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 EU specific scholarships for our business programmes available for September 2021 and January 2022 intake
  • Apply with IB for Year 1 or Year 2 entry
  • Flexible 8 installment payment plans for international students
  • Popular areas of study include Psychology; Business Management; Physiotherapy; Applied Science; Computing; and Social Sciences.
  • Programme accreditations including IET, EI, CIWEM, InstMC, ACCA, CMI, HCPC, IBMS and NMC

Connect with GCU

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

In the meantime, please contact Lorna Campbell, Recruitment and Marketing Manager, 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.


Successful completion of Fullstandigt Slutbeyg fran Gymnasiesk with a range of 55%-70% of subject grades passed at C or above, dependent on programme of study. 

Set subjects are required for certain programmes, please contact international@gcu.ac.uk for further details.


  • Bachelor Degree/Kandidatexamen at Godkand or Pass
  • Professional Bachelor Degree/Yrkesexamen at Godkand or Pass

English language requirements

To study at the University you must also provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the Avgangsbetyg or Slutbeyg fran Gymnasieskola English Qualification at the below grades:

  • Academic IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5 - Grade C or VG Pass with distinction
  • Academic IELTS 6.0 with no element below 6.0 - Grade C or VG Pass with distinction
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.0 - Grade B or VG Pass with distinction
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.5 - Grade B or VG Pass with distinction
  • Academic IELTS 7.0 with no element below 6.5 - Grade A or VG Pass with special distinction
  • Academic IELTS 7.0 with no element below 7.0 - Grade A or VG Pass with special distinction


Further details of English language requirements are available. Students who do not possess the relevant Avgangsbetyg or Slutbeyg fran Gymnasieskola English Qualification 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

Further information is available about the exchange and study abroad opportunities at Glasgow Caledonian University.

You may also be interested in our international summer school.

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.