Research course

Aerospace Sciences

Institution
University of Glasgow · Department of Aerospace Engineering
Qualifications
PhDEngDMSc by researchMPhil

Entry requirements

Degree

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Required documentation

Applicants should submit:

  • Transcripts/degree certificate
  • Two references
  • A one-page research proposal
  • CV
  • Name of potential Supervisor

Research proposal

Candidates are required to provide a single page outline of the research subject proposed (approximately 1000 words). This need not be a final thesis proposal but should include:
  • a straightforward, descriptive, and informative title
  • the question that your research will address
  • an account of why this question is important and worth investigating
  • an assessment of how your own research will engage with recent study in the subject
  • a brief account of the methodology and approach you will take
  • a discussion of the primary sources that your research will draw upon, including printed books, manuscripts, archives, libraries, or museums
  • an indicative bibliography of secondary sources that you have already consulted and/or are planning to consult

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Aerospace Sciences research division has internationally-recognised expertise in all areas of aeronautics and aerospace systems.

Research areas

Our research expertise covers the following areas:

Start dates are set by both the supervisor and the department. As such some PHD options will have fixed start dates (likely January/October) and others have a rolling intake. For more details please contact the relevant department.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements if your first language is not English.

Fees and funding

Please see the current scholarship opportunities.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72-96 months
full time
36-48 months

EngD

part time
96 months
full time
48-60 months

MSc by research

part time
24-36 months
full time
12-24 months

MPhil

part time
36-48 months
full time
24-36 months

Course contact details