University of Glasgow - Postgraduate study - Taught degree programmes A‑Z (2022)

Due to unprecedented demand, applications for the September 2022 intake are now closed. Applications for the September 2023 intake will re-open from 1 October 2022.

The programme provides a specialist focus on transactions, markets and global regulatory issues. Modern lawyers need to understand the structure and interplay of both corporate and financial law both at domestic and international level.

  • Academic contact: konstantinos.sergakis@glasgow.ac.uk
  • Teaching start: September
  • Important dates for students starting in academic year 2022-23
  • LLM: 12 months full-time; 24monthspart‑time

Why this programme

  • You will focus on key areas such as the legal framework for debt and equity finance, corporate governance and financial regulation.
  • The programme covers both the private law focus on the structuring of individual transactions, and the public law focus on the regulation of financial institutions and markets.
  • You will be taught by a team of academics with practical experience of transactions and regulatory issues.
  • You will benefit from the combined experience of a lecturing team representing a rich diversity of professional and international backgrounds. Theorists and practitioners, litigators and consultants, our lecturers come from more than half-a-dozen countries, including Greece, Spain, UK and South Africa.
  • The programme is supported by excellent facilities, including two dedicated law libraries and extensive online resources.
  • The programme covers aspects of UK, EU and international law.

Programme structure

You are required to take at least five courses from the following list (plus one other) and to submit a dissertation as falling within the area.Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching. You will be taught by a team of academics with practical experience of transactions and regulatory issues.

Courses

  • CLIMATE CHANGE LAW AND GOVERNANCE
  • INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS LAW
  • CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
  • CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LAW
  • FINANCE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE PROJECT
  • INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCE LAW
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REGULATION
  • INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW
  • INTERNATIONAL MERGER CONTROL
  • INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS LAW
  • INTERNATIONAL SALES AND FINANCE
  • LAW AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • LAW AND MARKETS
  • THE LAW OF SECURED FINANCE

Programme alteration or discontinuation
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.

Career prospects

The Corporate & Financial Law LLM offers a wealth of courses that will equip you with the necessary theoretical knowledge to develop a successful career in this field.

Most of our courses include perspectives on professional practice and some also include experiential learning activities, such as analysis of case studies.These activities are designed to consolidate your understanding of key theoretical concepts by putting them into practice in real-world contexts, and to give you practical experience with documents, drafting skills and analytical frameworks used in a professional environment.

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Extra-curricular activities

In addition to these curricular activities, students in the Corporate & Financial Law LLM also have the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities that are designed to hone their professional skills:

  • Professional Skills Programme(PSP) tailored to LLM students in order to facilitate the improvement of their professional skills.
  • Graduate Skills Programme(GSP) offered by the College of Social Sciences to support students in their ability to communicate their professional skills. As developed, for example, in the PSP, to employers.

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Career talks

The runs a series of career talks with external speakers that aims to give students in the Corporate & Financial Law LLM the opportunity to explore different career options in the field of corporate and financial law.

Corporate and financial law professionals and academic researchers working in this field also attend the various research events organised by the research group throughout the year.

Together, these two series of events give students in the Corporate & Financial Law LLM a unique opportunity to hear first-hand what it takes to develop a successful professional career in this field.

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External collaborations

Students will also have the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience by working with some of our external collaborators.

For example, students can work on their LLM dissertations in collaboration with external organisations such as financial institutions, public authorities and civil society organisations. Thesecollaborative dissertation projects will give students the opportunity to develop their research skills in a practical context and to work alongside professionals in the field of corporate and financial law.

Moreover, students in the Corporate & Financial Law LLM will be eligible to apply to several of ourunique internship opportunities with organisations in the UK and abroad.

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Fees & funding

Tuition fees for 2023-24

LLM

UK

  • Full-time fee: £10560
  • Part-time fee: £1174 per 20 credits

International & EU

  • Full-time fee: £24960

Deposits

International applicants are required to pay a deposit of £1000 when an offer is made.

Deposits terms & conditions

The University requires a deposit to be paid by International applicants in receipt of an offer to this programme and who require a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from the University in order that they can apply for a student visa. This is required where the programme is competitive and the deposit is required in order to demonstrate your commitment to attend the programme should you meet all the conditions of your offer.

