Welcome to Glasgow Caledonian University

Why choose GCU?

  • Campuses in Glasgow, London and New York
  • Main campus located in Glasgow, eighth Best City in the World (Timeout 2019)
  • Affordable tuition fees from £12,250 with China specific scholarship and discounts available for September 2021 and January 2022 intake
  • Flexible eight instalment payment plans for international students
  • Popular areas of study include fashion business, business management, engineering, physiotherapy, construction & surveying, psychology
  • Programme accreditations including IET, EI, CIWEM, InstMC, ACCA, CMI, HCPC, IBMS and NMC

Connect with GCU

We are currently planning our next activity in China and details will be posted as soon as possible. 

Please contact Joshua Roberts or Elson Wang on +60163301382 if you would like to arrange a virtual meeting with our recruitment team.

In the meantime, if you would like to speak to someone face to face, why not contact one of our representatives in China:

If you are currently living in the UK, we can help you arrange a visit to our campuses in Glasgow and London, visit Open Days and Tours.

Entry requirements


  • Gaokao – 450/750 (or 60% of the total mark if total is not out of 750) for direct entry to year one
  • Gaokao – 525/750 (or 70% of the total mark if total is not out of 750) for direct entry to year two
  • Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate at minimum 70% in each subject for Level 1 entry
  • Zhuanke / Dazhuan and Gaozhi suitable for Level 2 or 3 entry
  • Advanced entry to Level 2 or 3 possible with equivalent study from bachelor's degree 

Postgraduate taught

For entry to MSc and MBA degree, we typically accept four-year bachelor's degree at grade 65% from a tier one university and 70% from a tier two or tier three university.

Please check individual degree courses for full details. Grade equivalencies are listed below:

UK equivalent

Tier One (985/211) universities
Tier two and tier three universities

  • 1st 75% 80%
  • 2.1 70% 75%
  • 2.2 65% 70%

A three-year Junior College plus a two-year undergraduate degree may also be considered.

English language requirements

To study at the University you must also provide evidence of your English language ability. Find out about our English language requirements.

Entry requirements for certain courses may differ from those shown above. For further information on entry requirements, please contact us at

Alumni ambassadors

GCU has alumni ambassadors around the world who kindly volunteer to provide current or prospective students with practical advice on what to expect when they arrive at GCU and how to make the most of their time at university.  

Furthermore, the ambassadors are a point of contact for GCU alumni based overseas and can offer useful tips on settling into a new country or setting up an event or networking opportunity. 

Contact Us

There are many ways that you can find out about studying at Glasgow Caledonian University. The Enquiries Office is open from Monday to Friday from 9:30am until 4:30pm, and is closed on Saturday and Sundays.

  • You can submit an enquiry about a wide range of different aspects of life at GCU by visiting our enquiries web form
  • If you are in Glasgow and would like to drop in to our Enquiries Office to meet one of the team, you can find us on the first Floor of the William Harley Building. You will see signposts around campus but if you are unsure where to find us, please see our campus map which should point you in the right direction.
  • You can contact us by telephone at +44 (0) 141 331 8630 or by email at