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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months


While gaining a broad understanding of emerging electrical and electronic engineering, and the engineering business environment, you’ll also develop essential leadership, management and communication skills and the global perspective you need to excel in a career in engineering.

Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme at Glasgow Caledonian University provides you with the necessary skills and experience that will enable you to take your place in the fastpaced world of electrical and electronic engineering as a creator of next generation, intelligent, connected devices and systems.

Your career

Graduates can expect to find employment in industries such as mobile systems, interactive entertainment, robotic systems design, image processing, artificial intelligence, communications and networking, automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, renewable energy, instrumentation and medical systems, as well as being in demand in roles outside engineering where their problem-solving skills and wide knowledge of technology is highly valued.


The Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree at GCU is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Digital and Programmable Systems
  • Integrated Engineering Studies
  • Engineering Operations and Management
  • Signals and Electronic Systems Design
  • Communications Engineering
  • Modelling and Data Analysis
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Control Engineering
  • Engineering Design and Analysis
  • Signals and Electronic Systems

                    Detailed Programme Facts

                    • More details: There is no fixed deadline for many of our postgraduate programmes, but please check the webpage of the course you are interested in for a closing date. In all cases we recommend you apply as early as possible to ensure there is plenty of time to process your visa.
                    • Programme intensity Full-time
                      • Full-time duration 36 months
                      • Duration description
                        3-5 years
                    • Languages
                      • English
                    • Delivery mode
                      On Campus
                    • More information Go to the programme website

                    English Language Requirements

                    You need the following IELTS score:

                    • Minimum required score:


                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                    General Requirements

                    All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

                    Year 1

                    • SQA Higher: ABBB at Higher to include Maths and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science plus Nat 5 English at C
                    • A level: BCC including Maths and Physics
                    • ILC Higher: H1 H2 H3 H3 including Maths and Physics, plus English at Ordinary Level O2
                    • IB Diploma: 24 points including Maths and Physics
                    • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering subject at DMM subject to unit profile

                    Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

                    • You are considered ineligible for admission
                    • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      11500 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                    • EU/EEA

                      1820 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                    • RUK: £9250
                    • Total tuition fees for RUK students completing a three or four year degree are capped at £27,750. 

                    Living costs for Glasgow

                    • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
                      Living Costs

                    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                    We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

                    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                    The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                    Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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