University of Glasgow

Welcome to the University of Glasgow

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is a member of the prestigious Russell Group. It’s highly ranked both in the UK and globally, so you’ll be joining one of the most elite universities in the country.

Search for degrees at the University of Glasgow

You can gain entry to a University of Glasgow degree through an on-campus preparation course at Glasgow International College (GIC).

World Changers Welcome

Top reasons to study here

Ranked 11th in the UK

Times Higher education World University Rankings 2019

12th in the UK for research quality

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Scottish University of the Year

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

Top 70 in the world

QS World University Rankings 2019

Based in Glasgow: Scotland's largest city

offering a friendly and welcoming environment for studying abroad

Guaranteed entry

when you pass your GIC course at the required level with good attendance

Subject rankings

Subject areaUK rankingSource
Accounting and Finance1stComplete University Guide 2020
Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering3rdComplete University Guide 2020
Anatomy & Physiology5thComplete University Guide 2020
Animal Science1stTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Chemistry6thComplete University Guide 2020
Civil Engineering2ndComplete University Guide 2020
Computer Science7thComplete University Guide 2020
Drama, dance and cinematics1stComplete University Guide 2020
Education1stComplete University Guide 2020
Electrical and Electronic Engineering4thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Law3rdComplete University Guide 2020
Mechanical Engineering9thComplete University Guide 2020
Nursing1stTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Pharmacology & Pharmacy3rdComplete University Guide 2020
Sports science1stComplete University Guide 2020

Your Glasgow experience

Glasgow student Lisandro from Mozambique

Lisandro from Mozambique

Postgraduate degree in Investment Banking and Finance at the University of Glasgow

I couldn’t see anywhere better to start my journey than Glasgow. It’s the biggest city in Scotland and the University of Glasgow is one of the best in the UK. I am very grateful that I can take this great opportunity to study here.

Glasgow student Zhen Li from China

Zhen Li from China

Postgraduate degree in International Finance at the University of Glasgow

I chose to study in Glasgow because of the beautiful environment, the hospitable people and, most importantly, because of the University of Glasgow's excellent reputation.

We are committed to being a truly international university, and we welcome students from all over the world. We want to give you the very best education and experience, so you can feel empowered to achieve your best in whichever career path you follow. Come to Glasgow, and go on to do great things. We wish you every success in your degree and beyond.
University of Glasgow Vice Chancellor
Anton Muscatelli Principal and Vice-Chancellor

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