Postgraduate research Application Guide
We are delighted that you are thinking of undertaking a postgraduate research degree at the University of the West of Scotland.
Applying for postgraduate study is a simple process through our online application system.
There are four intakes for postgraduate research degrees throughout the year – February, April, June and October – you can choose which intake suits you best when you apply.
It’s easy to make an application. There are a few steps that you need to go through to ensure you have everything you need to make an application. Our step-by-step guide (below) helps you make your application. If you live outside the UK, we’ve developed a different step-by-step guide for international students.
If you want to apply directly you can make your research degree application using our online application system:
Apply for a research degree