If you are made an offer for this programme the University will write to you and request a deposit with information on how to pay your deposit and the deadline for making the deposit payment. Please note that if you are unable to pay a deposit because you are planning to fund your studies through an official financial sponsor then you should upload a copy of your scholarship application or award letter to your application by the deadline date.

The following guidelines will apply in determining whether or not a deposit will be refunded. Where the deposit is refunded, a 10% handling fee will be deducted.

Deposits WILL be refunded to applicants under the following circumstances:

  1. Where the University is unable to offer you a place.
  2. Where the applicant has personal circumstances such as illness, bereavement or other family situations that has prevented them coming to the UK. Medical or other proof may be requested.
  3. Applicant can prove that they have applied for a visa to attend the University of Glasgow, but the VISA has been refused. The applicant must have shown ‘real intent' to study at the University of Glasgow but has been unable to obtain their visa.
  4. Applicant does not meet his / her conditions of offer: this may be academic or language test requirements. Satisfactory evidence must be uploaded to the student’s online application to prove that they have not met the conditions of their offer (note that applicants who do not meet the language condition of their offer must show reasonable attempt to meet this, i.e. they must provide a language test which was taken after the date that the deposit was paid).

Deposits WILL NOT be refunded to applicants under the following circumstances:

  1. Applicant decides to go to another institution.
  2. Applicant cannot be released from work to study at the University of Glasgow.
  3. Applicant does not send completed documentation as requested in the condition of the offer: this may be required in order to prove that the offer has not been met for academic or language test conditions - failure to respond to requests for this information will result in no refund.
  4. Applicant has not secured funding to attend the University of Glasgow: this may be as a result of not being successful in applications for scholarships, OR simply not having sufficient funds in bank at time of visa application. This condition will apply unless it can be proven that there are clear mitigating circumstances which have significantly changed the applicant’s position since the time of application.
  5. Applicant has requested a deferral – in this situation, if a deferral is granted, the University will retain the deposit and credit it against the applicant’s account for securing their place for the following year of entry. Please note that some highly competitive programmes do not allow applicants to defer.

Refund requests must be made within 60 days of the programme start date stated on your offer letter: requests made after this date will be subject to discretion.

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Additional fees

  • Fee for re-assessment of a dissertation (PGT programme): £370
  • Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed: £350
  • Registration/exam only fee: £170

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in law or other subject with at least 50% of the credits in law.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)

  • 7.0 with no subtests under 6.5.
  • Tests must have been taken within 4 years 5 months of start date. Combined scores from two tests taken within 6 months of each other can be considered.

Common equivalent English language qualifications

All stated English tests are acceptable for admission to this programme:

TOEFL (ibt, my best or athome)

  • 95 with minimum R 23, L 23, S 22, W 24.
  • Tests must have been taken within 4 years 5 months of start date. Combined scores from two tests taken within 6 months of each other can be considered.

PTE (Academic or Academic Online)

  • 60 with minimum 60 in all subtests.
  • Tests must have been taken within 4 years 5 months of start date. Combined scores from two tests taken within 6 months of each other can be considered.

Cambridge Proficiency in English (CPE) and Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)

  • 180 overall, no subtest less than 176
  • Tests must have been taken within 4 years 5 months, combined scores from 2 tests sat within 6 months of each other can be considered.

Glasgow International College English Language (and other foundation providers)

  • 65%.
  • Tests are accepted for academic year following sitting.

University of Glasgow Pre-sessional courses

  • Tests are accepted for 2 years following date of successful completion.

Alternatives to English Language qualification

  • Undergraduate degree from English speaking country (including Canada if taught in English)
  • Undergraduate 2+2 degree from English speaking country
  • Undergraduate 2+2 TNE degree taught in English in non-English speaking country
  • Masters degree from English speaking country
  • Masters degree (equivalent on NARIC to UK masters degree) taught in English in non-English speaking country.

For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The University is also able to accept UKVI approved Secure English Language Tests (SELT) but we do not require a specific UKVI SELT for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme.

