When considering the costs involved in attending university, it’s always worth bearing in mind that a university education is an investment in your future - helping to increase your career prospects and earnings potential in the long-term. And the good news is there is lots of support available that makes university accessible to everyone.
Tuition fees for Scottish domiciled students
Scottish students do not have to pay tuition fees, but still have to apply each year through the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).
Tuition fees for 'Rest of UK' students for 2013/14
As of 2012/13 individual Scottish universities have set their own fees for UK undergraduate students permanently living outside Scotland.
The annual fee for Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be £7,000 from 2012-13, with a maximum fee level of £21,000 for an honours degree in three or four years. Students with suitable A levels are encouraged to enter in year two, and the University will fully discount a year’s tuition for those students who study a four year programme.
For more information about the scholarships and bursaries on offer, view - Scholarships and bursaries for GCU students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
You can read our Fees and Funding guide for Rest of UK students here Essential Guide to Fees and Funding for Students from Rest of the UK
If you are seeking clarity on your place of permanent residence and related fee status, please refer to the advice and guidance provided by the funding body in the area you live:
- English students: Student Finance England
- Welsh students: Student Finance Wales
- Northern Irish students: Student Finance NI
Applied Health Professions
The following courses fall under this category:
- Nutrition and Dietetics BSc (Hons)
- Diagnostic Radiography BSc (Hons)
- Occupational Therapy BSc Hons BSc (Hons)
- Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)
- BSc (Hons) Podiatry
If you are from Scotland, England, Wales or Northern Ireland and you are entering one of the above courses you should apply to SAAS for full payment of tuition fees and an income-assessed Scottish Government Health Department bursary.
For session 2013/14 SAAS have confirmed to us that students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as from Scotland, will continue to be able to claim their fees from SAAS.
For a student loan, students from Scotland should apply to SAAS and students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland should apply to the appropriate Education Authority or Education and Library Board.
You will be assisted with your living costs by way of an income-assessed bursary and a non income-assessed loan.
EU and International students
You can find information out via the links below: