Overview

The University of Glasgow is a famous research-based public University situated in Scotland. It is a part of Russell Group Universities and the center of world-changing research as well as higher education to promote Sustainability. The university offers several flexible undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs that challenge global needs. The university takes pride in fundamental, strategic and applied research. Therefore, the Glasgow community consists of students and staff from different countries and comes up with a local, regional, national and international environment. It reopens the door in the light of Scottish culture and enhances economic regeneration. The institute undertakes the motto’ The Way, The Truth, The Life’ and celebrates the achievements of the national economy.

University of Glasgow: Rankings and Achievements

  • Glasgow alumni win seven times Nobel Prizes
  • The University of Glasgow is a part of the association of European Research-Intensive Universities.
  • This institute is a founding member of Universitas 21
  • Ranked14th in the Times University Guide 2021
  • Secured 12th position in the Guardian University Guide 2021
  • Ranked 77th in QS World University Rankings 2021
  • The University of Glasgow initiated the World-Changing Alumni award to celebrate the excellent performance of the notable alumni.

History

The origin of The University of Glasgow found in 1451 and was established by the public decree named ‘papal bull’. It is the fourth-oldest university among the 4th primitive universities in Scotland. During the 18th century, the university was a part of the Scottish Enlightenment accompanied by the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and St. Andrews. Among eight primitive institutions, Glasgow wins awards undergraduate master’s degrees in several academic disciplines. The University of Glasgow consists mainly of four colleges. They are, College of Arts, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, College of Science & Engineering, and College of Social Sciences.

Faculties

The University of Glasgow belongs to several faculties and every faculty as well as schools has several subjects. The schools are as follows:

  • School of Chemistry
  • Adam Smith Business School
  • School of Computing Science
  • Dental School
  • School of Critical Studies
  • School of Culture & Creative Arts
  • School of Education
  • James Watt School of Engineering
  • School of Geographical & Earth Sciences
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • School of Law
  • School of Life Sciences
  • School of Mathematics & Statistics
  • School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
  • School of Modern Languages & Cultures
  • School of Physics & Astronomy
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Social & Political Sciences
  • School of Veterinary Medicine

The top ten subjects are as follows:
Accounting and Finance, Computer Science, Drama, Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
Geography, Law. Music, Nursing, and Sports Science.

Student statistics

  • Undergraduate – 68%

  • Postgraduate – 32%

  • Full-time students – 86%

  • Part-time students – 14%

  • UK/EU students – 87%

  • International students – 13%

  • Female – 60%

  • Male – 40%

Fee Structure: University of Glasgow

The international tuition fee is £17,650-£19,500

Scholarships: University of Glasgow

  • RUK Access Bursary is applicable for England, Northern Ireland, Wales students.
  • The RUK Excellence Scholarship is applicable for ‘A-Level (or equivalent)
  • The Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) Postgraduate Funding is available for Scottish students. It is also applicable for non-UK EU countries.
  • The University of Glasgow offers PGT Excellence Awards for UK and EU Students.
  • English, Welsh, and Northern Irish Students are eligible for Postgraduate Masters Loan.
  • Both full-time and part-time postgraduate students get financial support from Postgraduate Doctoral Loan.
  • Funding for Northern Irish students gives financial support to a taught Master’s program in Glasgow.
    Funding for Welsh Students, postgraduate funding is available for a Welsh student.
  • The postgraduate research students are eligible for the ‘Graduate Teaching Assistantships’
    that is the process of students’ works experience through supplementing their income.

Facilities and Services

  • A one-year free tuition for the students from England, Wales and N. Ireland.
  • A modern learning environment with the latest IT support.
  • A well-equipped library with full of inevitable as well as rare books and archives. The university students can borrow books anytime by using their ID cards and they can have internet access in particular courses.
  • The Language Centre Library situated In Bute Gardens that has a spacious premise
    to study.
  • The university clubs and societies are officially attached to SRC that provide funding, training, facilities and services.
  • The vending machines are available in and out of the university campuses. Students also
    get many local cafes along with seating areas.

Student Life

The University of Glasgow has many Clubs and societies. The Student Council is the mouthpiece of university students. Students take part in the SRC election twice a year. To be a part of this council and to run it smoothly, it’s not mandatory any previous experience rather needs ideas and enthusiasm. The University of Glasgow has two students’ union, Glasgow University Union (GUU) and the Queen Margaret Union (QMU).These two social and cultural institutions always remain busy with social and institutional activities. For example, debating, dining, drinking, recreational activities, and so on.Therefore, a ‘hummus lovers society’ stands for student’s any kind of requirements. In the same way, sports clubs are opened to all growing talents. So, students from all over the countries gather here and can make a life-long friendship. Moreover, several food areas on campus fulfill student’s requirements. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland. The city is lively and friendly with full of scenic beauty. The Art Galleries, Science Centres, the Hunterian Museum enrich the living place. Therefore, The People’s Palace is a renowned place where the 2014 Commonwealth Games were held. Students can easily find out the football stadiums, shopping centres, restaurants and cafes. Moreover, it is the city of music lovers and well-known as the UK’s first UNESCO City of outstanding music. The traditional pubs, scattered bars are also available. The parks and public gardens are the places for the peace of tranquility and serenity.

Living Accommodation

The University of Glasgow has two major city campuses situated at Gilmorehill and Garscube.The third one is established in Dumfries near to the south of Glasgow.There are lots of private rented accommodation in and around Glasgow. Students like mostly the new attractive Mary Stewart building. Glasgow Living Support Team is trained enough to give supports and advice to residents. They provide support and services such as, students’ medical help, emotional support, any information about university life. Both undergraduate and postgraduate students are benefitted from the team even to know about new events and opportunities.

