Study Abroad programme

Study Abroad programme

The Study Abroad programme is designed for visiting students who wish to study at the University of Glasgow for a semester or year as part of their undergraduate degree programme.

At Glasgow, you can choose from a range of courses. This allows you: 

  • a broad academic experience 
  • the ability to match your study abroad options with your home degree programme.

We also offer unique courses specifically designed for our Study Abroad students.

English Language requirements

English Language requirements

All students whose first language is not English and who are currently not being taught in English at their home institution must submit an IELTS  test with their application.

English Language requirements = IELTS 6.0 with no subtest less than 5.5

Pre-sessional English Language course

If applicants have lower language test results then it is possible to apply for an English Language pre-sessional course before beginning the Study Abroad programme. 

In-sessional English Language courses

Students beginning the Study Abroad programme with an IELTS of 6.0  will be required to take an in-sessional English Language class to help develop academic writing skills, listening, reading, vocabulary and grammar (worth 20 SCOTCAT credits).