Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a public university located in Glasgow, Scotland. GCU offers a wide range of master's degree programs through its academic schools namely: School of Engineering and Built Environment; Glasgow School for Business and Society; School of Health and Life Sciences; and GCU London.

  • Average Tuition GBP 11,500
  • Students 17,000
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 24,900
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is one of Scotland's largest and most dynamic universities with almost 20,000 students from 100 countries. Students can choose from a wide range of master's degree programs including: 3D Design for Virtual Environments; Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing; Multimedia Journalism; Risk Management; and Television Fiction Writing. GCU students have full access to outstanding campus facilities such as the modern Saltire Center, home to the university library, Campus Life Desk and unique inflatable igloo study areas, and the ARC: Health and Fitness multi-purpose gym with fitness classes and health and beauty suites. With a virtual hospital, high-tech broadcasting suite, and an online Second Life campus, GCU provides students an opportunity to gain real-life practical experience. First-year international students are guaranteed to stay at Caledonian Court, GCU's on-campus accommodation, conveniently located near academic buildings and other university resources. Residential facilities include fully-equipped kitchens, coin operated-laundrette, internet connection, and a 24-hour security service.

  • 01According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), GCU graduates have a 97% employment rate in 2017.
  • 02Based on the university's Annual Review 2017, GCU is the first university outside U.S to award degrees in New York through the Glasglow Caledonian New York College.
  • 03Innovative teaching

Master Programs

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    3D Design

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Accounting, Finance and Regulation

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting, Finance Regulation. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management, finance, and financial regulation and reporting.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Advanced Internetwork Engineering

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Internetwork Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of implementing network solutions and a wide range of system management techniques such as remote management, event monitoring, and performance optimization.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Advanced Practice

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the qualifications for social health and care. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus and students can also specialize in Nursing with a Special Practitioner Qualification.

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    Applied Instrumentation and Control

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the application of measurement science and control theory. The program offers courses that focus on the study of data acquisition; instrument networking; system analysis; fault detection; and system design.

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    Big Data Technologies

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Big Data and the technology behind it. The program offers courses that focus on the design of big data, cloud computing, and the internet of things.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Biomedical Science

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Molecular Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, molecular biology, laboratory science, evolution, and microbes.

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    Building Services Engineering

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Building Services Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; building management; building services design; and building management.

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    Citizenship and Human Rights

    GBP 10,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical knowledge of Citizenship and Human Rights. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human rights, globalization, migration, and equality.

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    Climate Justice

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Climate Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of resources; sustainability; public health; gender issues and human rights; project management and environmental management.

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    Clinical Microbiology

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Microbiology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, and clinical aspects of microorganisms.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Clinical Psychology

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Clinical Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of psychological processes of health, illness and health care.

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    Counselling Psychology

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Counselling Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of psychological counseling and social care.

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    Diabetes Care and Management

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Diabetes Care. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the biology of diabetes; preventing, diagnosing, and managing diabetes; diabetes complications; and diabetes management and care.

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    Diagnostic Imaging

    GBP 13,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Diagnostic Imaging. The program offers courses that focus on magnetic resonance imaging, medical ultrasound, computed tomography.

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    Doctor of Physiotherapy

    GBP 13,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physical Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.

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    Education in Academic and Practice Settings

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education in Academic and Practice Settings. The program offers courses that focus on the study of learning, teaching, and the principles of assessment and curriculum.

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    Electrical Power Engineering

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific principles and electrical power generation systems, and telecommunications systems and technologies.

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    Environmental Management

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Management. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior in the fashion and lifestyle industry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of brand identity; brand positioning; brand image; brand strategies; cross-cultural branding; and sustainability in branding.

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    Fashion Business Creation

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fashion industry and fashion businesses. The program offers courses that focus on the anatomy of a fashion business, global advancement strategies, digital marketing in a fashion brand context, and globalization.

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    Food Bioscience

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Forensic Psychology

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forensic Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on the relationship between psychology and law; psychological profiling; the psychology of the legal system during mental impairment; and diagnosing and solving psycho-legal issues.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Global Marketing

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of global marketing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of global marketing study, product and service innovation and global logistics, consumer-led sustainable marketing, and global branding.

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    Human Resource Management

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Impact-Focused Business and Investing

    GBP 34,650 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of business fundamentals from the corporate, entrepreneurial, nonprofit, and public sector perspectives. The program offers courses that focus on the study of social entrepreneurship, microfinance, and management.

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    International Banking, Finance and Risk Management

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance and International Banking. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as risk management, accounting, risk techniques, and risk measurement.

    This program is offered in both the Glasgow and London campuses.

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    International Business Management

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    International Fashion Marketing

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of international marketing in the fashion industry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of international trade theory; tariffs and quotas; commercial policy; trade factor flows; international finance and investment; currency regulation; trade exchange rates and markets; international trade negotiation; international payments; and accounting policies.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow and London campus.

