Undergraduate

The School of Health and Life Sciences offers a range of undergraduate programmes across the three academic departments, all of which have links to professional and commercial bodies within their areas.

Not only are we a major provider of professionally accredited programmes within the Biomedical Sciences and Psychology fields, but we also offer unique degrees such as Optometry and Physiotherapy.

Browse our undergraduate courses.

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  • Applied Biomedical Science/Biomedical Science

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • IBMS
    • RSB
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Biomedical Science
    Accreditations:
    • HCPC
    • IBMS
    • RSB
    Glasgow campus. We offer the only Biomedical Science programme with placement in Glasgow that is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).
  • Applied Psychology

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • BPS
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Accreditation:
    • BPS
    Glasgow campus. This programme provides a stimulating and challenging education in applied psychology using real-life examples and is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC).
  • Award:
    • Certificate
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Psychology
    Glasgow campus. Designed for those who work in the field of health and social care, the COSCA Certificate in Counselling CPD course offers eligibility for COSCA accreditation.
  • Cell and Molecular Biology

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Glasgow campus. Graduates go on to careers in research and development, for example in research institutes or in industries such as pharmaceuticals and biotech.
  • Cell and Molecular Biology Pathway

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • RSB
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Aug 2019
    Accreditation:
    • RSB
    Study genetics, molecular biology, cell biology and pharmacology at Glasgow Kelvin College and Glasgow Caledonian University. Take the Cell & Molecular Biology honours degree pathway and study towards an HND in Applied Biological Sciences followed by
  • Diagnostic Imaging

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Glasgow campus. GCU's Diagnostic Imaging qualification is recognised worldwide and allows you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Society and College of Radiographers.
  • Food Bioscience

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Glasgow campus. This is the only Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)-approved Food Bioscience programme in Scotland.
  • Food Bioscience Pathway

    • 2019/20
    • BSc/BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc/BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Aug 2019
    Study nutrition, public health, food science and toxicology at Glasgow Kelvin College and GCU. Take the Food Bioscience college pathway and complete the HND in Applied Biological Sciences followed by two years undergraduate study towards the BSc.
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Glasgow campus. The longest running Dietetics programme in Scotland, accredited by the British Dietetic Association and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Microbiology

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Glasgow campus. This fascinating and varied programme can lead to careers in healthcare, food and water industries, biotechnology, the environment, pharmaceuticals and research.
  • Microbiology Pathway

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • RSB
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Aug 2019
    Accreditation:
    • RSB
    Study microbiology, bioscience and biotechnology at Glasgow Kelvin College and Glasgow Caledonian University. Take the Microbiology honours degree pathway and study towards an HND in Applied Biological Sciences followed by two years of undergraduate
  • Nursing Studies (Adult)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. Become a Registered Nurse with the 3 year Adult Nursing BSc from GCU. On completion you are eligible to register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
  • Nursing Studies (Adult)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. The BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing degree from GCU. Is highly competitive and our graduates going on to enjoy a wide range of careers in the NHS. This 4 year degree allows you to register as a nurse on completion.
  • Nursing Studies (Child)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. On graduation, you will gain entry onto the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register as a Children's Nurse.
  • Nursing Studies (Child)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. Take the 4 year BSc (Hons) Child Nursing degree and take part in practice placements in a wide variety of settings even international placements are available. On completion you can register as a Children's Nurse.
  • Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. This programme offers a unique opportunity for students to study care delivery within two fields of practice, Learning Disability and Child.
  • Nursing Studies (Learning Disability)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. Learning Disability nursing involves working in partnership with individuals and families to improve autonomy, promote health and support inclusion.
  • Nursing Studies (Learning Disability)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. The highly competitive BSc Hons Learning Disability Nursing lets you become a register nurse and work with individuals and families to improve their lifestyle and health and provide them with much needed support.
  • Nursing Studies (Mental Health)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. This programme focuses on contemporary approaches in the support and treatment available for people with mental health problems.
  • Nursing Studies (Mental Health)

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. This honours nursing degree takes 4 years and provides you with a wealth of practical experience and the skills and knowledge you need to become a Mental Health Nurse on completion.
  • Occupational Therapy

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • RCOT
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Accreditations:
    • HCPC
    • RCOT
    Glasgow campus. Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) and registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Optometry

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Glasgow campus. GCU's Optometry programme is designed to provide the theoretical and practical training to equip graduates with advanced clinical skills which they will use to work as independent eyecare professionals.
  • Oral Health Science

    • 2019/20
    • BSc
    Award:
    • BSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    This exciting and challenging programme is taught in Glasgow Dental Hospital, Glasgow Caledonian University and a number of outreach centres.
  • Orthoptics

    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Accreditation:
    • HCPC
    Glasgow campus. Studying Orthoptics is interesting and challenging and employment opportunities are excellent. The qualification is recognised worldwide.