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Glasgow International College

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Glasgow International College

Prepare for a degree at the University of Glasgow with a course at the on-campus International College.

How it works:

Step 1

Study a degree preparation course

at Glasgow International College.

Step 2

Pass your degree preparation course

at the required level with good attendance. 

Step 3

Enjoy guaranteed admission

to your chosen degree at the University of Glasgow. 

Where is Glasgow International College?

Glasgow International College is based on the University of Glasgow’s Gilmorehill campus.

  • Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland, a country in the north of the UK. 
  • It’s an exciting place to live and study, with lots of culture, international cuisine and sights to explore. 

What is it like studying at the International College?

Glasgow International College is full of students from lots of different countries around the world. It’s a welcoming environment, where you can prepare for university and make new friends. 

Why choose Glasgow International College? 

50 nationalities

represented by new students at the College in 2022

Lively location

in the student-friendly West End of the city

Welcoming environment 

with staff who are there to help you

Access university facilities

from your first day at the College

Professional teaching

from dedicated tutors

to the rest of Scotland and the UK

What can I study at the College?  

Your degree preparation course prepares you for a related undergraduate or postgraduate degree at university. Progression degrees at the University of Glasgow are available in the following subject areas: 

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Art and Design 

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Building and Architecture 

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Business and Finance 

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Environment and Agriculture 

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Hospitality and Tourism 

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Marketing and Media 

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Music and Performing Arts 

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Science and Health 

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Social Science and Humanities 

Explore life at the International College

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What Glasgow International College students think  

We care about your experience at the College! Learn more about student support. 

Student satisfaction


agreed they were happy with their overall experience.*


agreed that College staff cared about helping them succeed in their studies.*

*We surveyed our students in 2023.

How many students get an offer to study at the university?


of students who successfully passed their preparation course at the required level received an unconditional offer from the University in 2023.

Students who pass their degree preparation course but don’t meet the progression requirements for their chosen University of Glasgow degree are guaranteed a place at a UK university through our University Placement Service.

Download useful information

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  • University of Glasgow brochure 
  • Course information 
  • University of Glasgow flyer 

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