Qualification Level:
Course Duration:
3 Years
Starting Semester:

We offer a PhD research degree conducted over 3 years full-time studyor 6 years part-time study (minimum). A core part of our PhD programme is the doctoral training programme which all first year PhD students undertake in semester one of their studies.

Details on our application process can be foundhere:  https://www.gsa.ac.uk/study/doctoral-degrees/how-to-apply

Our students undertake projects in a wide range of interdisciplinary areas, and we can co-supervise projects with other schools of the GSA - and sometimes partner with other institutions, such as The University of Glasgow, in doctoral research supervision.

Current Projects

We currently have students from: Egypt, China, Saudi Arabia, Namibia, Republic of Ireland, Germany, Spain and other parts of the UK. They are working in areas including:

Heritage visualisation;

Effectiveness of advertising within games

VR and Digital learning – graffiti, chemical manufacturing;

Medical visualisation;

Immersive Storytelling;

User experience design and autonomous driving.

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A crucial element of your PhD experience will be to choose supervisors carefully. At The Glasgow School of Art, PhD students work with a Primary Supervisor (sometimes called a Lead or Principal Supervisor) and joint or co-supervisors.

If you don’t have a specific staff member in mind, look at the staff profiles on the SimVis website.

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