Research course

Master of Research

Glasgow School of Art · Glasgow School of Art

Entry requirements

A good relevant undergraduate degree together with a research project proposal.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Master of Research is an inter-disciplinary postgraduate research degree offered across all schools at The Glasgow School of Art. It combines a programme of supervised and directed research exploration and preparatory tailored research training alongside a substantial component of self-directed, individual research.

Students are encouraged to take the opportunity to work on live projects. This pioneering programme is aimed at both those who wish to build research skills and practice and those who work within professional or commercial environments who wish to enhance their research practice. The Master of Research enables students to develop practical knowledge and research skills experience. The Programme is available full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 years) and additionally offers the potential for some students to apply to convert to Doctoral study entering PhD at Year 2 (FT).

The scope of this programme is the design, delivery and communication of a discrete research project

Department specialisms

Design Innovation

Information for international students

Students from non-English speaking countries will require an IELTS 6.0

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Lynn Sayers-McHattie