Would YOU like to be a University of Gibraltar PhD Researcher?
The University of Gibraltar is a new, dynamic university located in one of the world’s most important crossing points. The Straits of Gibraltar have served as both bridge and barrier between Africa and Europe, and the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, since prehistory. This unique location, coupled with outstanding facilities, means that the University is ideally placed to become a centre of excellence generating high-quality original academic research.
The University’s research effort is based on the following overarching goals:
- Support excellence in scholarship
- Match our strengths with opportunities
- Increase our research capacity, particularly in Gibraltar-related subjects
- Create a dynamic research environment to promote research excellence
- Invest in individuals and provide the infrastructure and support for each to excel in his or her chosen field of inquiry or expression.
To find out about existing PhD work please click here.
Why should I become a University of Gibraltar PhD Researcher?
When you become a University of Gibraltar PhD Researcher, you will be provided with a range of facilities and support structures to assist you in your research studies. These facilities include:
- Use of the University of Gibraltar premises, with access to relevant Associate Campuses of the University of Gibraltar and their resources, including The Gibraltar Botanic Gardens, The Gibraltar Museum and The Gibraltar Garrison Library;
- Gibraltar and Internationally-based specialist academic supervisors to support you with your studies;
- Access to specialist equipment and other researchers;
- Taught courses to complement and support main research themes;
- A collegiate atmosphere within which to undertake your research
Interested? Then read on to see how easy it is to apply:
Our degrees are available to those who want to pursue their studies through conventional research and those who would like to turn an existing body of published work into a PhD. For more information on how to turn your published work into a PhD please click here.
The doctoral programme is normally open to anyone who:
- holds a recognised Masters degree; or
- has a good honours degree and research or professional experience at postgraduate level
The following flowchart outlines the main steps in applying to become a University of Gibraltar PhD Researcher. This also has the added advantage of having experienced University of Gibraltar academics assist you in preparing your research proposal.