PhD Advert: Global Excellence Initiative Fund 4 studentships

The Graduate School at The Glasgow School of Art is offering 4 PhD studentships from its Global Excellence Initiative Fund for full time PhD study across the disciplines of Fine Art, Design and Architecture. Only Home and EU applicants are eligible for these studentships. PhD bursaries are for three years and have full tuition remittance. Applicants must have a strong academic background, with a degree in a relevant area at 2:1 or higher and normally have a Master’s degree qualification.

GSA has a distinctive specialist research culturewhich is widely recognised internationally. The generation of new knowledge and understanding through creative practice, scholarship and criticism in Fine Art, Design, Architecture and related fields is central to the concept of research. Our researchers include artists, designers, architects, historians and critics of world standing. The current Research and Knowledge Exchanges themes of excellence are:-

  • Education in Art, Design and Architecture
  • Digital Visualisation
  • Contemporary Art and Curating
  • Urbanism and the Public Sphere
  • Sustainability
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Design Innovation
  • Material Culture

We would be particularly interested to hear from candidates in the domain of Education in Art, Design and Architecture and in Digital Visualisation.

Current supervisors and projects can be seen online:

The application form and guidelines can be downloaded via the ‘Apply’ button below.

Applicants should submit three copies of all the material. Three copies of all materials returned to: Barrie Leith, Student Records, The Glasgow School of Art,167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RQ

It is expected that candidates would be available to register and commence study in January 2014.

Questions should be addressed to:
Dr. Laura Gonzalez, Academic Co-ordinator (PGR), 6 Rose Street, 3rd floor, Glasgow, G3 6RB, , + 44 (0) 141 566 1109

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 13 September 2013 at 5pm.

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