PhD in Social Science

  • Social Science
  • £4500
  • Per Year
  • EEA
  • 2-3 years
  • On campus

The Department of Social Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University offers graduate, postgraduate, and PhD programmes with a friendly and engaging environment. Researchers are encouraged to learn new innovative methods to conduct research and complete their project in time.

The University is committed to research excellence, for this purpose, it runs a number of seminar series helping PhD scholars to work in the right direction. The University plays a leading role in other University’s research institutes and is involved in a number of external partnerships. The associated research centres include Women in Scotland’s Economy, Centre for the Social History of Health and Health Care, Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, and Scottish Poverty Information Unit.


The intakes for PhD enrollment in the University are October, February, and May. The University conducts PhD induction for both national and overseas candidates that is usually held in the first or second week following start date for each session. You will be given an opportunity to meet other research candidates, the Graduate School team as well as research staff from the Academic Schools. You will also find out about the range of workshops and events the University runs to equip students with the skills to develop as effective researchers.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

  • Course Started On :

    January - June, July - December

    Course Type :

    Part-time, Full-time

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    Course Sem/Year Type :

    Per Year

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    Type Of Education :

    On campus

    Duration :

    2-3 years

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  • Entry requirements

    Applicants will normally hold a UK honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent); or a Masters degree in a subject relevant to the research project. A minimum English language level of IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0 is required.

  • Work Experience

    Two to Three Year of Requirement