The University of Glasgow is known for its extraordinary teaching and research for over 566 years. Being a member of the prestigious Russell group of UK research universities, the University of Glasgow takes pride in its past achievements and current research. Glasgow is ranked in the world top 100 universities and is the Scottish University of the year 2018 (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide).
Some of the notable Glasgow University alumni include Adam Smith (the father of economics), Lord Kelvin (popular physicist and engineer), Nicola Sturgeon (First Minister of Scotland) and Edwin Morgan (Scottish poet).
Students studying at Glasgow can explore a host of opportunities, cultural attractions and world-class events, both at the University and across the vibrant city. The University is home to nearly 26,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, from over 140 countries world-wide, with 600 courses on offer.
The international student support team at the University takes good care of students assisting them with orientation programmes, academic enquiries, life in the UK and the payment of tuition fees. Throughout their studies, students can also access support from the ‘Careers Service’, including a dedicated internship hub offering 350+ internships each academic year. With 95.9% of graduates either being in employment or further study a year after leaving the University of Glasgow, students can feel confident that their degree will leave them well prepared for making the jump into the world of work.
The city of Glasgow adds to the charm of studying at the University with plenty of picturesque places to visit, from the ‘clockwork orange’ (subway system), sport grounds, retail and entertainment centres, 90 parks and public gardens, to world-class museums with works by Dali and Monet. Students studying at the University of Glasgow follow the footsteps of those who have been inspirational since the inception of the University in 1451.
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Glasgow has four colleges, each bringing together the research and teaching expertise of a number of schools and institutes. Every college has a graduate school.
The College of Arts
The College of Arts has been at the forefront of delivering world-leading teaching, learning and research in the arts and humanities since the university’s inception. Glasgow is in the world’s top 70 universities for arts and humanities (2019 QS Faculty World Rankings).
The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Established in 2010, the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences consists of globally-recognised academic experts and modern facilities, aiming to improve the health of all beings around the world. The college has a reputation for excellent research led teaching, and it works hard to prepare students for a range of careers in the professional world.
The College of Science and Engineering
Its world-leading research and the impact it makes to the global economy make the College of Science and Engineering an exciting and stimulating environment to study in. The college’s research spans seven academic disciplines and ranges from fundamental discovery to tackling grand societal challenges and developing new technologies.
The College of Social Sciences
The college enjoys an international reputation and makes a major contribution to the university of Glasgow as a broad-based, research-intensive university. It leads the university’s ambitions to expand international recruitment for taught postgraduate programmes. The college includes the Adam Smith Business School which holds triple accreditation, making it part of an elite group of less than 1% of the world’s business schools.
|Engineering (3 Courses)||4 year||GBP 17650|
|Science (5 Courses)||1 Year - 4 Year||GBP 17650 - GBP 24540|
|Engineering||IELTS , PTE , TOEFL|
|Information Technology (IT)||IELTS , TOEFL|
|Management||IELTS , PTE|
|MBA||IELTS , PTE|
|Science||IELTS , TOEFL , PTE|
With an acceptance rate of approximately 43.6% in recent years, the institute is a moderately selective institute for studying in the country. International students are advised to be cautious with every document and the scores they send.
Application Fee: UCAS application fee of 20 -30 GBP for undergraduates and no fee for postgraduate
All international applicants must submit test results from the IELTS, TOEFL, and other English language proficiency exams to the University of Glasgow in order to be considered for admission. Any test scores from the list below may be submitted by students.
|Test Name||Minimum Score Required*|
|Duolingo English Test||115|
|No. of Campuses||3, Gilmorehill, Dumfries, Garscube Campus|
|Work-Study||Available (20 hrs/week)|
|Graduate Employability Rate||~95.9%|
|Research Funding Available||179 million GBP|
|No. of International Student||Over 11,000 from 120 countries|
|No. of Research and Teaching Staff||3400|
|No. of Study Abroad and Exchange Partners||420|
The cost of attendance will also include any additional costs a foreign student may have, such as living expenses while studying in the UK in addition to tuition fees.
Tuition fees for some of the popular programs are as follows:
|Program/Level of Education||Annual Tuition Fees (GBP)|
|Science, Engineering, Nursing, Medicine||21,920|
|All other bachelor degrees||16,970|
|MS Data Science||23,500|
|Masters in International Business||21,900|
Other costs involved include rent or on-campus accommodation fees, expenses on books and material, and other lifestyle choices
|Type of Expense||Cost (GBP/year)|
|Books and Stationery||400|
|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|