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UNDERGRADUATE

PROSPECTUS
2019

WORLD
CHANGERS
WELCOME
VISIT CONTENTS
US
What can I study? 3
Introducing the University 4
Life at Glasgow: Instagram 6
Discover Glasgow & Scotland 8
Our campuses 10
World-changing Glasgow 12
Your Glasgow home 14
Glasgow Open Days Dumfries Open Days Life beyond the books: student life 16
Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 Wednesday, 6 Jun 2018 Support along the way:
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018 Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 student services and careers 18
Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 Wednesday, 3 Oct 2018 Go abroad: study abroad opportunities 20
Welcoming the world: international students 22
While our open days are the best way to find
Choosing your degree 24
out more about student life, there are plenty
Fees, costs & scholarships 26
of other opportunities to visit our campuses.
In addition to Offer Holders’ Day and campus A – Z of degree programmes 28
tours, you can also plan your own visit. How to apply 86
We look forward to welcoming you soon. Entry requirements 87
Degree programme index 110
For details about coming to visit us, see:
glasgow.ac.uk/visitus The small print 123

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WHAT CAN
“My learning experience at the
University has been enriched with
challenging material, interesting

I STUDY?
guest speakers and a variety of
engaging discussions with tutors
and students. I have made many
friends here, as the city of Glasgow
is lovely and so friendly. I could
not have asked for more.”
Riya, Indian, Arts Life Sciences (Biology) Science
studies Business & Management and Psychology
Ancient History 33 Anatomy 32 Accounting & Mathematics 30
Archaeology 33 Biochemistry 34 Accounting & Statistics 31
Celtic Civilisation 36 Genetics 51 Archaeology 33
Celtic Studies 37 Human Biology 55 Astronomy 34
Classics (Classical Civilisation) 41 Human Biology & Nutrition 55 Chemical Physics 38
Comparative Literature 42 Immunology 56 Chemistry 38
Digital Media & Information Studies 44 Marine & Freshwater Biology 60 Chemistry with
English Language & Linguistics 47 Microbiology 64 Medicinal Chemistry 39
English Literature 48 Molecular & Cellular Biology 64 Computing Science 42
Film & Television Studies 49 Molecular & Cellular Biology Earth Science 44
Gaelic 51 (with Biotechnology) 65 Electronic & Software Engineering 46
Geography 52 Molecular & Cellular Biology Environmental Science
Greek 53 (with Plant Science) 65 & Sustainability (Dumfries) 48
History 54 Neuroscience 67 Finance & Mathematics 49
History of Art 54 Pharmacology 69 Finance & Statistics 50
Latin 57 Physiology 71 Geography 52
Music (BMus) 66 Physiology & Sports Science 71 Mathematics 60
Music (MA) 66 Physiology, Sports Science Physics/Theoretical Physics 70
& Nutrition 72 Physics with Astrophysics 70
Philosophy 69
Veterinary Biosciences 83 Psychology 74
Psychology 74
Zoology 85 Software Engineering 77
Scottish History 75
Scottish Literature 76 Statistics 78
Theatre Studies 81 Modern Languages
Theology & Religious Studies 82
French 50 Social Sciences
German 52 Business & Management 35
Engineering Italian 56 Business Economics 36
Aeronautical Engineering 31 Portuguese 73 Central & East European Studies 37
Aerospace Systems 32 Russian 75 Childhood Practice 39
Biomedical Engineering 35 Spanish 78 Community Development 41
Civil Engineering 40 Economic & Social History 45
Civil Engineering with Architecture 40 Economics 45
Professional Degrees
Electronic & Software Engineering 46 Geography 52
Electronics & Electrical Accountancy & Finance 30 Health & Social Policy (Dumfries) 53
Engineering 46 Common Law 58 Politics 72
Electronics with Music 47 Dentistry 43 Psychology 74
Mechanical Design Engineering 61 Medicine 63 Quantitative Methods 74
Mechanical Engineering 61 Nursing 68 Social & Public Policy 76
Mechanical Engineering with Scots Law 59 Sociology 77
Aeronautics 62 Veterinary Medicine & Surgery 84
Mechatronics 62
Product Design Engineering 73 Teaching
Education with Primary
Teaching Qualification 79
Primary Education with Teaching
Qualification (Dumfries) 79
Religious & Philosophical Education
with Secondary Teaching 80
Technological Education 80

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“UofG has a fantastic variety
of programmes to choose
from and has a very flexible
system in terms of subject
choices. The University
itself is beautiful, located
in the delightful West End
of Glasgow.”
Gabrielle, French/Scottish,
studies Film & Television Studies and Theatre Studies

ONE OF ONLY FOUR-YEAR DEGREE


TWO UNIVERSITIES PROGRAMMES OFFERING
WITH A HIGHLY FLEXIBILITY & CHOICE
RATED ALL-ROUND
EXTRA-CURRICULAR GLASGOW IS THE WORLD’S
EXPERIENCE FRIENDLIEST CITY
(Which? University Student Survey 2017) (Rough Guides)

95.9% OF STUDENTS UNESCO 200+ CLUBS


IN EMPLOYMENT CITY OF AND SOCIETIES
OR FURTHER STUDY MUSIC
SIX MONTHS AFTER ESTABLISHED
GRADUATION IN 1451
(DLHE 2015/16)

The Gilbert Scott Building, otherwise known as the main building, is the iconic heart of our Gilmorehill Campus

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LIFE AT
GLASGOW
Follow us on Instagram
@UofGlasgow for an insight into student life #TeamUofG Hogwarts? I heart UofG A land for all seasons

Saturday night’s alright in Ashton Lane Working hard in UofG library World’s friendliest people Soaking up the rays Celebrating graduation Heading to the Hive

Night at the Museum Pipes are calling Entertainment venues on the Clyde Dizzy heights at The Lighthouse Music is in the air Bloomin’ lovely

Summer days in Kelvingrove Park World Record breaking smile Oh so twinkly cloisters Piping Live in George Square UofG welcomes the world! Gus, the UofG sporting legend

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DISCOVER
GLASGOW
& SCOTLAND With a wealth of cultural attractions, impressive architecture, fantastic
shopping and a year-round programme of world-class events, it is easy
to understand why Glasgow is firmly established as one of Europe’s most
exciting destinations. As a vibrant and popular student destination, the
UK’s fourth largest city has loads to offer you.
West End Culture
The University’s main campus is nestled For culture vultures, the city is home to more
within Glasgow’s cosy and cultural West than 20 world-class museums and art galleries,
End, which is packed full of cafés, bars, and is proud to have Europe’s largest civic arts
vintage boutiques and cultural attractions. collection with works by Dali, Van Gogh, Degas
A must-visit is student-friendly Ashton Lane, and Monet all available to view free-of-charge in
a charming cobbled lane full of character, venues around the city.
with a great choice of bars and restaurants.
Nightlife
Shopping As the UK’s first UNESCO City of Music,
Boasting the largest retail centre outside of Glasgow is host to around 130 music events
London’s West End, Glasgow offers a “style every week. From catching global superstars
mile” containing big-name shops like Topshop at the 13,000 capacity SSE Hydro, to local indie
and the Apple Store, as well as designer outlets bands at legendary King Tut’s, Glasgow caters
and boutiques. for all music tastes.
Sports Glasgow’s nightlife is buzzing, with the
city hosting more than 700 bars, pubs and
Following our successful hosting of the 2014 nightclubs and nine cinemas. There’s also an
Commonwealth Games, our sports facilities impressive mix of theatres, comedy clubs and
have never been better. From the Chris Hoy even themed cabaret clubs.
Velodrome and national football stadium
Hampden Park, to an indoor snowboard and Scotland
ski slope (with real snow) and ice arena, you’ll With Glasgow as a base, you’ll be in the ideal
be spoilt for choice. location to explore the length and breadth of the
Parks country. From adventure sports to breathtaking
castles and some of the world’s best-loved
If you are looking for somewhere to relax and cultural festivals, there are plenty of attractions
escape the city buzz, Glasgow has plenty of to enjoy, not least the spectacular scenery
options. The “Dear Green Place”, as translated offered by the world’s most beautiful country
from Gaelic, has over 90 parks and public (Rough Guides, 2017).
gardens. Plenty of options to take your study
materials or a good book outside! Find out more
For more information on Glasgow, including city
maps, top attractions and hidden gems, check
out peoplemakeglasgow.com

Mountain biking on the Black Route, part of the Balblair Mountain Bike Trails (Forestry Commission) Images left to right, top to bottom: Riverside Museum, Scotland’s Museum of Transport and Travel; SSE Hydro, the world’s second-busiest live entertainment
arena (Source: Pollstar); Buchanan Street, part of Glasgow’s Style Mile; Finnieston was named the hippest place to live in the UK (The Times, 2016);
8 Glenshee Ski Centre offers the UK’s most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities; The Edinburgh Festival is the world’s largest arts festival 9
OUR
Dumfries Campus visits, making the most of the abundant resources
Our School of Interdisciplinary Studies is based on our doorstep and our excellent network of partner
in Dumfries, where you can join a friendly organisations. We have extensive study abroad
student community in the beautiful south-west links and you could also pursue international work
experience.

CAMPUSES
of Scotland. Undergraduate subjects you can
study on this campus are: Innovative teaching
· Environmental Science & Sustainability In Dumfries we specialise in interdisciplinary learning.
· Health & Social Policy Because we are a relatively small campus you’ll get to
· Primary Education with Teaching Qualification know your lecturers personally and be able to get your
We also have a range of Postgraduate courses ideas across, build your confidence and advance your
covering tourism, environment and education. critical thinking. We teach you how your subjects relate
As well as our main campus at Gilmorehill in the city’s bustling West End, to each other and to the wider world.
Excellent facilities
we have teaching and research facilities at two other locations. All students can use our virtual learning environment,
Your classes will be taught in the traditional red sharing course content and collaborating with staff and
Garscube Campus · the Scottish Centre for Production, sandstone buildings of the Crichton Estate, set classmates online.
Animal Health and Food Safety, which offers in stunning parkland. We place great importance
Across 80 hectares at the north-west boundary on practical study.
diagnostic imaging, fertility assessments and About the town
of the city lies our beautiful Garscube estate,
just four miles from the University’s Gilmorehill surgical procedures Our facilities include an outdoor teaching Located approximately 90 minutes south of Glasgow
campus. For more information on the School of Veterinary garden, PGT Hub, computer labs, environment and less than an hour from Carlisle, Dumfries is set
Medicine, visit glasgow.ac.uk/schools/vet lab and a gym. You’ll have access to both the in magnificent countryside with all the charm and
Home to the School of Veterinary Medicine, Crichton Library and our extensive library in vibrancy of a small university town. It’s a friendly place
the Institute of Cancer Sciences and the MRC Institute of Cancer Sciences Glasgow, including a wealth of online resources where you’ll settle in quickly, becoming part of the
Centre for Virus Research, the campus also has and dedicated subject librarians.
The Institute of Cancer Sciences is part of University and the local community.
a range of indoor and outdoor sports facilities,
onsite parking and excellent public transport a national centre of excellence in the fight We have three self-catering halls of residence There is an active Students’ Association and popular
links. The sports complex is popular with the against cancer. The institute carries out a in Dumfries and the cost of living is very activities include rowing, mountain biking, football
University’s outdoor sports teams, with six grass programme of world-class science directed reasonable. Students can also access the on-site and running. Alternatively, if you’re looking for culture,
pitches, two all-weather synthetic pitches, gym, at understanding the molecular changes that restaurant, bar, swimming pool and spa, Neuros, you’ll find an impressive arts and live music scene.
tennis courts, cricket oval, exercise studio and cause cancer. It boasts one of the largest at a great student membership rate. The region is steeped in literary history and hosts an
5km of walking and jogging routes around the centres for cancer trials in the UK and is working impressive range of festivals and sporting events.
to translate scientific discoveries into new drugs Practical, hands-on learning
grounds.
or diagnostic and prognostic tools that benefit All students in Dumfries have the opportunity to Find out more
School of Veterinary Medicine cancer patients, taking new therapies through undertake work experience placements. Many For more information, visit glasgow.ac.uk/dumfries
With over 150 years of veterinary excellence, the pre-clinical and clinical trials. The Institute of courses include extensive fieldwork and site
School of Veterinary Medicine is pre-eminent in Cancer Sciences is a major component of
teaching, research and clinical provision, and the Cancer Research UK West of Scotland
attracts students, researchers and clinicians Cancer Centre and is a partner with the Beatson
from around the world. Institute for Cancer Research (BICR), which
together form the core of cancer research in
· Our research places us among the Glasgow.
world leaders in global animal health
· Accredited status from the American MRC-University of Glasgow Centre
Veterinary Medical Association for Virus Research
· Top among UK veterinary schools The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus
for research quality (REF 2014) Research (CVR) was established in 2010 and
Some of the facilities within our internationally represents the UK’s largest grouping of human
accredited school include: and veterinary virologists. The centre carries out
· the award-winning Small Animal Hospital multidisciplinary research on viruses and viral
– Scotland’s only animal hospital with diseases of humans and animals, translating
magnetic resonance imaging, alongside the knowledge gained for the improvement
computed tomography and radiotherapy of health. Research covers emerging viruses
all under one roof including arboviruses, innate and intrinsic
· the Weipers Centre for Equine Welfare, immunity to virus infection, hepatitis C virus,
which offers services for anaesthesia, viruses and cancer, structural virology, viral
diagnostic imaging, lameness therapy, genomics and bioinformatics.
equine surgery and physiotherapy

School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Crichton Estate, Dumfries

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WORLD “We talked about whether
students prefer collaborative
spaces or somewhere to

CHANGING
concentrate alone. What we
communicated is that we
need a mix, because people
learn in different ways at
different times. It looks as

GLASGOW
if that is what we’re going
to get – a nice mix of social
and individual study spaces.”
Blake, Northern Irish,
fed into the new building consultation process
We’re creating a campus to inspire the next generation of world changers.
We acquired a 14-acre site beside our current main campus in Glasgow and
now we’re developing our estate with a planned total investment of £1 billion.
Our flagship Learning and Teaching Hub is scheduled to open in 2019.

Investing in our students As well as increasing our teaching capacity,


Over the next ten years, our major programme the Hub will offer flexible spaces for clubs and
of investment will herald the most significant societies, conferences and events, becoming
development of our estate in over a century. the student-focused heart of the campus.
We’re entering a momentous chapter in our · round-the-clock access
history that will transform the teaching, learning · capacity for 3,000 students
and research spaces we can offer you, starting · 500-seat lecture theatre
with our Learning and Teaching Hub. · 4 flat-floor lecture theatres
Guided by input from our current students, · flexible study and social learning space
we’re creating a modern study space offering · technology-enabled teaching
interdisciplinary workspaces, from quiet zones
Find out more
to social spaces, all accessed via a huge atrium.
For more information on our campus
The Hub will benefit from the latest
developments please refer to our website.
enhancements in technological infrastructure
and connectivity, facilitating multi-styled and
technology-enabled teaching.

Our new Learning and Teaching Hub (artist’s impression pictured)

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YOUR “I became close friends
with my amazing flatmates
from different parts of the

GLASGOW
world. University residences
became my home away
from home.”
Yup Hui Yuh, Singaporean,

HOME
studies Life Sciences

Living in residences is a great way to make new friends and settle in quickly
to university life. Accommodation Services are here to help you find a
suitable place to live and, providing you’ve applied for residence and met
the conditions of your offer of study before 22 August, we guarantee
a place in our university residences.

Am I eligible? Frequently asked questions


Most new full-time students studying for a To find out the answers to your questions, from
degree, including international students, when you can apply and move in, to sharing
are guaranteed accommodation (subject to with friends, when to pay and other special
our admissions policy); see glasgow.ac.uk/ requests, visit glasgow.ac.uk/accommodation/
accommodation faqs
Find out more:
How much does it cost?
Tel: +44 (0)141 330 4743
Fees range from around £3,735 for a shared Email: accom@glasgow.ac.uk
room in a self-catered residence or £5,683
for a single en-suite room in a self-catered
residence, to around £6,965 for an en-suite Taigh na Gàidhlig
single bedroom in catered accommodation A bheil Gàidhlig agad? An còrdadh e riut
for a 39-week contract. fuireach còmhla ri daoine eile aig a bheil
See up-to-date prices for all our residences Gàidhlig? Tha sinn a’ toirt cothrom do
at glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate/ dh’oileanaich aig a bheil Gàidhlig, fuireach
accommodation/fees ann am flat ri chèile airson na bliadhna
acadaimigich. ‘S e cothrom air leth a tha
What types of residences are available? seo do luchd-labhairt na Gàidhlig a bhith
We have six student residences for stèidhichte ann an àrainneachd Ghàidhlig
undergraduate students, in convenient locations fad bliadhna air àrainn an Oilthighe.
within walking distance of our main campus.
Benefits include: Gaelic Language Residency Scheme
· trained living support staff Do you speak Gaelic? Would you like to live
· free membership of UofG sport on-campus with other Gaelic speakers?
· group insurance cover for your belongings Taigh na Gàidhlig is a unique residency
· 24/7 internet access incorporating wi-fi scheme offering Gaelic-speaking students
in all bedrooms the opportunity to live together on-campus in
· managed on-site coin-operated laundries a Gaelic environment for the academic year.
You can compare the facilities online Find out more:
at glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate/ fiona.dunn@glasgow.ac.uk
accommodation glasgow.ac.uk/gaelic

UofGLiving

Wolfson Hall, our catered residence


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LIFE
BEYOND
THE BOOKS
Becoming a member of our sports facilities, University unions, council,
clubs or media can be a great way to discover what you’re good at, pursue
your passions, meet like-minded people and boost your employability.

