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Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University


Glasgow Caledonian is a University for the Common Good; a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning university. We are a global university with 20,000 students across three campuses – Glasgow, London and New York - and representing over 100 countries. GCU’s flagship self-contained campus is situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre, commonly voted as one of the friendliest, safest and best places to live in the world. ‘People make Glasgow’ signs can be found all over the city, and it’s true that people give Glasgow its spark. This is the reason why we are so often voted as a number one city to visit and we welcome hundreds of international students to Glasgow each year. Glasgow Caledonian University provides one of the best learning environments in the UK at our modern campus in the heart of Glasgow. The hub of the campus is our striking Sir Alex Ferguson Library. Our award-winning library houses hundreds of thousands of books, 1200 study spaces, over 350 computers and the University’s archives and special collections. Degree options at GCU include public health, environmental studies, nursing, big data, cyber security, business management and MBA and programme accreditations include IET, EI, CIWEM, InstMC, ACCA, CMI, HCPC, IBMS and NMC.


Scholarships and grants

At Glasgow Caledonian University, we believe education is for everyone – regardless of your financial circumstances. This is why we offer a generous scholarship package of £2 million per year. GCU is a great choice. With our world-class research and state-of-the-art facilities, we offer career-focused programmes that are professionally accredited and industry driven, that give our graduates the skills they need when starting their careers. Fess at GCU are competitive, starting at £12,250 with scholarships and discounts available for September 2021 and January 2022 intake. All self – funded international students are also welcome to pay fees in 8 instalments. Glasgow Caledonian University offers a range of scholarships and multiple scholarships may be of use to you. You can apply for more than one, however, you may only be awarded the scholarship that offers you the most benefit. Our mission is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and this is shared by our students, many of whom take their skills and passion and use them to help make a difference to our communities locally and internationally.

New to GCU

International students who study a full-time course with Glasgow Caledonian University are eligible for up to £3,600 off their course tuition fees.

Postgraduate Ambassador Scholarship

Glasgow Caledonian is the University for the Common Good. Our mission is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and this is at the heart of all we do, especially in our social innovation teaching and research. What is the scholarship? Full tuition fee Scholarship up to £15,000 - You must have an offer to study a Masters programme at GCU (Glasgow or London Campus) commencing September 2021 and be able to detail how you will be covering your living costs in line with UKVI visa regulations.

Early Payment Discount

This scholarship entitles fee paying students to a discount of 5% if fees are over £5,000 and the fees are paid in full prior to the first teaching date of the programme.

Loyalty Scholarship for International Students

International students who progress to further full time study with Glasgow Caledonian University are eligible for up to £5,000 off their course tuition fees.


  • Accounting
Agriculture and related sciences
  • Food & beverage studies
Architecture, building and planning
  • Building
  • Planning (urban, rural, and regional)
Art and Design
  • Art and Design
Biological sciences
  • Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology, biophysics, and biochemistry
  • Psychology – take a look at our psychology subject guide
  • Sport and exercise science
Business, management and administrative studies
  • Accounting
  • Business studies
  • Finance
  • Hospitality, leisure, and tourism
  • Human resource management
  • Management studies
  • Marketing
  • Transport
Chemical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
Civil engineering
  • Civil engineering
Computer science
  • Computer science
  • Information systems
  • Software engineering
  • Economics
Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
Engineering and technology
  • Civil engineering
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • General engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • English and creative writing
  • Finance
Game Design
  • Game Design
Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism
  • Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism
  • Journalism
  • English studies
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Spanish studies
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • MBA
Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
Media studies
  • Media studies
Medicine and allied subjects
  • Anatomy, physiology, and pathology
  • Dietetics
  • Medical technology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Optometry
  • Oral medicine
  • Pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmacy
  • Midwifery
Molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry
  • Molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
Paramedic science
  • Paramedic science
Pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacy
  • Pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacy
Physical sciences
  • Chemistry
Physiology, physiotherapy and pathology
  • Physiology, physiotherapy and pathology
  • Politics
  • Applied psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
Radiography & medical technology
  • Radiography & medical technology
Social studies
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Social policy
  • Social work
  • Sociology
Social work
  • Social work
Software engineering
  • Software engineering


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