University of Glasgow - Master's Degree

University of Glasgow, located in the UK’s third largest city, Glasgow, is the fourth oldest university in the United Kingdom. The University offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs as well as postgraduate research programs through its four colleges of Arts, Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences, Science and Engineering, and Social Sciences; every college has its own graduate school.

  • Average Tuition GBP 14,200

School Description

University of Glasgow was established by 1451 and since then the university has fostered the talents of seven Nobel Laureates, one Prime Minister and Scotland’s inaugural First Minister, even welcoming Albert Einstein to give a lecture on the origins of general theory of relativity. 

Scotland’s first female medical graduates completed their degrees at the University of Glasgow in 1894 and the world’s first ultrasound images of a fetus were published by a Glasgow Professor, Ian Donald. All of this means that if you choose to study here, you'll be walking in the footsteps of some of the world’s most renowned innovators.

The University of Glasgow is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities. It is a founder member of Universitas21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education. It also includes among its alumni, the father of economics, Adam Smith, Scotland’s architect of devolution Donald Dewarand, and renowned physicist and engineer Lord Kelvin. University of Glasgow welcomes students from 140 countries worldwide as well as awarding them a number of prizes and scholarships each year.

Master Programs

  • Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom

    Accountancy

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

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

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    Aerospace Engineering

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

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    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Applied Mathematical Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the application of mathematics and statistics to solve functional problems in fields like engineering and the applied sciences. The program offers courses that focus on dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, statistical methods, asymptotic methods, and optimization theory.

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    Architecture

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Art History

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Bioinformatics

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    The program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Bioinformatics. The program offers courses that focus on the use of information technology to study living things, and the use of computers to collect, and organize biological information.

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    Biology

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biomedical Engineering

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

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    Biomedical Science

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Business

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Business Administration

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Cardiology

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Cardiology. The program offers courses that focus on the diagnosis and treatment of heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and electrophysiology.

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    Chemistry

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Childhood Education

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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    City Planning

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of City Planning. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the planning, analysis, and architecture of the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions; community and commercial development; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

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    Civil Engineering

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil 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; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Computer Engineering

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminal Justice

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Criminology

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Design

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Economics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Economics. The program offers courses that focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, economic statistics, history of economic thought and political economy.

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    Education

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Electrical Engineering

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Environmental Studies

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

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

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    Film Studies

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

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    Finance

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

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

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    Human Resources

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Information Management

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of information management, information systems, and electronic business.

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    Information Technology

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    International Business

    GBP 15,250 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 Relations

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Law

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

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    Leadership

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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    Management

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Marketing

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Mathematics

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Media Studies

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history and journalism.

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    Medicine

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Music

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Professional Studies

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the skills to think analytically, effectively solve problems, and adapt to different work environments. This interdisciplinary program is highly valued by employers because the courses offered in the program focus on the professional development of students in the contemporary workplace.

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    Real Estate Development

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

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    Risk Management

    GBP 15,250 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.

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    Software Engineering

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

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    Statistics

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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    Systems Engineering

    GBP 15,250 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 80
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 24
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 69
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 48
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 101

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 90
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1800

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            1991-1995, MA Honours Degree

            I completed an MA Honours in history at Glasgow University. Its a world class university and I recommend it to all!

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            2009-2013, MA (SocSci) (Hons)

            The University of Glasgow has it all: a lively student body, expert and friendly lecturers, an Aladdin's cave of a library, and the best macaroni cheese in the QMU. What more could you ask for?!

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            1988-1989, Engenharia Mecânica-ERASMUS

            Wonderful place to study. A worldwide reference in many fields. James Watt, Adam Smith and many other famous people studied here. The city of Glasgow is very plesant lovely and in general people are very friendly