
                                                UNIVERSITY     QS 5 STARS PLUS                       TIMES HIGHER
                                                                                                   WORLD UNIVERSITY
                                               RANKINGS 2020      RATING FOR EXCELLENCE             RANKINGS 2019
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INTRODUCING
    OUR
    UNIVERSITY

    The University of Glasgow
    has been changing the world
    for more than 560 years.
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WE ARE THE
     4TH OLDEST
     ENGLISH-
     SPEAKING
     UNIVERSITY
     IN THE WORLD




                    Gilmorehill                                      Dumfries Campus                                Garscube Campus

    OUR CAMPUSES    The University moved to its current site at
                    Gilmorehill (pictured above) in 1870. This
                    is home to the majority of our teaching and
                    research facilities and will soon be expanded
                                                                     Our School of Interdisciplinary Studies
                                                                     in Dumfries, south-west Scotland, offers
                                                                     several postgraduate programmes and
                                                                     research study opportunities. By choosing
                                                                                                                    Spanning 80 hectares at the north-west
                                                                                                                    boundary of the city lies our beautiful
                                                                                                                    Garscube estate, just four miles from the
                                                                                                                    University’s Gilmorehill campus. Garscube
                    as part of our £1 billion campus development     to study at Dumfries Campus, you will          is home to the School of Veterinary
                    programme to include a mix of modern             benefit from the academic excellence of the    Medicine, four research institutes in the
                    research, teaching and public spaces.            University in a progressive, rural campus      College of Medical, Veterinary & Life
                    At the centre of Gilmorehill lies the stunning   environment. The interdisciplinary teaching    Sciences and outdoor sports facilities.
                    Gilbert Scott building with its iconic bell      and friendly residences help you to get to     For more information, see glasgow.ac.uk/
                    tower, which has become one of Glasgow’s         know students and staff from all disciplines   schools/vet and glasgow.ac.uk/mvls.
                    most notable landmarks. Based in the heart       quickly and really feel at home.
                    of the West End, the Gilmorehill campus          For more information, see glasgow.ac.uk/
                    is surrounded by shops, cafes, bars,             dumfries.
                    restaurants, supermarkets and a cinema,
                    and is well served by transport links to the
                    nearby city centre.
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ADDRESSING INEQUALITIES
                                                                                                     We are leading an international
                                                                   ADDRESSING                           consortium to strengthen


     OUR WORLD-CHANGING                                           INEQUALITIES
                                                           We are working to address inequality,
                                                                                                    capacity to address urban, health
                                                                                                       and education challenges in
                                                                                                         neighbourhoods across


          RESEARCH                                           deprivation and marginalisation         fast-growing cities in Africa and




    CULTURAL & CREATIVE
                                                                    around the world.               Asia which face growing poverty
                                                                                                              and inequality.


       The Glasgow Research Beacons bring together
     our ambitious and inspiring researchers from across
                                                                                                      An estimated 59,000 people die
       disciplinary boundaries to address the complex              ONE HEALTH                       from canine rabies every year. Our
               challenges which face our world.




    ECONOMIES FUTURE
                                                             Through an integrated “one health”       work on rabies is contributing to
                                                              approach we are tackling some of        the World Health Organization’s
                                                           the world’s most devastating diseases.    plans to end human deaths from
                                                                                                      dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.




    LIFE ONE HEALTH
                                                                                                     Reducing the impact of diseases
                                                                   FUTURE LIFE                         such as malaria and rabies is a
                                                                                                    global priority. We have developed
                                                               Working across disciplinary
                                                                                                    a low-cost, paper-based diagnostic
                                                            boundaries, we are developing new
                                                                                                         device to quantify levels of
                                                            technologies to improve our world.
                                                                                                           infection using DNA.




    PRECISION MEDICINE                                          THE NANO &
                                                              QUANTUM WORLD
                                                               We are transforming nano and
                                                            quantum science into revolutionary
                                                                                                      The discovery of gravitational
                                                                                                    waves changed how we observe
                                                                                                     the universe, marking a new era
                                                                                                      of astronomy. We were part of
                                                                                                    one of the most exciting scientific




    & CHRONIC DISEASES
                                                              technologies for a better world.        breakthroughs of the century.




                                                               CULTURAL &                               We created the world’s first
                                                                                                      historical thesaurus. A unique
                                                           CREATIVE ECONOMIES                         resource which enhances our




    THE NANO &
                                                                 Our research impacts on               understanding of the English
                                                                  the global cultural and           language, the thesaurus contains
                                                                    creative economy.                  almost every word from Old
                                                                                                        English to the present day.




                                                           PRECISION MEDICINE                       Over 1,200 people are diagnosed




    QUANTUM WORLD
                                                                                                      with pancreatic cancer every
                                                           & CHRONIC DISEASES                         day. We made a breakthrough
                                                                                                     reclassification, identifying four
                                                                  We are pioneering new
                                                                                                      key subtypes. This will lead to
                                                                 treatments and precision
            glasgow.ac.uk/research                           diagnostics for chronic diseases.
                                                                                                        more targeted therapies,
                                                                                                       providing better treatment.


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glasgow.ac.uk/studentlife




    STUDENT
    LIFE
    Glasgow is a place that inspires
    ambitious people to succeed.
    A place where inspiring minds
    can develop their ideas. A place
    where people make discoveries
    that change the world.




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FUTURE WORLD CHANGERS
               Our students of today are the world changers of tomorrow.
                At Glasgow, we strive to nurture your potential, support
               your ambitions and inspire you to change the world. Meet
                four of our Future World Changers who want to improve
                     lives and make a positive impact on the world.
                        Find out more at glasgow.ac.uk/worldchangers




                    SOFIAT                                                       ELI                                                PAVEL                                             DANIELLE


     STUDYING: COMPUTING SCIENCE, PhD                        STUDYING: CRIMINOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE, MSc         STUDYING: CLINICAL TRIALS & PRECISION                  STUDYING: TEXT & IMAGE STUDIES, PhD
     NATIONALITY: NIGERIAN                                   NATIONALITY: AMERICAN                                 MEDICINE, MSc                                          NATIONALITY: AMERICAN
     AMBITION: EMPOWERING YOUNG SCIENTISTS                   AMBITION: EXPLORING CULTURAL IDENTITY LOSS            NATIONALITY: MEXICAN                                   AMBITION: (RE)WRITING HISTORY
                                                                                                                   AMBITION: FIGHTING INFECTION
     I am at the final stage of my doctoral research         I came to the University of Glasgow for its           Studying at UofG has given me the opportunity to       I’m a PhD student in the School of Modern
     programme in Computing Science. In a nutshell,          accredited and highly regarded criminology            meet numerous international students and work          Languages & Cultures. My thesis project involves
     my research involves employing tools from               programme. However, the amount of opportunities       closely with them. This has allowed me to develop      analysing representations of gender, class and
     mathematics and computer science to design              offered to you outside of the programme really        a keen sense of confidence and interculturality        race in an early 19th century Glasgow-published
     efficient algorithms. I enjoy programming and am        makes the student experience feel more inclusive      within myself. What I like best about the Clinical     caricature periodical (basically, I spend a lot of
     passionate about using my skills to help people,        and allows you to meet people from all over the       Trials & Precision Medicine programme is that          time in the archives and, among other things, get
     which was what led to my world-changing ambition.       University. As a result of this, some of my closest   for my dissertation I have had the opportunity to      to read comic books for research!). I’m not sure
     PWSAfrica is an educational initiative aiming to        friends are from degrees that I would normally        work closely with research staff at the Stratified     I could say enough about how much I love my
     empower scientists in Africa with programming skills    never come across. One of the best things about       Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre, which leads       programme. Everyone is supportive and helpful
     as a tool for scientific development, with the hope     my programme is how many of the staff encourage       precision medicine in Scotland. This has been one      and there is a strong sense of community among
     that they will grow to become innovative thinkers       critical thinking and motivate you to look outside    of the best academic and professional experiences      postgraduate researchers. My thesis highlights
     who will drive Africa forward on the frontiers of       of traditional criminological thought to find new     I’ve ever had. My ambition is to develop a             the importance of expanding analytical views in
     science and technology. The fact that I was named       methods of approaching existing problems. My          subcutaneous implant for the controlled release of     order to ensure those aspects don’t get missed
     a Future World Changer has been a constant              personal ambition involves examining experiences      antibodies that could be of use in the improvement     in the first place. Being a Future World Changer
     source of motivation for me and also for the young      associated with loss of cultural heritage during      of immunoglobulin replacement therapy and              has shown that you don’t have to do something
     scientists in Africa. I have been invited to speak at   conflicts. Being a Future World Changer is            monoclonal antibodies therapy. Being a Future          groundbreaking to help change the world for
     several University events, which has helped project     extremely motivating and has shown me how to          World Changer has helped me to share and draw          the better, and that’s an important message for
     my ambition to a much wider audience.                   highlight the uniqueness of my ambition and how       attention to my project while improving my skillset.   everyone to hear.
                                                             it can make a difference to the world.


