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Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University attracts a diverse, international student and teaching community who contribute to an exciting range of postgraduate taught and research programmes. Its focus is to develop ideas and practises that can transform industries, by challenging perceptions around the impact of day-to-day decisions and broadening ideas by looking to other cultures.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,874 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 62%
  • Part Time 38%

Domicile

  • UK 65%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 29%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 15 460 475
Business & Management Studies 75 285 360
Other 110 240 345
Building 60 125 185
Physiotherapy 0 160 160
Psychology 5 135 140
Marketing 0 140 140
Accounting & Finance 10 125 135
General Engineering 65 40 105
Occupational Therapy 0 90 90
Biological Sciences 25 60 80
Medical Technology 0 80 80
Social Work 0 70 70
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 70 70
Communication & Media Studies 0 65 65
Civil Engineering 5 50 55
Education 25 20 45
Mechanical Engineering 0 40 40
Art & Design 0 35 35
Computer Science 20 15 30
Food Science 0 30 30
Ophthalmics 15 15 30
Sociology 10 15 25
Librarianship & Information Management 0 25 25
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 20 20
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 15 15
Economics 10 0 10
Law 5 0 5
Anatomy & Physiology 0 5 5
Social Policy 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,500
Mixed 5,500
Laboratory 5,500
Clinical 6,835
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for details of bursaries and scholarships.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Postgraduate students are guaranteed a place in GCU's award-winning Caledonian Court student accommodation.