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Pre-sessional courses

The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the English for Academic Study Unit Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses:

For further information about English language requirements,please contact the Recruitment and International Office using ourenquiry form

International students

We are proud of our diverse University community which attracts students and staff from over 140 different countries.

  • Find out more about entry requirements and other country-specific information
  • This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

How to apply

To apply for a postgraduate taught degree you must apply online. We cannot accept applications any other way.

Please check you meet the Entry requirements for this programme beforeyou begin your application.

Documents

As part of your online application, you also need to submit the following supporting documents:

  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

You have 42 days to submit your application once you begin the process.

You may save and return to your application as many times as you wish to update information, complete sections or upload supporting documents such as your final transcript or your language test.

For more information about submitting documents or other topics related to applying to a postgraduate taught programme, checkFrequently Asked Questions

Guidance notes for using the online application

These notes are intended to help you complete the online application form accurately; they are also available within the help section of the online application form.

If you experience any difficulties accessing the online application then you should visit theApplication Troubleshooting/FAQspage.

  • Name and Date of birth:must appear exactly as they do on your passport. Please take time to check the spelling and lay-out.
  • Contact Details: Correspondence address. All contact relevant to your application will be sent to this address including the offer letter(s). If your address changes, please contact us as soon as possible.
  • Choice of course: Please select carefully the course you want to study. As your application will be sent to the admissions committee for each course you select it is important to consider at this stage why you are interested in the course and that it is reflected in your application.
  • Proposed date of entry:Please state your preferred start date including the month and the year. Taught masters degrees tend to begin in September. Research degrees may start in any month.
  • Education and Qualifications: Please complete this section as fully as possible indicating any relevant Higher Education qualifications starting with the most recent. Complete the name of the Institution (s) as it appears on the degree certificate or transcript.
  • English Language Proficiency: Please state the date of any English language test taken (or to be taken) and the award date (or expected award date if known).
  • Employment and Experience: Please complete this section as fully as possible with all employments relevant to your course. Additional details may be attached in your personal statement/proposal where appropriate.

Reference: Please provide one reference. This should typically be an academic reference but in cases where this is not possible then a reference from a current employer may be accepted instead. Certain programmes, such as the MBA programme, may also accept an employer reference. If you already have a copy of a reference on letter headed paper then please upload this to your application. If you do not already have a reference to upload then please enter your referee’s name and contact details on the online application and we will contact your referee directly.

Application deadlines

Due to unprecedented demand, applications for the September 2022 intake are now closed. Applications for the September 2023 intake will re-open from 1 October 2022.

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FAQs

How long does Glasgow university take to reply postgraduate? ›

How long will it take to hear a decision? We aim to respond to your application within 35 working days of receiving your application, or if applicable, within the 'Round' timescales detailed in the 'How to apply' section of the programme webpage.

Is University of Glasgow hard to get into? ›

Though the admission process is rigorous, the University of Glasgow's acceptance rate is an encouraging 74.3% .

What does postgraduate taught mean? ›

Postgraduate taught courses are usually one year in length (and a minimum of two years if taken part-time). Comprising a number of modules, they are assessed by a combination of coursework, examination and dissertation and lead to the award of a Masters qualification.

How do I get a distinction at the Masters Glasgow? ›

Distinction: An overall GPA of 17.5 across the 180 credits of the programme. To calculate your overall programme GPA, the results that contribute to your taught courses GPA are combined with your dissertation/project grade. Only your first attempts at assessment count towards the award of Merit and Distinction.

What is the acceptance rate for Glasgow University? ›

The University of Glasgow has a student acceptance rate of 70 per cent and welcomes students from all over the world. Each year, it admits over 30,000 students across all programmes. In 2018, over 29,000 students were enrolled at the university, out of which 7,239 were international students.

Can you accept multiple Masters offers? ›

No. In principle, you could do that, but it's not advisable, for the simple reason that if either school finds out you've accepted another offer, then both schools could end up rescinding their offers, and would be within their rights to do so.

Is it worth studying in University of Glasgow? ›

The University of Glasgow was ranked 86th in the world in 2022 by Times Higher Education. This is a significant improvement from its 128th spot in 2011. It is ranked as the 16th best uni in the UK by Complete University Guide and was Good University Guide's 2022 Scottish University of the Year.

