International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development

Admission and Selection

Step by Step Application Guide

Step 1

Familiarise yourself with the ILGSPD entry requirements.

Step 2

Please check our application and selection deadlines here and here.

Step 3

Choose your study track option:
1. Choose the study track that best fits your academic background and interests.
2. Please check the study track additional entry requirement before applying.
3. Please select your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd preference

Step 4

Scholarship Only: ILGSPD Erasmus Mundus Scholarship form – Please complete form and sign
Self -Fund Only- ILGSPD personal statement form

Step 5

Check, Upload and Submit
All applications must be submitted through the University of Glasgow’s online application portal. All applications must be made online, and all supporting documents must be uploaded to your online application by the stated deadlines.


Guidance notes for using the online application

These notes are intended to help you complete the online application form accurately; they are also available within the help section of the online application form. When searching for the programme in the online system please use the following search options:

  • Academic Careers – Postgraduate Taught
  • Admit Term – Academic year 2024/2025
  • Mode of Study – Full time
  • Programme Description – LAW

If you experience any difficulties accessing the online application, then you should visit the Application Troubleshooting/FAQs page.

  • Name and Date of birth: must appear exactly as they do on your passport. Please take time to check the spelling and lay-out.
  • Contact Details: Correspondence address. All contact relevant to your application will be sent to this address including the offer letter(s). If your address changes, please contact us as soon as possible.
  • Choice of course: Please carefully select the course you want to study. As your application will be sent to the admissions committee for each course you select it is important to consider at this stage why you are interested in the course and that it is reflected in your application.
  • Proposed date of entry: Please state your preferred start date including the month and the year. Taught masters degrees tend to begin in September.
  • Education and Qualifications: Please complete this section as fully as possible indicating any relevant Higher Education qualifications starting with the most recent. Complete the name of the Institution (s) as it appears on the degree certificate or transcript.
  • English Language Proficiency: Please state the date of any English language test taken (or to be taken) and the award date (or expected award date if known).
  • Employment and Experience: Please complete this section as fully as possible with all employments relevant to your course. Additional details may be attached in your personal statement/proposal where appropriate.
  • References: Please provide two references. This should typically be an academic reference but in cases where this is not possible then a reference from a current employer may be accepted instead. References should be completed on letter headed paper, dated, and signed by your referee. Please upload the two references as part of your application, or instances where referees are submitting reference to then you must include a document with the referee’s name and email address within your application so that this can be cross referenced. All references must be received by the scholarship application deadline.

Choice of Pathway: 
Applicants should note that study track preference is not guaranteed. We endeavour to try our best to accommodate your first option choice but please note that your choice is subject to quota availability and academic suitability for a particular pathway. Any applicant who has not been allocated their preferred study track will be given a two-week window in which to confirm acceptance of an alternative pathway or decline their offer.



Applications for ILGSPD are now open. You can apply as an Erasmus Mundus scholarship-funded student or as a self-funded student.