Get Active at UofG Sport Our Students’ Representative Council (SRC)


We understand the benefits of leading an voices your opinions to the decision makers
active and healthy lifestyle. Whether you’re by campaigning and sitting on all the major
an international athlete, want to improve your University committees. It’s run by students
fitness or just enjoy keeping active with friends, for students and each year you can vote for
our programmes and facilities have been the candidates you want to represent you,
designed with you in mind and are some of the or stand for office yourself.
best in the UK. The SRC offers more than 200 clubs and
Facilities include: societies, from Capoeira dancing to TEDx
to Physics, as well as over 50 volunteering
· Pulse – our cardio conditioning fitness area opportunities. Joining student clubs and
· PowerPlay – our conditioning and strength societies is a great way to learn new skills
facility and make friends.
· Revolve – one of Scotland’s best indoor
cycling experiences Explore the possibilities at
· 25m swimming pool with steam and sauna glasgowstudent.net
· Two large sports halls
Choose from two unions
· Six grass pitches and two synthetic pitches
· Over 80 fitness classes per week Glasgow University Union has everything
· Drop-in sport sessions including sessions a student needs within the stunning old
for beginners Union building and purpose-built extension
· Expert training and guidance to help you nightclub, with no fewer than nine bars, two
meet your goals libraries, a debating chamber, snooker and
· Bursary support for talented athletes pool hall, convenience store, cafeteria and
coffee shop serving Starbucks Coffee. For
In partnership with Glasgow University Sports
more information, see guu.co.uk or find us on
Association, there are 50 sports clubs on
Facebook under Glasgow University Union.
offer from American football to wakeboarding.
Our teams have a strong sporting heritage Queen Margaret Union hosts new music,
and compete in the top leagues in the UK. local bands, big-name acts, student-run club
In choosing to represent Glasgow you aren’t nights and a variety of events from quizzes to
just joining a club, you are becoming part open mic nights and a fortnightly poetry night,
of a proud tradition. “Aloud”. For more information, visit qmunion.
org.uk or find us on Facebook under Queen
“I decided to apply to Get involved Margaret Union.
UofG after attending The University’s student media has a fantastic
reputation. You can join teams that produce
an open day and being Glasgow University Guardian, Glasgow
thoroughly impressed University Magazine (GUM), Subcity Radio and
Glasgow University Student Television (GUST).
with both the campus
and range of facilities.’’
glasgowunisport glasgowuniversitysrc GUUnion QMUnion gusrc
Peter, British,
studies Psychology & Spanish

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SUPPORT “Welcome Point staff
have helped from my
first day to finding the

ALONG
room of my last exam.
I’m so appreciative and
it’s needless to say I’d
be lost without them.”

THE WAY
Charlie, Scottish,
studies Economics and History

We’re committed to connecting you with the right resources, from


professional careers advice to an excellent library with long opening hours.
At Glasgow, we spend millions on our equipment and academic support
services to create a world-class environment where you can feel inspired.
Library · support and information to assist with
Open daily from 7.15am to 2.00am with 12 welfare and pastoral issues
wifi-enabled floors, the University Library For a full list of all our student services, see
has one of the largest collections in Europe. glasgow.ac.uk/students
Additional facilities include flexible study space; The Students’ Representative Council (SRC)
family study lounge; reflection, prayer and provides high quality, impartial advice on a
wellbeing space; music room, and a café. For range of welfare and academic issues, in
more information, visit glasgow.ac.uk/library addition to a Welcome Point, second-hand
Maximise your academic abilities bookshop, and printing and binding services.
Advisers in the Learning Enhancement and For more details, visit glasgowstudent.net
Academic Development Service (LEADS)
Build your career
can help you develop your academic skills
by offering workshops and one-to-one Our Careers Service can help you to find work
consultations on essay writing and exam experience and advise you on getting your
preparation. For more details, visit dream job. Support includes:
glasgow.ac.uk/leads · one-to-one guidance from professionally
trained managers
Help when you need it
· access to thousands of potential
Our Student Services Enquiry Team is here employers for work experience, internships
to help you make the most of your time at and jobs
Glasgow, from Council Tax queries to advice · training and coaching in job-hunting
on support services available to you. We can techniques including CV building
help with the following: · opportunities to meet global recruiters on
· assist with the registration and enrolment campus and take part in an internship
process through the Internship Hub, which facilitates
· provide information, guidance and 400 exclusive opportunities each academic
resolution on financial enquiries and year, for students at all levels of study
provide information on financial aid options For more information on the Careers Service,
· provide assistance and production of visit glasgow.ac.uk/careers
academic documents (certifying letters,
HEAR and references) and Campus Cards Ask a Student
· assist with enquiries on all elements of the Contact our Ask a Student service to be put
student record (MyCampus) in touch with current students who provide
· support with appointment diagnosis and impartial information on student life at Glasgow.
appointment bookings with services Send in your questions at glasgow.ac.uk/
· guidance and information on how to askastudent
access and use all Student Services
resources and how to understand
University procedures

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Our support services are here to help you make the most of your time at Glasgow
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GO
ABROAD
Looking for an inspiring, confidence-boosting and even life-changing
experience? Our long-established Go Abroad programme can offer you
exciting opportunities. From Europe and the USA, to Asia and Australia,
the world is yours to explore.

The benefits You don’t need to speak a foreign language


Many Glasgow students complete part of Many of our partners teach in English. We also
their degree in another country. Courses offer a number of places for first and second-
taken overseas through one of our approved year students to take language classes free
exchange programmes form part of your degree of charge as part of our Learn a Language
without adding an extra year or semester, and initiative. In today’s competitive job market,
there are many additional benefits: graduates with language skills are in demand.
· gain a new perspective on your studies We offer something for everyone, from Italian
· develop a more international outlook to Mandarin.
· travel to new and amazing places Work abroad as part of your degree
· make friends from all over the world
· enhance your CV and develop skills that Some degree programmes support work
will make you stand out placements, which can take place in any
· receive support and recognition through company or institution abroad. Speak to
the programme your Adviser of Studies to find out more
· no additional tuition fees at the overseas information about work placements as
university part of your degree.

Study abroad for up to a year Funding


You can choose from over 180 destinations You are registered at the University of Glasgow
across the globe. We currently have over 120 throughout your time abroad, so there is no
partners across Europe and more than 70 additional tuition fee at the overseas partner.
international partners in Argentina, Australia, A range of scholarships is also available each
Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong year.
Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Students with a disability
Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and the USA.
We welcome applications from students with
Where and when you can go depends on the a disability and work with colleagues from
subject you study but it is possible to go abroad the Disability Service to prepare and support “I have never felt more
with most degree programmes. Most students disabled students for study abroad. confident than I have since
who study abroad do so in their third year of
study. Find out more studying abroad. Dragging
Our study exchange programme is usually For more information on current partners, first- myself outside of my comfort
for a semester or a full year, but we offer new hand accounts of previous exchange students’ zone has allowed me to
short-term mobility opportunities such as experiences and the University’s Study Abroad
summer schools abroad and other international Fair see glasgow.ac.uk/students/goabroad develop more as a person
activities via our network of partners. and gain skills I never
thought I could achieve.
uofgabroad uofgabroad uofgabroad
I have made unforgettable
friends and had even more
unforgettable experiences
full of fun and laughter.
I am so proud of myself.”
Louise, Scottish,
studied abroad at Korea University in Seoul

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WELCOMING
THE WORLD
No matter how far you travel to join us, we’ll help you to feel at home. Glaswegians are
famed for their friendliness and we have a range of specialist staff dedicated to your needs.
From before you begin your journey to Glasgow, we work hard to make sure that when you
arrive, you’ll have the best experience possible at this world top 100 university.
Meet us in your own country Improving competence in English International Summer School
Members of our International Before you are admitted to the You can also apply to join our
Recruitment team travel throughout University, we require you to show International Summer School,
the world to attend exhibitions, offer competence in English. We set which offers a variety of credit and
information sessions and interview a minimum English language non-credit bearing courses from
candidates. We also have staff based proficiency level for degree-level Mathematics, Physics and Theatre
in America, China, India, Indonesia, study and accept qualifications from & Performance to International
Nigeria and Singapore, who are there around the world: Business. This is combined with a
to assist international applicants. · IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (with no lively Scottish social and cultural
To find out where we will be visiting sub-test less than 6) programme.
and for contact details of our · TOEFL iBT: 90; with sub-tests no For more information, visit
in-country resident staff, see less than: Reading: 20; Listening: glasgow.ac.uk/iss
glasgow.ac.uk/international 19; Speaking: 19; Writing: 23
Need advice now? · C1 Advanced (formerly Other routes to Glasgow
Contact the International Office, Cambridge Certificate of We partner with a range of institutions
Tel: +44 (0)141 330 6062 Advanced English): 176 overall: that can offer you alternative ways
Visit: glasgow.ac.uk/international no sub-test less than 169 to study with us, whether in your
· C2 Proficiency (formerly own country, or in preparation for
Before you arrive Cambridge Certificate of beginning your undergraduate
As you plan and prepare for your Proficiency in English): 176 degree at Glasgow. We have
journey to Glasgow, our International overall: no sub-test less than 169 a number of well-established
Student Support team can give you · PTE Academic (Pearson Test of partnerships in China and Singapore.
advice on any concerns you may English, Academic test): 60; no Please contact the International
have, including: sub-test less than 59 Office for more information:
· immigration We provide courses to help you reach student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk
· working regulations a proficiency level equivalent to the
required IELTS score through our Glasgow International College
· finance
English for Academic Study (EAS). If you’re an international student but
See glasgow.ac.uk/international/
Pre-sessional EAS courses can last not quite ready to study at Glasgow,
support or email: international
5 – 40 weeks depending on your our partner institution, Glasgow
studentsupport@glasgow.ac.uk
entry level. These courses have a International College, can help you
Find out more strong study skills component and to achieve the required standards
focus on academic English to help for admission to the University. If you
Our International Student Handbook successfully complete a foundation
you adapt to the style of learning and
is full of useful facts which will help programme at the required level, you
teaching at the University. For more
you both before and after your arrival can progress directly to the second
information, visit glasgow.ac.uk/eas
in Glasgow. To download a copy, see year of a degree programme in Once you are here Orientation
glasgow.ac.uk/international/support/ If you’d like additional English
language tuition once you’ve started business, engineering, science or Our range of services and social events have Our orientation programmes help you to feel at
before/handbook. You can also social sciences: see
find our Pre-departure Checklist and your academic course, we provide been designed to help you immerse yourself in home from the moment you arrive.
part-time language support classes, glasgow.ac.uk/gic Scotland’s culture and enjoy your time at university.
more at glasgow.ac.uk/international/ They run in September and January and provide
support/before which are free of charge if you pay Our International Student Support team provides information on general welfare, immigration,
the full international student fee. a dedicated advisory service for international health, employment regulations, finance and other
students. We can help you with non-academic non-academic matters, as well as opportunities to
and welfare matters. During the first few days of socialise and visit the local area.
GlasgowInternational UofGglobal specified arrival periods in September and January, If you are arriving in September, our Welcome
we set up a Welcome Desk on campus where you Team can meet you at Glasgow Airport and provide
can go with any questions or concerns. transport assistance on arrival.
Ashton Lane in Glasgow’s West End
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CHOOSING
A flexible degree structure
All MA, MA (SocSci), BSc and MSci students are normally required to study three subjects in year 1.
Students who applied for a Single Honours degree will be guaranteed enrolment in the ONE subject they entered
on their UCAS form. Students who applied for a Joint Honours degree will be guaranteed enrolment in the TWO

YOUR DEGREE
subjects they entered on their UCAS form plus any other compulsory subjects. At the point of enrolment at the
University (September), Single Honours students will select two additional subjects and Joint Honours students
will select one additional subject from a wide range of options.

Example of BSc Single Honours degree path


(A Joint Honours BSc is also possible on this path with two subjects studied in both years 3 & 4.)
Glasgow is one of the top 100 universities in the world, which means we can offer you a
world-class degree. With a fantastic range of subjects, you should be able to find a degree
programme that matches your interests. The subject(s) you choose will determine the type Year 1
of degree programme you will take and for how long you will study. Study three different subjects.
Please note that you must meet
the entry requirements for ALL
PHYSICS
LEVEL 1 + MATHEMATICS
LEVEL 1 + GEOGRAPHY
LEVEL 1
The main undergraduate degrees the outset of your degree. These selected on your UCAS form, once
of your subjects of interest.
awarded at Glasgow are as follows: degrees normally take four years to you arrive at the University.
complete. Degrees which involve a
Professional degree programmes modern language take five years to Advanced entry

+
complete because they include a Year 2 PHYSICS MATHEMATICS
· Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) Applicants who attain exceptional
language year abroad. Continue two subjects
· Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) entry grades may be considered
to level 2.
LEVEL 2 LEVEL 2
· Bachelor of Divinity (BD) The table opposite illustrates the for Advanced Entry to some degree
· Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) level of flexibility and decisions programmes (commence your
· Bachelor of Laws (LLB) that you must make prior to being degree at year 2) or Faster Route
· Bachelor of Medicine, (additional classes enabling you Years 3 & 4
admitted to, and during your time at, You’ll study your degree
Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) the University. to condense a four-year Honours PHYSICS
· Bachelor of Music (BMus) degree into three years). The subject(s) (Single or Joint
Honours) exclusively from
LEVELS 3 & 4
· Bachelor of Nursing (BN) Progression to Honours level availability of Advanced Entry or
· Bachelor of Technological Faster Route varies by subject and year 3 onwards.
Being admitted on a particular UCAS
Education (BTechEd) code does not mean that you will reduces the flexibility that you have
· Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine in selecting optional subjects. If Honours Degree Destination
automatically progress to Honours
& Surgery (BVMS) level in that subject or subjects. you are interested in Advanced BSc with Honours in Physics
· Master of Education (MEduc) In most cases, a decision will be Entry or Faster Route you should
· Master of Engineering (MEng) made at the end of the second (or apply for year 2 (Y2) on your UCAS
sometimes third) year about whether application. In the event that the
Flexible degree programmes specific subject is unavailable or
you will be permitted to progress
· Bachelor of Science (BSc) to Honours level. Decisions about your application is unsuccessful, you Example of MA (SocSci) Joint Honours degree path
· Master of Arts (MA)* progression will be based on your will automatically be considered for (The MA Joint Honours degree programme follows a similar format.)
· Master of Arts (MA) (Social academic performance during your year 1 entry without having to submit
Sciences)* first two years at the University. The a separate UCAS application.
· Master in Science (MSci) The Entry Requirements section Year 1
entry threshold to Honours varies by Study three different subjects.
Professional degree programmes
These degrees follow a set
School/College and may change on
a year-to-year basis.
highlights the degree programmes
which offer Advanced Entry or
Faster Route and provides indicative
Please note that you must meet
the entry requirements for ALL
POLITICS
LEVEL 1 + ECONOMICS
LEVEL 1 + CLASSICS
LEVEL 1
Changing your degree grades for an applicant to be of your subjects of interest.
curriculum to meet the requirements
of the relevant professional The flexible degree structure gives considered (see page 108).
organisation so that you’re fully you some choice in the additional Part-time study
+ +
prepared to enter your chosen subjects that you decide to study Year 2 POLITICS ECONOMICS PHILOSOPHY
profession after you graduate. They prior to arriving at the University, It is possible to study the MA Continue two subjects to level 2
and choose another.
LEVEL 2 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 1
are usually completed in four or five without requiring you to make on a part-time basis. For more
years. decisions at the point of application. information about part-time study
Studying a variety of additional options: tel +44 (0)141 330 3177 or
Flexible degree programmes subjects gives you greater flexibility see glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate/

+
If you apply to these degree in what you ultimately graduate in. choosingyourdegree/parttime Years 3 & 4 POLITICS ECONOMICS
programmes, you’ll be offered a While these degrees are flexible, Specialisation in two chosen
LEVELS 3 & 4 LEVELS 3 & 4
flexible degree structure which, in there are some restrictions in terms View our guidance videos for help subjects in the final two years.
most cases, means that you are of class sizes, timetabling and entry with your degree subject choice:
not committed to a completely requirements that may limit your glasgow.ac.uk/degreestructure
prescribed selection of subjects from ability to change from the subject(s) Honours Degree Destination
MA (SocSci) with Honours in Politics & Economics

*At Glasgow (and the other three ancient universities in Scotland), an Honours level degree in the Arts is called a Master of Arts (MA) and an Honours level
degree in the Social Sciences a Master of Arts (Social Sciences). These should not be confused with the Master of Arts offered by some universities in
England, which refers to a postgraduate qualification

