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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

2,910 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 61%
  • Part Time 39%

Domicile

  • UK 64%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 30%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 70 365 430
Nursing 15 415 430
Building 65 135 200
Accounting & Finance 15 150 165
Psychology 5 150 155
Marketing 5 135 140
Physiotherapy 0 140 140
General Engineering 65 55 120
Occupational Therapy 0 100 100
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 90 90
Social Work 0 80 80
Civil Engineering 5 70 75
Biological Sciences 20 45 65
Medical Technology 0 55 55
Computer Science 25 25 50
Art & Design 0 45 45
Communication & Media Studies 5 35 40
Mechanical Engineering 0 35 35
Librarianship & Information Management 0 35 35
Food Science 0 30 30
Ophthalmics 15 15 30
Sociology 15 15 30
Education 0 25 25
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 20 20
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 10 10
Law 5 0 5
Mathematics 0 5 5
Anatomy & Physiology 0 5 5
Social Policy 5 0 5
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

Postgraduate Courses

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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

  • Amongst a range of scholarships and studentships, the university invites international applicants to fulfil their potential to contribute to the common good with the help of a postgraduate ambassador scholarship.
  • 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.