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GLASGOW
            WAS AWARDED
            5 QS STARS
            FOR TEACHING
            (2019)




                                                                                                                                                                        James McCune Smith
                                                                                                                                                                        Learning Hub

                  YOUR LEARNING &
                                                                                                                                                                        We’re creating a campus to inspire the next
                                                                                                                                                                        generation of world changers. A 14-acre
                                                                                                                                                                        site beside our main campus is now being


               RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT
                                                                                                                                                                        developed with a planned total investment
                                                                                                                                                                        of £1 billion.
                                                                                                                                                                        Our flagship James McCune Smith
                                                                                                                                                                        Learning Hub is the first building to be
                                                                                                                                                                        delivered through our campus development
                                                                                                                                                                        programme, with completion due by summer
     Research community                                                           Academic Development                                                                  2020. As well as increasing our teaching
                                         Graduate Schools                                                              Online learning
                                                                                                                                                                        capacity, this modern study space will offer
     As a Russell Group university,      Each of our four colleges has its        Service (LEADS)                      If you are looking for flexibility in your       flexible spaces for clubs and societies,
     research is at the heart of         own Graduate School which offers         Our LEADS advisers can help          learning, we offer a variety of credit-bearing   conferences and events, becoming the
     everything we do. Our PhD           a hub for all postgraduate taught        you develop your academic skills     programmes online. You’ll be fully guided        student-focused heart of the campus.
     students are collaborators and      and research students.                   through workshops and one-to-        through the process and will receive the
     colleagues, driven by the same                                                                                                                                     · Round-the-clock access
                                         They exist to foster postgraduate        one consultations on essay writing   same qualifications as the campus-based
     goals, curiosity and passion. We                                                                                                                                   · Capacity for 2,500 students
                                         research and teaching of the             and exam preparation. For more       equivalent. For more information, see
     are a research community and                                                                                                                                       · 500-seat lecture theatre
                                         highest standard, facilitating student   information, see glasgow.ac.uk/      glasgow.ac.uk/onlineprogrammes.
     we have created an inspiring                                                                                                                                       · Interactive teaching spaces
                                         productivity and development while       leads.
     environment which supports our                                                                                                                                     · Cafe
                                         promoting wellbeing and providing
     researchers in their professional                                                                                                                                  See glasgow.ac.uk/explore.
                                         excellent support.
     and personal development.
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OVER 250
     CLUBS AND
     SOCIETIES,
     FROM TEDx
     TO PHYSICS
     TO CAPOEIRA
     DANCING
     glasgowstudent.net




                                                                                                                                                      The Gilchrist Postgraduate Club offers a
                                                                                                                                                      dedicated social space for postgraduate
                          Be active                                                                                                                   students along with individual study
                                                                                                                                                      booths and a seminar room.

                          At UofG Sport, we know how much
                          staying fit and active can help your
                          studies. That’s why our programmes are


                                                                                    LIFE BEYOND THE BOOKS
                          designed with you in mind and are flexible
                          enough to fit around your schedule.
                          Facilities include:
                          · Pulse – our cardio conditioning
                             fitness area
                          · PowerPlay – our premium conditioning
                             and strength suite                        Dedicated postgraduate club            Choose from two unions                  purpose-built extension nightclub,
                          · Revolve – our indoor cycling studio        The Gilchrist Postgraduate Club                                                with no fewer than nine bars, two
                             featuring a huge video wall and                                                  Queen Margaret Union hosts new
                                                                       provides a relaxed environment to                                              libraries, a debating chamber,
                             motivating instructors                                                           music, local bands, big-name acts,
                                                                       meet friends, participate in group                                             snooker and pool hall, convenience
                          · 25m swimming pool with steam                                                      student-run club nights and a variety
                                                                       study or take a break. Facilities                                              store, cafeteria and coffee shop.
                             and sauna                                                                        of events from quizzes to open mic
                                                                       include a seminar room which                                                   See guu.co.uk.
                          · Two large sports halls                                                            nights and a spoken word night.
                                                                       can be booked by postgraduate          It is also home to three catering
                          · Six grass pitches and two synthetic        students and a cafe bar with barista
                             pitches                                                                          outlets. See qmunion.org.uk.
                                                                       coffee, tea, alcohol and food.
                          · Over 100 fitness classes per week                                                 Glasgow University Union has
                                                                       Events for postgraduate students
                          · Expert training and guidance                                                      everything a student needs within
                                                                       are also held in the club. See
                             to help you meet your goals                                                      the stunning old Union building and
                                                                       gilchristpgclub.org.
                          See glasgow.ac.uk/sport.
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CHAT TO
     CURRENT
     STUDENTS
     ABOUT LIFE
     AT GLASGOW
     glasgow.ac.uk/askastudent




     Accommodation
     Accommodation Services are here to help you find a           Maclay Residences is one of our self-catered
     suitable place to live and, providing you’ve applied for     en-suite residences exclusively available to
     residence and met the conditions of your offer of study      postgraduate students.
     before 22 August, we guarantee a place in our university
     residences.
     You have options in four residences, located between


                                                                                                                           SUPPORT ALONG THE WAY
     a two-minute and a 25-minute walk from our main
     Gilmorehill campus.
     Benefits include:
     · dedicated residences for postgraduate students only
     · an excellent way to make new friends and the
         opportunity to share accommodation with other
         University of Glasgow students                                                                          The Students’                          help with everything from the       orientation programme to ensure
     · round-the-clock access to trained University Living                                                       Representative Council                 registration process to support     you settle into University life as
         Support staff                                                                                           The Students’ Representative           with welfare and pastoral issues.   quickly and as smoothly as possible.
     · membership of the University’s sport facilities included                                                  Council (SRC) provides high-quality,   See glasgow.ac.uk/students.         See glasgow.ac.uk/international/
         in your fees                                                                                            impartial advice on a range of                                             support.
     · 24/7 internet access incorporating wi-fi in all rooms                                                                                            International student support
                                                                                                                 welfare and academic issues.                                               University Library
     · small number of furnished self-contained flats for                                                        See glasgowstudent.net.                Our International Student Support
         couples or families.                                                                                                                           team provides an advisory           Open daily from 7.15am to 2.00am
     If you’d prefer to find accommodation through                                                               Student services                       service year-round. This includes   with online access 24/7, the University
     a private landlord, we can offer advice and help.                                                           Our Student Services Enquiry Team      a welcome desk on campus in         Library has one of the largest
     See www.glasgowpad.org.                                                                                     is here to help you make the most      September and January for any       collections of books in Europe.
                                                                                                                 of your time at Glasgow. We can        questions or concerns and a full    See glasgow.ac.uk/library.
     To find out more, see glasgow.ac.uk/accommodation.
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FOCUSED ON YOUR FUTURE
       We want you to feel inspired and empowered to prepare
      for your chosen career. At Glasgow, we offer professional       Careers support                 Inspiring events
                                                                    A wide range of coaching        We run a series of events
           careers advice, coaching, resources and support           and guidance support             and fairs with graduate
                   to help you find your dream job.                   for all of your career         employers, ranging from
                                                                      development needs.            major global organisations
                                                                                                    to small local companies.




