Ph. D. On Campus


University of Strathclyde

36 months
2000 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


In the Architecture programme from the University of Strathclyde, you can study for a MPhil or a MRes over the course of one year or a PhD over the course of three years.


Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD) programme 

As part of the Architecture programme from the University of Strathclyde, you'll be enrolled on the Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD). 

This certificate is designed to support you with your research and rewards you for things you'll do as a research student here.

It'll help you improve skills which are important to professional development and employability:

  • the knowledge and intellectual abilities to conduct your research
  • the personal qualities to succeed in your research and chosen career
  • the standards, requirements and conduct of a professional researcher in your discipline
  • working with others and communicating the impact of your research to a wide range of audiences

All you have to do is plan these activities alongside your doctorate, documenting and reflecting your journey to success along the way.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Architectural Design & Conservation
  • Architecture & Urbanism in the Global South
  • Built Environment Education & Architectural Pedagogy
  • Construction Law
  • Cultural & Historic Studies
  • Innovative Construction Technologies & Building Information Management
  • Sustainable Design & Technology
  • Urban Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You'll need a first-class or upper second-class UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in any discipline.

The application

  • your full contact details
  • transcripts and certificates of all degrees, translated into English where necessary
  • two references, one of which must be academic and obtained before you apply
  • an updated CV which includes research and/or industry experience
  • funding or scholarship information
  • research proposal of 250 to 1000 words in length, detailing the subject area and topic to be investigated

International applicants

  • proof of IELTS English language proficiency, if English isn't your first language
  • a scanned copy of your passport
  • a copy of your funding letter, if available

Work experience

Previous research or industrial experience isn't necessary but is advantageous.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Each studentship covers the home tuition fee, or international fee for many awards, and provides a maintenance grant of at least £13,836 a year, for up to three and a half years.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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