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FEES, COSTS &
SCHOLARSHIPS
We believe academic excellence should be nurtured. If you want to join us as an
undergraduate, you’ll be pleased to know there’s a wide range of financial help
available to you.
Fees Amount: £2,000 – £3,000 for year 1 Talented athlete support
How and when you pay tuition fees and variable payments in subsequent We have a number of awards
depends on where you’re from. We years for the Access Bursary. £1,000 for athletes, including the Sports
provide up-to-the-minute information per year for the Excellence Scholarship. Bursary Programme and the Colin
about our tuition fees and how to pay Eligibility: Linked to your household Montgomerie Scholarship. See
at glasgow.ac.uk/study/fees income or academic achievement. glasgow.ac.uk/sport/support/
For the latest information, see scholarships
Living costs* glasgow.ac.uk/scholarships/
Second First Degree bursaries
Everyone has different spending ruksupport
There are some small bursaries
habits, but as a general guide, we of £1,000 for eligible (home and
recommend that a single student Students from Scotland
Name of award: Talent Scholarship international) students intending
should allow approximately £12,220 to study for a second degree.
per year and a married couple should Amount: Usually £1,000 per year
Eligibility: Awarded to new first-year These are available in year 1 only.
allow a minimum of £20,000. For each For more information, email
child add £5,000 per year. undergraduate students who have
demonstrated excellent academic mrio-scholarships@glasgow.ac.uk
A guide to your costs achievement and are facing hardship.
Care Experienced and
Average cost per month Students from outside the EU Estranged Student Bursaries
Accommodation and utilities £480 Name of award: Final Year Fee Waiver We have bursaries for students who
Food £180 Amount: Awarded as a tuition fee have spent time in care, or who will
Clothes £70 discount for up to 35 new international be studying without family support.
Bus, underground students commencing study in 2018. For more information, email
and taxis £40 Eligibility: Awarded on the basis of daniel.keenan@glasgow.ac.uk
Laundry/stationery/ academic merit. You must be classed
toiletries etc £30 Carnegie Trust
as an international student for fee
Telephone/internet £40 If you are of Scottish birth or
purposes and have firmly accepted an
Entertainment £120 extraction, or have had at least two
offer of a full-time undergraduate study
Total £960 years’ education at a secondary
place at Glasgow.
school in Scotland, and your fees
Additional costs per year Humanitarian support are not paid from other sources,
Books £400 Name of award: Humanitarian you may be eligible for support
UK travel £300 Scholarship from the Carnegie Trust. See EU students
Total £700 Amount: Covers tuition fees for carnegie-trust.org
As you’ll be aware, the UK is planning to exit the EU in
To find out your options and to get programme duration and an March 2019. At the time of going to print, the UK and EU
More information and options
tips and tools that can make your additional £5,000 per year (plus are progressing negotiations to prepare for exit including
university accommodation if relevant). There are many potential sources any associated transition arrangements. Meanwhile,
money go further, see glasgow.ac.uk/ of financial support available. For the
studentfinance Eligibility: Awarded to offer holders the Scottish Government has confirmed free tuition in
who are staying in the UK on latest information, go to glasgow. Scotland for EU students commencing their studies in
What support is available? humanitarian grounds and are facing ac.uk/scholarships 2019. You will be admitted as a Scottish/EU fee status
challenges in progressing to Higher student and retain that status for the duration of your
Students from the UK
Education. studies. Any changes to immigration requirements are
(except Scotland)
Name of award: Access Bursary For more information, visit currently unknown but we will keep you informed as
and/or Excellence Scholarship glasgow.ac.uk/scholarships/ decisions are made, via glasgow.ac.uk/study/eu
humanitarianscholarships Please be assured that the University of Glasgow is a
proudly international institution, committed to being
open and welcoming to students from all nations. We will
continue to offer you the widest possible opportunity to
*The living costs quoted are not related to funding requirements for entry clearance. At the time of going to press, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) states study and succeed at Glasgow and very much value the
that Tier 4 visa applicants planning to study outside London must demonstrate that they have funds to cover living costs for up to a maximum of nine months contribution of our EU staff and students.
(depending on the length of the course) at £1,015 per month. For up-to-date information on entry clearance requirements, please visit: www.gov.uk/tier-4-
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A-Z OF
DEGREE
28
PROGRAMMES 29
ACCOUNTANCY ACCOUNTING ACCOUNTING AERONAUTICAL
& FINANCE & MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS ENGINEERING
Accountancy is the process by which financial Accounting is the process of collecting, measuring, Accounting is the process of collecting, measuring, Aeronautical engineering is about how aircraft are
information about a business is recorded, classified, analysing and communicating information to analysing and communicating information to designed, constructed and powered, how they are
summarised, interpreted and communicated. aid decision making within business and other aid decision making within business and other used and how they are controlled for safe operation.
ACCOUNTANCY
organisations. Mathematics incorporates successful organisations. Statistics is concerned with the drawing
STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY explorations of numerical, geometrical and logical of objective conclusions from investigations where 100% BEng STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
95% IN PROFESSIONAL/ ABROAD ACCREDITED
SATISFIED * ABROAD ACCREDITED
MANAGERIAL JOBS* relationships. outcomes are subject to uncertainty or variability.
MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS STUDY
BAcc: Four years 90% MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS
STUDENTS SATISFIED *
STUDY
ABROAD
90% STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD BEng (H415): Four years
MEng (H410): Five years
The BAcc is offered in five variants.
· Accountancy (N400) BSc (Hons) (GN34): Four years See entry requirements from page 87.
BSc (Hons) (NG4C): Four years
· Accountancy with Finance (N4N3)
· Accountancy with International Note Note
Although you will not be a qualified accountant Although you will not be a qualified accountant You will study the same courses in the first three
Accounting (N401) years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree
· Accountancy with Languages (N4T9) when you graduate, this degree offers exemption when you graduate, this degree offers exemption
from some professional accountancy exams. from some professional accountancy exams. programme.
· Accountancy/Economics (LN14)
See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. Year 1
See entry requirements from page 87. In your first year, you will take courses in aeronautical
engineering, mathematics, dynamics, electronics,
Year 1 Years 1 and 2 Years 1 and 2 materials, statics, thermodynamics and engineering
The Accounting Profession course will provide a flavour You will take courses in: You will take courses in: skills. This interdisciplinary approach, favoured by
of the profession you hope to work in after graduation. · Economics · Economics industry, also makes it easy to switch to most other
You will be introduced to the theory and practice · Finance · Finance engineering disciplines at the end of year 1 should you
of financial accounting, management accounting · Financial accounting · Financial accounting wish to do so.
and finance. You will learn about the processes of · Management accounting · Management accounting Years 2 and 3
accounting and the structure and development of · Mathematics · Mathematics In year 2 you will study fluid mechanics, dynamics,
accounting statements, budgeting and management · Statistics · Statistics aeronautical engineering, thermodynamics and
control within organisations, as well as the nature of the mathematics. In year 3 you will learn about the design
financial markets. You will also study economics and Years 3 and 4 Years 3 and 4
Students who qualify for Honours (years 3 and 4) will Students who qualify for Honours (years 3 and 4) will of aircraft. You will begin to analyse and understand
management. aircraft behaviour, aircraft performance and propulsion
A
P Year 2
take a range of core and optional courses including: take a range of core and optional courses, including
courses in accounting and statistics. systems, and perform detailed analysis of aircraft A
· Algebra structural components.
You will concentrate on the regulatory framework of · Mathematical methods 1 In fourth year you will also undertake a dissertation
accounting practice, standard setting, the use of cost · Metric spaces and basic topology supervised within the Adam Smith Business School. Years 4 and 5
information and the provision of information for decision · Advanced financial accounting practices In year 4 you will begin to deal with some of the
making and the operation of the financial markets. You · Audit theory and practice Career prospects advanced concepts in aeronautics, including the study
will also study business law, taxation and statistics. The financial sector, locally and throughout the UK, of composite materials, aeroelasticity, high-speed
In fourth year you will also undertake a research project/ actively recruits graduates skilled in all aspects of
Years 3 and 4 dissertation, usually supervised within the School of aerodynamics, fluid dynamics, flight dynamics and
statistics, and a significant number of our Honours control theory.
You will study advanced financial accounting and audit. Mathematics and Statistics, although a limited number graduates find employment in the commercial sector,
You will also complete a dissertation, an extended piece of projects will be supervised by the Adam Smith in insurance, accounting, finance or banking. BEng students undertake an individual project to solve
of personal research on a topic of your own choice Business School. a problem in aeronautical engineering. MEng students
guided by a member of academic staff. Our recent graduates have been employed by undertake an interdisciplinary team project.
Career prospects PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton, Alexander
Career prospects The financial sector, locally and throughout the UK, Sloan, Cigna, Deloitte, The Royal Bank of Scotland In year 5 MEng students learn about aircraft handling
The BAcc provides many career opportunities actively recruits graduates skilled in all aspects of and Credit Suisse. qualities, aircraft operations, and advanced structural
besides the accounting profession itself. The study mathematics, and a significant number of our Honours analysis techniques.
of accountancy and finance is a firm foundation on graduates find employment in the commercial sector, Half of this year is devoted to project work, which can
Why choose Glasgow?
which to base careers in business management in insurance, accounting, finance or banking. be carried out in industry, within the university or via
and the financial services sector. The analytical and This degree offers exemptions for some a placement abroad. A range of optional courses are
Our recent graduates have been employed by professional accountancy exams.
communication skills that are essential to accounting PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton, Alexander available in years 4 and 5.
and finance are also recognised as important attributes Sloan, Cigna, Deloitte, Royal Bank of Scotland and
for careers in many other areas. Our recent graduates Career prospects
Credit Suisse. Our graduates have been employed by organisations
have been employed by PwC, KPMG, Grant Thornton,
Alexander Sloan, Cigna, Deloitte, Royal Bank of such as Williams F1, Nuclear Decommissioning
Scotland, Credit Suisse, EY and Morgan Stanley. Why choose Glasgow? Authority, the RAF, Fluid Gravity Engineer, Rolls-Royce
This degree offers exemptions for some plc and the Met Office.
professional accountancy exams.
Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow?
A major benefit at Glasgow is our use of external
tutors. These professional accountants will lead You’ll take part in practical laboratories, including
tutorials, offering you the opportunity to discuss running a jet engine test, and a flight-testing course
issues and learn from their experience. in a Jetstream aircraft during year 5 of the MEng.

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AEROSPACE ANATOMY ANCIENT HISTORY ARCHAEOLOGY
SYSTEMS Anatomy is the scientific study of the human body Ancient history involves the study of the history and Archaeology is the study of how people in the past
in relation to its function. culture of Greece, Rome and the wider Mediterranean interacted with their world, through a detailed study
Aerospace systems focuses on the design and use between the 8th century BC and the 5th century AD of their objects, sites, monuments and landscapes.
of onboard systems found on most aircraft and BSc STUDENTS STUDY with the opportunity to learn Latin and ancient Greek
spacecraft, and how these systems may be used 91% SATISFIED * ABROAD
if you wish. 100% STUDENTS STUDY
to improve the operation and performance of SATISFIED * ABROAD
aerospace vehicles.
STUDY
BSc (Hons) (B110): Four years ABROAD
IN SCOTLAND FOR
AERONAUTICAL & STUDY PROFESSIONALLY MSci: Five years MA (Hons) (V400): Four years
1st MANUFACTURING
ENGINEERING*
ABROAD ACCREDITED BSc (Hons) (V402): Four years
Note
MA (Hons) (V160): Four years
You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid- Joint Honours available; see page 112.
BEng (H402): Four years programme. MSci applications are NOT taken Joint Honours available; see page 112.
MEng (H401): Five years via UCAS. See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. Year 1
Year 1 You will study the social and cultural development
You will study the same courses in the first three Year 1 In year 1 you will study the history and culture of archaic of Scotland from the end of the last Ice Age until the
years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree You will be given a general introduction to all aspects Greece and republican Rome, using a wide variety of modern era. You will also explore issues involved in the
programme. of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general source material, including buildings, coins and artefacts presentation, interpretation and relevance of the past in
scientific skills. and literary works such as epic poetry and plays contemporary society.
Year 1
In your first year, you will take a wide-ranging curriculum Year 2 alongside historical texts. Year 2
which includes courses in aerospace engineering, You will develop your knowledge of fundamental Year 2 You will study the archaeology of Europe and the
mathematics, dynamics, electronics, materials, aspects of biology. You will then be introduced to In year 2 you will study the history and culture of Mediterranean, which introduces key research themes.
statics, thermodynamics and engineering skills. This specialist subject areas according to your interests. classical Greece and of imperial Rome. Alongside the You will also be introduced to concepts, theories and
interdisciplinary approach, favoured by industry, also You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. historians Thucydides and Tacitus, the texts you read practical skills and techniques of archaeology.
makes it easy to switch to most other engineering may include Plato’s philosophy, the Aeneid of Virgil and You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
disciplines at the end of year 1 should you wish to do so. Years 3, 4 and 5 the ancient novel.
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will Years 3 and 4
Years 2 and 3 take courses that will provide you with a more detailed It is possible to take any of these pre-Honours courses If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you can
You will concentrate on aerospace dynamics, understanding of human anatomy, histology and in an online format as an alternative to the traditional choose courses that explore key themes in landscape,
aeronautical engineering, electronics and systems, embryology. You will also study the related physiology, face-to-face courses, for greater flexibility. material culture and heritage, as well as studies of
electrical circuits and mathematics. There will be a
A
P focus on developing key software programming skills.
pharmacology and pathology. You will gain hands-on
laboratory experience of techniques including human
Years 3 and 4 specific periods and areas such as British prehistory,
Celtic and Viking archaeology, historical archaeology,
A
P
You will choose from a wide variety of options in ancient
Years 4 and 5 dissection, histology and light and electron microscopy, history driven by the research strengths and interests the Near East and Eastern Mediterranean, public
In year 4 you will study topics including flight simulation, and molecular techniques. of members of staff. These could include, for example, archaeology, archaeological science and landscape
aerospace vehicle guidance and control, radio and In year 4 a major component of your studies is to courses in Ancient medicine, Ancient technology in archaeology.
radar, dynamics, aircraft handling qualities and aircraft complete an independent research project. You will context, Athenian democracy, From the Gracchi to You will also complete a dissertation based on an
operations. also study some anatomical topics in more depth, in Sulla, The Roman historical imagination, Greek religion, original piece of research and undertake a range of
BEng students undertake an individual project to solve areas such as clinical applied anatomy, problems in Cleopatra and The fall of The Roman Empire. You will practical work based on your own excavation and
a problem in aerospace systems. MEng students mammalian reproduction and advances in lower limb write a dissertation on a topic of your choosing, and you fieldwork experiences.
undertake an interdisciplinary team project. anatomy. will also design and implement a study visit to Greece You will also be able to take part in current staff
You can take Anatomy as an MSci, which includes an or Italy. There is also the opportunity to start or continue research projects including survey and excavation as
MEng students in year 5 learn about aircraft handling study of Latin and/or Greek.
qualities, aircraft operations, and advanced control additional placement year between the third and final well as archaeological archives and collection-based
concepts. Half of this year is devoted to project years of the degree, normally spent doing research in Career prospects projects, and gain personal work experience in various
work, which can be carried out in industry, within industry in the UK or overseas. In recent years our graduates have found employment heritage and museum organisations through our
the University or via a placement abroad. A range The list of final-year optional courses is subject to as teachers, civil servants, administrators, librarians, network of placement providers.
of optional courses are available in years 4 and 5. change each year. Places on particular optional courses archivists and experts in museums and galleries. Career prospects
may be limited. Many of our graduates find employment in the cultural
Career prospects
The development of new aircraft and the increase in Career prospects Why choose Glasgow? heritage sector, and employers, from banking and
the complexity of aircraft systems fuel the demand for Our graduates are employed in biomedical laboratories law to business and tourism, value the transferable
You will have the opportunity to visit skills that an archaeology degree offers such as
aerospace systems engineers, with opportunities in (in both industry and hospitals), forensic science, the archaeological sites and museums in Italy
the fields of software and hardware design, simulation paramedical services, publishing and teaching. Many teamworking, practical problem solving and critical
and Greece as part of your programme. analysis.
and expert systems. Past graduates have gained continue in postgraduate training, or become graduate
employment with companies such as QinetiQ, Logica, entrants into Medicine or Dentistry.
BAE Systems, Thales and Unisys. Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow? You will have the opportunity to gain practical
Why choose Glasgow? fieldwork skills in the UK and also abroad.
You’ll benefit from access to state-of-the-art Recent students have worked in the Baltic states,
You’ll take part in practical laboratories, including facilities and a dedicated Anatomy Museum, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,
running a jet engine test, and a flight-testing course all housed in the Anatomy Building. Iceland, Italy and Portugal.
in a Jetstream aircraft during year 5 of the MEng.

