We love the Finns and Finns love Scotland, with over 170 Finnish students commencing study at the University of Glasgow every year, many of whom join our Nordic Society. Our first known Finnish student was John Arne Henricson, who attended the University for one year in 1888, to study Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Since then, graduates have returned home as engineers, lawyers and researchers, amongst many other things. With our shared belief in education, it is hardly surprising that so many come to the land that has more world-class universities per head of population than anywhere else!
Find out more about student life at a world top 100 university in one of the world’s best student cities - we even share your love of mobile gaming, coffee and a good sauna!
Undergraduate entry requirements
The normal minimum requirement is four subjects overall with a 6 in at least two subjects (including required subjects) and a 5 in at least one other. Certain degree programmes require a higher standard.
A-levels and International Baccalaureate Diploma
See the Undergraduate degree programmes for specfic A-levels and International Baccalaureate Diploma entry requirements.
Students applying with American qualifications (SAT/ACT/AP) should refer to the USA country page
The normal minimum entry requirement is 77% overall with at least 7.5 in three subjects including required subjects. Certain degree programmes require a higher standard.
For information about admission to Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Nursing
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- Medicine: email@example.com
- Veterinary Medicine: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nursing: email@example.com
View our Undergraduate degree programmes
Postgraduate taught entry requirements
Holders of a Kandidaatti or a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised Finnish university will be considered with the following grade equivalencies:
- 2:1 - 4/5 (Very Good)
- 2:2 - 3/5 (Good)
View our Postgraduate taught degree programmes to find out more about our postgraduate taught entry requirements
The University is dedicated to supporting our European students. From the 2021/22 academic year we will be offering highly qualified students from across the EU new scholarship opportunities.
- For undergraduate students we will be offering Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships
- For postgraduate students we are offering International Leadership Scholarships
Prospective Student Information Sessions
The University of Glasgow is pleased to invite all prospective students to online information sessions which will be dedicated to answering your questions about joining #TeamUofG.
The team will give a presentation covering the application process, entry requirements and student life. There will be time at the end of the presentation for you to ask questions.
Click the relevant link below to book your place.
Study Abroad and Exchange opportunities at Glasgow
We welcome over 1500 students every year via the long-established Study Abroad and exchange programmes
University of Helsinki, Finland (Helsingin Yliopisto)
- English Language
- Life Sciences
- Politics and International Relations
Information for incoming participants: Study Abroad and exchange at Glasgow
If you want to come to Glasgow for a year abroad and your country does not have an existing agreement please look at our incoming Study Abroad Programme options
We would be happy to welcome you to our historic main campus in the heart of Glasgow, where we host open days and campus tours for you to experience our University in person. For more information, go to: http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/visit/.
International Summer School
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
Applications for the 2022 summer school are now closed.
Our International Summer School is an excellent introduction to studying at a world renowned university.
Summer study allows you to:
- Explore a particular topic in more depth
- Experience teaching from world-class academic staff
- Supplement your studies and gain international experience and credits at a world-class university