Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University is an innovative, multi award-winning university from Glasgow, Scotland. It offers 16 Pathway programs in areas of business, sciences, engineering, among many others.

  • Students 16,930
  • International Students 13%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 11,895
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Glasgow Caledonian University's founding colleges have history that dates back to the year 1875 and today is composed of 3 schools through which it offers up to 100 undergraduate and 324 postgraduate courses in study areas related to business and society, engineering and built environment, health and life sciences. Glasgow Caledonian University is a globalized, international community that attracts more than 20,000 students from over 100 countries across the globe, making it among Scotland's largest universities. Its campus is fully equipped with world-class facilities to support students' need, whether it for academics, athletic and fitness, recreation, or faith, you don't have to go far for your essentials. Glasgow Caledonian University is just minutes away from the city center, where you can find museums, shops, art, music and culture to explore.

Glasgow Caledonian University requires prospective international students whose first language is not English to provide proof of their TOEFL results or an average IELTS score of 6. However, if you do not meet these criteria, another option for you is to apply to INTO Glasgow Caledonian University Pathway program which will not only provide you with further preparation for an academic life in the UK, but as also train your English language proficiency. All of which will count as university credit hours toward a degree program at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Pathway Programs

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Academic English

    GBP 11,995 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK


    GBP 11,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Computer Science

    GBP 11,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK


    GBP 13,250 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Environmental Studies

    GBP 11,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK


    GBP 11,250 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    Mechanical Engineering

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK


    GBP 11,995 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.50


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    Glasgow Caledonian University was ranked 2nd for having the highest international student satisfaction among universities in the UK, according to the International Student Barometer 2013.


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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!