Glasgow Caledonian University

Postgraduate Study

  • GCU offers a wide range of innovative full-time and part-time postgraduate programmes with many flexible study options.
  • For example you can study via distance learning, online or on day release.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 2,840 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 58%
  • Part Time 42%

Domicile

  • UK 58%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 35%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 96 828 924
Subjects allied to medicine 144 677 821
Engineering & technology 66 238 304
Biological sciences 38 199 237
Architecture, building & planning 64 133 197
Social studies 33 109 142
Computer science 41 30 71
Creative arts & design 0 57 57
Mass communications & documentation 3 31 34
Education 0 31 31
Law 15 0 15
Mathematical sciences 0 4 4
Physical sciences 0 2 2

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,800
Mixed £5,800
Laboratory -
Clinical -

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • A range of scholarships and bursaries including the International Student Bursary, merit-based scholarships, early deposit payment discount.

Accommodation

  • We guarantee a place in our student accommodation, the award-winning Caledonian Court, to our postgraduate students.

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • Our international postgraduate students can access our award-winning support services, whether for visa advice, an opportunity to make new friends or help finding a job.
  • The Graduate School offers support and skills training for research students and researchers.