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Glasgow Caledonian University

Country

Glasgow, UK

Overall Ranking

1107 in Webomatrics - World

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • Glasgow Caledonian University was established in 1993 as a public research university in Scotland, United Kingdom. The university has three schools: Glasgow School for Business and Society, the School of Engineering and Built Environment, and the School of Health and Life Sciences.
  • The university provides numerous undergraduate and postgraduate undergraduate programs in various fields such as law, business, management, nursing, education, renewable energy, midwifery, construction, fashion, social science, journalism, tourism, engineering, physiotherapy, and psychology. 
  • The university conducts employer fairs and events for placement of students or engages the students to work with employers. An on-campus hostel facility is provided at the Caledonian Court to its international students with basic amenities. The housing facility includes 600 rooms arranged in flats for 6 to 8 people. 
  • The accommodation provided by the university is fully furnished and self-catering. The cost and living expenses amount to approximately GBP 3947 per year. Students can also stay off-campus in rented or shared apartments in Glasgow or London. The Student Accommodation Office of the University helps students find the perfect home to stay in.
  • The fee of the courses offered ranges between GBP 10,590 to 16,367. Financial aid provided to the students is a guaranteed scholarship of GBP 1,000 to self-funded students, scholarships based on merit, alumni scholarships, joint scholarships, and external international scholarships to study in the United Kingdom awarded by private organizations. 
About the University

Year of establishment

1993

University Website Link

https://www.gcu.ac.uk/

Also Known as

GCU

Total Students

20000

Total International Students

2000

Size of Campus

430 acres

International Students Website

https://www.gcu.ac.uk/internationalstudy

Glasgow Caledonian University Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

Webomatrics - World

1107

Webomatrics - National

81

Popular Courses Offered

Undergraduate

BSc(Hons)Microbiology

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

888,375

Undergraduate

BSc(Hons)Physiotherapy

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

888,375

Eligibility

For our Master's Degrees 

 

which are comparable to a UK 2:2 honors degree at GCU London, we accept a wide range of international qualifications as eligible admission criteria. Qualifications that aren't stated will be considered on an individual basis.

 

If English is not your first language 

 

you will be required to demonstrate your English ability prior to beginning your study by obtaining an English language certification. Although the minimum prerequisites are listed below, greater levels may be necessary for particular courses.

1. TOEFL internet-based test overall score of 78 with minimum element scores of reading 18, listening 17, speaking 20, and writing 17

2. TOEFL internet-based test overall score of 78 with minimum element scores of reading 18, hearing 17, speaking 20, and writing 17
3. Pearson A total score of 54 on the PTE Academic, with no element below 51.
4. A minimum grade of C in Cambridge Advanced English (CAE).
5. Integrated Skills in English (ISE) at Trinity College London - Level II Pass

Admission Process

The most convenient approach to applying to GCU is to do so online. The online application forms are easy to fill out, and the student will find an application button on each course page that will direct you to the appropriate application form for your course. 

 

The admission process follows specific steps. The steps are as follows : 

 

Step 1:  Log in to access the applications - The applicants can return to finish an application after they've begun and saved it. Depending on which intake they are applying to, they can log back into either of the systems below, as the University is currently transferring application systems. 

 

Step 2: Upload Documents - The required documents are as follows :   

  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Reference
  • Academic or Professional certificates
  • Academic transcripts
  • Photocopy of the Passport identification page 

Accommodation

GCU London is located in the heart of London, having no shortage of options for accommodating students with varied requirements and budgets. The university offers a wide range of student halls, short stays, and private rented accommodation.

  • GCU London offers housing to its graduate students in the modern-built residence halls in two properties in central London, namely Urbanest Hoxton and Urbanest tower bridge.
  • These are well equipped with attractive features like Wi-Fi in all rooms, a 24/7 on-site team, easy transport links, laundry room, cinema, and study room.

 

Room typeRent per week
Studio Apartment£350
Large studio Apartment£480
Private rooms£270
En suite rooms£300

Placements

GCU London has business links with international industry partner companies such as Marks and Spencer, All Saints, House of Fraser, Quintessentially, Santander, Howden and Margaret Howell.

ProfessionAverage salary in USD
Executive Management & Change$127,000
Programme & Project Management$75,000
Logistics, Operations & Purchasing$69,000
Healthcare & Alternative Medicine$67,000
Consulting, Accounting & Professional Services$65,000
Sales & Business Development$60,000

Leap Scholar Verdict

Advantages

Named as UK leader in Social Mobility and achieved HR Excellence in Research Award.

Houses around 17,000 students, including international students from over 100 countries.

Offers roughly 100 undergraduate courses and more than 120 postgraduate courses.

The University gives a scholarship package of 2 million pounds per year.

95% of graduates find work within 6 months of graduating.

Ranked #1 in Scotland for environmental and ethical performance.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is Glasgow Caledonian University located?

Glasgow Caledonian University is located in Glasgow, UK

How much does it cost to study in Glasgow Caledonian University?

The average first year cost to study in Glasgow Caledonian University is INR 1934384

What is the acceptance rate for Glasgow Caledonian University?

Glasgow Caledonian University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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