                                                                       Internship Hub              Got a business idea?
                                                                   Through the Internship Hub,       We provide support for
                                                                    we can help to find you an      enterprising students. We
                                                                  internship. Internships expand   offer one-to-one mentoring
                                                                    your network and enhance       and competitions, or assist
                                                                      your career prospects.       during the actual business
                                                                                                         start-up process.




                                                                     9,000 alumni from                Bespoke careers
                                                                       100 countries                    support for
                                                                   The Network offers you the        research students
                                                                   chance to interact with our      We offer specialist support
                                                                  alumni community, providing        for our research students,
                                                                    networking opportunities       including careers workshops
                                                                     and invaluable advice.            and training sessions.




                                                                  Where our graduates are now
                                                                  In 2017, 90% of our postgraduates (taught and research)
                                                                  were in employment or study six months after graduation
                                                                  (DLHE 2016/17).

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Scotland is
              the most
              beautiful
             country in
              the world
                Rough Guides, 2017




                                                       GLASGOW,
                                                       GATEWAY TO
                                                       SCOTLAND
                                                       Glasgow provides the ideal base
                                                       from which to explore the length and
                                                       breadth of the country. Known for its
                                                       stunning landscapes, rich history and
                                                       warm, welcoming people, Scotland is
                                                       a passionate and innovative country.
                                                       From spectacular castles to world-
                                                       renowned festivals, there are plenty
                                                       of attractions to experience.
     Camusdarach beach, Arisaig, Scottish Highlands.

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TIME OUT NAMED
             GLASGOW 1ST FOR
             FRIENDLINESS AND
             AFFORDABILITY                               (2019)




                                                                                                                                                                                               Kelvingrove Park, on the banks of the River Kelvin next to the University.




           Ashton Lane, a lively cobbled lane next to the University which is packed with bars, restaurants and a cinema.                                                                        Buchanan Street, part of Glasgow’s Style Mile.




                   PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Music and nightlife
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   As the UK’s first UNESCO City of Music,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Glasgow is a place where music is not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   simply confined to the four walls of venues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   – it’s the beating heart of the city. Our top
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   picks are:
     West End                                        Museums and art galleries                         city, or even somewhere to spot                                                                                             · Barrowland Ballroom
     The University’s main campus is                 Glasgow has over 20 fantastic                     a Highland cow, you’ll be spoilt                                                                                            · King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
     nestled within Glasgow’s cosy                   museums and galleries, where                      for choice.                                                                                                                 · SWG3
     and cultural West End, home to                  visitors of all ages can enjoy one                Sports                                                                                                                      · The SSE Hydro
     bohemian Byres Road and the                     of the richest and most varied
     Instagrammable Ashton Lane. Both                collections in Europe. Special                    Glasgow is synonymous with sport.                                                                                           Eating out
     of these are great spots to explore,            mention to The Hunterian, which                   In fact, the city recently won the                                                                                          Glasgow has an ever-evolving food
     with plenty of student-friendly bars            is located on campus and home                     award for the world’s “Best Small                                                                                           and drink scene, with options to suit
     and restaurants.                                to one of the largest collections                 City for hosting sporting events”                                                                                           all tastes and pockets. The Finnieston
                                                     outside the national museums.                     (SportBusiness International, 2018).                                                                                        neighbourhood (next to the University)
     Shopping                                                                                          As successful co-host of the                                                                                                is considered the city’s “foodie quarter”
     Glasgow is a shopper’s paradise,                Parks                                             2018 European Championships,                                                                                                with a brilliant mix of cool, quality and
     with the city catering for all tastes           With a name meaning “Dear Green                   the city is now looking ahead to                                                                                            affordable venues. Glasgow is also
     and budgets. From the biggest                   Place” in Gaelic, the city has over               hosting duties of UEFA EURO 2020.                                                                                           recognised as one of the UK’s most
     high street brands such as Urban                90 parks and gardens to explore,                                                                                                                                              vegan-friendly cities with many eateries
     Outfitters and Zara to vintage                  with many housing some of the                     To find out more, see                                                                                                       dedicated to serving plant-based menus,
     wares, from one-off speciality                  city’s top attractions. So whether                peoplemakeglasgow.com.                                                                                                      and lots offering vegan options.
     stores to exclusive designer gear –             you’re looking for a tranquil spot to                                                    The SSE Hydro, ranked in the top 10 arenas globally (Pollstar).
     you will find it all in Glasgow.                study, a beautiful viewpoint of the
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Our top 5 events
                                                                                                                                                                         in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                         Edinburgh Festivals
                                                                                                                                                                         Over the summer, seven spectacular
                                                                                                                              Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland.
                                                                                                                                                                         festivals take place in Scotland’s capital
                                                                                                                                                                         including the world-famous Fringe, the
                                                                                                                                                                         largest arts festival in the world.

                                                                                                                                                                         Highland Games
                                                                                                                                                                         Experience Scottish culture and
                                                                                                                                                                         traditions at over 70 events across
                                                                                                                                                                         the country, taking place between May
                                                                                                                                                                         and September.

                                                                                                                                                                         Hogmanay
                                                                                                                                                                         No other nation celebrates the New
        The Three Sisters, Glencoe.
                                                                                                                                                                         Year quite like Scotland. Ring in the
                                                                                                                                                                         bells at traditional and unique events
                                                                                                                                                                         like Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Inverness’s
                                                                                                                                                                         Red Hot Highland Fling, Stonehaven’s


                                  SCOTLAND IS NOW
                                                                                                                                                                         Fireballs, Biggar Bonfire and The Kirkwall
                                                                                                                                                                         Ba’ Game in Orkney.

                                                                                                                                                                         Burns Night
                                                                                                                                                                         Scotland celebrates its National Bard,
                                                                                                                                                                         Robert Burns, every year on and around
                                                                                                                                                                         25 January. Special events include the
     Outdoor activities                        Whether you decide to take part        Film and TV locations                                                              Burns An’ A’ That Festival across Ayrshire
     Scotland’s land and coast were            in watersport activities or just go    Scotland has played a starring role                                                but it’s likely you’ll find “haggis, neeps
     made for exploration and adventures.      for a relaxing walk, keep your eyes    on the big and small screen, as the                                                and tatties” on the menu in most Scottish
     From world-class watersports and          peeled for marine life in the waters   filming location for top films and TV                                              eateries up and down the country.
     walking, to cycling and mountain          and seabirds flying overhead.          shows including Outlaw King, Mary
     climbing, the possibilities for getting                                          Queen of Scots, Skyfall, Outlander,                                                Whisky Festivals
     active in Scotland’s magnificent          Attractions                            Harry Potter and many, many more.                                                  Get a taste of Scotland’s national drink
                                                                                                                              Eilean Donan Castle, Scottish Highlands.
     great outdoors are endless.               Scotland is filled with attractions                                                                                       at a whisky festival including the Spirit
                                               to suit every taste and budget,        To find out more, see                                                              of Speyside Festival, Glasgow Whisky
     Beaches                                   including iconic castles, world-       visitscotland.com.                                                                 Festival and Fèis Ìle, The Islay Festival
     You’ll find some of the UK’s most         class museums and galleries,                                                                                              of Music and Malt, and at events across
     spectacular beaches dotted                fascinating heritage sites and                                                                                            the country during Whisky Month, which
     along Scotland’s entire coastline.        beautiful gardens.                                                                                                        takes place in May.
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glasgow.ac.uk/postgraduate




                                  HOW TO
                                   APPLY

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ENTRY
      REQUIREMENTS
     Entry requirements
     Applicants for the majority of postgraduate
     degrees should have a 2.1 Honours degree
     (or equivalent).
     A Masters qualification may also be required in
     some cases for PhD study. Work experience may
     also be taken into account.
     International applicants can check any country-
     specific requirements at glasgow.ac.uk/
     international.



