University of Glasgow

University Avenue, Glasgow

  • #78 QS Global World Ranking
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 36,085Total Students
  • 3,744Faculty
  • 16,414Int'l Students

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The University’s undergraduate honours degrees in arts, social sciences and science offer the flexibility to study several subjects before choosing a specialism.

Application deadlines for UG programmes commencing September 2020 have been extended, where vacancies are available:

  • UK, International & EU applicants: 31 August 2020 (via UCAS, inclusive of Clearing)

Glasgow has a very wide range of subject choices and combinations, making it easy to find a degree programme to match most interests.

Find a programme using the A-Z search.
 

Fees and funding

Fees vary according to fee status (often the same as country of residence) and programme. Average tuition fees for international students range between approximately £18,000 per year, to £22,000 per year.

Fees and scholarships information

Choosing a degree

The subject(s) chosen determine the type of degree programme you will take and for how long you will study, but the most standard flexible degree programme structure lasts four years.

The main undergraduate degrees awarded at Glasgow are as follows:

Professional degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Divinity (BD)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)
  • Bachelor of Finance (BFin)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Bachelor of Music (BMus)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (BN)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (BVMS)
  • Master of Design & Technological Education (MDTechEd)
  • Master of Education (MEduc)
  • Master of Engineering (MEng)


Flexible degree programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Arts (MA) (Social Sciences)
  • Master in Science (MSci)

More information on choosing a degree 

Our world-changing Glasgow campus, situated at the heart of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities and the third-largest city in the UK, is bursting with ideas, creativity and potential. Our students have access to two unions, great sports facilities and more than 300 clubs and societies.

Chat to current students or watch and read their vlogs and blogs to find out what student life at Glasgow is really like.

To find out specific entry requirements, you will need to visit the University of Glasgow’s website and select the degree program you are interested in.

The University of Glasgow is proud of our heritage and alumni hall of fame:

  • James Watt gave power to the industrial revolution
  • Adam Smith laid the foundations of modern economics
  • Lord Kelvin proposed an absolute scale of temperature, now called the Kelvin scale
  • Joseph Lister gave us antiseptic in surgery
  • Frederick Soddy discovered isotopes
  • Ian Donald developed the first ultrasound image of a foetus
  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered radio pulsars
  • Sheila Rowan led the Glasgow team that first detected gravitational waves

About

The University’s undergraduate honours degrees in arts, social sciences and science offer the flexibility to study several subjects before choosing a specialism.

Application deadlines for UG programmes commencing September 2020 have been extended, where vacancies are available:

  • UK, International & EU applicants: 31 August 2020 (via UCAS, inclusive of Clearing)

Glasgow has a very wide range of subject choices and combinations, making it easy to find a degree programme to match most interests.

Find a programme using the A-Z search.
 

Fees and funding

Fees vary according to fee status (often the same as country of residence) and programme. Average tuition fees for international students range between approximately £18,000 per year, to £22,000 per year.

Fees and scholarships information

Choosing a degree

The subject(s) chosen determine the type of degree programme you will take and for how long you will study, but the most standard flexible degree programme structure lasts four years.

The main undergraduate degrees awarded at Glasgow are as follows:

Professional degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Divinity (BD)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)
  • Bachelor of Finance (BFin)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Bachelor of Music (BMus)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (BN)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (BVMS)
  • Master of Design & Technological Education (MDTechEd)
  • Master of Education (MEduc)
  • Master of Engineering (MEng)


Flexible degree programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Arts (MA) (Social Sciences)
  • Master in Science (MSci)

More information on choosing a degree 

Our world-changing Glasgow campus, situated at the heart of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities and the third-largest city in the UK, is bursting with ideas, creativity and potential. Our students have access to two unions, great sports facilities and more than 300 clubs and societies.

Chat to current students or watch and read their vlogs and blogs to find out what student life at Glasgow is really like.

To find out specific entry requirements, you will need to visit the University of Glasgow’s website and select the degree program you are interested in.

The University of Glasgow is proud of our heritage and alumni hall of fame:

  • James Watt gave power to the industrial revolution
  • Adam Smith laid the foundations of modern economics
  • Lord Kelvin proposed an absolute scale of temperature, now called the Kelvin scale
  • Joseph Lister gave us antiseptic in surgery
  • Frederick Soddy discovered isotopes
  • Ian Donald developed the first ultrasound image of a foetus
  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered radio pulsars
  • Sheila Rowan led the Glasgow team that first detected gravitational waves

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #54
  • 2014
    #51
  • 2015
    #=55
  • 2016
    #=62
  • 2017
    #=63
  • 2018
    #65
  • 2019
    #=69
  • 2020
    #67
  • 2021
    #=77
  • 2022
    #73
  • 2023
    #81
  • 2024
    #=76
  • 2025
    #78

Student & Staff

Total students
36,085

42%
58%

International students
16,414

69%
31%

Total faculty staff
3,744

1507
2237

Total students
36,085

42%
58%

International students
16,414

69%
31%

Total faculty staff
3,744

2237
1507
2024
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Scholarships

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The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

Campus locations

Gilmorehill Campus (Main),

University Avenue , Glasgow , United Kingdom , G12 8QQ

Dumfries Campus,

Dumfries Campus, Rutherford/McCowan Building , Dumfries , United Kingdom , DG1 4ZL

Garscube Campus,

Switchback Rd , Glasgow , United Kingdom , G61 1AF

+ 3 More Locations

English language requirements

University of Glasgow EN