Courses Offered by University of Glasgow

BA (Hons) Animation With Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Costume Design With Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Digital Media With Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Drama and Creative Writing with Foundation Year
BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing with Foundation Year
BA (Hons) English and Drama with Foundation Year
BA (Hons) English and Film with Foundation Year
BA (Hons) English Language with Foundation Year
BA (Hons) English Literature with Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Fashion Design With Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Film, TV and Stage Design with Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Fine Art With Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Graphic Design With Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Interior Design With Foundation Year
BA (Hons) Photography With Foundation Year
BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering with Foundation Year
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation Year
BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Building Surveying with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Law with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Web Development with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Counselling with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Security with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Financial Mathematics with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Games Design and Production With Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Interior Architecture with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) International Business Management with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Marine Biology with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Microbiology with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children and Young People’s) with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Physics with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Podiatry with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Prosthetics and Orthotics with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Social Policy with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Sociology with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering with Foundation Year
Business Management with Finance with Foundation Year
International Foundation Year
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology with Foundation Year
LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year

BA (Hons) Animation
BA (Hons) Comedy Writing and Performance
BA (Hons) Contemporary History and Politics
BA (Hons) Contemporary Military and International History
BA (Hons) Costume Design
BA (Hons) Dance
BA (Hons) Digital Media
BA (Hons) Digital Video Production and Marketing
BA (Hons) Drama and Creative Writing
BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
BA (Hons) English and Drama
BA (Hons) English and Film
BA (Hons) English Language
BA (Hons) English Language and Creative Writing
BA (Hons) English Literature
BA (Hons) English Literature with English Language
BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
BA (Hons) Fashion Image Making and Styling
BA (Hons) Film Production
BA (Hons) Film Studies
BA (Hons) Film, TV and Stage Design
BA (Hons) Fine Art
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
BA (Hons) Intelligence Analysis
BA (Hons) Interior Design
BA (Hons) International Politics and Security
BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics
BA (Hons) Journalism (Broadcast)
BA (Hons) Journalism (Multimedia)
BA (Hons) Journalism with Public Relations
BA (Hons) Make-Up for Media and Performance
BA (Hons) Media and Performance
BA (Hons) Model Making for the Creative Industries
BA (Hons) Music / Creative Music Technology
BA (Hons) Music / Musical Arts
BA (Hons) Music / Popular Music & Recording
BA (Hons) Music Management and Creative Enterprise
BA (Hons) Photography
BA (Hons) Politics
BA (Hons) Post Production and VFX
BA (Hons) Technical Theatre (Production and Design)
BA (Hons) Television and Radio Production
BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance
BEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering
BEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering with Professional Experience
BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering
BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies
BEng (Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship)
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
BSc (Hons) Applied Football Studies
BSc (Hons) Architectural Design and Technology
BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering
BSc (Hons) Architecture
BSc (Hons) Biology
BSc (Hons) Biology with Studies in the USA
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
BSc (Hons) Building Surveying
BSc (Hons) Business Management
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Economics
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Finance
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Finance with Professional Placement Year
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Innovation and Technology
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Law
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Law with Professional Placement Year
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Marketing
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Marketing with Professional Placement Year
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Professional Placement Year
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Sport
BSc (Hons) Business Management with Sport with Professional Placement Year
BSc (Hons) Business with Human Resource Management
BSc (Hons) Computer Networks
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Cyber Security
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Professional Experience
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Web Development
BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management
BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management (Part-time)
BSc (Hons) Criminology
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Counselling
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Security
BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography with Professional Practice
BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography with Studies in the USA
BSc (Hons) Financial Mathematics
BSc (Hons) Financial Mathematics with Professional Experience
BSc (Hons) Games Design and Production
BSc (Hons) Games Design and Production With Industry Placement
BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases
BSc (Hons) Interior Architecture
BSc (Hons) International Business Management
BSc (Hons) Marine Biology
BSc (Hons) Mathematics
BSc (Hons) Media Technology
BSc (Hons) Nursing / RN Adult
BSc (Hons) Nursing / RN Children and Young People
BSc (Hons) Nursing / RN Mental Health
BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Top Up)
BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise as Medicine
BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy
BSc (Hons) Physics
BSc (Hons) Physics with Acoustics
BSc (Hons) Physics with Professional Experience
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
BSc (Hons) Podiatry
BSc (Hons) Podiatry (Podiatrist Degree Apprenticeship)
BSc (Hons) Professional Policing
BSc (Hons) Professional Sound and Video Technology
BSc (Hons) Prosthetics and Orthotics
BSc (Hons) Psychology
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology
BSc (Hons) Psychology of Human and Animal Behaviour
BSc (Hons) Psychology of Sport
BSc (Hons) Psychology with English Language
BSc (Hons) Pure and Applied Physics
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying (Part-Time)
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying Accelerated (Day-Release)
BSc (Hons) Real Estate Surveying (Asset Management)
BSc (Hons) Real Estate Surveying (Asset Management) Accelerated
BSc (Hons) Social Policy
BSc (Hons) Social Work
BSc (Hons) Sociology
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering with Professional Experience
BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production
BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching Analysis (Top Up)
BSc (Hons) Sports Science
BSc (Hons) Wildlife and Practical Conservation
BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology
LLB (Hons) Law
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology
LLB (Hons) Law with Professional Experience Year

Transport

A high-quality transport service is available in Glasgow. The university students can have access to hire minibuses on university business. Therefore, the rules and regulations of transportation is very strict that belongs to the health and safety law for on-the-road work activities. Students can move easily from one place to another by train or Glassgow city buses. In Garscube Campus public transports are also available. Moreover, students have the opportunity to use the Glasgow Tripper smart card as well as the SPT Zone card. Above all, the Scotrail Service is also available in many routes to travel around the city that makes it a whole lot easier.

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