University of Glasgow

Country: Scotland

Location: Glasgow

University Information

About the University

University of Glasgow is a public research university founded in 1451 making it fourth oldest universe in the world. The university accommodates 31,000 students with 9,800 being postgraduates.


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at University of Glasgow that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options of different halls of residence with single, shared, studio and en-suite rooms.
  • Accommodation fees range from £112-£243 per week for 36 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

University of Glasgow boasts a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • International students are required to pay their tuition fees in three installments, 50% in the first installment and 25% in the second and third installment.
  • Glasgow Business School tuition fees cost £17,650 per year.
  • Glasgow Medical School tuition fees cost between £32,000 – £49,950 per year.
  • Engineering programmes tuition fees cost £23,000 per year. 
  • Arts, Social Sciences and Law programme tuition fees cost £19,350 per year.

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • Kaplan International
  • INTO


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

University of Glasgow offers scholarships:

  • Country Specific Scholarships
  • Fullbright Commision Scholarship
  • Clark Bursary Fund
  • Carnegie Caledonian PhD Scholarship


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. University of Glasgow is leading research in:

  • Precision Medicine & Chronic Diseases
  • Cultural & Creative Economies
  • Future Life
  • Nano and Quantum Technologies


University Ranking

RANK - 2021

RANK - Accounting & Finance

RANK - Aeronautical Engineering

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University Student Statistics

Undergraduate (All) Students

Postgraduate (Research) Students

Postgraduate (Taught) Students

University Courses

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