Hong Kong

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 Hong Kong 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 physiotherapy, vision sciences, construction and surveying, fashion business, applied sciences, marketing
  • Programme accreditations including IET, EI, CIWEM, InstMC, ACCA, CMI, HCPC, IBMS and NMC

Connect with GCU

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

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

Please contact, Joshua Roberts, Recruitment and Marketing Manager, or Elson Wang, in-country representative, at Elson.Wang@gcu.ac.uk / +60163301382 with any queries or if you would like to arrange a virtual meeting with our recruitment team

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 


  • All courses in the Glasgow School for Business and Society (GSBS) require 333 for level 1 standard entry
  • All courses in the School of Engineering, Computing and Built Environment (SECBE) require 333 for level 1 standard entry
  • All courses in the School of Health and Life Sciences (SHLS) require 333 as standard for level 1 entry and 332 for Clearing with the exception of the following:
    • Optometry – 443
    • Applied Psychology - 433
    • Physiotherapy – 443
    • Nursing (BSc) – 33
    • Social Work - 332
  • Please note: Subject-specific requirements for SHLS still remain, such as those courses that require a science at HKDSE. Contact international@gcu.ac.uk for further details.

Postgraduate taught

  • UK 2.2 honours degree or equivalent

English language requirements

To study at the University you must also provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the HKDSE English Language Qualification at the below grades:  

  • Academic IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5 - Level 4
  • Academic IELTS 6.0 with no element below 6.0 - Level 4
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.0 - Level 5
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.5 - Level 5
  • Academic IELTS 7.0 with no element below 6.5 - Level 5* or 5**
  • Academic IELTS 7.0 with no element below 7.0 - Level 5* or 5**

Further details of English language requirements are available. Students who do not possess the relevant HKDSE English Language qualification or any of the other accepted local equivalencies, must provide a SELT result/certificate as evidence of English.

Entry requirements for certain courses may differ from those shown above. For further information on entry requirements, please contact us at student.enquiries@gcu.ac.uk.

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. 

Study abroad and exchange partners

We are an exchange partner of Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

For further information on exchange and study abroad opportunities at Glasgow Caledonian University.

You may also be interested in our international summer school that runs from 17th July – 31st July.

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 studentenquiries@gcu.ac.uk