     Improving competence in English
     Before you are admitted to the University, we
     require you to show competence in English,
     if English is not your first language. We set a
     minimum English language proficiency level
     and accept qualifications from around the world.
     · IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (with no sub-test less
         than 6)
     · TOEFL iBT: 90; with sub-tests no less than:
         Reading: 20; Listening: 19; Speaking: 19;
         Writing: 23
     · C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate
         of Advanced English): 176 overall: no sub-test
         less than 169
     · C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate
         of Proficiency in English): 176 overall: no
         sub-test less than 169
     · PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English,
         Academic test): 60; no sub-test less than 59.
     Please note that some programmes require a
     higher standard of English – check the web page
     of your programme of interest for details.
     We provide courses to help you reach a proficiency
     level equivalent to the required IELTS score
     through our English for Academic Study (EAS).
     Pre-sessional EAS courses can last 5–36 weeks
     depending on your entry level. These courses
     have a strong study skills component and focus
     on academic English to help you adapt to our style
     of learning and teaching. See glasgow.ac.uk/eas.



     Glasgow International College
     If you’re an international student but not quite
     ready to study at Glasgow, our partner institution,
     Glasgow International College, offers pre-Masters
     programmes in the Arts, Business, Engineering,
     Law, Sciences and the Social Sciences to help you
     achieve the required standards for admission to
     a range of one-year Masters programmes at the
     University. See glasgow.ac.uk/gic.


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POSTGRADUATE
          TAUGHT
         DEGREES
     Your steps to application
       Step 1
      Choose a programme
      Types of postgraduate taught degrees
      With more than 300 taught options to choose
      from, you should be able to find a programme
      that matches your interests.
      · Taught Masters degrees usually last for one
         year (full-time study) or two years (part-time
         study) and the final assessment is often
         based on the submission of a research-based
         dissertation.
      · Most Postgraduate Diplomas last for nine
         months full-time.
      · Postgraduate Certificates generally last
         for four to five months full-time.
      · Many Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate
         programmes are available on a part-time basis.
      · We also offer several International Masters
         programmes which are delivered in conjunction
         with our partners. These usually last for two
         years (full-time study). Erasmus Mundus
         scholarships are available for well-qualified
         applicants.
      Our programmes
      A full list of our programmes by subject area is
      available on pages 38–65 or on our website:
      glasgow.ac.uk/postgraduate.


       Step 2
      Consider what funding you will require
      Fees and funding information is available on
      pages 34–37.


       Step 3
      Submit an application
      Before starting your application, we strongly
      recommend that you review any relevant
      information at glasgow.ac.uk/postgraduate/
      apply (including the admissions policy) and
      our FAQs at glasgow.ac.uk/postgraduate/
      frequentlyaskedquestions. Applications are made
      via our online application form. Before submitting,
      you may save and return to your application as
      many times as you wish within 42 days.                Contact us
      Apply now: glasgow.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply.          For further information, complete
      Application deadlines                                 our online enquiry form:
      The application deadline can vary between             glasgow.ac.uk/enquirenow.
      programmes so please ensure that you check the
      programme web page for details.

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POSTGRADUATE
         RESEARCH
          DEGREES
     Your steps to application
       Step 1
      Identify a potential supervisor/topic
      Postgraduate degrees can generally be divided
      into Research Masters and Doctoral (PhD)
      degrees. Students undertaking a research degree
      are expected to make a significant contribution to
      knowledge or understanding in their field of study.
      It’s a good idea to identify a potential supervisor
      and contact him or her to discuss your research
      proposal before you apply. Explore relevant
      academic staff members’ subject interests at
      glasgow.ac.uk/research/opportunities/search.



       Step 2
      Consider what funding you will require
      Fees and funding information is available on
      pages 34–37.



       Step 3
      Submit an application
      Before starting your application we strongly
      recommend that you review any relevant
      information for prospective postgraduate students
      on the web pages of the graduate school to which
      you are applying. Applications are made using
      our online form. You can save and return to your
      application as many times as you wish within 42
      days. Please note, even if you have spoken to an
      academic member of staff about your proposal,
      you still need to submit an online application form.
      Apply now: glasgow.ac.uk/research/apply.
      Application deadlines
      We accept applications for the majority of
      research degrees all year round. However, some
      research programmes and all funding bodies
      have specific deadlines. See glasgow.ac.uk/
      howtoapplyforaresearchdegree.




                                                             Contact us
                                                             For further information, complete
                                                             our online enquiry form:
                                                             glasgow.ac.uk/enquirenow.


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FEES & COST
                         OF LIVING
     Tuition fees
     Our tuition fees for postgraduate taught degrees are detailed
     in the table below. Specific fees are available on individual
     programme pages: glasgow.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught.
     For postgraduate research degrees, see glasgow.ac.uk/fees.


        Tuition fees (2020–21)
        Full-time students from the UK/EU per year
        Most arts, social & political sciences, and
        life sciences taught programmes (non-clinical)*      £8,500
        Most science & engineering taught programmes*        £9,750
        Most Adam Smith Business School
        taught programmes*                                 £11,800
        Research programmes                             See website
        MBA                                                 £17,500

        Full-time international students (non UK/EU)
        Most taught or research programmes
        for arts or social sciences*                         £18,370
        Most Adam Smith Business                     Varies between
        School taught programmes*               £21,920 and £28,420
        Most taught or research programmes
        for science & engineering*               £21,920 or £23,500
        Most taught or research programmes
        for medical, veterinary & life sciences
        (non-clinical)*                          £21,020 or £23,500
        MBA                                                 £28,420



