University of Glasgow (U21)
City: Glasgow
Website: www.gla.ac.uk
Approximate semester dates: Semester 1 (Fall): September-December
Semester 2 (Spring): January-May
Language of instruction: English
Full time load equivalent: 60 credits per semester (Usually 3-4 courses)

Fields of Study Available:

This is not an exclusive list of the Disciplines available.
Disciplines listed here can provide a full-time load of study.  
All other available courses can be found in the course catalogue.

Course Catalogue (Browse by Subject Area or simply Search - please tick the box "Visiting Students")

  • Year 1 courses: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Year 2 courses: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Year 3 courses: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)

Occasionally, students can do some Level 4 (SCQF level 10) courses at Honours level if places are available and they have met the pre-requisites.

Humanities & Social Sciences:

Archaeology
Politics
Celtic Studies
Arts & Media Informatics
Central & Eastern European Studies
Classics
Comparative Literature
English Literature
Scottish Literature
Film & Television Studies
Modern Languages (including Gaelic)
Geography
Hispanic Studies
History
Art History
Music
Philosophy
Slavonic Studies
Theatre Studies
Theology & Religion
Social History
Psychology
Social Policy
Sociology
Urban Studies

Sciences & Health Sciences:

Health Studies
Statistics
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Chemistry
Computer Science
Earth Sciences
Mathematics
Physics & Astronomy
 

Technologies:

Aeronautical Engineering
Audio & Video Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical & Software Engineering
Electronics & Electircal Engineering
Mechanical Design Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Microcomputer Systems Engineering
Mobile Software Engineering
Product Design Engineering
Software Engineering

Business & Law:

Accounting
Economics
Finance
Management
Law
 

 

Health & Social Studies available at Dumfries Campus (1 hr 45 mins by direct train from Glasgow). Click here for the course list.

 

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study: Nursing not available to exchange students.
Approximate living expenses:

GBP 10,000 per year

Cost of Living

Additional information:

Semester-long exchange only

Undergraduate exchange only

Minimum GPA of 5

Study Abroad at Glasgow brochure

Guaranteed university accommodation (Conditions apply)

Emmanuel College Piping Scholarships at UQ: for UQ Abroad students studying at the University of Glasgow and learning piping in the National Piping Centre. Download the factsheet to check your eligiblity. Contact UQ Abroad or Emmanuel College for details.

$4,000 Travelling Scholarship offered by Emmanuel College. Download the factsheet to check your eligiblity. For enquiries, please contact Emmanuel College directly.

 

INTERESTING ELECTIVES:

- Functional Anatomy (20 credits, for Pre-Med students going into their 3rd year of study with a minimum cumulative GPA of 6)

- Medical Humanities: an Introduction (20 credits, offered in Semester 1)

- Black and White Photography (10 credits, offered by the Glasgow School of Art)

- Bagpipes - History, Repertoire and Performance (20 credits, offered in either semester)

 More interesting courses can be found here

FAST FACTS:

- The University of Glasgow, founded in 1451, is the 4th oldest university in the English-speaking world.

- Glasgow, meaning "dear green place' in Gaelic, is host to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

-  Glasgow has been named the UNESCO City of Music and hosts a rich programme of festivals, gigs and comedies.

 

Universitas 21 Member: www.universitas21.com

 

What our students say about University of Glasgow
Universitas 21 (U21) Member University Universitas 21 (U21) Member University
Lauren: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2016) Lauren: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2016) Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery, 4th year
Ailsa: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Ailsa: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of International Studies, 3rd Year
Ashleigh: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Ashleigh: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), 3rd Year
Hannah: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Hannah: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of Business Management/Bachelor of Laws, 3rd year
Ellen: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Ellen: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of Nursing, 3rd year
Isaac: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Isaac: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2015) Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) 4th year
Emery: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2014) Emery: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2014) Bachelor of Science
Sara: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2014) Sara: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2014) Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery
Emily: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2014) Emily: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2014) Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery
Amy: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2014) Amy: University of Glasgow (Semester 1, 2014) Bachelor of Arts/Laws
Melissa: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Melissa: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Bachelor of Science/Engineering
Sally: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Sally: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Bachelor of Arts/Laws
Courtney: Univeristy of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Courtney: Univeristy of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Bachelor of Arts
Hui Ying: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Hui Ying: University of Glasgow (Semester 2, 2013) Bachelor of Business Management