Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Rank: 75/131 in Sunday Times 2021 League table
  • Address: Glasgow Caledonian University Cowcaddens Road Glasgow G4 0BA
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • International Office Contact name: Victoria Wilson (Head of Marketing & Recruitment) Claire Nicoll (Recruitment and Marketing Manager) Aaisha Shaikh (Senior Recruitment Adviser) Mumbai based
  • International Office Contact Email: Aaisha.Shaikh@gcu.ac.uk Claire.Nicoll@gcu.ac.uk
  • International Office Contact Telephone: +91 73045 75488
  • Accommodation Office Contact Email: accommodation@gla.ac.uk
  • Accommodation Office Contact Phone: +91 73045 75488
  • Tuition Fee Range: £12,500 - £18,000
  • Scholarships: MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS There are lots of merit scholarships available eg PG Ambassador scholarship so please refer to the University website. SALTIRE SCHOLARSHIPS Remember students going to study at a Scottish university are eligible to apply for a Saltire Scholarship. There are 50 of these scholarships and they are worth £8000. Deadline is 28 May 2021. Copy this link for more info https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships/eligibility-rules AUTOMATIC SCHOLARSHIPS International students who study a full-time UG course with Glasgow Caledonian University are eligible for up to £3,600 off their course tuition fees. £1600 in the first year, £1000 in the second year and another £1000 in the third year. Postgraduate Taught students receive £1,600 towards their first annual fees and £1,000 for each subsequent year of their degree. Up to £2,600 over 2 years. Postgraduate Research students receive £1,600 towards their first annual fees and £1,000 for each subsequent year of their degree. Up to £3,600 over 3 years. Fast track courses will be subject to half of the standard ‘New to GCU’ scholarship Who can apply? -The fee discounts are applicable to self-funded postgraduate international students only. -You will automatically receive the fee discount when you are offered a place on your chosen course, and at the time of invoicing for each subsequent year of your degree if you meet the criteria above. EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT This scholarship (discount) entitles fee paying students to a discount of 5% if fees are over £5,000 and the fees are paid in full prior to the first teaching date of the programme. CONDITIONS OF EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT On the first year of entry for International fee paying students, a minimum deposit must be received by 1 August (for September 2020 intake) 1 December (for January intake) or 1 March (for May intake). Deposits are accepted from applicants holding both conditional and unconditional offers. Deposits cannot be refunded to students who did not meet the entry criteria or were unsuccessful in obtaining a visa. Please see fees and refund policy. Remaining tuition fees are paid in full before the first day of teaching. The early payment discount is available for each subsequent year providing tuition fees are paid in full before the first day of teaching each year. Discounts are subtracted from the cost of tuition after any scholarship has been applied. 17 June 21 advised that there are 35 UG scholarships for the business school worth £5000 per year for the Sept 21 intake
  • Additional Info: An agent portal is in development but not ready yet. Apply on line and select C2C from the drop down menu of agents. If you cannot see C2C please select "other" and then email Claire and Aaisha (and copy Luke) and ask them to link the student to C2C. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS UG entry requirement is 60% or above in 12th standard. Near misses eg 55% and above may be considered. PG entry 4yr bachelor degree at 50% or above, 3 year bachelor degree at 60% or above ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS IELTS must be 6.0 or above. If students have 70% or more in 12th standard English they will be exempt. They will also accept IELTS indicator, TOEFL iBT Home Edition, Password and Duolingo. 2 YEARS PG COURSES A lot of PGT courses in the Business School can be done over 2 years with internships. INSTALMENTS Tuition fees can be paid over 8 instalments https://www.gcu.ac.uk/student/finance/ MBA PROGRAMMES The MBA in luxury brand management (£17,300) does require 2 years work experience. The Global MBA (£14,500) does not require any work experience. Living costs advised are £1023 per month. There is a London campus which has courses offered from the British School of Fashion and the British School of Leadership and Management. It currently only has 300 students. MEDIA BANK The University has a range of vides and promotional flyers that agents can access to help with promotion. You can find them at the following link https://mediabank.gcu.ac.uk/assetbank-gcu/action/viewDefaultHome?browseType=folders
  • Commission(%): 15 % - 20%
  • Commission(Additional Information): 1 - 5 students = 15% 6 - 10 students = 18% >11 students = 20% Note that the higher level commission only applies from the 6th or 11th student onwards and is for the academic year i.e. we have 2 intakes to reach the higher commission levels. When you are applying the commission rate please use 15% unless you know you have 6 or more students going through yourself. Any bonus commission will be shared equally amongst the counsellors who have referred students to GCU. The UK office will advise you accordingly after each intake.

Luke Jeffers

13/06/2021

GCU have started 2 years Ms program with Professional Practise in our London campus as well. -MSc International Management and Business Development -MSc Luxury Marketing -MSc International Marketing -MSc Fashion Business Creation.

Luke Jeffers

16/06/2021

We have pushed our intake to October, We are accepting Duolingo, IELTShome, TOEFLhome, password as English Langaugae Requirement. For more covid-19 information on how are we supporting our new and current students. please have a look at the pdf attached and follow the link. https://www.gcu.ac.uk/student/coronavirusuptodateinformation/

Luke Jeffers

17/06/2021

Our Glasgow School for Business and Society have announced they are extending their offer of 35 undergraduate scholarships worth £5,000 per year. Who can apply Any International or EU student who is studying the following business courses commencing in September 2021: BA (Hons) Business Management BA (Hons) International Business BA (Hons) International Business with Languages BA (Hons) International Business and HRM (Level 3 entry). Selection criteria will be based upon the following answers when you apply: applicant has a strong academic profile applicant has demonstrated financial need applicant has clearly outlined how the programme fits with their future ambitions and goals Closing date: 5 August 2021

Luke Jeffers

02/08/2021

The University has a range of vides and promotional flyers that agents can access to help with promotion. You can find them at the following link https://mediabank.gcu.ac.uk/assetbank-gcu/action/viewDefaultHome?browseType=folders

Luke Jeffers

24/09/2021

GCU offers online pre-sessional English language courses for students who do not meet the minimum English language requirements for direct entry to their chosen degree course. Our courses help students wishing to progress to one of our undergraduate or postgraduate degrees improve their English language skills. The courses provide expert preparation for students who are already academically qualified to study at GCU. These are available to both Glasgow and London Campus students. Our pre-sessional English courses run in both summer (June to August) and autumn (October to December). Upcoming Autumn start dates: 10-week intensive (30 hours per week) – 11 October to 17 December 10-week standard (20 hours per week) – 11 October to 17 December Six-week intensive (30 hours per week) – 08 November to 17 December Six-week standard (20 hours per week) – 08 November to 17 December Information on fees, the application process, and study options can be found here. For any queries regarding this e-mail or any other GCU business please do not hesitate to contact us by clicking on the button below or click on the social media icons for updates from our team and the university.

Luke Jeffers

16/10/2021

As we look forward to our January 2022 intake, we are delighted that once again our application numbers have exceeded our expectations and almost all of our programmes have reached their capacity. It is great to see so many students from all over the world would like to join GCU and to allow us to focus on the applications we have received to date, we are closing most of our Glasgow Campus programmes to new applications from the 25th October 2021. Please consider your students for our next intake in September 2022. The following programmes are already closed for new applications; MSc Big Data Technologies (Glasgow) MSc Environmental Management (Glasgow) MSc International Construction Management (Glasgow) MSc Applied Instrumentation and Control (No longer running in January 22)