Glasgow Caledonian University , Glasgow, UK

About Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) was founded in 1993, after Glasgow Polytechnic and The Queen's College merged together.

GCU offers a wide variety of programs, from undergraduate to postgraduate and research programmes.

It houses more than 1,600 staff members and over 20,000 students from more than 100 countries around the globe.

It is the only university to offer an honorary degree in risk management and its fashion school based in London is the only one of its kind to offer an MBA in luxury brand ma .......

  • Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic universities with around 20,000 students from 100 countries
  • 55% of undergraduate programmes offer opportunities for hands-on work experience
  • GCU is ranked in the top 20 in the UK for both allied health research and built environment research
  • GCU has campuses in London and New York and partnerships with leading institutions around the world
  • GCU has been designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U, a global network of universities and colleges, and is one of only 30 in the world and the first in Scotland

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)  Highlights

Year of Establishment 1993
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Type of University Public
Campus Setting Urban
Number of Campuses 3
Faculty Member 1,600
Total Enrollment 20,000
Basic Tuition Fee (UG International) 12,250 GBP
Basic Tuition Fee (PG International) 14,500 GBP
Test Scores Accepted IELTS, TOEFL, CAE

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)  Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The table below shows the estimated annual tuition fee at the university that an international student needs to pay. Apart from these there are certain additional costs that are to be covered by the applicant. The fee status will be reviewed as part of the university admissions process based on the information provided by the applicant in their application.

Program Annual Tuition Fee (in GBP)
Undergraduate 12,250
Postgraduate-taught 13,500
Global MBA 14,500
Postgraduate-research 15,000
Living expenses 1,015 GBP  to 1,265 GBP per month

International students are required to provide proof of enough money to cover the living costs for a total of 9 months or for the length of the program (if this is less than 9 months) to UKVI and be able to apply for the General student visa to the UK.

Living expenses in Glasgow are around 1,015 GBP per month while the living expenses in London are 1,265 GBP per month.

Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal
Glasgow Caledonian University Average Tuition Fee Per Year

£ 12,250


£ 13,950

Overall cost of living

£ 12,100

Campus accommodation

£ 5,410

* Please note that fees may vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.

University Of Sheffield English Score Required

IELTS UG : 6.0

IELTS PG : 6.0



PTE UG : 54

PTE PG : 54

* Please note that minimum score required for English language may vary from course to couse.Always check exact requirement for the programme.