GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY - [GCU], GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

Glasgow, ScotlandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1993Established Year
  12986Enrollment

Glasgow Caledonian University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Founded in 1993, Glasgow Caledonian university is a public university located in Glasgow, Scotland. It has another branch in London. With over 16000 students and around 1500 staff members, the university provides different graduate and postgraduate courses in field of business, health, engineering and computing.

The university has successfully achieved many notable awards and honors in field of education. Awards achieved by university are:

  • Top modern university in Scotland for research power

  • Second most improved universities in United Kingdom

  • Eco Campus Platinum certification for environment friendly campus

  • Ranked 44th in the World for their impact by The Impact Rankings, 2019 Top 50

Highlights

Type of InstitutionPublic
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment0.85 million pounds
Official Websitewww.gcu.ac.uk
Number of Campuses3 faculties
Number/Percentage of International Students16415
Total number of Professors1600
Student Satisfaction Rate90%
Graduate Job Rate97%
Number of Residence Vacancy660
International feeUndergraduates- £10,500 (annual) Postgraduates- £11,000 (annual)
Number of Academic ProgramsUG, PG, Part time, distance
Mode of ProgramFull time, distance and online
Scholarship InvestmentOver 2 million pounds
Average Graduate Salary18983-52046 per year
Admissions Helpdeskadmissions@gcu.ac.uk

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The Glasgow Caledonian University has three major faculties’ namely computing, engineering and Built, Business and Society and Health and life Sciences.
  • Glasgow Caledonian on campus accommodation has well equipped student friendly halls for 660 students. In addition, the university works in collaboration with private agencies for private accommodation of students.
  • The university offers honors degree in risk management, which is one of the most preferred courses by students worldwide.
  • The university is also major provider of social and life sciences graduates for NHS.

Glasgow Caledonian University Admissions

The applications are accepted both directly and via UCAS at Glasgow Caledonian University.

  • UG applications- Universities and Colleges Admission (UCAS) or the online application portal by sending required documents.
  • PG applications- Apply through University’s online application portal
  • Application Deadline:

UG Courses: January 15, 2019 PG Courses: January 2019 and October 2019

  • General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree completion certificate, Letter of Recommendations
  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, personal statement, essay, and research proposal (for research programs)
  • English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English test scores are given below:
English TestMinimum scores required
IELTS Academic6.0 with no elements less than 5.5
iBT TOEFL78 with a minimum score of 18- reading,17-listening,20-speaking,17-writing
PTE54 with no elements less than 51
Cambridge English Language AssessmentGrade-C

Glasgow Caledonian University Cost of Attendance

ExpensesEstimated cost in pounds
Undergraduate tuition fee10,200
Postgraduate tuition fee11,000
On campus accommodation99-118 per week
Average cost of living1015 per month

Glasgow Caledonian University Scholarships and Financial Aid

International Meritorious students receive various scholarships from Glasgow Caledonian University.

1. Undergraduate scholarships

  • Santander Universities UG STEM Scholarship

  • GFG Foundation STEM scholarship up to £1250 per year

  • ICAS Bursary

  • New to GCU Scholarship- £4000

2. Postgraduate scholarships

  • Postgraduate ambassador studentship up to £15000

  • Scotland Saltire Scholarship up to £8000

  • Santander Universities postgraduate scholarship up to £5000.

Glasgow Caledonian University Alumni

Glasgow Caledonian University Alumni are provided with added benefits even after graduation. In addition, they can access career and employability advice along with choice of further studies.

  1. Laura Bartlett- Field Hockey Bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympic Games

  2. Kevin Bridges- Comedian

  3. Gordon Brown- Former British Prime Minister, Lecturer in Politics (1976–1980)

  4. Michael Keating- Chair in Scottish Politics, University of Aberdeen

  5. Andy Kerr- Scottish Labour Party politician, former Member of Parliament

Find a Program

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 7 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$14,681 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$14,677 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Arts & Social Studies 8 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$14,681 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
28 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$6,937 - 18,050 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
42 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$15,960 - 17,175 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Sciences 1 Program

28 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$6,937 - 18,050 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Glasgow Caledonian University Overview

Student Population12986
Average Cost of Attendance$14,577 / Year

Attendance Cost

$14,577

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$14,577 / Year
Post Graduate Program$15,912 / Year
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