Fees, Finance & Scholarships


GCU has a variety of scholarships to offer international students. These include a guaranteed scholarship of £1,000 available to self-funded students on undergraduate and postgraduate full-time taught programmes, merit based country scholarships, alumni scholarships and more. GCU also offer joint scholarships, such as the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship. Full details can be found on our Scholarships pages.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees at Glasgow Caledonian University include all tuition, library, examination and administrative costs.

Guidance on fee status is available from UKCISA, the UK Council for International Student Affairs.

EU students

Students from the EU normally pay fees at the level of domestic students and may be eligible to apply for student support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) for most undergraduate and some postgraduate programmes.

Budgeting for international students

When considering studying abroad, it is important to have a clear understanding of all of how much money you will need to cover the costs of tuition and living expenses. Find out more about estimated living expenses.

The Which? University Student Budget Calculator helps you plan your finances for your stay in the UK.

Our student finance website also contains a lot of useful information.