        Cost of living**
         Average cost per month of living
         in self-catered accommodation
         Accommodation                                                             £550
         Food                                                                      £180                                                                         EU students
         Clothes                                                                    £70                                                                         As you’ll be aware, the UK is planning to exit the
                                                                                                                                                                European Union on 31 October 2019. At the time
         Travel in Glasgow                                                          £40                                                                         of going to print, a withdrawal agreement has not
         Laundry/stationery etc                                                     £30                                                                         been agreed. However, the Scottish Government has
         Telephone/internet                                                         £40                                                                         confirmed that fees for EU students commencing
                                                                                                                                                                their postgraduate studies in 2020/21 will be at the
         Entertainment                                                             £120                                                                         same level as those for UK students. Students will be
         Total                                                                   £1,030                                                                         admitted as UK/EU fee status students and retain that
                                                                                                                                                                status for the duration of their studies. EU students
         Additional costs per year                                                                                                                              enrolling on Masters degrees in academic year
         Books                                                                     £400                                                                         2020/21 continue to remain eligible for a Postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                                Tuition Fee Loan from the Student Awards Agency for
         UK travel                                                                 £300
                                                                                                                                                                Scotland (SAAS).
         Total                                                                     £700
                                                                                                                                                                The University of Glasgow is a proudly international
                                                                                                                                                                institution, committed to being open and welcoming
                                                                                                                                                                to students from all nations.
     * Please note tuition fees may be higher for certain programmes. See glasgow.ac.uk/fees for full details. ** The living costs quoted are not related to    For up-to-date information, advice and guidance
      funding requirements for entry clearance. At the time of going to press, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) states that Tier 4 visa applicants planning to   as decisions are made, please see glasgow.ac.uk/
      study outside London must demonstrate that they have funds to cover living costs for up to a maximum of nine months (depending on the length of the
      course) at £1,015 per month. For up-to-date information on entry clearance requirements, see gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa.                                  study/eu.
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Graduate schools
                                                                                                                         If you are a postgraduate research degree
                                                                                                                         applicant, the main source of information
                                                                                                                         on funding is the webpage of the graduate
                                                                                                                         school to which you are applying.
                                                                                                                         To view the latest funding opportunities
                                                                                                                         and scholarships, see:
                                                                                                                         · glasgow.ac.uk/arts/graduateschool
                                                                                                                         · glasgow.ac.uk/mvls/graduateschool
                                                                                                                         · glasgow.ac.uk/scienceengineering/
                                                                                                                             graduateschool
                                                                                                                         · glasgow.ac.uk/socialsciences/
                                                                                                                             graduateschool

                                                                                                                         Find out more
                                                                                                                         To find out what support is available,
                                                                                                                         and to get advice about topics such as
                                                                                                                         financial aid, budgeting, paying tax and
                                                                                                                         setting up bank accounts, see glasgow.
                                                                                                                         ac.uk/studentfinance.




             FUNDING & SCHOLARSHIPS
     Scholarships                          · PGT Excellence Scholarship:        · Refugee Scholarship: £5,000
     As a commitment to supporting           £5,000 tuition fee discount for       annual stipend for students who
     new students and rewarding              taught programmes is available        hold refugee status.
     academic excellence, we provide         for UK and EU students.            · University International
     a wide range of financial support.    · University of Glasgow African         Leadership Scholarship: £10,000
     Some of the scholarship schemes         Excellence Award: Full fee            tuition fee discount for taught
     you may be eligible for are listed      waivers for African students.         programmes is available for
     below.                                · Humanitarian Scholarship:             international students.
     · Glasgow Alumni Discount:              Full fee waiver and £5,000 per     Alternatively, you may be able to
       10% fee discount on both              year stipend for students living   apply to the Student Award Agency
       postgraduate taught and               in the UK on humanitarian          for Scotland for a Postgraduate
       research programmes for alumni.       grounds and facing challenges      Tuition Fee Loan to help with the cost
                                             in progressing into Higher         of fees. For a list of eligible degree
     · Postgraduate Talent Scholarship:      Education. University              programmes, see saas.gov.uk.
       £2,000 for Scottish students who      accommodation may also be
       could face financial difficulties                                        To search for scholarship and
                                             provided subject to criteria.      funding opportunities, see
       in taking up a place to study a
       taught Masters programme.                                                glasgow.ac.uk/scholarships.

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Accounting & Finance                    History of Art
     Archaeology                             Infection, Immunity & Inflammation
     Biodiversity, Animal Health &           Information Studies
     Comparative Medicine                    Law
     Cancer Sciences                         Life Sciences
     Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences       Management
     Celtic & Gaelic                         Mathematics & Statistics
     Central & East European Studies         Media & Cultural Policy
     Chemistry                               Medicine
     Classics                                Modern Languages & Cultures
     Computing Science                       Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
     Creative Writing                        Music
     Dentistry                               Neuroscience & Psychology
     Economic & Social History               Nursing & Health Care
     Economics                               Philosophy
     Education                               Physics & Astronomy
     Engineering                             Politics & International Relations
     English Language & Linguistics          Scottish Literature
     English Literature                      Sociology
     Environment, Sustainability & Tourism   Theatre Studies
     Film & Television Studies               Theology & Religious Studies
     Geographical & Earth Sciences           Urban Studies
     Health & Wellbeing                      Veterinary Medicine
     History                                 War Studies




     A–Z OF
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     SUBJECTS                                                                     39
ACCOUNTING                                              ARCHAEOLOGY                                              BIODIVERSITY,                                     CANCER SCIENCES
     & FINANCE                                               Archaeology at Glasgow is a vibrant
                                                                                                                      ANIMAL HEALTH                                     At Glasgow we bring together scientists
     Accounting & Finance at Glasgow has                     community of students and staff working                  & COMPARATIVE                                     and clinicians to promote and develop
     had an international reputation for high-               together to investigate our shared past                  MEDICINE                                          the best in cancer research, drug
     quality research and teaching since 1925.               and its role in contemporary society.                                                                      discovery and patient care.
                                                                                                                      Biodiversity, Animal Health &
     We are a broad subject group, bringing together         Archaeology has been taught at Glasgow for over          Comparative Medicine combines                     We are ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the
     expertise in the main areas of:                         50 years and is recognised for its commitment to                                                           UK for Medicine (Complete University Guide 2020).
                                                             excellent teaching and research. It is ranked 1st        expertise in animal biology and
     • Finance and market-based research                                                                              ecology with extensive knowledge of
     • Financial reporting                                   in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2020).                                                              We work together to:
     • Management accounting and control.                                                                             comparative and veterinary medicine.              • identify the molecular changes that cause cancer
                                                             We support diverse student and research interests                                                          • develop drugs targeted to these changes
A    We also have specialist knowledge of accounting         by providing opportunities to take courses in and        Unique in the UK, the range of our research       • bring new therapies through preclinical and        C
     education, accounting history, auditing and             collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines.        spans multiple biological levels, integrating:      clinical trials.
     corporate governance. If you study with us, you                                                                  • Molecules and cells
     will gain career-enhancing professional skills and      We have strong links with the University’s museum        • Individuals                                     The Cancer Research UK Glasgow Centre brings
     a degree accredited by all the major UK professional    and art gallery, The Hunterian, and numerous private     • Human populations and ecosystems.               together scientists and clinicians from research
     accounting bodies.                                      and public organisations.                                                                                  centres, universities and hospitals around Glasgow
                                                                                                                      Given the threats posed by environmental          to deliver the very best in cancer research, drug
     As a postgraduate student in Accounting & Finance,      You will benefit from field experience, placements,      change and rapidly increasing human population,   discovery and patient care. The centre’s world-
     you will have access to excellent financial databases   and a variety of visiting guest speakers.                there has never been a more urgent need for a     leading teams have made major advances in the
     including Bloomberg, WRDS Compustat, CRSP,                                                                       holistic approach.                                understanding and treatment of many cancers.
     Datastream, BoardEx, FAME and Thomson ONE.              Postgraduate taught programmes
                                                                                                                      With this belief in mind, we bring together       Postgraduate taught programmes
                                                             Our Masters programmes address practical,                rigorous quantitative analysis, appropriate
     Accounting & Finance boasts three new computer          theoretical and scientific methodologies through                                                           • Cancer Research & Precision Oncology (MSc)
     laboratories which are equipped with accounting                                                                  theoretical frameworks and predictive modelling
                                                             a collection of seminars, work placements and            to help us understand the interdependence of
     software Sage Accounts, statistical software such       fieldwork.
     as STATA and Minitab, bibliography software such                                                                 animal and human populations, ecosystems          Research opportunities
                                                             • Ancient Cultures (MSc)                                 and the environment.
     as EndNote, qualitative research software such as       • Archaeology (MSc)                                                                                        We offer PhDs in the following research areas:
     NVivo, and online data sources such as Company          • Conflict Archaeology & Heritage (MSc, PgDip)                                                             • Cancer biology and cell signalling
     Analysis. You will have access to a dedicated Social    • Material Culture & Artefact Studies (MSc, PgDip)       Postgraduate taught programmes                    • Epigenetics
     Sciences employability officer who can help you to      • Museum Studies (MSc, PgDip, PgCert)                    • Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law            • Cancer stem cell biology
     enhance your employability and related skills.                                                                     (MSc, PgDip)                                    • Cancer imaging
                                                                                                                      • Conservation Management of African              • Chemoresistance in cancer
                                                             Research opportunities                                                                                     • Cancer and ageing
     Postgraduate taught programmes                                                                                     Ecosystems (MSc)
                                                             We offer the following research study options:           • Ecology & Environmental Biology (MRes)          • Regulation of cancer cell death processes
     • Corporate Governance & Accountability (MSc)           PhD, MLitt, MPhil and MRes.                                                                                • Genetics, genomics and systems medicine
     • International Accounting & Financial Management                                                                • Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
                                                                                                                        & Antimicrobial Resistance (MSc)                • Immunotherapy for cancer
       (MAcc)                                                Our research areas include:                                                                                • Cancer clinical trials.
     • International Corporate Finance & Banking (MSc)                                                                • Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity,
                                                             • Scottish archaeology, particularly in the Mesolithic     Conservation & Epidemiology (MSc, PgDip)
     • International Finance (MFin)                            and Neolithic periods and the Celtic, Pictish and                                                        You may want to identify a potential supervisor
     • International Financial Analysis (MSc)                  Viking areas                                                                                             and contact him or her to discuss your research
     • Financial Technology (MSc)                            • Prehistoric artefacts, notably textiles and clothing   Research opportunities                            proposal before you apply.
                                                             • Mediterranean and Near Eastern archaeology             We offer PhDs in the following research areas:
     Research opportunities                                    with foci in Italy, Cyprus and Iraq                    • Ageing, health and welfare
     We offer PhDs in the following research areas:          • Landscape archaeology                                  • Infectious disease
     • Accounting                                            • Historical archaeology, particularly medieval          • Ecology
     • Finance (Accounting and finance)                        Europe and contemporary Europe                         • Evolution
     • Accounting and finance.                               • Battlefield and conflict archaeology                   • Population and ecosystem health.
                                                             • Digital and computational archaeology.
     You may want to identify a potential supervisor                                                                  You may want to identify a potential supervisor
     and contact him or her to discuss your research         You may want to identify a potential supervisor          and contact him or her to discuss your research
     proposal before you apply.                              and contact him or her to discuss your research          proposal before you apply.
                                                             proposal before you apply.