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ASTRONOMY BIOCHEMISTRY BIOMEDICAL BUSINESS
Astronomy is the study of the physical universe, from Biochemistry combines the study of the biology ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT
the Earth and the solar system to galaxies at the edge and chemistry of living organisms to allow us to
of the cosmos. understand the molecular basis of life. Biomedical engineering is about finding engineering The study of business and management offers
solutions to medical problems. As a rapidly expanding you a structured insight into both the theoretical
STUDENTS THOUGHT
COURSE WAS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY BSc STUDENTS STUDY
industry, biomedical engineering meets the demands and practical dimensions of organisations and
93% INTELLECTUALLY ABROAD ACCREDITED 90% SATISFIED * ABROAD of healthcare through the development of technology. management.
STIMULATING *

100% ME NG STUDENTS
IN WORK/STUDY *
STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
3rd IN SCOTLAND FOR BUSINESS STUDY
ABROAD ACCREDITED ABROAD
BSc (Hons) (C700): Four years & MANAGEMENT STUDIES*
BSc (Hons): Four years MSci: Five years
MSci: Five years BEng (J750): Four years
Note MEng (J751): Five years MA (SocSci) (Hons) (N200): Four years
Note You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid-
Astronomy can only be taken as a Joint Honours programme. MSci applications are NOT taken See entry requirements from page 87. Joint Honours available; see page 112.
degree. See page 112 for options and UCAS codes. via UCAS. Note
See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. You will study the same courses in the first three You do not need to have studied business or
years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree management previously to enter the first year
programme. of this programme.
Year 1 Year 1
You will survey the observable universe on all scales – You will be given a general introduction to all aspects Year 1 See entry requirements from page 87.
from planets through stars and galaxies to cosmology of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general In your first year, you will take courses in biomedical
– and gain a basic understanding of the core theoretical scientific skills. engineering, mathematics, dynamics, electronics,
and observational principles of modern astronomy. materials, statics, thermodynamics and engineering skills. Year 1
Year 2 This interdisciplinary approach, favoured by industry, You will take four courses:
Year 2 You will develop your knowledge of fundamental also makes it easy to switch to most other engineering · Organisational behaviour
You will study key aspects of astronomy and aspects of biology. You will then be introduced to disciplines at the end of year 1 should you wish to do so. · Introduction to marketing
astrophysics in greater depth and undergo further specialist subject areas according to your interests. · Principles of management
training in the use of optical and radio telescopes. Year 2 · Foundations of finance
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. You will study further engineering and biomedical
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
Years 3, 4 and 5 subjects including engineering mathematics, mechanics, Year 2
Years 3, 4 and 5 If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will focus biomaterials, biomedical engineering skills, electronic You will take four courses:
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) Astronomy on proteins and nucleic acids as the key molecules engineering, engineering design and engineering in · Fundamentals of human resource management
can only be taken as a Joint Honours degree with either in understanding living organisms including viruses, biological systems from the cell to the whole body. · Business decision analysis
A
P Physics or Mathematics. In Honours your studies will
include modern observational methods and you will
bacteria, plants and animals, including humans. There Year 3 · Entrepreneurship B
P
is a strong emphasis on practical laboratory work, You will study more advanced engineering and · Service and operations management
undertake project work using advanced astronomical allowing you hands-on experience of major techniques
instrumentation and data analysis techniques. Your core biomedical subjects including biological fluid You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
including DNA technology, characterisation of proteins mechanics, biomechanics, modelling, instrumentation
courses will be supplemented by options enabling you and bioinformatics. Your fourth year will feature a Years 3 and 4
to follow your particular areas of interest. All courses and control, statistics, medical imaging and human
research project, a dissertation, and four advanced- biological sciences. In the Honours programme, you will study five core
include training in transferable skills such as teamwork, level Honours option courses. classes including strategic management, global
presentation and technical writing. Years 4 and 5 business, ethics and business, research methods
Biochemistry can be taken as an MSci, which includes
There is an opportunity to take an MSci degree, an additional placement year, between the third and In year 4 of the BEng programme you will complete and a capstone experiential learning course. Optional
which explores astronomy topics in greater depth and final years of the degree. This is normally spent doing a project. Year 4 MEng students undertake a courses are offered from a range of disciplines
includes an individually supervised project working at research in industry or an organisation such as a multidisciplinary design project. All year 4 students including entrepreneurship, marketing, human
the cutting edge of international research. research institute in the UK or overseas. continue to take courses in engineering, biomedical and resource management and organisational behaviour,
life sciences and medicine, as well as a range of options. international business, service operations and finance.
Career prospects The available final-year optional courses may change
The scientific knowledge and mathematical and each year. Places on particular optional courses may As an MEng student, in your fifth year you will work Career prospects
analytical skills you acquire will equip you to work be limited. on a detailed research-based project in industry, at Recent graduates have gone on to a vast array of jobs
across a wide range of industries. Many of our a hospital or at another university. in public and private sector organisations, taking on
graduates choose to continue their studies for a higher Career prospects roles such as: IT consultants with Prudential, market
You will be well equipped for a wide variety of careers Career prospects
degree such as an MSc or a PhD in a specialised area Our graduates are well represented in manufacturing research managers and analysts with Procter & Gamble
of astronomy, or a related subject, before entering the both inside and outside of science. Many of our and managers in financial services including HBOS and
graduates work in research laboratories in academic companies and the National Health Service and in a
job market. wide range of industries in this country and abroad. Morgan Stanley.
institutions, or in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology
industry. Around half of our graduates go on to further Biomedical Engineering can be an excellent preliminary
Why choose Glasgow? study. Recent graduates have also secured positions degree for graduate entry into Medicine. The degree Why choose Glasgow?
Astronomy lectures are complemented by in non-science careers as diverse as accountancy, also provides graduates with strong transferable skills. You will benefit from our collaborative ties with
our observatory, planetarium and telescope IT, journalism and government. local industry and commerce.
facilities. We have close links with the Glasgow Why choose Glasgow? Triple-crown accreditation puts the Adam
Science Centre, home to one of the UK’s best You’ll take part in practical activities including visits Smith Business School in the top league of
Why choose Glasgow?
planetariums. to local hospitals. You will benefit from our strong international business schools.
You will have the opportunity to run your own
links with industry and the NHS, with engineers
experiments, collate and analyse your data and
and clinicians contributing to lectures, projects and
report results.
case studies, as well as offering work placements.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS CELTIC CIVILISATION CELTIC STUDIES CENTRAL & EAST
Business economics is the study of economic Celtic Civilisation immerses you in the history of Celtic Studies provides the opportunity to combine EUROPEAN STUDIES
concepts of relevance to modern business, to the Celts, the development of their societies, their language study with a range of courses on the
You will study the history, economics, politics and
develop a sound understanding of the resource literature, material culture, art and religion, from medieval and modern Celtic cultures of the
sociology of the countries of Central and Eastern
allocation issues facing the business corporation earliest times on the European continent to the British Isles.
Europe.
and the environment in which it operates. present-day British Isles.
STUDENTS STUDY
93% SATISFIED * ABROAD 91% STUDENTS STUDY
ECONOMICS CELTIC STUDIES STUDY
90% STUDENTS IN STUDY 93% STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD
SATISFIED * ABROAD
WORK/STUDY * ABROAD

MA (Hons) (Q504): Four years


MA (Hons)/MA (SocSci) (Hons): Four years MA (SocSci) (Hons) (R900): Four years
MA (SocSci) (Hons) (L112): Four years Joint Honours available; see page 113.
Celtic Civilisation can only be taken as a Joint Joint Honours available; see page 113.
Joint Honours available; see page 112. Honours degree. See page 113 for options and Note
See entry requirements from page 87.
Note UCAS codes. No prior knowledge of a Celtic language is required.
No previous knowledge of economics is required Note See entry requirements from page 87.
for entry to first year. No prior knowledge of a Celtic language is required Year 1
and all reading materials will be studied in English. You will study the collapse of the Russian and Habsburg
See entry requirements from page 87. Years 1 and 2 Empires and the emergence and expansion of the
See entry requirements from page 87. In the first two years you will take courses from the Soviet system after 1917. You will examine the origin,
Year 1 Celtic Civilisation and/or Gaelic programmes. nature and consequences of communist and nationalist
You will study: Year 1 ideologies, as well as the culture, civil society, and the
Years 3 and 4 reasons for the collapse of communism in the region
· Introduction to the market mechanism You will explore the history, culture and religious beliefs If you successfully complete the courses in first and
of the ancient Celts who, at their maximum extent, during 1989–91.
· International trade second years, you may move on to Honours Celtic
· Economic development occupied much of Western and Central Europe, from Studies, where you will study various aspects of Celtic Year 2
· Macroeconomics Britain and Ireland in the west, to Asia Minor in the east. societies in their historical and cultural contexts. You will chart developments in the societies of
· Macroeconomic policy in an open economy You will also examine the society, art and literature of the the region from 1989 to the present day, including
early Christian Celts of Britain and Ireland. You will study at least one language:
· Introductory mathematical economics processes of economic, political and territorial change,
· Introductory quantitative techniques · Early Gaelic aspects of social and cultural diversity, migration and
Year 2 · Medieval Welsh
You will study the most important aspects of the histories, the role of the media. You will examine the impact of
Year 2 · Modern Scottish Gaelic the end of the Soviet Union on the development of
You will study: institutions, cultures and literatures of Scottish Gaelic, · Modern Irish
Irish and Welsh societies in two courses: Celtic societies, "transition" ideologies, the emergence of civil society,
· Intermediate macroeconomics If you studied Celtic Civilisation in the first two years you and the integration of the region into the European
B
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1066–1603 and Celtic societies and the modern world.
may begin to study Scottish Gaelic; or you may wish to Union and NATO. C
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· Introduction to mathematical economics (continued) You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. combine studying medieval Celtic history with learning You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
· Economic data analysis one of the medieval Celtic languages.
Years 3 and 4
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will You can also choose from a range of courses on Years 3 and 4
have the opportunity to deepen your understanding specific aspects of Celtic culture and literature, such as If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will
Years 3 and 4 choose from a wide range of subject areas and topics,
of specific aspects of Celtic history, literatures and belief and culture in early medieval Ireland and Gaelic
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will take including economic and social history, modern political
cultures, such as belief and culture in early medieval Scotland, language policy and planning in Scotland,
two courses on the economics of business in year 3. history including the impact of war and revolution,
Ireland and Gaelic Scotland, Celtic place-names of Gaelic folklore, early Gaelic literature, medieval Welsh
These put economic tools to work analysing activities security and international relations, and civil society
Scotland, early Gaelic literature, Celtic art, medieval literature and Celtic art.
inside a business. In year 4 you will study two courses and the state, among others.
Welsh literature and Gaelic folklore. Honours students on this programme also have access
in finance. These explore how stock markets and other
financial markets work and how the strategic decisions You will have access to a series of courses on Celtic to a series of courses on Celtic history and culture on Career prospects
of corporations interact with financial markets. history and culture on topics such as medieval Ireland, topics such as medieval Ireland, the Northern Britons The 2004 and 2007 eastward enlargement of the EU
the Northern Britons and the Picts. and the Picts. and NATO, as well as ongoing developments in Russia,
You will research and write a dissertation in your final Ukraine, the other former Soviet states and the Balkans,
year. You will also write a dissertation on a topic of your own You will also write a dissertation on a topic of your own
choosing. choosing. mean there is a high demand for specialists in the field.
Career prospects Graduates have developed careers in the European
Our graduates develop skills in research, analysis, Career prospects Career prospects Commission, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office,
communication, teamworking, decision making Recent graduates have entered a range of careers Recent graduates have entered a range of careers non-governmental organisations (NGOs), journalism
and problem solving. Recent graduates have been including primary and secondary teaching; work with including primary and secondary teaching; work with and the business community.
employed by HMRC, PricewaterhouseCoopers, museums and government heritage bodies; publishing museums and government heritage bodies; publishing
Barclays, DESMI Africa and Taleveras Group, among and book marketing. Others have gone on to further and book marketing; music; entrepreneurship. Why choose Glasgow?
many other organisations. study and to successfully pursue a career in research Others have gone on to further study and to pursue
The University is a hub for a government-funded
and academic work. successfully a career in research and academic work.
Centre of Excellence for Russian, Central & East
Why choose Glasgow? European Studies, which hosts cultural, social
Economics at Glasgow dates back to Adam Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow? and academic events throughout the year.
Smith, who was a Professor at the University in You will have the opportunity to study the You will have the opportunity to study the You will also have the opportunity to study one
the 18th century and is widely renowned as the medieval and modern cultures of the Celtic- medieval and modern cultures of the Celtic- of the following languages: Hungarian, Czech,
father of modern economics. speaking peoples, with scholars at the cutting speaking peoples, with scholars at the cutting Polish or Russian.
edge of research – as part of a joint degree, edge of research – and learn a Celtic language
with no requirement to learn a Celtic language. of the British Isles.

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CHEMICAL PHYSICS CHEMISTRY CHEMISTRY WITH CHILDHOOD PRACTICE
Chemical physics is concerned with electrons, nuclei, Chemistry is the science of molecules and materials. MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY This programme has been developed to enable
atoms and molecules in all states of matter, and how It is a science with a well-developed theory base students with experience of working in childhood
This degree programme provides a thorough
they interact with their environment. This degree which is central to modern life and which continues practice to meet the requirements of the Standard
training in the main branches of chemistry and also
programme covers the area in which chemistry and to make advances in, for example, new materials, for Childhood Practice (SSSC, 2015). The programme
concentrates on the study of areas of medicinal
physics overlap. antibiotics, semiconductors and trace analysis. has been designed to enable practitioners to gain
chemistry and pharmacology most relevant to
carrying out research with medicinal and other an academic and professional qualification while
PHYSICS/ASTRONOMY STUDENTS MSci CHEMISTRY WITH
93% THOUGHT COURSE WAS PROFESSIONALLY 100% WORK PLACEMENT PROFESSIONALLY
ACCREDITED biologically active compounds. remaining in employment.
INTELLECTUALLY STIMULATING * ACCREDITED STUDENTS SATISFIED *

BSc STUDENTS PROFESSIONALLY 100% BA STUDENTS


92% SATISFIED * ACCREDITED
SATISFIED *
BSc (Hons) (F335): Four years BSc (Hons) (F100): Four years
MSci (F322): Five years MSci with European placement (F102): Five years
MSci with work placement (F320): Five years MSci with work placement (F101): Five years BSc (Hons) (F103): Four years BA: Up to six years on a part-time basis
MSci with European placement (F105): Five years
See entry requirements from page 87. Joint Honours available; see page 113. MSci with work placement (F104): Five years All students will be required to have completed
an HNC, SVQ3, SVQ4 or equivalent professional
See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. qualification in Children’s Care, Learning and
Years 1 and 2 Development or Playwork. Students will be
Initially you will study chemistry, physics and expected to undertake placement-based
mathematics. In the following year you will study Year 1 Year 1
The topics covered include the periodic table and main The topics covered include the periodic table and main assignments and must currently be working in
chemistry and physics. a pre-five setting or similar working environment
group chemistry, transition metal chemistry, organic group chemistry, transition metal chemistry, organic
Years 3, 4 and 5 chemistry, chemical kinetics, states of matter, chemical chemistry, chemical kinetics, states of matter, chemical and have a minimum of four years’ experience in
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will energy changes, aqueous equilibria and pH, and energy changes, aqueous equilibria and pH, and a childhood practice setting.
study: macromolecules. macromolecules. How to apply
· In physics: a range of courses including quantum Year 2 Year 2 Application forms and further information about
mechanics, thermal physics, solid state physics, The topics covered include molecular thermodynamics, The topics covered include molecular thermodynamics, this course can be obtained by applying directly
waves and diffraction, electromagnetism, nuclear organic stereochemistry, quantum mechanics and organic stereochemistry, quantum mechanics and to the programme leader:
and particle physics, and atomic systems. chemical bonding, organometallic chemistry, main chemical bonding, organometallic chemistry, main stephen.boyle@glasgow.ac.uk
· In chemistry: various aspects of physical and group chemistry, enols and enolates, spectroscopy, group chemistry, enols and enolates, spectroscopy,
inorganic chemistry including catalysis, solid state solids and surfaces, aromatic chemistry, coordination solids and surfaces, aromatic chemistry, coordination Courses to be studied are dependent on your previous
chemistry, coordination chemistry, quantum chemistry, organic synthesis, electrochemistry and chemistry, organic synthesis, electrochemistry and qualifications (HNCs, PDAs and SVQs). In consultation
mechanics and symmetry, spectroscopy, applied organic chemistry. applied organic chemistry. with the programme leader, your studies will be made
C
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You will gain an in-depth knowledge of chemistry, If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will
physics, mathematics and computing, and will be able Years 3, 4 and 5 Core courses
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will choose courses from a list of topics which includes · Professional enquiry: the standard for childhood
to tackle most problems in chemistry and physics. In anticancer compounds, antibiotics, analgesics and
the final year, you will work closely with a member of study advanced topics in chemistry including aspects practice
of synthetic methods, medicinal chemistry, colloids, antivirals. In the final year you will undertake a project · Professional enquiry: planning a project
staff on a research project. involving research in chemistry with medicinal or
catalysis, quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, and main · E-learning developments and communication
You can take Chemical Physics as an MSci degree, group and transition metal chemistry. In your final year pharmacological applications: for example, making · Professional enquiry: taking action and making an
which may include an additional placement year. This is you will undertake a research project at the frontiers of selected compounds and testing them for specific intervention
normally spent doing research in industry or some other the subject. biological activity. · Professional enquiry: sustaining and communicating
organisation such as a research institute like CERN or You can take Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry as improvements in practice
an academic laboratory. Placements may be in the UK, You can take Chemistry as an MSci degree which
includes an additional work placement year in the UK an MSci degree, which includes an additional work · Leadership, management and professional values
but are often taken overseas. They happen between placement year in the UK or overseas, between the · Practice placement
third year and the final year of the degree. or overseas, between the third and final years of the
degree. third and final years of the degree.
Additional courses required to gain credit
Career prospects Career prospects · Key issues and debates in childhood practice
Our graduates are employed in industry, commerce, Career prospects
Our graduates are employed as chemists working in Our graduates are employed in research in the (courses A and B)
government research and education. Many graduates pharmaceutical industry, forensic science and related · Multi-professional collaboration in children’s services
proceed to research leading to a higher degree. Some research, process development and analysis, as well
as in management, marketing, environmental control, areas. Many graduates also go on to postgraduate · Social and cultural concepts of childhood
of our recent graduates have been employed by EDF study or directly into employment in the chemical
Energy, Quotient Clinical, Reckitt Benckiser, Sterling patents and finance. Recent graduates have been As this is a work-based learning programme, in addition
employed by EDF Energy, Quotient Clinical, Reckitt industry. Recent graduates have been employed by to formal learning, you will draw from your own practice
Medical Innovation, and Synergy Outsourcing, among EDF Energy, Quotient Clinical, Reckitt Benckiser,
many other companies. Benckiser, Sterling Medical Innovation and Synergy in the field of childhood practice.
Outsourcing. Sterling Medical Innovation and Synergy Outsourcing.
Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow? This degree has been designed to meet the
You will learn how to understand the laws You’ll benefit from a lecture course on industrial registration requirements of the Scottish
Two interactive teaching units that concentrate
of physics so that you can apply the latest medicinal chemistry presented by research Social Services Council for managers/lead
on ethical, environmental and financial issues
technologies to control molecules and make workers from a pharmaceutical company on practitioners in day care services for children.
in chemistry will help you develop teamworking
new materials. topics such as drug/receptor interactions and
and presentation skills.
the design, synthesis, transport and metabolism
of important drugs.