What is the easiest degree to get UK? ›

We have compiled a list of the 10 Easiest University Degrees that you can take in the UK to help you.
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Is Glasgow University prestigious? ›

The University of Glasgow has risen in the rankings in two prestigious university league tables, published today (9 June). The University improved four places in the QS World University Rankings, rising to 73rd globally, and three places in the Complete University Guide, rising to 16th in the UK.

Is postgraduate taught the same as Masters? ›

Research Masters require students to undertake extensive research training, while postgraduate taught Masters involve a mixture of lectures, seminars and coursework. Taught Masters (PGT) degrees are a lot like undergraduate programmes.

Which is better postgraduate taught or research? ›

Taught master's are usually a better option if you want to improve your employability by gaining advanced knowledge of a subject. This is especially true if you have a certain career in mind that requires a specific qualification.

Can I do a PhD with a taught Masters? ›

Can We Pursue a PhD after a Taught Master's Degree? PhD programs usually require applicants to have any relevant Master's degree in the subject. So yes, if you have completed a Taught Master's Degree, then you can enrol for a PhD.

What percentage of masters students get a distinction UK? ›

Standalone masters degree grades

The boundaries for this are usually 50% for a pass, 60% for a merit and 70% for a distinction as the table illustrates. This masters degree grading system will be covered in greater detail later.

What is a 2.1 degree in percentage? ›

Degree classifications

Upper Second-Class Honours (2:1, 2. i) (60-70%)

What percentage is a C1? ›

Old Points System (up until 2016)
PercentageGradeHigher
65 – 69.99C170
60 – 64.99C265
55 – 59.99C360
50 – 54.99D155
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Does Glasgow give unconditional offers? ›

If you meet the grade requirements its a guaranteed unconditional. They only take your PS into account if you're below the guaranteed unconditional grades.

What is the top 10 University in UK? ›

  • 8) London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) ...
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  • 6) The University of Manchester. ...
  • 5) University of Edinburgh. ...
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  • 3) Imperial College London. ...
  • 2) University of Cambridge. ...
  • 1) University of Oxford.

What is Glasgow University famous for? ›

Glasgow is a world top 100 university with one of the widest range of courses in the UK. Established in 1451, the University is recognised internationally for its ground-breaking work and has inspired thinkers from eminent scientist Lord Kelvin to the father of economics Adam Smith.

Can universities see your other offers? ›

Can universities see where else you've applied to – and could this affect your chances? The answer to this one is no! You can enter a maximum of five choices on your application, but universities won't be able to see where else you've applied to.

Can I accept offers from 2 universities? ›

Double depositing means putting down a deposit, and thus accepting admission, at more than one college. Since a student can't attend multiple colleges, it is considered unethical.

How many Masters degrees can you get? ›

It's entirely possible to earn two master's degrees and there are many reasons to do so. Two master's degrees can help you to pursue more than one academic field, qualify for a position with more responsibility and opportunities and help you to become a top candidate for higher paying jobs.

Is University of Glasgow better than University of Aberdeen? ›

The 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) world league table shows Aberdeen has moved up 20 places from 178th to 158th. Glasgow is ranked 86th - up from 92nd last year. In a generally solid showing for Scottish institutions, Edinburgh retained 30th place. St Andrews and Dundee were also in the top 250.

Is Glasgow good for international students? ›

An impressive 96% of our international students agree that Glasgow is 'a good place to be', according to the International Student Barometer 2011. International students also report 94% satisfaction with the University's expert lecturers, and 91% of final year students are satisfied with their learning experience.

Is Glasgow a Russell Group University? ›

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What is the hardest degree to get? ›

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College MajorTime Spent Preparing for Class per Week
1. Architecture22.20 hrs
2. Chemical Engineering19.66 hrs
3. Aero and Astronautical Engineering19.24 hrs
4. Biomedical Engineering18.82 hrs
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What degree pays the most UK? ›

Top 10 highest paying degrees in the UK
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  • Dentistry – £38,000.