        business-accounting-finance@                            humanities-pg@glasgow.ac.uk                              mvls-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk                     mvls-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk
        glasgow.ac.uk                                           glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/archaeology                       glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/bahcm                      glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/cancersciences
        glasgow.ac.uk/business/postgraduate
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CARDIOVASCULAR &                                      CELTIC & GAELIC                                        CENTRAL & EAST                                           CHEMISTRY
     MEDICAL SCIENCES                                      Celtic & Gaelic at Glasgow brings
                                                                                                                  EUROPEAN STUDIES                                         Glasgow is ranked 6th for Chemistry in
     At Glasgow we bring together basic,                   together the teaching and research of                  The study of Central & Eastern Europe,                   the UK (Complete University Guide 2020)
     translational and clinical research in                the ancient, medieval and modern periods               Russia and Eurasia has a long tradition                  and has fostered the talents of four Nobel
     cardiovascular and medical sciences.                  in the Celtic languages of Scottish Gaelic,            at Glasgow: for over 60 years, CEES staff                Prize winners in chemistry.
                                                           Irish and Welsh.                                       have covered developments in the region.
     We are ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK                                                                                                                       Chemistry at Glasgow combines superb facilities
     for Medicine (Complete University Guide 2020).        Gaelic has been taught at the University of Glasgow                                                             with world-leading research groups covering all
                                                                                                                  In REF 2014 we were ranked 1st in Scotland               aspects of chemistry as well as the interfaces
                                                           since the end of the 19th century, and we are ranked   for Area Studies. Since 1949, CEES has hosted
     Our research groups are based in the purpose-         1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK for Celtic Studies                                                            with biology, materials science and physics.
                                                                                                                  Europe-Asia Studies (formerly Soviet Studies), the       Our outstanding research has led to the University
     built British Heart Foundation Glasgow                (Complete University Guide 2020). 83% of Celtic &      principal academic journal in the world focusing on
     Cardiovascular Research Centre, the Sir James         Gaelic research at Glasgow was classed as world-                                                                of Glasgow being ranked 4th in the UK for Chemistry
C    Black Building and the Royal Infirmary. Much          leading or internationally excellent in REF 2014.
                                                                                                                  the history and current political, social and economic   in REF 2014.                                           C
                                                                                                                  affairs of the countries of the former communist bloc
     of our teaching is delivered at the Teaching &                                                               of Europe and Eurasia.
     Learning Centre at the Queen Elizabeth University     With links to archaeology, history and modern                                                                   The School of Chemistry is also a member of
     Hospital, which combines NHS, University and          languages and cultures, we can provide you                                                                      ScotCHEM, which brings together seven universities
                                                                                                                  We bring together innovative – and in some               in Scotland. ScotCHEM is committed to excellence
     research sector expertise on a single site. These     with a unique opportunity to study a range of          cases unique – expertise in the processes of
     state-of-the-art facilities enable us to focus on a   fascinating languages and cultures. Glasgow is the                                                              and to providing the highest-quality postgraduate
                                                                                                                  socio-economic, socio-cultural and socio-political       education and research experience.
     comprehensive research and teaching agenda.           only university to have a named Chair of Gaelic,       transformation in eastern Europe and Eurasia.
                                                           established in 1956, which reflects our commitment     As a subject, we work across disciplines including
                                                           to the language.                                                                                                Athena Swan Award
     Postgraduate taught programmes                                                                               History, Political Science, Sociology, International     The school has an Athena Swan Bronze Award,
     • Cardiovascular Sciences (MSc(MedSci))                                                                      Relations, Economics and languages (Czech,               demonstrating the school’s commitment to
     • Clinical Pharmacology (MSc(MedSci))                 Postgraduate taught programmes                         Polish, Russian, Hungarian).                             supporting women in scientific studies and careers,
     • Clinical Trials & Precision Medicine (MSc)          Our Masters programmes are centred around                                                                       and to improving the working environment for all.
     • Diabetes (MSc(MedSci))                              the advanced interdisciplinary study of the Celtic     You will benefit from our unparalleled international
     • Precision Medicine (MSc)                            languages and their literature, history and culture:   network of academic and non-academic partners,
                                                           • Ancient Cultures (MSc)                               an extensive range of study abroad options and           Postgraduate taught programmes
     • Sport and Exercise Science & Medicine (MSc)
     • Sport and Exercise Science & Medicine (MSc,         • Celtic Studies (MLitt)                               a lively seminar series here in Glasgow.                 Our Masters programmes draw on the research
       PgDip, PgCert) (online)                             • There is also the option of a taught MRes in                                                                  strengths of our academics and active research
     • Translational Medicine (MRes)                          Celtic Studies, Gaelic or Gàidhlig which combines   Postgraduate taught programmes                           groups within the school. The school strives to meet
                                                              taught courses with a larger independent research                                                            student expectations, combining both teaching
                                                                                                                  Our Masters programmes offer advanced study              excellence and a supportive learning environment.
                                                              component.                                          of historical and contemporary developments in
     Research opportunities                                                                                                                                                • Chemistry (MSc)
     We offer PhDs in the following research areas:                                                               the economy, politics, culture and society of Russia     • Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry (MSc)
     • Cardiac research                                    Research opportunities                                 and the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.         • Industrial Heterogeneous Catalysis (MRes)
     • Vascular research                                   We offer the following research study options:         • Central & East European, Russian & Eurasian
     • Metabolic disease and diabetes research             PhD, MLitt, MPhil, MRes.                                  Studies (Erasmus Mundus International Master)
                                                                                                                  • Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (MSc)        Research opportunities
     • Renal research
     • Stroke research                                     Our research areas include:                            • Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies              We offer the following research study options:
     • Omics research.                                     • Modern and medieval Celtic languages                    (MRes)                                                PhD, MPhil, MSc(Res).
                                                           • Literature and cultures, especially modern
     You may want to identify a potential supervisor         Scottish Gaelic and Irish language and linguistics   Research opportunities                                   Our research areas include:
     and contact him or her to discuss your research       • Modern Scottish Gaelic literature, 18th–21st                                                                  • Chemical biology and medicinal chemistry
                                                                                                                  We offer PhDs in the following research areas:           • Complex chemistry
     proposal before you apply.                              centuries                                            • Histories of communism and postsocialism
                                                           • Gaelic linguistics                                                                                            • Dynamics and structure
                                                                                                                  • Human rights and (in)securities in Central and         • Energy conversion and storage
                                                           • Medieval Celtic literatures, especially early          Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia
                                                             Irish/Gaelic and Middle Welsh                                                                                 • Heterogeneous catalysis
                                                                                                                  • Migration and mobility                                 • Nanoscience.
                                                           • Textual cultures of the medieval Celtic-             • Politics and international relations of Central
                                                             speaking areas                                         and Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia
                                                           • Medieval Celtic art                                                                                           You may want to identify a potential supervisor
                                                                                                                  • Statehood, nationhood and identity.                    and contact him or her to discuss your research
                                                           • Celtic place names of Scotland.
                                                                                                                                                                           proposal before you apply.
                                                                                                                  You may want to identify a potential supervisor
                                                           You may want to identify a potential supervisor        and contact him or her to discuss your research
                                                           and contact him or her to discuss your research        proposal before you apply.
                                                           proposal before you apply.