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CIVIL ENGINEERING CIVIL ENGINEERING CLASSICS COMMUNITY
Civil engineers design and build major structures and WITH ARCHITECTURE CLASSICAL CIVILISATION DEVELOPMENT
provide the skills and expertise to design, build and Civil Engineering with Architecture will give you Classics involves the study of the literature, history, You will develop both the practical and analytical
maintain the country’s infrastructure. an understanding of the architect’s role in art and material culture of ancient Greece and Rome. skills to work effectively with a range of communities
STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
construction and the interaction between architect Study of Latin and/or Greek language is possible at to bring about social change.
97% SATISFIED * ABROAD ACCREDITED and civil engineer. any level.
CIVIL STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
ENGINEERING ABROAD ACCREDITED
STUDY PROFESSIONALLY STUDY
97% 94% STUDENTS
BEng (H202): Four years STUDENTS
SATISFIED *
ABROAD ACCREDITED SATISFIED * ABROAD
MEng (H200): Five years
BA (Hons) (XL35): Four years
See entry requirements from page 87. BEng (H2KC): Four years MA (Hons) (Q820): Four years
MEng (H2K1): Five years This is a work-based learning programme and
Joint Honours available; see page 113. therefore all applicants must have at least 10 hours
You will study the same courses in the first three See entry requirements from page 87. per week of paid or voluntary work in the broad
years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree Note field of community development. Applicants with
programme. You do not require a knowledge of the Greek no formal qualifications are encouraged to apply
You will study the same courses in the first three and Latin languages.
years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree on the premise that they have extensive experience
Year 1
programme. See entry requirements from page 87. within a community development setting.
In your first year, you will take a wide-ranging
curriculum which includes courses in civil engineering, See entry requirements from page 87.
mathematics, dynamics, electronics, materials, statics, Year 1
You will take a wide-ranging curriculum which Year 1
thermodynamics and engineering skills. These courses You will study classical civilisation, covering the history,
are supported by individual and group project work includes courses in architecture, civil engineering, This programme is specifically designed for people who
mathematics, dynamics, electronics, materials, statics, literature and culture of archaic Greece and republican are currently working within the field. You will normally
and laboratory work. This interdisciplinary approach, Rome. You will read Homer alongside the histories of
favoured by industry, also makes it easy to switch to thermodynamics and engineering skills. These courses attend classes approximately a day and a half per week
are supported by individual and group project work Herodotus and Sallust, the plays of Plautus, and the from September to May.
most other engineering disciplines at the end of year 1 speeches of Cicero.
should you wish to do so. and laboratory work. This interdisciplinary approach,
favoured by industry, also makes it easy to switch to Year 1
Year 2 You will study Introduction to formal and informal
Years 2 and 3 most other engineering disciplines at the end of year 1 You will study the literature, culture, history and politics
You will take a range of courses within structural should you wish to do so. learning, Introduction to community development,
of democratic Athens and of the Roman Empire at its Engagement strategies for community development,
engineering, water engineering, transportation, height. You will read plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles,
geotechnical engineering and construction Years 2 and 3 Introduction to social theories, and Community
You will take a range of courses within civil and Euripides and Aristophanes; a dialogue by Plato; the development practice 1.
management. Courses cover both fundamental histories of Thucydides and Tacitus; the Aeneid of
structural engineering, and architecture. We place
C
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considerable emphasis on practical work, in the form considerable emphasis on practical work, in the form Virgil; the satirical writings of Juvenal and Petronius’ Year 2 C
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of laboratory classes, physical and computational extraordinary novel. You will study Power and empowerment; Challenge,
of laboratory classes, physical and computational change and action; Study trip: local and global contexts;
modelling exercises, project work, surveying fieldwork, modelling exercises, project work, surveying fieldwork, You can now take any of the pre-Honours Classical
design projects and site visits. Civilisation courses (1A, 1B, 2A, 2B) in an online format Popular education; and Community development
design projects and site visits. practice 2.
In year 3 you will take part in a multidisciplinary design as an alternative to the traditional face-to-face courses,
Years 4 and 5 project. Together with students of architecture and for greater flexibility. Year 3
In fourth year, MEng students study a greater range of quantity surveying from other universities, you will work You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. You will study Social justice and contemporary issues;
advanced analytical topics than BEng students. Year in small teams to solve real-life design problems, just as Introduction to research; Space, place and community;
5 of the MEng programme contains a mix of advanced you would do in professional life. Years 3 and 4 and Community development placement.
courses and major design project work, some at If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will
overseas institutions or involving practising engineers, Years 4 and 5 choose options from a wide range that reflects the Year 4
which are intended to develop professional-level skills. In fourth year, MEng students study a greater range research interests of members of staff. Courses may You will study elective options spanning Community
of advanced analytical topics than BEng students. include: Interpreting Greek tragedy, The Roman stage, arts, Urban studies, Theology, and Business and
Career prospects Year 5 of the MEng programme is largely devoted to Greek/Roman art, Gender and sexuality in ancient complete an applied research practices course to
Recent graduates have been employed by ARUP, engineering design project work, architectural studies Rome, Ancient medicine, Homer and his readers, support a research-based project in the field.
civil engineer; Jacobs Engineering Ltd, civil engineer; and an individual project, which are intended to develop Rhetoric at Rome, Myths, fictions and histories of
Balfour Consultancy Ltd, structural engineer; BAM creative problem-solving skills. Alexander the Great, Greek religion, Cleopatra: life Career prospects
Nuttall, civil engineer; Laing O’Rourke, civil engineer; and legend and The later Roman Empire. Students who complete this degree go on to work
Scottish Southern Energy, civil engineer; WSP Group, Career prospects in many aspects of community development. These
civil engineer; Atkins Global, graduate civil engineer Our recent graduates have been employed by There is also the opportunity to start or continue study include youth work, community arts, housing,
and SEPA, trainee flood risk scientist. companies such as WSP, Atkins Global and Mott of Latin and/or Greek. addictions, economic development, adult education
MacDonald. Career prospects and community regeneration work.
Why choose Glasgow? In recent years our graduates have found employment
This programme’s strengths lie in its synthesis Why choose Glasgow? as teachers, civil servants, administrators, librarians, Why choose Glasgow?
of scientific enquiry, engineering design archivists, and experts in museums and galleries.
This is a unique degree programme in You’ll have the opportunity to gain invaluable
and creative problem solving to tackle the collaboration with the Glasgow School of Art. practice experiences both locally and
challenging and complex real-life problems The architectural component is entirely design- Why choose Glasgow? internationally.
encountered by professional civil engineers. oriented, studio-based and directed towards the You will have the opportunity to visit
production of sketches, drawings and models archaeological sites and museums in Italy
and their compilation into a portfolio. and Greece as part of your programme.

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COMPARATIVE COMPUTING SCIENCE DENTISTRY
LITERATURE Computing science is wide-ranging: from Glasgow Dental Hospital and School is located in the Year 5
Comparative literature is the study of literature programming and engineering large software centre of Glasgow with up-to-date facilities for patient You will spend half your time in the Dental School and
across cultural and national frontiers, time periods, systems, to the design and evaluation of human care, student clinical practice and training, and half working in a community outreach centre. There will
languages and genres, even across the boundaries computer interfaces, algorithms, computer and education and research in dental and oral diseases be no lectures; instead you will attend eight sessions
between literature and the other arts. network systems, artificial intelligence, information and disorders. in each of the following core units: Crown and bridge;
retrieval and big data systems. Minor oral surgery; Endodontics; Paediatric dentistry;
COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES
STUDY 94% STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY Prosthodontics; Periodontics; Consultant clinics (1);
100% STUDENTS THOUGHT COURSE WAS BSc STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY SATISFIED * ABROAD ACCREDITED
INTELLECTUALLY STIMULATING* ABROAD 97% SATISFIED * ABROAD ACCREDITED Consultant clinics (2).
You will be allocated to one residential and one non-
BDS (A200): Five years residential outreach centre.
MA (Hons): Four years BSc (Hons) (G400): Four years
MSci (G402): Five years UKCAT Career prospects
Comparative Literature can only be taken as a
Faster Route BSc (Hons) (3N7R): Three years You will be required to take the UK Clinical Most dental graduates become general dental
Joint Honours degree. See page 114 for options
Faster Route MSci (7G3F): Four years Aptitude Test (UKCAT). practitioners. Other possible careers lie in the hospital
and UCAS codes.
service or the community dental service.
For information on Faster Route see page 109. Selection for interview
See entry requirements from page 87. Choosing a career in NHS general dental practice
We will invite selected applicants to a multiple
Joint Honours available; see page 114. mini-interview in late January/early February. requires you to undertake a period of vocational training
Year 1 designed to ease the transition between dental school
You will read a wide variety of texts from different See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. and general dental practice.
cultural contexts, engaging with a general theme such This vocational training period lasts one year. However,
as heroism. An optional pathway at Level 1 and Level The School of Computing Science launched the Year 1 in some parts of the country, it has been voluntarily
2 involves the study of Russian and Central European pioneering Centre for Computing Science Education You will be introduced to all aspects of clinical dentistry, extended to a two-year period of general professional
cultures. in 2017, in recognition of our commitment to leadership supported by the teaching of clinical medicine, training, to provide experience in the provision of dental
and innovation in educational practice. patient management and health promotion, and care in both primary and secondary settings.
Year 2
In the second year you will focus on another wide- Year 1 biomedical sciences such as anatomy, physiology and
Screening and immunisation
ranging intercultural theme such as frontiers. This There is a substantial emphasis on programming, microbiology.
For important information on Fitness to Practise,
would include thinking about the depiction of various which we view as a fundamental skill. We mostly use the Year 2 Hepatitis B immunisation, Hepatitis C screening and
forms of discovery and borders: geographic, scientific, Python language. We also provide a broad introduction You will be introduced to the theory and practice of HIV screening, please visit glasgow.ac.uk/ug/dentistry
psychological, gender-oriented and cultural. There to other key areas of the subject, including computer the subjects that form the clinical basis of dentistry:
will be opportunities to focus on various literary and systems, databases, and human computer interaction. operative dentistry, prosthodontics and periodontics. Disclosure Scotland – Protection of Vulnerable
cinematic depictions of the chosen theme, including As part of the introduction to operative dentistry you Groups Scheme
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You will study Java programming, object-oriented will learn about the treatment of dental caries, carried If you are admitted to the BDS programme you will be D
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You will also study other subjects, normally in the out in a simulated clinical setting. required to undertake a Criminal Convictions check
software engineering, data structures and algorithms, prior to registration. We require full declaration of
College of Arts, in years 1 and 2. algorithmic foundations, computer networks, operating You will also begin the management and treatment
convictions, including anything deemed "spent". It is
Years 3 and 4 systems, and web application development. of patients.
your responsibility to pay for the check.
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) Comparative You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. Year 3
Literature may only be taken as a Joint Honours degree, International applicants
Years 3, 4 and 5 You will expand your skills in all aspects of restorative
meaning that you will also study another subject. As a result of a policy decision by the Scottish
As an Honours student (years 3 and 4), you will dentistry and will also carry out your first extraction. You
Government and the Scottish Funding Council,
In your Honours years you will take courses on literary cover the essential aspects of computing science in will attend outreach placements in paediatric dentistry.
students from outside the EU are likely to have to leave
and cultural theories and you will read texts from depth. Our curriculum is driven by our world-leading Other teaching includes a comprehensive head and
the country after graduation though they will be able to
an intercultural perspective. You will also gain an research sections and we offer opportunities for neck anatomy course, the dentist’s role in providing
join the General Dental Council.
awareness of issues of language and translation as programme specialisms from year 3 onwards. Together smoking and alcohol advice, initial preparation for the
they relate to the reading of texts from different cultures. with team projects and a substantial individual project, provision of sedation, and self-directed work within
the programme provides excellent preparation for various subject areas on computer. Why choose Glasgow?
Career prospects
Our graduates have gone on to pursue rewarding professional computing scientists. Year 4 Dentistry at Glasgow is ranked first in the UK
careers in the media, teaching, journalism, tourism, Computing Science can be taken as an MSci, which You will continue to work in the Dental School and in (The Times and Sunday Times University League
translating and interpreting, and the civil service, includes an additional year. Students on the MSci the community and will have an opportunity to develop Table 2018).
as well as business, commerce and marketing. programme follow the BSc Honours degree programme, your clinical skills through exposure to patients in all
followed by an additional year studying advanced the dental disciplines. Teaching includes oral medicine,
modules and a substantial research-oriented project. sedation, orthodontics fixed appliance course,
Why choose Glasgow? and further aspects of patient management/health
You can study Comparative Literature alongside Career prospects promotion.
a whole range of other subjects and you may Recent graduates are employed as software engineers
and systems analysts with companies such as Google, At the end of fourth year you are required to undertake
want to consider studying it with a foreign
JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Skyscanner and Yahoo. a period of elective study of around four weeks’
language to further expand your horizons.
duration. This is an opportunity for personal and
professional development.
Why choose Glasgow?
Computer Science at Glasgow is ranked 2nd
in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2018) and
joint 10th in the UK (Times Higher Education World
University Rankings 2018).

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DIGITAL MEDIA & EARTH SCIENCE ECONOMIC & ECONOMICS
INFORMATION STUDIES Earth Science is the study of the Earth, its structure, SOCIAL HISTORY In studying economics you will learn how individuals
Digital Media & Information Studies explores the composition, history and resources. It is concerned Economic and social history is the study of the way and society make choices about how scarce
creation, use and impact of digital content and with the interactions of the Earth’s deep geology with societies change in their economic activities and resources are used, what products are produced
information in the arts, humanities and society at surface processes and environments, climates, and social organisation. It is concerned with how people and who gets to consume them. These choices
large. It brings a human perspective to the issues natural and anthropogenic changes. in the past lived and worked, and how this has depend on evaluating costs, benefits, risks and
of the digital age. affected the development of today’s world. effects on others.
STUDENTS STUDY
95% SATISFIED * ABROAD
STUDENTS THOUGHT STUDENTS IN PROFESSIONAL/ STUDY
92% STAFF WERE GOOD STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
91% STUDENTS STUDY 90% MANAGERIAL JOBS * ABROAD
AT EXPLAINING ABROAD ACCREDITED SATISFIED * ABROAD
THINGS *
BSc (Hons) (F600): Four years
MA (SocSci) (Hons) (L150): Four years
MA (Hons) (I150): Four years Note MA (SocSci) (Hons) (V300): Four years
No prior knowledge is required and Earth Science Joint Honours available; see page 115.
Joint Honours available; see page 114. can be studied with many other first-year subjects. Joint Honours available; see page 114.
Note
See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. Note No previous knowledge of economics is required
Previous knowledge of economics or history for entry to first year.
is not necessary.
Year 1 The School of Geographical and Earth Sciences is
See entry requirements from page 87.
You will learn about the value and importance of currently revising its Earth Science programmes. See entry requirements from page 87.
information in society, through theoretical lectures Please consult the website for up-to-date information.
and practical sessions, using a range of digital media You will study the principles of microeconomics and
Year 1 You will study economic and social trends from 1750 to macroeconomics and will have the opportunity to
technologies. You will discover how information Initially you will study the major themes of Earth the present day, in Britain and internationally, and with
becomes digital media and learn key skills for develop an interest in fields such as government policy,
Science. There are two courses in first year, covering an emphasis on the development of a wide range of developing countries, the economics of business and
information literacy. Topics covered include: plate tectonics, the structure of the Earth, earthquakes, transferable skills.
website development, databases, digitisation and international trade and finance.
volcanoes, how rocks deform, evolution of life, climate
electronic texts, and digital media in the cultural change, exploration for resources, environmental Year 1 Year 1
and heritage sector. remediation and energy. You will take two courses around the themes of You will study: Introduction to the market mechanism,
globalisation, the workplace, social order and conflict, International trade, Economic development,
Year 2 Year 2 gender and the family, immigration and the community,
You will be introduced to new concepts and Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic policy in an open
You will undertake two courses in the second and international economic relations. economy and Introductory mathematical economics.
applications including: artificial intelligence, 3D year, building your knowledge of the solid Earth,
modelling, information systems, cyberspace, digital You will be introduced to major themes in history,
palaeobiology and the use of fossils to reconstruct including sources of economic growth and social Year 2
D
P sound and video, digital curation and stewardship. environments and climates in the past, the surface of change, and the international transmission of social You will study: Intermediate macroeconomics, P
E
Years 3 and 4 the Earth in the past and the present day, the structure and economic trends. Intermediate microeconomics, Introduction to
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will of the Earth, geological maps and Earth exploration. mathematical economics (continued) and Economic
gain a broader theoretical understanding along with a Year 2 data analysis.
Years 3 and 4 You will study economic and social changes in the UK
chance to study the creation, application and use of If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
particular technologies in more detail. since 1750, in two courses, exploring such themes as
study a number of core courses covering stratigraphy, industrialisation and its social dimensions and global Years 3 and 4
You will choose from courses such as Enterprise, petrology and geochemistry, sedimentary rocks, trade and competition. Students who qualify for Honours will take
creative and citizenship online; Heritage cultural isotope geology, tectonic geomorphology, structural advanced courses in microeconomic analysis and
informatics; Multimedia analysis and design; 2D geology, geological maps, geophysics and major Earth You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
macroeconomic analysis. There is also the opportunity
digitisation; Document encoding; Records and processes. You will participate in several residential Years 3 and 4 to take courses in econometrics, which involves the
accountability; Music curation and analysis; History field classes and undertake two independent projects. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will statistical techniques of economic analysis, and others
of technology in the humanities; Codicology: You will also tailor your degree to include additional select courses on a variety of themes, in a range of from a wide range of optional courses which put the
Development of the book and Video games studies, areas of particular interest chosen from a wide range of national and international contexts, and mainly in the skills you have developed into action. You will also
and you will complete a dissertation. optional courses, many of which are focused on applied period from 1750 to the present. research and write a dissertation in your final year.
environmental aspects of Earth Science.
Career prospects In Junior Honours (year 3), core course students work in Career prospects
This degree opens a range of careers and further study Career prospects small groups on research projects, supervised by staff, Our graduates develop skills in research, analysis,
opportunities and helps you stand out in the crowded Our recent graduates are employed by organisations and have the opportunity to explore their own specialist communication, teamworking, decision making
graduate jobs market. Our graduates have pursued including BAM Nuttall Ltd, BG Group, Grontmij, interests with the Senior Honours (year 4) dissertation. and problem solving. Recent graduates have been
careers in multimedia design, advertising, digital Iberdrola Engineering and Construction, Mason & employed by Ernst & Young, Morgan Stanley, Shell,
content management, human resources, research, Evans Partnership Ltd, Maersk Oil, NordGold, Scottish Career prospects
Our graduates have found employment in a very wide Scottish Government, National Australia Group Europe
journalism, computer forensics, music promotion, film Water, SEPA, Shell and Statoil. and Hays plc, among many other organisations.
production, academia, archives, museums, galleries range of careers including: management in industry,
and management consultancy. retailing, marketing and financial services; central
Why choose Glasgow? and local government; the media and information
Why choose Glasgow?
The flexibility of our Honours programme will technology; teaching at all levels; libraries, museums
Why choose Glasgow? enable you to choose options focused towards and archives; social work and other personnel services. Economics at Glasgow dates back to Adam
a range of potential careers while maintaining a Smith, who was a Professor at the University in
We are the only university to offer this innovative the 18th century and is widely renowned as the
programme at undergraduate level in the UK and very firm grounding in the core aspects of Earth
Science including professional-level field skills. Why choose Glasgow? father of modern economics.
are CILIP accredited.
It is possible to do this degree together with a
language, including a year abroad.