What degree is the most employable? ›

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  • 7) Physics. ...
  • 8) Biochemistry.

Was Harry Potter filmed in Glasgow University? ›

Despite looking the part, Harry Potter was never actually filmed at the University of Glasgow. This does not keep visitors from exclaiming that they feel like they are arriving in Hogwarts when they first see the Gothic-revival style building with its spires, the twin-quadrangle and the majestic cloisters.

What is the number 1 University in the UK? ›

The University of Oxford continues to be ranked as the best university in the UK this year. The elite institution has climbed one place since last year's ranking and is now the fourth best university in the world, while their rival institution the University of Cambridge has dropped one place to rank seventh.

Is Glasgow a good place to live? ›

Glasgow was voted one of the world's friendliest cities by Rough Guides in 2019 and took the number one spot in 2021. It is a warm and welcoming city with a strong community vibe thanks to its friendly and outgoing natives, or 'Weegies”, and its transport links are also second to none.

Is Postgraduate Research same as PhD? ›

By definition, the notion of “postgraduate” (United States) carries the implication that the candidate undertaking such research has already completed a formal Master's degree and at some instances the PhD, at an accredited university or tertiary institution.

Which is better MRes or MSc? ›

That is why choosing the type of postgraduate programme (MSc or MRes) best suited to your career aims and preferred learning style is very important. Essentially, an MSc primarily contains taught modules, whilst an MRes is more heavily research based and you learn through the projects.

What is the difference between PGT and PGR? ›

Postgraduate courses come in many formats, ranging from vocational diplomas and certificates through to master's and doctoral qualifications. The two most common categories of postgraduate study are postgraduate taught (PGT) courses and postgraduate research (PGR) courses.

Is MSc taught or research? ›

Examples of taught Masters include the MA and MSc, as well as shorter Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas.

How long is a Masters full-time? ›

Most masters degrees take an average of one year to complete when studied full time. Masters degree programs can take the full twelve months to complete, or one academic year depending on the university. A part-time masters degree usually takes two years or more to complete.

What is a taught student? ›

Taught Student means an individual who has accepted an offer from the University and is registered with the University for a taught course or programme of study.

What's the easiest PhD to get? ›

Generally, education, humanities, and the social sciences are considered the easiest fields in which to pursue degrees.

What is the easiest doctorate to get? ›

Below is a list of 30 easiest Doctorate programs without Dissertation:
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  • DNP in Nursing.
  • DPT in Physical Therapy.
  • DVM in Veterinary Medicine.
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Can I get a PhD without a Masters? ›

Can You Get a PhD Without a Masters? Yes, you can get a PhD without first obtaining a master's degree. A number of universities offer direct entry to PhD programs from undergraduate or bachelor degree studies. In some cases, specific schools or programs may prefer that applicants hold a master's degree.

Is a 2.2 masters degree good? ›

Is a 2.2 degree good? In short, yes. You can still get a good graduate job with a 2.2 degree. The direction that a lot of employers are moving in is away from viewing a first or 2.1 as the be all and end all.

Is a 2.1 good enough for a Masters? ›

A 2.1 is still a good degree. In most universities a first is 70% and if you get put up to a 1st from a 68% onwards, you should consider yourself very lucky. If universities inflate grades in this way, they are usually only doing it to make themselves look better.

What is a good grade at Masters level? ›

To get a distinction in your Master's, you will need to earn 70% or higher in your final grade. How you achieve more than 70% will depend on the nature of your course, and how you best learn. However, some good points to help you are: 1.

Is a 2.1 degree good UK? ›

Upper Second-Class Honours (60-70%): there are two levels of second class degree. An upper second class, known as a 2:1 or two-one, is the higher of the two levels. Lower Second-Class Honours (50-60%): a 2.2 or two-two is the lower level of the second class degree.

Is a third class degree a fail? ›

If you have a 3rd on your CV it just marks you out as someone who did a degree but wasn't up to standard.

Can you fail a degree? ›

Students fail elements of their degree for a number of reasons. The most common issues are not attending lectures, not keeping up with course reading, confusion or lack of understanding of course content, and personal problems that distract students.

