Study Master's Degrees in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow at a glance

Glasgow is one of the leading cultural, financial and research centres in the United Kingdom, and an attractive academic study destination. Studying in Glasgow will allow you to pursue a degree in a variety of disciplines, obtain esteemed credentials and improve your employability. Enjoy your study abroad experience, while exploring the historical places, the stunning architecture and the bustling nightlife in Glasgow! Join a study programme in a city that’s lively, sometimes random and full of pleasant surprises, sure to give you a stimulating rewarding experience abroad. Glasgow is the third largest city in Great Britain, and is a seaport situated on the River Clyde, with a population of over 1.2 million inhabitants. It is consistently ranked in the top 100 of most livable cities in the world.


Studying in Glasgow

The educational offer in Glasgow includes most types of academic programmes, from standard traditional Bachelors, taught or research Masters, and PhDs to continuing professional development (CDP) courses, undergraduate and postgraduate certificates, pre-entry access programmes, part-time studies, summer classes and free online courses (MOOCs).

Students in Glasgow can choose from a wide array of subject areas, including: architecture, engineering, computer and information sciences, law, education, modern languages, politics, natural sciences, psychology, health and life sciences, nursing and social work.

Highly appreciated business schools in Glasgow offer an extensive spectrum of part-time and full-time BBAs, MBAs and DBAs, with various concentrations in accounting, finance, banking, human resource management, marketing, tourism and hospitality and many more.

International students can take foundation or pre-sessional programmes to prepare for entry to universities in Glasgow, as well as for living and studying in an English-speaking academic environment.

Many educational colleges in Glasgow hold a regional reputation for their vocational undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes.


Career opportunities in Glasgow

Glasgow has been one of the fastest growing cities in the UK in its rate of job creation. The city benefits of a thriving business sector and became one of the world's pre-eminent centres of chemicals, textiles and engineering.

Universities in Glasgow offer careers services for students and have links with hundreds of recruiters in the public, private and nongovernmental sectors. Large employers and companies based in Glasgow include: Lloyds TSB, Albion Motors, Tesco Bank, JP Morgan, Ply-Tech Corporation, Baxter’s, Deloitte, Accenture, the Edrington Group and many more. You’ll not have to look very far to find rewarding industry-relevant internships offered by companies engaged in partnerships with universities in Glasgow.


Glasgow city life

Glasgow is a captivating city that will provide you with a long list of different things to do and interesting places to visit, during your leisure time.

First off, Glasgow is a city teeming with arts and music, having been awarded UNESCO city of music status and hosting around 130 music events weekly. Art places to visit include: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Burrell Collection, the Mackintosh Ten, the Gallery of Modern Art or the House for an Art Lover.

Other landmarks you should not miss in Glasgow are: the Glasgow Necropolis, the Stand Comedy Club, the Glasgow Science Centre, St Andrew's Cathedral, the People’s Palace, the Winter Gardens, Kelvingrove Park, the botanic gardens, Kibble Palace and the Loch Lomond Aquarium.

Glasgow is consistently voted as one of the best places to shop in UK, from the high street chains and chic boutiques to second hand shops. Good places for shopping in Glasgow include: the Buchanan Galleries, St. Enoch Centre, the Barras market, or Argyll Arcade.

A city that enjoys sports, Glasgow has major international sporting arenas and offers many opportunities for practicing and watching football, rugby, ice hockey, swimming, basketball, cricket, etc.

Some of the most crowded students’ clubs in Glasgow include: the Sub Club, Bamboo, the Garage, Stereoe, Missoula, SWG3 or La Cheetah.

Glasgow has magnificent links into the highlands and islands for you to get around.

International atmosphere in Glasgow

Glasgow is one of England’s most diverse cities, hosting a large percentage of ethnic minority groups, and receiving annually thousands of visitors and international students. Some of the most populous communities are formed by Pakistani, Africans, Chinese, Indians, Bangladeshi, as well as by European expats, including Polish and Italians. Most students agree the highly international environment in Glasgow has greatly influenced their perspective on the world and introduced them to many career opportunities that opened up their future.

Weather Glasgow

The weather in Glasgow can be quite changeable, matching the proverbial “four seasons in one day”. Summers are warm and begin in mid-June, with an average temperature of 19°C (67°F). Winters are typically cold and begin at the end of October; average temperatures range from 1°C (35°F) to 7°C (45°F).

Universities in Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University has become one of the largest universities in Scotland with over 20,000 students. The campus is self–contained and situated right in the heart of the lively city of Glasgow. A distinctive, inclusive and forward-looking university, GCU is committed to its social mission to promote the common good. It has become an international centre of excellence in higher education, promoting employability and global citizenship in our graduates.

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The University Strathclyde Business School (SBS) has a long and proud history of being an innovative business school - and part of a leading technological university - with 'useful learning' at its heart. SBS was named Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education 2016 awards announced in November.

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The Politecnico di Milano Politecnico is one of the most outstanding universities in the world, ranked 17th in the world, 6th in Europe, and 1st in Italy among technical universities, according to QS World University Ranking - Engineering & Technology 2018.

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The Glasgow School of Art is one of Europe's leading higher education institutions for the education and research in the visual creative disciplines. 

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