An epitome of academic excellence and a world leading research powerhouse, Glasgow takes pride in being a member of the Russell Group and of Universitas 21.
It has departments of Law, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry.
Glasgow offers a flexible system of study .It offers more than 900 exhaustive degree combinations for the undergraduate degree programs. Honors degree program a most common choice for undergraduates takes 4 years to complete, specialism in one subject leads to Single Honors Qualification and specialism in two subjects for Joint Honors Qualification.
The other degrees include general, masters, professional, faster route degree programs, enhanced degree programs and main degrees.
University of Glasgow also offers part-time courses for career enhancement and as a route to degree through evening, day time and weekend courses. The Department of Adult and Continuing Education (DACE) provides learning opportunities for adults.
Research disciplines at Glasgow are manifold treading its way from traditional academic areas such as medicine, engineering and physics to ultramodern disciplines like bioelectronics, cell signaling, optoelectronics and nanotechnology.
With more than 2400 researchers involved in diverse areas ranging from accounts and finance to archaeology to aerospace engineering. Research carried out are world leading, Kelvin Smith Fellowships support researchers from across the world to carry out innovative groundbreaking research works.
The Library at Glasgow has access to more than 2.5 million books and journals and more than 31,000 e journals. James Herriot Library (Veterinary Medicine) James Ireland Library (Dental), Adam Smith (Social Sciences) etc. are the other branch libraries.Financial support for the students is accomplished through scholarships, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, HEI Hardship Funds and Childcare Fund.
Glasgow is spread over a number of different campuses. The main Campus is at Gilmorehill . Dumfries Campus is facilitated with new purpose built library and networked IT suite endowed with multi-lingual word processing and language learning programmes.
Students are provided with excellent support system, and benefit of lower cost of living. International student can work upto 20 hours a week during the academic session pursuing full time course. A host of accommodation is available through self catering flats to traditional halls of residence. Student life is enjoyable with clubs encompassing footballs to films.