         mvls-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk                        humanities-pg@glasgow.ac.uk                            clair.clarke@glasgow.ac.uk                               pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk
         glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/cms                           glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/celticgaelic                    glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/cees                              glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/chemistry

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CLASSICS                                                COMPUTING                                               CREATIVE WRITING                                            DENTISTRY
     Classics has been central to the
                                                             SCIENCE                                                 Glasgow’s creative writing programmes                       Established in 1879, Glasgow Dental
     University of Glasgow since its                         Glasgow is ranked 7th in the UK for                     are among the most prestigious in the                       Hospital and School is the second-largest
     foundation in 1451 and today has                        Computer Science (Complete University                   UK, having launched the careers of many                     dental school in the UK. We provide
     a vibrant research community.                           Guide 2020).                                            successful writers.                                         postgraduate taught and research
                                                                                                                                                                                 opportunities in a range of subjects.
     Classics at Glasgow is a world-leading centre           Since 1957, when Glasgow became the first               21st-century graduates of our programme include
     for the study of Roman oratory. Our scholars are        university in Scotland to have an electronic            Louise Welsh, Kirsty Logan, William Letford,                We benefit from comprehensive modern facilities
     also current in fields as diverse as religion,          computer, we have built a reputation for the            Jen Hadfield, Helen Sedgwick, Alan Trotter, Anne            for patient care, student clinical practice and training,
     historiography, education and late antiquity.           excellence of our Computing Science research            Donovan and others who are making their mark                and for education and research in dental and oral
                                                             and our graduates. Today, our School of                 on the contemporary scene. They join a long line of         diseases and disorders.
     We have active research projects on the reception       Computing Science is one of the UK’s leaders            notable Glasgow writers that includes James Boswell,
C    of the classical world from the Middle Ages onwards.    in the field, setting itself the highest standards in   Tobias Smollett and Adam Smith in the 18th century,         We are ranked 1st in the UK for Dentistry (Complete         D
     In addition, there is the opportunity to begin or       research and in research-led learning and teaching.     and in the 20th century prominent writer graduates          University Guide 2020).
     continue Ancient Greek or Latin.                                                                                such as William Boyd, Catherine Carswell, James
                                                                                                                     Herriot, James Kelman, William McIlvanney, Edwin
     You will benefit from access to the University’s        Postgraduate taught programmes                          Morgan, Alexander Trocchi and Janice Galloway.              Postgraduate taught programmes
     well-stocked library, the University’s museum and       Our Masters programmes provide you with the                                                                         • Endodontics (MSc(DentSci))
     art gallery – The Hunterian (with its notable fine      necessary skills and expertise that are required for    Our Creative Writing programme is the longest               • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (MSc(DentSci))
     coin collection), to a major centre in humanities       a successful career in industry. We offer a range of    established in Scotland and has gained an excellent         • Oral Sciences (MSc)
     computing, and a dedicated Classics postgraduate        specialist and conversion degree programmes that        reputation among writers, agents and publishers.
     study space and library.                                meet industry skills gaps within the UK and overseas.   We have a vibrant visiting speaker programme and            Research opportunities
                                                                                                                     recent writers have included Chris Kraus, Alasdair          We offer PhDs in the following research area:
     If you study with us, you will develop a broad range    Specialist programmes for those with a Computing        Gray, Eileen Myles, D’Bi Young Anitafrika, Mark Millar,     • Dentistry (Community Oral Health & Oral
     of intellectual and transferable skills. You may also   Science undergraduate degree:                           Nadine Aisha Jassat and Margaret Atwood.                      Sciences).
     have the opportunity to interact with collaborative     • Computing Science (MSc)
     research projects in our key areas of activity.         • Data Science (MSc)                                    This programme is perfect for aspiring writers who want     You may want to identify a potential supervisor
                                                             • Information Security (MSc).                           to develop their craft, take risks in their work and gain   and contact him or her to discuss your research
     Postgraduate taught programmes                                                                                  creative and critical skills, all as part of a supportive   proposal before you apply.
                                                             Conversion programmes for students whose                community of fellow writers. We have a wealth of
     Our Masters programmes offer the opportunity to         undergraduate degree is in a subject other than         experience and enthusiasm to help you develop vital
     develop in-depth understanding of the discipline,       Computing Science:                                      skills in creative, critical and editorial thinking.
     engage with our University Collections, and study       • Information Technology (MSc)
     a language from beginner level.                         • IT Cyber Security (MSc)
     • Ancient Cultures (MSc)                                                                                        Postgraduate taught programmes
                                                             • Software Development (MSc).
     • Classics (MLitt)                                                                                              This programme is for ambitious, dedicated
     • There is also the option of a taught MRes in                                                                  individuals who are already engaged in writing.
        Classics, which combines taught courses with         Research opportunities                                  The courses are taught by published, award-
        a larger independent research component.             We offer the following research study options:          winning writers.
                                                             PhD, MPhil, MSc(Res).                                   • Creative Writing (MLitt)
     Research opportunities                                                                                          • Creative Writing (MLitt) (online)
                                                             Our research areas include:
     We offer the following research study options:          • Computing science education
     PhD, MLitt, MPhil, MRes.                                                                                        Research opportunities
                                                             • Computer vision and graphics
                                                             • Embedded, networked and distributed systems           We offer the following research study options:
     Our key areas of research are:                          • Formal analysis, theory and algorithms                DFA, MFA.
     • Greek and Roman drama, with particular                • Human-computer interaction
       strength in comic drama                               • Inference, dynamics and interaction                   Our research areas include:
     • Greek and Roman politics, with particular             • Information retrieval                                 • Experimental poetry and poetics
       strength in oratory                                   • Software engineering and safety.                      • Literary and genre fiction
     • Ancient science and technology, including                                                                     • Hybrid forms and literary experimental essaying
       medicine.                                             You may want to identify a potential supervisor         • Cross-medial projects, eg arts and writing practice
                                                             and contact him or her to discuss your research         • Conceptual writing.
     You may want to identify a potential supervisor         proposal before you apply.
     and contact him or her to discuss your research                                                                 You may want to identify a potential supervisor
     proposal before you apply.                                                                                      and contact her or him to discuss your research
                                                                                                                     proposal before you apply.

