Glasgow Caledonian University

The Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) campus in Glasgow, Scotland, UK is home to the INTO GCU Study Center. The INTO courses offer international students pathway programs that lead to a wide range of bachelor's and master's degrees at GCU. 

  • Average Tuition AED 12,995
  • International Students 100%
  • Total Annual Cost AED 12,995
  • Intakes January April June September October
  • Transfer Yes
  • 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. The INTO courses at GCU offer international students alternative routes to university level bachelor's and master’s degree programs. The successful completion of International Diploma and International Foundation leads to a wide range of bachelor's degree programs including Building Surveying; Computing and Computer Networking; and Environmental Civil Engineering. Additionally, the Graduate Diploma and Pre-Master's pathway leads to a variety of master's degree programs offered in the GCU Glasgow and GCU London campuses.

INTO GCU students are given a 24/7 emergency help contact number and residential tutors. The INTO GCU Study Center, located within the Center for Executive Education Building, is well-equipped with computers, interactive whiteboards, comfortable study spaces, and wireless internet connection. Pathway students can join more than 90 societies and sports clubs on-campus where they can make the most of their experience. INTO GCU students have full access to state-of-the-art campus facilities such as the Arc Sports Center, Saltire Center, and the Students' Association building. GCU offers a range of services to support INTO students including a faith and belief center; student well-being and service; careers, employability and skills service; and disability services unit. Most INTO GCU students stay in modern flats in Liberty Park, conveniently located near the campus and city center. Students can dine in the Main Restaurant or Union Bar and Grill on-campus which serves a range of food like vegetarian, kosher, halal and vegan options.

  • 01GCULearn, the University's virtual learning environment, offers INTO GCU students access to lecture notes, course resources, and online discussions.
  • 02INTO GCU students receive financial and academic support throughout the duration of their pathway program.

Pathway Programs

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    Academic English

    AED 3,555 Tuition Fee

    This Academic English program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 3.0. 

    The estimated fees and admission requirements mentioned here is for 1 term. Students can choose between 1 - 4 terms depending on their proficiency in English. The successful completion of the programs leads to a pathway or degree program at GCU. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Build Environment (Graduate Diploma)

    This 3 - term Graduate Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program directly leads to a range of specialist master's degrees within the School of Engineering and Built Environment at GCU or GCU London. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Built Environment (International Diploma)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This 3 - term International Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 3 of a wide range of bachelor's degrees in a range of specialist subjects at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Built Environment (International Foundation)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This International Foundation program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 2 of a wide range of bachelor's degrees in specialist subjects such as Building Surveying, Construction Management and Quantity Surveying at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent. The estimated fee mentioned here is for the standard program (3 terms). Students can choose to enroll in the extended (4 - 5 terms) program depending on their proficiency in English.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Business and Management (Graduate Diploma)

    AED 8,665 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program directly leads to a range of business-related master's degrees at GCU or GCU London. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent. The estimated fee mentioned here is for the standard program (3 terms). Students can choose to enroll in the extended (4 terms) program depending on their proficiency in English.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Business and Management (International Diploma)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This International Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 3 of a wide range of bachelor's degrees in a range of business-related subjects at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent. The estimated fee mentioned here is for the standard program (3 terms). Students can choose to enroll in the extended (4 - 5 terms) program depending on their proficiency in English.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Business and Management (International Foundation)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This International Foundation program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 2 of a wide range of bachelor's degrees in business-related subjects at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent. The estimated fee mentioned here is for the standard program (3 terms). Students can choose to enroll in the extended (4 - 5 terms) program depending on their proficiency in English.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Computing (Graduate Diploma)

    This 3 - term Graduate Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program directly leads to a range of master's degrees in Computing at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Computing (International Diploma)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This 3 - term International Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 3 of a wide range of bachelor's degrees in a range of computing-related subjects at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Computing (International Foundation)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This International Foundation program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 2 of a wide range of bachelor's programs in specialist degrees, such as Computing and Computer Networking, at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent. The estimated fee mentioned here is for the standard program (3 terms). Students can choose to enroll in the extended (4 - 5 terms) program depending on their proficiency in English.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Engineering (Graduate Diploma)

    This 3 - term Graduate Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program directly leads to a range of master's degrees in the School of Engineering and Computing at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Engineering (International Diploma)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This 3 - terms International Diploma program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 3 of a wide range of bachelor's degrees in a range of subjects in the School of Engineering and Built Environment at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent. 

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Engineering (International Foundation)

    AED 12,995 Tuition Fee

    This International Foundation program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 2 of a wide range of bachelor's programs in specialist degrees, such as Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Civil Engineering and, Mechanical Systems Engineering, at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent. The estimated fee mentioned here is for the standard program (3 terms). Students can choose to enroll in the extended (4 - 5 terms) program depending on their proficiency in English.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Pre-Master's

    This Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program directly leads to a range of master's degrees at GCU in just 3 months. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Science (International Foundation)

    AED 15,075 Tuition Fee

    This International Foundation program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language and, subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to Year 2 of a wide range of bachelor's programs in science-related degrees at GCU. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent. The estimated fee mentioned here is for the standard program (3 terms). Students can choose to enroll in the extended (4 - 5 terms) program depending on their proficiency in English.

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    Complete University Guide (UK) 85
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 668
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    The Guardian 24
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    SchoolApply Ranking 50

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.00

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    International students are eligible for various scholarships including Regional and Progression scholarships worth up to £5,000.

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          • Testimony
            2010-2012, MSc Applied; B.Engr

            For International Schooling and Support, Think GCU

            Great school with exceptional lecturers, wonderful student support staff and not forgetting the diverse students too. GCU helped me set new objectives and also channeled my skills in the right direction which has helped me succeed in my career path and achieving my set goals. Strongly recommend GCU for a place to build your future.

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            2011-2013, Bachelor of Science (Honours)

            Perfect place to start your Networking Career!

            GCU's IT labs are equipped with state-of-art networking hardware so you can get hands on experience in Enterprise Switching, Routing, QoS and VoIP technologies within Cisco world. Areas covered during the course are in line with most of the employers' expectations. Plenty of job offers to browse through, you get to pick the one you like!

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            1993-1996, MBA

            Outstanding teaching and learning

            I'm a two times graduate of the Cale! I love the place and highly recommend it to anyone thinking of taking the next step in their learning journey - no matter what level. I did my BA and an MBA at Caledonian and would recommend it to anyone. Great people, great teaching and great learning - just go for it!