University of Glasgow

Student Accommodation

  • Most new full-time students studying for a degree, including international students, are guaranteed accommodation, subject to the university's admissions policy.

Postgraduate Fees

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 £6,950
Mixed -
Laboratory £6,950
Clinical £9,050

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university is investing more than £1.5m towards scholarships and funding opportunities this year.
  • Postgraduate students may be able to apply for a Postgraduate Talent Scholarship: £2,000 for students who could face financial difficulties in taking up a place to study a Taught Masters programme.
  • Glasgow also offers 10% fee discount on both postgraduate taught and research programmes for alumni.

Research

  • The University of Glasgow is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities, making it an ideal place to pursue research.
  • The assessment of the university’s taught Masters degrees is often based on the submission of a research-based dissertation.
  • Students can also opt to study for a research Masters or Doctoral degree, which are research-based programmes.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

7,989 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 74%
  • Part Time 26%

Domicile

  • UK 52%
  • EU 10%
  • Other 39%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 135 1475 1610
Business & administrative studies 90 1220 1310
Medicine & dentistry 350 405 755
Social studies 150 595 745
Biological sciences 250 230 475
Law 65 340 405
Engineering & technology 200 190 390
Physical sciences 250 110 360
Historical & philosophical studies 175 185 360
Languages 150 125 275
Computer science 75 145 220
Creative arts & design 50 150 195
Architecture, building & planning 15 140 155
Subjects allied to medicine 35 115 150
Veterinary science 80 0 80
Mathematical sciences 50 25 75
Mass communications & documentation 10 45 55
Agriculture & related subjects 10 35 40

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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