        humanities-pg@glasgow.ac.uk                             pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk                              critstudies-currentpgs@glasgow.ac.uk                        mvls-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk
        glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/classics                         glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/computing                        glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/creativewriting                      glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/dentistry

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ECONOMIC &                                           ECONOMICS                                               EDUCATION
     SOCIAL HISTORY                                       Economics has a distinguished history                   In the School of Education, our goal is                • Enhanced Practice in Education (MSc) (Dumfries
                                                          at Glasgow dating back to Adam Smith,                   to enhance the educational experience                    Campus)
     Glasgow hosts the largest group                                                                                                                                     • In Headship (PgDip)
     of economic and social historians                    the father of modern economics.                         and attainment of those living in Scotland,
                                                                                                                                                                         • Inclusive Education: Research, Policy & Practice
     in Scotland.                                                                                                 the wider United Kingdom and worldwide.                  (MEd)
                                                          Today we have international expertise in:               We believe our postgraduate provision
                                                          • Macroeconomics                                                                                               • Inclusive Education: Research, Policy & Practice
     Economic & Social History has been taught at         • Financial economics                                   is transformative and underpinned by                     (PgDip, PgCert: Online distance learning available)
     the University of Glasgow since the beginning        • Development economics                                 our core values of equity, diversity and               • Into Headship (PgCert)
     of the 20th century, with R H Tawney thought         • International finance                                 social justice.                                        • Middle Leadership & Management in Schools
     to be the first appointment in the field. We are     • Econometrics                                                                                                   (PgCert)
     internationally recognised for research excellence   • Microeconomics.                                       The School of Education has a history and tradition    • Museum Education (MSc)
     in modern economic and social history, with                                                                                                                         • Museum Education (MSc) (online)
E    exceptional strength in business and financial
                                                                                                                  of working collaboratively across groupings to
                                                                                                                                                                         • Professional Practice with PGDE (MEd)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 E
                                                          Staff research directly informs our teaching, which     develop innovative cross-cutting research. A key
     history, the history of medicine and social and      means that if you study with us, you can benefit from   feature of our research is our commitment to placing   • Psychological Studies (conversion) (MSc)
     gender history.                                      up-to-date degree programmes that touch on the          educational research as part of an interdisciplinary   • Teacher Leadership & Learning (PgCert)
                                                          key theoretical and policy issues of the day.           agenda to support the development of more              • TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers
     Study with us and you will benefit from flexible                                                             equitable societies in the spirit of social justice.     of Other Languages (MEd)
     degree programmes, small class sizes, an                                                                     Our research is a fundamental component of our         • TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers
     excellent range of library and archival resources    Postgraduate taught programmes                                                                                   of Other Languages (MSc)
                                                                                                                  teaching. To continue to be a world-class and
     and a supportive environment for learning.           •   Asset Pricing & Investment (MSc)                    progressive university, we are dedicated to bringing
                                                          •   Development Studies (MSc)                           inspiring people together to change the world.         Research opportunities
     Postgraduate taught programmes                       •   Economic Development (MSc)
                                                          •   Economics (MRes)                                                                                           We offer the following research study options:
     • Global Economy (MSc)                                                                                       Our areas of specialist knowledge include:             PhD, MLitt, MPhil, MSc Research.
                                                          •   Economics, Banking & Finance (MSc)                  • Adult and community education
     • Global Markets, Local Creativities                 •   Environment & Sustainable Development (MSc)
       (Erasmus Mundus International Master) (IntM)                                                               • Educational leadership and management                Our research areas include:
                                                          •   Finance & Economic Development (MSc)                • Language and culture
     • History (MSc, PgDip)                               •   Finance & Management (MSc)                                                                                 • Culture, literacies, inclusion and pedagogy
     • History (with an emphasis on the History                                                                   • Science, engineering and technology education        • Education leadership and policy
                                                          •   Financial Economics (MSc)                           • Teacher education and professional learning
       of Medicine) (MSc)                                 •   Financial Forecasting & Investment (MSc)                                                                   • Pedagogy, praxis and faith
                                                                                                                  • Citizenship and values education.                    • People, place and social change.
                                                          •   Financial Risk Management (MSc)
     Research opportunities                               •   International Banking & Finance (MSc)
                                                          •   Investment Banking & Finance (MSc)                  Postgraduate taught programmes                         You may want to identify a potential supervisor
     We offer PhDs in the following research areas:                                                                                                                      and contact him or her to discuss your research
     • Modern economic and social history                 •   Investment Fund Management (MSc)                    • Academic Practice (MEd) (online)
                                                          •   Quantitative Finance (MSc)                          • Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus           proposal before you apply.
     • Business and financial history
     • History of medicine                                                                                          Mundus International Master) (IntM)
     • Social and gender history.                         Research opportunities                                  • Adult Education, Community Development
                                                                                                                    & Youth Work (MEd, PgDip)
                                                          We offer PhDs in the following research areas:          • Advanced Educational Leadership (PgCert)
     You may want to identify a potential supervisor      • Economics: microeconomics, macroeconomics,
     and contact him or her to discuss your research                                                                (online)
                                                            international finance, financial economics,           • Assessment in Education (MSc) (online)
     proposal before you apply.                             development economics                                 • Childhood Practice (MEd, PgDip)
                                                          • Finance                                               • Children’s Literature & Literacies (MEd)
                                                          • Quantitative finance.                                 • Children’s Literature, Media & Culture
                                                                                                                    (Erasmus Mundus International Master) (IntM)
                                                          You may want to identify a potential supervisor         • Education (MSc) (online)
                                                          and contact him or her to discuss your research         • Education (Primary) (PGDE)
                                                          proposal before you apply.                              • Education (Secondary) (PGDE)
                                                                                                                  • Education Policies for Global Development
                                                                                                                    (Erasmus Mundus International Master) (IntM)
                                                                                                                  • Education, Public Policy & Equity (MSc)
                                                                                                                  • Educational Leadership (MEd)
                                                                                                                  • Educational Studies (MEd)
                                                                                                                  • Educational Studies (MSc)
                                                                                                                  • Educational Studies for Adult, Youth &
                                                                                                                    Community Contexts (MSc)
                                                                                                                                                                            PGT: education-pgt@glasgow.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                                            PGDE: education-ugandite@glasgow.ac.uk
        duncan.ross@glasgow.ac.uk                              business-economics@glasgow.ac.uk                                                                             PGR: education-pgroffice@glasgow.ac.uk
        glasgow.ac.uk/subjects/                                glasgow.ac.uk/business/postgraduate                                                                          glasgow.ac.uk/schools/education/
        economicsocialhistory                                                                                                                                               postgraduate
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