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    International Management and Business Development

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

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    International Operations and Supply Chain Management

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Supply Chain Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of acquisitions and purchasing; inventory control; storage and handling; manufacturing; logistics planning; shipping and delivery management; transportation; quality control; resource estimation and allocation; and budgeting.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    International Project Management (Construction)

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

    This program is offered in the London campus.

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    International Project Management (Energy, Construction Management, Oil and Gas)

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative and qualitative skills, tools, and techniques required to manage projects in the energy, construction, and oil and gas industries. The program offers courses that focus on the study of project planning; risk management; cost and time management; contracts and procurement; accounting and statistics; decision making; and human resources.

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    International Tourism and Events Management

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Tourism and Events Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of event-led tourism strategies.

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    Luxury Brand Management

    GBP 16,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of managing a luxury brand. The program offers courses that focus on responsible leadership, ethical decision making, innovative solutions, and examining issues that affect the luxury sector.

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    Luxury Brand Marketing

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of strategic marketing of luxury brands. The program offers courses that focus on the study of consumer-led sustainable marketing, global branding, and integrated marketing communications.

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    Marketing

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Masters of Business Administration

    GBP 10,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

    This program is offered in the London campus.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Medical Ultrasound

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    The program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Ultrasound. The program offers courses that focus on the study and practice of imaging with the use of ultrasound.

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    Multimedia Journalism

    GBP 12,820 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Nursing

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Occupational Therapy

    GBP 13,600 Tuition Fee

    This pre-registration program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Occupational Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, anatomy and physiology, physics, and kinesiology.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Ophthalmology and Vision Research

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Ophthalmology. The program offers courses that focus on neurobiology, physiology, retcam retinal imaging, ultra-sonography, and strabismus surgery.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Pharmacology

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Pharmacology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of toxicology, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, and physiology.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus and leads to a Masters of Science degree.

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    Physiotherapy

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physical Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Psychology (Conversion)

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

    This program is for graduates from other disciplines who wish to pursue a career in psychology.

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    Public Health

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Quantity Surveying Engineering

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Quantity Surveying Engineering. The program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of applied geodesy; computer graphics; photo interpretation; plane and geodetic surveying; mensuration; traversing; survey equipment operation and maintenance; instrument calibration; and basic cartography.

    This program is offered in both the Glasgow and London campuses.

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    Risk Management

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Risk Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of advanced accounting; audit tools and techniques; sampling; risk and control; audit planning; audit function management; laws and regulations; environmental auditing; information technology applications; professional standards and ethics; and specific industry and service sector problems.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow and London campus.

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    Social Business and Microfinance

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance with an emphasis on social business and microfinance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Social Work

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Sports and Exercise Psychology

    GBP 12,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports and Exercise Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

    This program is offered in the Glasgow campus.

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    Television Fiction Writing

    GBP 14,220 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Television Writing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of story and script techniques, writing for TV drama, creating original TV drama, and researching TV drama markets.

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    Theory of Podiatric Surgery

    GBP 12,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Podiatric Surgery. The program offers courses that focus on safe patient care, podiatric surgical procedures, and operating room technique and etiquette.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 668
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 526
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 24
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 85

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.70
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 78
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum PTE 54

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    Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Club was awarded the Education Award at Business in the Community’s 2016 Annual Responsible Business awards.

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          • Testimony
            2002-2006, BSc (Hons)

            The best University in Glasgow by far!

            Caledonian, where do you start? It's a frame of mind, a way of life, it will change you. In my opinion it is a very friendly, forward, progressive and caring University. It has come a long way in a short time and the facilities are top rank. The Saltire Centre was built while I was there and it is a fantastic learning resource.

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            2010-2014, BSc (Hons)

            BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

            GCU has an impeccable standard for producing an industry led, Building Surveying course. The delivery and the drive of the course is down to the hard work of the lecturers. The excellent, student-tutor relationships is first class and why I would recommend the school to anyone. The proactive approach to teaching is one of the many reasons i would recommend the course for any aspiring surveyors.

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            2014-2015, Master of Science (MSc)

            I recommend GCU.

            I'm highly recommending GCU to anyone who is looking for an excellent learning environment. I have seen this firsthand in all the important parameters you might want to rate a university by. The excellent, student-tutor relationships is definitely top on my list as reasons why I would recommend the school to anyone. Your lecturers are available and always ready to assist students with the learning process. GCU is one diverse place with students coming from scores and scores of different countries. With them, these bring their diverse cultures. This makes the environment one where you learn literally from different cultures. I have made important connections and friends from all over the world just being a student at GCU. The planning of the school environment itself is one that eases tension and settles your mind in preparation for adequate learning. These are just some of the reasons why I would strongly recommend GCU to anyone.