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ELECTRONIC ELECTRONICS ELECTRONICS ENGLISH LANGUAGE
& SOFTWARE & ELECTRICAL WITH MUSIC & LINGUISTICS
ENGINEERING ENGINEERING Electronics with Music combines musical interests English language and linguistics combines the study
with a thorough study of modern electronics. of the history, structure and meaning of the English
Electronic and software engineering combines the As a graduate engineer you will be able to deal with Graduates of this degree programme are fully language, to see what all this tells us about our
study of hardware and software. It will give you the anything from power engineering to microelectronics, qualified electronics and electrical engineers with culture, our society and ourselves.
knowledge required to lead teams that will design radar installations to the design of digital systems. particular skills in music technology.
and build the computerised systems of the future. IN SCOTLAND 91% ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDY
FOR ELECTRICAL STUDY PROFESSIONALLY IN SCOTLAND STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD
1st & ELECTRONIC ABROAD ACCREDITED 1st FOR ELECTRICAL STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDY ENGINEERING* & ELECTRONIC ABROAD ACCREDITED
90% STUDENTS IN WORK/STUDY * ABROAD ENGINEERING*
MA (Hons) (Q300): Four years
BEng (H600): Four years BEng (H6W3): Four years
BSc (Hons) (GH66): Four years MEng (H601): Five years Joint Honours available; see page 115.
MEng (H6WJ): Five years
BEng (GHP6): Four years
MEng (HG66): Five years See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87.
You will study the same courses in the first three You will learn how our language now and in the past
You will study the same courses in the first three
years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree influences our interactions with each other and with
Accreditation is being sought for this programme. years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree
programme. the world.
Please check the website for updates. You will study programme.
the same courses in the first three years whether you Year 1 Year 1
Year 1
are on the BEng, BSc or MEng degree programme. In your first year, you will take a wide-ranging Here, we give you a taster of every part of language
You will take courses in mathematics and study
curriculum which includes courses in analogue and study: how we get meaning through structuring sounds,
Year 1 engineering fundamentals including computing,
digital electronics, mathematics, dynamics, materials, sentences and conversations; how children acquire
You will take courses in electronics and electrical analogue and digital electronics and electrical
thermodynamics and engineering skills. These courses language and how English sounded when it was an
engineering, mathematics and computing science. engineering. The music component includes listening
are supported by individual and group project work infant language itself; how English developed into the
You will study foundational analogue and digital and repertory, plus either general musicianship or
and laboratory work. This interdisciplinary approach, modern form we speak today, including the huge number
electronics, and will design, simulate and test circuits performance (subject to audition at the start of the year).
favoured by industry, also makes it easy to switch to of varieties spoken all over the world – including Scots.
in the laboratory. You will develop computer problem- most other engineering disciplines at the end of year 1 Year 2
solving skills applicable in any programming language. Year 2
should you wish to do so. You will study core engineering subjects of analogue
You delve deeper into key questions: what do we know
Years 2 and 3 and digital electronics, electrical circuits, computer
Years 2 and 3 about the language and culture of the Anglo-Saxons;
You will gain a thorough grounding in the hardware architecture, a design project and mathematics,
The following two years will contain a core of how do words change across time and carry meanings;
and software aspects of computer systems, including together with audiovisual composition, studio and
P
E expertise in programming and software engineering
compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects in recording skills, and one other music option.
how do people persuade us with advertisements,
newspaper articles and political speeches; what can
P
E
business and management.
using Java, detailed knowledge of operating systems Year 3 names tell us about people and society; how does
and networking, a solid foundation in databases and The core courses will give you a firm grounding in rhythm influence how we sound; and how did the
You will continue with a mix of electronics (two-thirds)
experience with electronic design software. This will be the knowledge and skills required of any professional ordinary people of Shakespeare’s age talk?
and music (one-third) topics, including systems design,
combined with a working knowledge of electrical circuit electronics or electrical engineer. These courses are
communication systems, control, real-time systems, You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
theory, analogue and digital electronic system design augmented with practical construction and project work
electromagnetic compatibility, mathematics, sonic arts
and digital communications. in each year working both alone and in teams. Years 3 and 4
and a music option, all supported by project work.
Years 4 and 5 At Honours you choose from a variety of advanced
Years 4 and 5 Years 4 and 5 courses, including: discourse and conversation, digital
You will have a wide choice of technical options You will have a wide choice of technical options in
On the MEng programme your choice of 4th year humanities, the history of English, narrative and the
in fourth year, choosing half your specialist topics fourth year. You will also gain expertise in professional
technical options is the same as that of the BEng mind, manuscript studies and book history, medieval
from electronics and electrical engineering and half subjects including economics, project organisation,
degree but instead of an individual project you will literature, name studies, phonetics, meaning, Old
from computing science. You will study professional environmental issues and safety. BEng students will
carry out practical team projects with other engineers. Icelandic, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, the
aspects including economics, project organisation, complete a substantial individual project.
These projects will prepare you for a six-month language of laws and the Scots language.
environmental issues and safety. MEng students can take part in an integrated system placement, normally in industry, and often abroad.
MEng students can take part in an integrated system design project, learning the skills of project management On your return, you will complete your degree with Career prospects
design project, working in multidisciplinary teams. and working in multidisciplinary teams. Half of this further advanced technical options. As a graduate in English Language & Linguistics you
In fifth year a six-month project, normally undertaken year is devoted to project work, normally carried out in will be an expert in language, communication and the
abroad, is followed by further advanced technical industry, and often via a placement abroad. Career prospects rigorous analysis of texts and events in the real world.
subjects. Graduates are fully qualified electronics and electrical You will have a broad range of career opportunities;
Career prospects engineers with particular skills in music technology. some of our graduates pursue journalism and media
Career prospects Our recent graduates have been employed by Atkins, This degree is far more prestigious than a vocational studies, marketing, speech therapy and dictionary-
Previous graduates have found employment in a QinetiQ, BAE Systems Surface Ships, BAE Systems, qualification in audio recording and production and making, and many of our students teach English as
wide range of industries, such as software houses, Ventus Green Energy and the RAF, among other you will be able to seek employment in both the a foreign language, often in Europe, Asia or South
electronics companies and commercial institutions, organisations. recording and broadcasting industries and in the America.
including Agilent, ARM, BMW, Ion Torrents, Thales electronics industry as a whole.
and Wolfson Microelectronics, among many others.
Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow?
You will undertake a team design project in Why choose Glasgow? Over 50 years, we created the world-leading
Why choose Glasgow? which the complete design process of an item If you are an accomplished performer, you may Historical Thesaurus of English. You will also
Between years 3 and 4 you will undertake a work of electronic equipment is carried out, from the be admitted to performance options. have access to dedicated laboratories for
placement in industry, either in the UK or overseas. initial specification to the completed product. analysing spoken and written language.

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ENGLISH LITERATURE DUMFRIES CAMPUS
FILM & TELEVISION FINANCE &
You will explore all aspects of literature in English,
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES MATHEMATICS
benefiting from our expertise in a wide range of areas, SCIENCE & This degree programme studies cinema and Finance is the study of the theory and practice
including American, Irish and postcolonial literatures,
critical theory, creative writing, and the relationship
SUSTAINABILITY television as major forces of enjoyment and of financial decision making. Mathematics
knowledge within modern culture. incorporates successful explorations of numerical,
between literature and other arts, media and science. Accredited by the Institution of Environmental geometrical and logical relationships.
Sciences and based at our Dumfries Campus, 100% STUDENTS THOUGHT STAFF WERE
GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS *
STUDY
ABROAD
STUDENTS STUDY
100% Environmental Science & Sustainability utilises FINANCE STUDENTS STUDY
SATISFIED * ABROAD 90% IN WORK/STUDY * ABROAD
fieldwork, organisations and lab practicals to
demonstrate environmental work in practice. MA (Hons) (P390): Four years
MA (Hons) (Q301): Four years GEOGRAPHICAL BSc (Hons) (NG3C): Four years
95% STUDIES STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY Joint Honours available; see page 116.
ABROAD ACCREDITED
Joint Honours available; see page 115. IN WORK/STUDY *
See entry requirements from page 87.
If you wish to be considered for Honours Film &
If you wish to be considered for English Literature Television Studies you must apply using a UCAS
you must apply using a UCAS code for English BSc (Hons) (D447): Four years code for Film & Television Studies. This is due Years 1 and 2
Literature, either as a single subject or as part of to high demand for the subject. You will take courses in:
a Joint Honours combination. This degree is taught at our Dumfries campus;
see page 11. See entry requirements from page 87. · Mathematics
See entry requirements from page 87. · Statistics
See entry requirements from page 87. · Financial accounting
Year 1
You will take two courses, which introduce techniques · Economics
Year 1
Year 1 of film and television analysis, offer perspectives on · Management accounting
You will gain the knowledge and critical and creative
Your core courses will cover environmental science, film and television history, and examine the changing · Finance
skills that form the bedrock for the study of English
Literature. You will develop skills in independent writing Earth system science and global environmental issues. structures of cinema and television as industries: Years 3 and 4
and in analysing and arguing about literature, and Year 2 Looking, listening, reading; Key moments in the If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will take
gain insights into how speaking and performing texts You will take the core courses of Research methods development of film and television. a range of core and optional courses including:
enhances literary study. Courses include Poetry and for environmental scientists, Sustainability of farming · Algebra
Year 2
poetics, Novel and narratology, prescribed texts, and systems, and Energy: options for sustainability. · Mathematical methods 1
You will extend this study with more detailed
a poetry writing competition and an open mic forum. · Metric spaces and basic topology
At each level you can also choose from a range of consideration of key theoretical concepts and historical
There are also opportunities to develop creative skills · Capital markets
elective courses across other disciplines. methods, studying film and television alongside one
in writing poetry and fiction. · International financial markets
another in two courses: Spectatorship, audiences and
Year 2 Year 3 identities; History, aesthetics and genre. You will also · Financial statement analysis
P
E In second year you will build on your reading and You will study applied ecology and conservation, study other subjects in years 1 and 2, as part of your · Financial markets and financial institutions P
F
analytical skills, examining the relationship between human impacts on the environment, and rural degree programme. In fourth year you will also undertake a research project/
literary texts and their historical, cultural and political tourism and stewardship. You will also undertake dissertation, usually supervised within the School of
either a dissertation or placement where you will gain Years 3 and 4
contexts (Writing and ideology), and their formal Mathematics & Statistics, although a limited number of
experience in the environmental sector. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) your studies
features and techniques (Writing and text). You will study projects will be supervised by the Adam Smith Business
will consist of a combination of compulsory core
novels, short stories, tales, poems, plays, essays and Year 4 School.
courses (Film analysis, Television analysis, Media
manifestos from the medieval period to the present day. The Honours year consists of an environmental and cultural policy) and specialist options. These will Career prospects
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. stewardship project on a research interest of your typically include courses on particular periods and The financial sector, locally and throughout the UK,
choice, and courses on environmental policy and places (eg postwar Japanese cinema, Scottish film actively recruits graduates skilled in all aspects of
Years 3 and 4 management, perspectives on the environment,
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will be and television); genres (eg animation, amateur cinema); mathematics, and a significant number of our Honours
and the environmental field course. theory and practice of film and television (eg digital graduates find employment in the commercial sector,
able to study the major literary periods and to choose
from a wide variety of courses in a number of specialist Career prospects media, television production); and specific themes (eg in insurance, accounting, finance or banking.
fields including Irish and Scottish literature, postcolonial You will develop a range of skills in environmental screen performance, children’s television).
literatures, creative writing, contemporary literature, management techniques, preparing you to enter Career prospects Why choose Glasgow?
science fiction, fantasy literature, literary theory and the graduate job market in a wide variety of roles This programme is a valuable preparation for careers
children’s literature. concerned with implementing sustainability objectives. This programme will train you in both
in various aspects of the media, arts and cultural mathematics and finance, making you highly
The combination of a broad-based education industries. The immediate job destinations of some of
Career prospects with specialist input, supplemented with real work desirable to employers, and uses guest
A degree in English Literature opens up a wide range our recent graduates have included production trainee lecturers and tutors from the financial sector.
experience, will equip you with essential skills. for the Scottish Media Group and graphics operator for
of career opportunities, such as teaching, writing,
publishing, journalism, research and production in the sports technology specialists Deltatre.
the arts and media sectors and other forms of cultural Why choose Dumfries? Older graduates are now firmly established in their
leadership, the civil service, public relations and cultural chosen creative fields, working for leading media
Fieldwork and practical experience are at the
policy. companies such as Google and the BBC or as arts
core of this programme, providing you with
administrators, journalists and media academics.
valuable skills for a career in the environmental
Why choose Glasgow? sector. Our Dumfries campus is located close to
a range of natural resources, unique fieldwork Why choose Glasgow?
In choosing English Literature, you will be studying environments and placement providers: a The city of Glasgow is a major centre for film
at one of the oldest, largest and most dynamic diverse outdoor laboratory only minutes from and television production, and practitioners and
centres for the study of literature in the world. the classroom. policy makers from the creative industries visit the
University regularly.