How do I get a distinction at the Masters Glasgow? ›

Distinction: An overall GPA of 17.5 across the 180 credits of the programme. To calculate your overall programme GPA, the results that contribute to your taught courses GPA are combined with your dissertation/project grade. Only your first attempts at assessment count towards the award of Merit and Distinction.

Is a D1 a fail? ›

How do they calculate QCA? A D1 is what's known as a compensating fail, mean that if you get a D1 but your QCA stays above 2.0 you won't need to repeat the module. Your QCA is the average grade for the semester.

Is A1 a good grade? ›

Hence, the student getting 91-100 marks were A1 graders and 81-90 were A2 graders and so on.
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The Old Grading System (2017)
MarksGrades
91-100A1
81-90A2
71-80B1
61-70B2
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5 Aug 2019

How long does it take to hear back from the University of Glasgow? ›

University of Glasgow usually issues an online admission notification 2-3 weeks after all applications are received for PG applicants. UG applicants will receive a decision within 2-4 months.

How long do Scottish unis take to reply? ›

On average it takes around 7 weeks. But that's for offers/rejections so most unis will be in touch with acknowledgements/interview/visit information before then.

How long does it take for GCU to accept you? ›

Admission Decisions: Grand Canyon University releases admission decisions within 2-3 weeks after submission of the application.

How long does it take to hear back from Glasgow Caledonian University? ›

Results will normally be available by the first two weeks in September for Undergraduate programmes and the first week in October for Masters programmes.

Does Glasgow give unconditional offers? ›

If you meet the grade requirements its a guaranteed unconditional. They only take your PS into account if you're below the guaranteed unconditional grades.

How do universities decide who to accept? ›

What Are the Most Important Factors in College Admissions? According to a 2019 report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling, the top factors for admissions are overall high school GPA, grades in Advanced Placement or other college-prep classes and the difficulty of the student's curriculum.

Is the University of Glasgow prestigious? ›

The University of Glasgow has risen in the rankings in two prestigious university league tables, published today (9 June). The University improved four places in the QS World University Rankings, rising to 73rd globally, and three places in the Complete University Guide, rising to 16th in the UK.

How do you know if you have been accepted into university? ›

These days, most college acceptance letters will arrive as either an email or application status update on a college's own application portal. Afterward, you'll usually receive a hard copy of your acceptance letter in the mail and further updates via email or mail.

What happens if you don't get the grades for a conditional offer? ›

If you hold a conditional offer but don't get the grades to meet it, the university can still accept you – but it's at their discretion. They could also offer you a place on a different course. If no decisions are showing on Track, call the institutions.

Can a university withdraw an unconditional offer? ›

Can unconditional offers be withdrawn? An unconditional offer is contractually binding. The only circumstance under which they can be withdrawn is if the course is cancelled or if you request to be released into Clearing via UCAS self-release.

Can I get into GCU with 2.5 GPA? ›

The minimum GPA requirement for admission is 3.0. However, you could still gain admission to GCU based on your standardized test scores. If your ACT score is 19 or your SAT is 1000, then you can gain admission to the university as long as you have established a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

What does conditionally accepted mean GCU? ›

What does conditionally accepted mean? Conditional acceptance means that there are still terms that need to be met before your acceptance can be finalized. For example, maybe you're a high school or college student and you've applied and submitted your official transcript for your midterm grades.

What college has the highest acceptance rate? ›

Located in North Dakota's capital city, Bismarck State College tops the list of colleges with the highest acceptance rates.

What happens if I fail a module GCU? ›

Normally if you fail one module you will be allowed to carry it to the next level. You will have to attend some classes for it. The assessment board may let you carry up to 40 credit points.

Is Glasgow Caledonian University a good school? ›

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has climbed eight places in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, moving from 60th to 52nd out of 132 universities in the UK. This is the highest increase of any Scottish university and makes GCU the top performing modern university in Scotland.

How is Honours degree classification calculated GCU? ›

In the case of an Honours classification based on the best 180 credits at SCQF level 10 and SCQF level 9, the average mark will determined by: the best remaining 160 credits in the case of a 20 credit module; and, the best remaining 170 credits in the case of a 10 credit module.

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