Ireland

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)
  • New students from EU countries will still be entitled to free university tuition on courses which start in 2020, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
  • Popular areas of study include nursing, physiotherapy, optometry, occupational therapy, fashion business, environmental management, computing and MBA.
  • Programme accreditations including IET, EI, CIWEM, InstMC, ACCA, CMI, HCPC, IBMS and NMC

Connect with GCU

We are currently planning our next activity in the Republic of Ireland and details will be posted as soon as possible. 

Please contact Lorna Campbell, Recruitment and Marketing Manager lorna.campbell@gcu.ac.uk, 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 

These are minimum general requirements only. Please refer to the relevant programme pages for essential subject requirements and grade ranges. Advanced entry is only possible where qualification aligns with the course.

Undergraduate

Please view our individual course pages for minimum entry requirements from Ireland.

Postgraduate

  • UK 2:2 honours degree or equivalent

English language requirements

Irish nationals will be exempt from further English language requirements

Further details of Accepted English language qualifications are available for students who would not be exempt from further English language requirements. Students who wish to join a programme with a higher English language requirement 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. 

We have a number of alumni ambassadors from several different European countries.

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 +44 141 331 8630 or by email at studentenquiries@gcu.ac.uk.