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environmentalsciencesustainability
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FINANCE & STATISTICS FRENCH GAELIC GENETICS
Finance is the study of the theory and practice of French involves the study of a key European and Explore Scottish Gaelic language and culture Understanding genetics and molecular genetics
financial decision making. Statistics is a scientific international language as well as the cultures it has through the centuries to the present day, and is fundamental to all aspects of biology, modern
discipline that is concerned with the drawing of influenced across the world. develop your Gaelic language skills for the medicine and biotechnology. Genetics affects all
objective conclusions from investigations where contemporary job market. aspects of life. A Genetics degree opens up a
outcomes are subject to uncertainty or variability. 90% STUDENTS
SATISFIED *
STUDY
ABROAD
whole world of job opportunities in science,
CELTIC STUDIES STUDY
93% STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD industry, healthcare, forensics, and beyond.
FINANCE STUDENTS STUDY
90% IN WORK/STUDY * ABROAD BSc STUDENTS STUDY
MA (Hons) (R120): Five years 91% SATISFIED * ABROAD
MA (Hons) (Q530): Four years
Joint Honours available; see page 116.
BSc (Hons) (GN33): Four years
Joint Honours available; see page 116. BSc (Hons) (C400): Four years
See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87. MSci: Five years
Note
No prior knowledge of Scottish Gaelic You may apply for transfer to the MSci
Years 1 and 2 Year 1 (or any Celtic language) is required. mid-programme. MSci applications are
You will take courses in: The course you study in year 1 depends on how much NOT taken via UCAS.
French you have studied before. If you have an SQA See entry requirements from page 87.
· Economics Higher or A-level in French (grade A or B), you will take See entry requirements from page 87.
· Finance the non-beginners’ language course alongside our
· Financial accounting French culture course. Year 1
· Management accounting There are three courses: Advanced 1 for students with a Year 1
· Mathematics If you are a beginner or near-beginner and have some good pass in Higher Gàidhlig; Intermediate 1 for those You will be given a general introduction to all aspects
· Statistics previous language experience, you can take the with a good pass in Higher Gaelic; and Beginners 1 for of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general
Level-1 beginners’ course, which provides an intensive absolute/near beginners. scientific skills.
Years 3 and 4 foundation in reading, writing and speaking French.
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will take Year 2 Year 2
a range of core and optional courses, including courses Year 2 You will continue to develop your language skills and In semester 1, you will develop your knowledge of
in finance and statistics. In your second year, you will extend your linguistic skills deepen your knowledge of literature and language, in fundamental aspects of biology. In semester 2, you will
in our language and culture courses using authentic either of two courses. Advanced 2 (taught in Gaelic): be introduced to specialist subject areas according to
In fourth year you will also undertake a dissertation French texts and media sources. your interests.
supervised within the Adam Smith Business School. if progressing from Advanced 1 or Intermediate 1,
Students progressing from the first-year beginners’ you will study modern prose texts and post-1600 Years 3, 4 and 5
Partnership and industry links course normally study French culture 1 alongside song/poetry on various themes, and aspects of If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will
The University has close links with professional bodies French 2 courses. contemporary sociolinguistics. Intermediate 2 (taught develop an in-depth understanding of the principles
and employers, many of whom offer placement in English and Gaelic): if progressing from Beginners 1,
P
F opportunities to students. Some professional firms run Year 3 (year abroad) you will continue to develop your language skills, while
of genetics and biomolecular science. G
P
presentations and drop-in sessions for prospective If you progress to Honours you will spend your third studying a range of modern Gaelic writing and song, In fourth year you will be able to follow your interests
graduates and also run separate events to give students year abroad, normally either working as a language and aspects of contemporary sociolinguistics. and choose four advanced Honours option courses.
a chance to interact with their staff. assistant in a school or studying at a university. The You will also perform your own research with one of the
University has a number of exchange programmes Years 3 and 4 genetics research teams. Laboratory work and small-
Career prospects and will provide support and advice. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will group teaching are important parts of the Honours
The financial sector, locally and throughout the UK, concentrate on modern Scottish Gaelic language and programme, allowing you to develop problem-solving,
actively recruits graduates skilled in all aspects of Years 4 and 5 literature, as well as studying Irish and the development group-working and communication skills.
statistics, and a significant number of our Honours Along with core language study, you will be able to and varieties of the Gaelic languages. This allows you
choose from a wide range of options including literature, You can take Genetics as an MSci, which includes an
graduates find employment in the commercial sector, to study aspects of Gaelic language and culture in more additional work placement year, between the third and
in insurance, accounting, finance or banking. cinema, history and other aspects of the language and depth, mostly through the medium of Gaelic. You will
cultures of the French-speaking world. final years of the degree. This is normally spent doing
also write a dissertation. For a broader Celtic curriculum research in industry or an organisation such
Career prospects incorporating Gaelic language skills, please see Celtic as a research institute in the UK or overseas.
Why choose Glasgow? Graduates have gone on to pursue rewarding careers Studies.
This programme will train you in both Final-year optional courses may change and places
in the media, teaching (both at home and abroad), Career prospects may be limited. Students are not guaranteed a place
mathematics and finance, making you highly journalism, tourism, translating and interpreting, and
desirable to employers, and uses guest Recent developments in support of Gaelic mean on a particular final-year option.
the civil service, as well as business, commerce and that Gaelic is a language with expanding career
lecturers and tutors from the financial sector. marketing. Career prospects
opportunities. Our graduates have gone on to a wide
range of careers in the media, publishing, teaching, Recent graduates have taken research, support or
academia, librarianship and law. Others find careers in leadership roles in academia, industry and public
Why choose Glasgow? services. Many graduates have entered teaching,
the civil service, language planning/development with
As part of your French degree you can choose local authorities and Bòrd na Gàidhlig. medicine, management and journalism.
to focus on a whole range of topics including
French comics, French song, travel writing,
Why choose Glasgow?
medieval France and contemporary French Why choose Glasgow?
history. You will undertake laboratory training and
You can study Gaelic folklore, song, modern
acquire important transferable skills including
poetry, autobiography and contemporary fiction
problem solving, writing and presenting of
all through Gaelic, while the University’s Gaelic
reports, and critical analysis of written reports
initiative and the city’s vibrant Gaelic community
and data. Genetics at Glasgow is top in the
also provide opportunities to use Gaelic outside
Russell Group for both Learning Opportunities
the classroom.
and Student Voice Satisfaction (NSS 2017).

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GEOGRAPHY GERMAN GREEK DUMFRIES CAMPUS

Geography is the study of the surface of the Earth as German involves the study of a key European Greek involves the study of classical Greek language
HEALTH &
the site of human living and working. It considers the language and its culture. At Glasgow we provide and literature and ancient Greek civilisation. SOCIAL POLICY
variability in physical and human landscapes, along a wide spectrum of teaching, ranging from the
Health and social issues are at the forefront of many
with the interrelationships binding them together. 18th century to contemporary culture. 95% CLASSICS STUDENTS STUDY
SATISFIED * ABROAD current policy concerns. This programme will help
STUDY
you to understand the nature of these issues and how
90% MA STUDENTS
SATISFIED *
STUDY
ABROAD
2nd IN SCOTLAND*
ABROAD policies and interventions are formed and delivered.
MA (Hons) (Q700): Four years
STUDENTS STUDY
Joint Honours available; see page 117. 93%
BSc (Hons) (F800): Four years MA (Hons) (R220): Five years SATISFIED * ABROAD

MA (Hons) (L702): Four years Note


MA (SocSci) (Hons) (L700): Four years Joint Honours available; see page 117.
You do not require previous knowledge of Greek. MA (Hons) (LL34): Four years
Joint Honours available; see page 116. See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87. This degree is taught at our Dumfries campus;
See entry requirements from page 87. see page 11.
Year 1 You will read (depending on options chosen) Homer
The course you study in first year depends on how See entry requirements from page 87.
Geography can be studied as one of three different and other Greek poets, Athenian tragedies and
much German you have studied before. If you have an comedies, orators and historians, and the philosopher
degrees in Arts, Science or Social Sciences. The SQA Higher or A-level in German (grade A or B), you will Plato. You will also learn about Greek political and Year 1
Geography component of each degree is identical; take the Level-1 non-beginners’ language and culture social history, philosophy, religion and art. You will take two core courses – Contemporary health
the difference is additional subjects that can be taken courses.
If you have a good A-level pass in the subject, you may issues and Society and social policy – introducing you
in years 1 and 2.
If you are a beginner or near-beginner in the language be able to start Greek at Level 2. to the foundations of the study of health and social
Year 1 and have some previous language learning experience, issues, associated policies and related research.
You will explore an equal balance of physical and you can take the Level-1 beginners’ course, which Year 1 These courses are complemented by a series of
human geography themes including a world of provides an intensive foundation in reading, writing and You will be provided with a strong foundation of recommended and elective courses, such as Health,
resources, an underdeveloped world, a world of speaking German. grammar and vocabulary leading to the reading of wellbeing and sustainability.
changing environments, a shrinking world, and a simple passages of genuine ancient Greek. You will
Year 2 learn to read elementary texts in Greek and to translate Year 2
changing biosphere in a changing environment.
The first-year language and culture course leads to Greek into English. You will focus on more advanced and applied
Year 2 German 2, which extends and develops your linguistic considerations of how policy and practice is developed
You will explore human and physical processes, skills and builds your knowledge of German culture. Year 2 and enacted, gaining insights from a range of policy
examining environmental problems and their possible Students progressing from the first-year beginners’ You will read work by a variety of authors. You will also makers and practitioners. You will take four core
resolutions through policy, and you will be trained course normally study German culture 1 alongside the continue to develop your translation and reading skills. courses: Health and social policy and practice, Human
G
P in statistical methods and laboratory analysis using German 2 course. By the end of the year, you will be able to: nature and wellbeing, Research methods for social H
P
a mixture of fieldwork and our own IT and physical You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. · translate continuous passages of straightforward science, and Global challenges at the end of life.
geography laboratories. Greek into English
Year 3 (year abroad) Year 3
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. · translate accurately any prescribed passage from You will start to specialise further, studying three
If you progress to Honours you will spend your third year Greek into English, and comment perceptively on
Years 3 and 4 abroad working as a language assistant in a school or core advanced courses: Health and social policy
the set books in a contemporary context, Public sector systems
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will on an independent work placement, or studying at a · write well-argued and researched essays
study both core and optional courses. Core courses university. The University has a number of exchange management, and Health and technology. You will also
are related to advanced training methods such as programmes and will provide support and advice. You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. choose either an eight-week applied work placement or
computerised data analysis, modelling, geographical an extended research-based dissertation.
Years 4 and 5 Years 3 and 4
information systems, interviewing and interpretative If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will Year 4
Along with core language study, you will take courses
methods. A wide range of optional courses complement choose options from a wide range and study texts After successful completion of years 1, 2 and 3, you can
from a wide variety of options, including German
the core courses and allow you to build a programme and genres in detail. Courses currently include progress to an Honours year and become involved in
professional communication, modern German novels,
around your particular interests. Some Earth Science Historiography, Epic, Comedy, Tragedy, Oratory and the Enquiry Project in Health and Social Policy. This is
liaison interpreting and modern German thought.
optional courses may also be available to Geography Lyric poetry. a full year practice-based research project that involves
students. Career prospects the planning and execution of a significant piece of
There is also the opportunity within the Honours
Career prospects Graduates with qualifications in modern languages programme to start or continue the study of Latin. applied field research.
Our recent Geography graduates have been employed and cultures have gone on to pursue rewarding careers
in the media, teaching (both at home and abroad), Career prospects Career prospects
as coastal and river engineers, field studies tutors, and
journalism, tourism, translating and interpreting, and In recent years our graduates have found employment The programme relates theory to the reality of health
hydrographic surveyors, and have found opportunities
the civil service, as well as business, commerce and as teachers, civil servants, administrators, librarians and and social practices. Recent graduates have taken up
with the Scottish Government, BAE Systems and
marketing. archivists, and in museums and galleries. employment within the NHS, local government and the
Lanarkshire Valuation Joint Board.
voluntary sector. Others have gone on to postgraduate
training in teaching and social work.
Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow?
Our Honours programme is highly flexible and You will combine the study of language and You will have the opportunity to visit Why choose Dumfries?
is a combination of core and optional courses. culture in courses that focus on using German in archaeological sites and museums in Greece You will be given the opportunity to complete
This allows you to tailor your option choices practical and professional contexts, which makes as part of your programme. a valuable work placement and will benefit
towards a wide range of potential careers. our graduates stand out when applying for jobs. from our excellent links with local employers.

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HISTORY HISTORY OF ART HUMAN BIOLOGY HUMAN BIOLOGY
The study of history is the study of change and History of art seeks to understand how and why Human biology explores the scientific principles & NUTRITION
continuity in human society through time. In this paintings, sculptures, buildings and works in a that underlie investigations into the function of the Human Biology & Nutrition will equip students with
wide-ranging programme you will learn different variety of media come to look the way they do. human body from a molecular and cellular level to a critical understanding of normal physiology and
approaches to studying the past as a way of a whole body level. It examines the way in which the homeostatic mechanisms, and this will be related
understanding the present in its political, 100% STUDENTS STUDY body works in health, during normal healthy ageing to both normal and disease-related conditions.
SATISFIED * ABROAD
economic, ideological, social and cultural sense. and disease.
BIOLOGY STUDENTS STUDY
BIOLOGY STUDENTS STUDY 94% SATISFIED * ABROAD
96% STUDENTS STUDY
MA (Hons) (V350): Four years 94% SATISFIED * ABROAD
SATISFIED * ABROAD

Joint Honours available; see page 117.


BSc (Hons) (C1W3): Four years BSc (Hons) (C1B4): Four years
MA (Hons) (V100): Four years See entry requirements from page 87. MSci: Five years See entry requirements from page 87.
Joint Honours available; see page 117. You may apply for transfer to the MSci
See entry requirements from page 87. Year 1 mid-programme. MSci applications are Year 1
The first year provides an introduction to history of NOT taken via UCAS. You will be given a general introduction to all aspects
art in two courses: Art history and its materials and of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general
Year 1 techniques and Classicism and naturalism. These See entry requirements from page 87.
scientific skills.
You will take two core courses covering Scottish and courses allow you to study works by well-known artists,
Medieval history over a broad time span. Between designers and architects and introduce you to some Year 1 Year 2
them, these courses introduce you to the study of key issues in history of art. The two courses together will You will be given a general introduction to all aspects In semester 1, you will develop your knowledge of
history first in a national Scottish and then a broader prepare you for further levels of study, but either can be of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general fundamental aspects of biology. In semester 2, you will
European context. Forces driving continuity and change taken as an introduction to the discipline by students scientific skills. be introduced to specialist subject areas according
in Scottish and European politics, society, economy and not intending to take it beyond Level 1. to your interests (eg animal biology; biomolecular
culture are assessed over time. You will also have the Year 2 sciences; human biology; infection biology).
option of taking a modern European history course. Year 2 You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
Greater emphasis is placed on theoretical and You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist
Year 2 contextual issues. You will also be introduced to subject areas according to your interests. Year 3 and 4
You will study modern social and cultural history, contrasted art-historical approaches and methods If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will
and global history. These courses introduce you to and to a range of backgrounds to the production You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
take courses which allow you to develop a broad
new historical skills and approaches and represent and consumption of art. Years 3, 4 and 5 understanding of human biology through the study of
a progression from first year. You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. Human Biology provides a wide-ranging approach to the anatomy and physiology of body systems, and the
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. complement the traditional Anatomy, Neuroscience, assessment of cardiovascular and respiratory function,
H
P Year 3 and 4 Pharmacology and Physiology degree programmes. as well as introductory nutrition. H
P
Years 3 and 4 If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will write
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will a dissertation and study a wide range of special options If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will In year 4, you will take three compulsory courses:
choose from a large variety of more specialised courses on specific periods and artists. There are core courses take courses which allow you to develop a broad Energy balance and lifestyle, Dietary assessment
which may include: Barbarians in the Mediterranean; on methodological aspects of art history, and research understanding of human biology through the study and nutrition epidemiology and Functional foods, and
The Norman Conquest 1066–1100; Print, propaganda skills in art history. You can apply to include a work of the anatomy and physiology of body systems, the choose one from a range of optional courses. You will
and subversion in Europe 1630–1800; Scottish placement as part of your Honours programme. assessment of cardiovascular and respiratory function, also carry out a substantial research project and take
popular culture; Intelligence, the state and international and introductory nutrition. a course in Nutrition advanced studies. You will develop
relations in the 20th century; American landscape Career prospects Students in year 4 choose four advanced Honours a range of skills in nutrition and teamwork, and acquire
history; Middle Eastern cities 1800–1960: imperialism, This degree can lead to careers in publishing, option courses and an Advanced studies course, useful experience for your future career.
cosmopolitanism and nationalism. journalism, teaching and librarianship, museums, which uses quantitative techniques to analyse scientific,
galleries, the heritage sector, and art dealing and managerial and financial aspects of biological science Career prospects
Career prospects auction houses. Our graduates have been appointed problems. All year 4 students undertake an independent This degree will provide you with a variety of career
As a History graduate you will be able to enter many to posts including a Getty Collections Management research project. opportunities. You may choose to go into health
different careers, from teaching to the financial services. Internship in the USA, and to curatorial or administrative promotion, lifestyle consultancy, food industry related
Our recent History graduates have been employed posts at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Handel House and the You can take Human Biology as an MSci, which jobs or a range of other nutrition focused careers.
by HarperCollins, Police Scotland, Oxfam, Glasgow Design and Artists Collecting Society, all in London. includes an additional placement year between the Graduates may continue their education to Masters
Museums and Morgan Stanley. third and final years of the degree, normally spent or PhD level. Graduates may also apply for professional
doing research in industry in the UK or overseas. postgraduate programmes such as dietetics and
Why choose Glasgow? Final-year optional courses may change and places teaching.
Why choose Glasgow? You will benefit from the extensive resources may be limited. Students are not guaranteed a place
History hosts the Centre for Gender History, of the University Library and Archives, and The on a particular final-year option.
which works closely with external organisations Hunterian, the University’s museum and art Why choose Glasgow?
in the field of women’s and gender issues. Career prospects Biological Sciences at Glasgow is ranked 2nd
gallery, which feature the world-famous Hunter,
This is a new programme and it is anticipated that in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2018).
You will also be able to take courses offered Whistler and Mackintosh collections. You will
graduates will be well qualified to seek employment
by members of the Scottish Centre for War also have access to Kelvin Hall, the University
in a broad range of scientific careers in the NHS,
Studies, which offers expertise in war and and City’s innovative collections-access centre.
in commerce, education and management.
conflict from medieval times to the present day. In your third-year vacation you will receive a
grant to assist you to visit museums, galleries
and buildings relevant to your chosen course Why choose Glasgow?
options and dissertation subject. Biological Sciences at Glasgow is ranked 2nd
in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2018).

