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Postgraduate research at the Strathclyde Doctoral School

The Strathclyde Doctoral School provides a vibrant and comprehensive student-centred research and training environment in order to grow and support current and future research talent. The School encompasses our four Faculties and is committed to enriching the student experience, intensifying research outputs and opportunties, and ensuring training is at the highest level. As a postgraduate researcher you'll automatically become a member of the Strathclyde Doctoral School.

Professor Sir Jim McDonald In keeping with our reputation and status as a leading international technological University, we are continually advancing the intensity, quality and international competitiveness of our research.

Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice-Chancellor

As a leading international technological University, we’re home to world-class researchers who are working side-by-side with our postgraduate research students to help tackle global challenges. Our aim is to fully equip Strathclyde researchers to become future leaders through careers in research, academia, business and industry.

Aisha Abubakar Postgraduate Research student

Why research at Strathclyde?

Find out more about our internationally leading research, our facilities and the support available for research students.
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Postgraduate Researchers at Strathclyde

Find out more about our Doctoral School community including our upcoming events and sector-leading researcher development programme.
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Before you apply

Find out more about how we can support your application.
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How to apply

Applications for postgraduate research can be made online at any point in the year. Find out more about the process.
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Fees & funding

The cost of postgraduate research varies on your level of study and where you live.
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Postgraduate research opportunities

Browse our funded and unfunded opportunities.
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Your offer

Find out what happens once we receive your application.
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Praosiri Charusalaipong, Marketing postgraduate research student
The facilities at the University are awesome. The sports centre is excellent. All the staff are friendly and helpful.
Praosiri Charusalaipong,
PhD student, Marketing