University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is a member of the International Research Universities Network or the IRUN. This institute features among the top universities worldwide and has received the recognition of the British Accreditation Council. The university’s income from the Annual Research Contract amounts to £116 million or more and the institute has been rated as the third best university in the UK for ‘international student satisfaction’. The University of Glasgow also founded Universitas 21, which is an association of universities that set the standards for higher education at the global level.

Name of the Institution University of Glasgow
Type of Institution Public
Location Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 141 330 2000


Ownership Government
Courses Offered Undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate degree programs and postgraduate research opportunities in


  • Arts and Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Business Management
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Business Economics


Students can either opt for full-time or part-time courses.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Finance and Statistics
  • General Sciences
  • Business Management
  • Earth Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Languages
  • Religious and Philosophical Education
  • Theater Studies
  • Film and Television Studies
  • Dentistry
  • Arts and Media Informatics
  • Celtic Studies
  • Business Economics
  • Aerial Archeology
  • Playwriting and Dramaturgy
  • Aerospace Systems
  • Nursing
  • Translation Studies
  • Urban Regeneration
  • War Studies
  • Professional Development in Education
  • European Politics and Law
  • Sports Medicine
  • Music


Admission Procedure The application forms can be filled in online through the official website of the university. The required documents can also be attached through the same format.
Campus Placements The University of Glasgow has an active placement cell and the following companies recruit students from this institute:

  • Barr Construction
  • Thales Optronics Ltd.
  • Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
  • Clydesdale Bank PLC
  • Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd.
  • Pollok Credit Union
  • Missiles & Space Batteries Ltd.
  • Amor Group
  • Mazars LLP


  • Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme
  • Glasgow Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships
  • University Trust International Leadership Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
  • University of Glasgow Country Scholarships
  • British Marshall Scholarships
  • Santander Scholarship
  • Sir Fitzroy MacLean Memorial Scholarship
  • University of Glasgow/GIC Achievement Award
  • Erasmus Mundus IMRCEES Scholarships
  • Muscatelli Scholarship
  • School of Law Scholarships
  • Wingate Scholarships
  • SFC Scottish Overseas Research Student Awards Scheme
  • Faculty of Physical Sciences International Part-Scholarship
  • Bachelor of Nursing Scholarship
  • Thommessen Scholarships
  • Fulbright Commission
  • Inlaks Foundation Scholarship
  • £1000 fee discount
  • Glasgow Alumni Scholarship
  • Banco De Mexico – FIDERH Fee Discount


Fee Structure For undergraduate students: £ 10,500 to £ 27,000

For postgraduate students: £ 10,500 to £ 32,000

For postgraduate certificate students: £ 4,200 to £ 8,000

For postgraduate diploma students: £ 7,350 to £ 14,000

For postgraduate study programs: £ 11,500 to £ 27,000

Examinations & Results The examinations are held through the semester system.
Eligibility Criteria To get admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the international students from countries that do not have English as their official language will have to prove their proficiency in the language by appearing for examinations like TOEFL and IELTS.

For undergraduate courses, the students need to pass the higher secondary exams in the 10+2 format. For the postgraduate courses, the candidates should have an honors degree from a recognized university.

Established in the Year The university was established in the year 1451.
Facts & Figures
  • The institute has about 23,000 students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
  • Features glittering alumni including Adam Smith (economist), Lord Kelvin (engineer) and Donald Dewar (architect).
  • Total number of staff: 6130
  • An investment of £300,000 is being made by the university to support Brazilian students who are coming to Scotland for higher studies.
  • The institute has signed an agreement for collaboration with the University of Calcutta.


Events Music, conferences, writing workshops, lecture programs, Sound Thought, Cultures of Learning, poster exhibition, chapel choir, faith and belief events, art shows, photo exhibitions, sports, science fair, internship fair, alumni events, university tours, films and theater, social events and Christmas Eve Watchnight Service.