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IMMUNOLOGY ITALIAN LATIN
Immunology is the study of the body’s defence Studying Italian opens up the language and culture Latin involves the study of the Latin language and
(immune) system and how it protects from, and of a major EU country that has played a key role in literature, and Roman civilisation.
contributes to, disease. Europe’s political and artistic development.
95% CLASSICS STUDENTS STUDY
SATISFIED * ABROAD
95% BSc STUDENTS STUDY 100% ITALIAN STUDIES
STUDENTS SATISFIED *
STUDY
ABROAD
SATISFIED * ABROAD

MA (Hons) (Q600): Four years


BSc (Hons) (C550): Four years MA (Hons) (R310): Five years
Joint Honours available; see page 118.
MSci: Five years
Joint Honours available; see page 118.
Note
You may apply for transfer to the MSci
See entry requirements from page 87. You do not require previous knowledge of Latin.
mid-programme. MSci applications are
NOT taken via UCAS. See entry requirements from page 87.
Year 1
See entry requirements from page 87. The course you study in first year depends on how
much Italian you have studied before. If you have an The level at which you enter depends on whether you
SQA Higher or A-level in Italian (grade A or B), you will have taken Latin before. If you are a complete beginner,
Year 1
take non-beginners’ language and culture courses. or have studied some Latin, you will enter our Level 1
You will be given a general introduction to all aspects
class. If you have a good Higher or A-level pass, you
of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general If you are a beginner or near-beginner and have some may be able to start Latin at Level 2.
scientific skills. previous language learning experience, you will take the
Level-1 beginners’ course, which provides an intensive Year 1
Year 2 foundation in reading, writing and speaking Italian. You will be provided with a strong foundation of
You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
grammar and vocabulary, leading to the reading of
aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist Year 2 simple passages of genuine Latin. You will learn to
subject areas according to your interests. The first-year language and culture course leads to read elementary texts in Latin and to translate Latin
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. Italian 2, which extends and develops your linguistic into English.
skills and builds your knowledge of Italian culture,
Years 3, 4 and 5 including the study of texts and films. Students Year 2
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you progressing from the first-year beginners’ course You will have the opportunity to increase your
will study the whole field of immunology as well as normally study Italian culture 1 alongside the second- knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, enabling you
molecular biology, statistics and data analysis, in year course. to translate passages of literary Latin into English. You
lectures and practical classes. You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. will read works by a range of authors, and study literary
PI In year 4 you will study key concepts of immunology and social contexts as well as language and style, P
L
in greater depth. You will undertake a supervised Year 3 (year abroad) developing your critical skills, so that you may write
laboratory research project and a dissertation. If you progress to Honours you will spend your third well-argued and researched essays.
year abroad, normally either working as a language You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
The Honours programme covers the working of the assistant in a school or studying at a university.
immune system under physiological and pathological The University has a number of exchange Years 3 and 4
conditions, including infectious disease, vaccination, programmes and will provide support and advice. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will
cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular diseases,
choose from a wide range of topics and study texts
and autoimmune and inflammatory pathologies. Years 4 and 5 and genres in detail.
Immunology can be taken as an MSci, which includes In addition to further language work, our two-year
Honours programme enables you to choose from a Courses currently include Historiography, Elegy, Epic,
an additional placement year, between the third and
wide range of options including literature, cinema and Fiction, Drama, Satire and Oratory.
final years of the degree. This is normally spent doing
full-time research in industry, academia or another other areas of culture. There is also the opportunity to start or continue the
approved placement provider in the UK or overseas. study of Greek.
Career prospects
Career prospects Graduates with qualifications in modern languages Career prospects
Many graduates continue to postgraduate Masters or and cultures have gone on to pursue rewarding careers In recent years our graduates have found employment
PhD studies, or enter medicine, dentistry or veterinary in the media, teaching (both at home and abroad), as teachers, civil servants, administrators, librarians and
medicine. Research-based career destinations include journalism, tourism, translating and interpreting, and archivists, and in museums and galleries.
universities and research institutes and industry, the civil service, as well as business, commerce and
and clinical research and diagnostic work in hospital marketing.
Why choose Glasgow?
laboratories. Many go on to a career in other fields
You will have the opportunity to visit
of science, such as infection biology, and cancer or Why choose Glasgow? archaeological sites and museums in Italy
cardiovascular research, or areas such as teaching,
Glasgow has a long tradition of teaching in Italian as part of your programme.
scientific journalism, business and the Civil Service.
studies, supported by excellent library resources
in the subject. You will be taught in small groups,
Why choose Glasgow? mostly by native speakers of Italian, giving you
This is one of the few programmes in the UK the opportunity to develop a high level of fluency
which offer an Honours degree focusing solely in written and spoken Italian.
on immunology for two years (years 3 and 4).

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LAW: COMMON LAW LAW: SCOTS LAW
The Common Law degree is intended for applicants Law with Languages or Law with Legal Studies The Scots Law degree is intended for applicants Two-year LLB (Fast track)
from common law jurisdictions in countries such as There are many opportunities for you to study law with from Scotland or who are intending to pursue a legal The accelerated LLB allows graduates in other
England and Wales, Canada, the United States, India, languages. A language may be studied for three years career in Scotland. The Scots Law curriculum offers disciplines to obtain a degree in two years which will
Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. The Common of the Honours degree (the Law with Legal Studies intellectual depth and has a range of flexible options qualify them for entry to the Diploma in Professional
Law curriculum offers intellectual depth and has a programme) or throughout the four years of the degree reflecting a wide spectrum of interests within the Legal Practice and the solicitor branch of the legal
range of flexible options reflecting a wide spectrum (the Law with Languages programme). Language School of Law. profession. The two-year degree is available to all
of interests within the School of Law. study is an integrated part of the degree, during the applicants holding a first degree at minimum of 2:1
first two years of which language skills will be carefully 1st IN SCOTLAND STUDY PROFESSIONALLY or equivalent; however, preference may be given to
FOR LAW* ABROAD ACCREDITED
1st IN SCOTLAND STUDY PROFESSIONALLY developed. Both programmes require you to spend your degrees in Social Science subjects.
FOR LAW* ABROAD ACCREDITED
third year studying Law in a partner university abroad,
where teaching and learning take place in French, Law with Languages or Law with Legal Studies
LLB (Hons) (M114): Four years There are many opportunities for you to study law with
Common Law LLB (Hons) (M100): Four years German, Italian or Spanish. LLB (Fast Track) (M115) – graduates only languages. A language may be studied for three years
Common Law LLB (Fast Track) (M900): Two-year LLB (Fast track) of the Honours degree (the Law with Legal Studies
Two years, graduates only Joint Honours available; see page 120.
We offer an accelerated two-year programme for programme) or throughout the four years of the degree
graduate entrants. For graduate entrants wishing Students taking a Joint Honours degree can (the Law with Languages programme).
Joint Honours available; see page 114.
to undertake three years of continuous study, the complete all the courses necessary to apply for Language study is an integrated part of this degree,
Students taking a Joint Honours degree can accelerated LLB can be followed by a one-year LLM. entry to the next stage of professional training for a during the first two years of which language skills will
complete all the courses necessary to apply for The two-year degree is available to all applicants career in Scottish law, the Diploma in Professional be carefully developed.
entry to the next stage of professional training for holding a first degree at minimum of 2:1 or equivalent; Legal Practice. A Joint Honours degree does not
involve a period of additional study but please note Both programmes require you to spend your third year
a career in England and Wales: the Legal Practice however, preference may be given to degrees in Social
that in some cases timetabling issues may arise. studying Law in a partner university abroad, where
Course (LPC) or the Bar Professional Training Science subjects. teaching and learning take place in French, German,
Course (BPTC). A Joint Honours degree does not
Career prospects Applicants should apply for either the Scots Law Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.
involve a period of additional study but please note
If you intend to become a solicitor or barrister in LLB or the Common Law LLB, not both, since we
that in some cases timetabling issues may arise. Career prospects
England and Wales you must, in addition to the would only make an offer of a place on one LLB
degree. Scottish students would be expected to If you intend to become a solicitor or advocate in
Applicants should apply for either the Common Common Law LLB, complete a one-year postgraduate
apply for the Scots Law LLB. Scottish students Scotland you must, in addition to the LLB, complete
Law LLB or the Scots Law LLB, not both, vocational qualification: the Legal Practice Course
applying for the Common Law LLB instead a one-year postgraduate vocational qualification – the
since we would only make an offer of a place (LPC) for solicitors or the Bar Professional Training
should make it clear in their application why Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. There is then
on one LLB degree. Scottish students would Course (BPTC) for barristers and proceed to the
they wish to be considered for this degree. a period of full-time training for two years to become
be expected to apply for the Scots Law LLB. remaining requirements of full-time training for a solicitor, and up to two and a half years to become
Scottish students applying for the Common professional qualification. There is then a period of See entry requirements from page 87. an advocate.
Law LLB instead should make it clear in their
P
L application why they wish to be considered for
full-time training for two years to become a solicitor
or one year to become a barrister. To qualify for legal If you intend to become a solicitor or barrister in P
L
this degree. practice in other countries you must pass additional Year 1 England and Wales after completion of the Scots Law
examinations in the appropriate legal system before Initially you will study Introduction to legal study, degree, you can take a small number of additional
See entry requirements from page 87. Constitutional law, Obligations (contract, delict and subjects in the English legal system to qualify to
proceeding to professional training and qualification.
These requirements will vary according to the intended unjustified enrichment) and Family law. You will also undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or the Bar
Year 1 jurisdiction for professional practice. have the opportunity to take options such as Roman Professional Training Course (BPTC) and proceed
Initially you will study Common law tradition, law of properties and obligations and Criminal law to the remaining requirements of full-time training for
Common law system and method, Constitutional law, The flexibility of the law degree at Glasgow, together professional qualification.
and evidence.
Law of tort, English criminal law and Law of contract. with the emphasis on developing the key skills required
by employers and the opportunities available to study The flexibility of the law degree at Glasgow, together
Year 2
Year 2 abroad and to take part in placement opportunities, with the emphasis on developing the key skills required
In the following year, you will study: Jurisprudence,
In the following year, you will study: European Union means that the LLB provides a sound general by employers and the opportunities available to study
and Law and government.
law, Jurisprudence, Law and government, English land foundation for a range of careers. These include the abroad and to take part in placement opportunities,
If you intend to enter the Scottish Legal Profession means that the LLB degree provides a sound general
law, Equity and trusts, Commercial law and Business Civil Service, local government, journalism, industry you must take the following courses during your
organisations. and commerce, international institutions, administration, foundation for a range of careers. These include the
degree and these are normally taken in Year 2: civil service, local government, journalism, industry and
In addition, there is a range of optional courses banking, insurance, social work and the police service. Business organisations, Commercial law, Criminal commerce, international institutions, administration,
from which to choose. law and evidence, European Union law and banking, insurance, social work and the police service.
Why choose Glasgow? Property law.
Years 3 and 4
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you can Glasgow School of Law has a hugely successful In addition there is a range of optional courses to
choose from, covering topics such as International Why choose Glasgow?
choose from a wide range of individual courses study abroad programme with more than 60%
of students undertaking international mobility. private law. Glasgow School of Law has a hugely successful
available each year and you will have the opportunity
study abroad programme with more than 60%
to specialise in a chosen area of law. Years 3 and 4 of students undertaking international mobility.
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you can
choose from a wide range of individual courses
available each year and you will have the opportunity
to specialise in a chosen area of law.

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MARINE & MATHEMATICS MECHANICAL DESIGN MECHANICAL
FRESHWATER BIOLOGY Mathematics is a vast and ever-growing subject ENGINEERING ENGINEERING
which incorporates successful explorations of
Marine and freshwater biology is the study of the numerical, geometrical and logical relationships. This degree programme is firmly rooted in the This degree programme provides a thorough
world’s aquatic environments. mainstream mechanical engineering discipline but grounding in mechanical engineering principles and
BSc STUDENTS STUDY
places greater emphasis on the interplay between their applications, together with the skills needed to
91% design and manufacturing, which is explored through solve real mechanical engineering problems.
100% BSc STUDENTS
SATISFIED *
STUDY
ABROAD
SATISFIED * ABROAD
individual and group projects. IN SCOTLAND
STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
IN SCOTLAND
1st FOR MECHANICAL
ABROAD ACCREDITED
BSc (Hons) (G100): Four years 1st STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
ENGINEERING*
BSc (Hons) (C164): Four years FOR MECHANICAL
ABROAD ACCREDITED
MSci (G101): Five years ENGINEERING*
MSci: Five years
MA (Hons) (G102): Four years
BEng (H300): Four years
You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid- BEng (HH37): Four years MEng (H302): Five years
Joint Honours available; see page 118.
programme. MSci applications are NOT taken MEng (HHJ7): Five years
via UCAS. See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87.
See entry requirements from page 87.
Year 1 You will study the same courses in the first three
You will take a number of courses covering matrices, You will study the same courses in the first three years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree
Year 1 years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree
You will be given a general introduction to all aspects linear equations, probability, complex numbers, vectors programme.
and calculus. programme.
of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general Year 1
scientific skills. Year 2 Year 1 You will take a wide-ranging curriculum which
Courses cover multivariable calculus, linear algebra, You will take a wide-ranging curriculum which includes includes courses in mechanical engineering,
Year 2 courses in mechanical design and manufacturing,
You will develop your knowledge of fundamental topics in applied mathematics, topics in linear algebra mathematics, dynamics, electronics, materials,
and calculus, introduction to real analysis, foundations mathematics, dynamics, electronics, materials, statics, thermodynamics and engineering skills. This
aspects of biology and you will be introduced to statics, thermodynamics and engineering skills. This
specialist subject areas according to your interests. of pure mathematics, graphs and networks, and interdisciplinary approach, favoured by industry, also
enumeration and number theory with applications to interdisciplinary approach, favoured by industry, also makes it easy to switch to most other engineering
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. cryptography. makes it easy to switch to most other engineering disciplines at the end of year 1 should you wish to do so.
disciplines at the end of year 1 should you wish to do so.
Years 3, 4 and 5 You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. Year 2
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will Year 2 You will study further basic engineering subjects
study a wide range of topics including animal diversity Years 3, 4 and 5 You will study further basic engineering subjects
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will including applicable mathematics, applied
and its classification; ethical aspects of scientific including applicable mathematics, applied mechanics, fluid mechanics, microelectronics,
work; evolution and ecology; wildlife conservation; study a wide range of topics. mechanics, fluid mechanics, microelectronics,
M
P animal behaviour and animal welfare; environmental The Applied Mathematics courses allow students engineering computing, materials, power electronics,
engineering computing, materials, power electronics,
thermodynamics, design and manufacture.
M
P
management (aquatic pollution); and aquatic who prefer the practical and applicable aspects of the thermodynamics, and design and manufacture.
environments. subject to concentrate on these elements. The Pure Year 3
Mathematics courses are ideal for students who prefer Year 3 You will study more advanced engineering subjects
You will undertake an independent research project, You will study more advanced engineering subjects
carried out in the laboratory, or in the field, at home the abstract and logical aspects of the subject. including dynamics and control; fluid power; engineering
such as engineering design, dynamics and control, design; fluid mechanics; thermodynamics of engines;
or abroad. In fourth year you will have the opportunity to specialise mechanics of solids, heat transfer, design and
in your area of choice and undertake a project carried heat transfer; instrumentation and data systems;
You can take Marine & Freshwater Biology as an manufacture, materials and manufacture, mathematical materials and manufacture; mathematical modelling and
MSci, which includes an additional placement year, out under one-to-one supervision. There is also an modelling and simulation, and mechanics of materials
opportunity to take an MSci degree over five years, simulation; and mechanics of materials and structures.
between the third and final years of the degree. This is and structures.
normally spent doing research in industry or some other which explores mathematics topics in greater depth and Years 4 and 5
organisation such as a research institute in the UK or includes an individually supervised research project. Years 4 and 5 In year 4 you will study a range of courses: advanced
overseas. In year 4 of the BEng programme, students undertake thermal engineering, control, lasers and electro-optic
Career prospects an individual and a group design project. Year 4 MEng
The available final-year optional courses are subject to Many of our graduates go on to careers in the systems, materials engineering, mechanics of solids,
students undertake further design projects including a robotics, vibration, renewable energy and design
change each year. Places on optional courses may be financial services sector or computing, or undertake multidisciplinary project. Year 5 of the MEng programme
limited, so students are not guaranteed a place on a postgraduate study. Others are employed in industry, projects. In year 5 individual project work forms a
includes the final-year industrial project, and provides major component of the MEng programme, which has
particular final-year option. using the modelling and problem-solving skills gained additional management skills and in-depth options of
on the programme. a strong industrial bias. Further courses are chosen,
Career prospects engineering subjects including mechanics of solids, including advanced control systems engineering and
Your qualification is an entry point to a wide range of Our recent graduates have been employed by dynamics and desalination technology. others. You will also undertake a management course.
careers that demand the analytical and science-based PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton, Alexander
Sloan, Cigna, Deloitte, Royal Bank of Scotland and Career prospects Career prospects
communications skills developed during this degree Recent graduates have been employed by Babcock,
programme. Our graduates move into many careers Credit Suisse. Recent graduates have been employed by Babcock,
Chevron, Wood Group, Spooner, Green Co. Mineral Chevron, Wood Group, Spooner, Extreme Well
including conservation, environmental management, Water, Extreme Well Solution, Scottish Power
fisheries and aquaculture. Many choose to continue Solution, Scottish Power Renewables, Jee Ltd, OyI
Why choose Glasgow? Renewables, Jee Ltd, OyI Manufacturing, BAE Systems,
on to postgraduate study. Manufacturing, BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce.
Our ambassador scheme gives students the Rolls-Royce and Score Europe.
chance to spend time in schools, experiencing
teaching at first hand and developing vital Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow?
workplace skills. You will complete an extensive design project, You will benefit from our strong links with
We have an Exploration Society to help you
which will allow you to integrate the various industry, with practising engineers contributing
organise and conduct scientific expeditions
design skills and understand the business and to lectures and providing employment
to all parts of the world.
social context within which design takes place. opportunities.

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MECHANICAL MECHATRONICS MEDICINE
ENGINEERING In order to compete successfully in a global market, The Medical School generates and sustains medicine and surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology,
WITH AERONAUTICS modern manufacturing companies must have the
ability to integrate electronics, control, software and
excellence in education and research in a friendly,
supportive and stimulating environment. Our medical
child health, general practice, psychiatry, and a variety
of hospital sub-specialties.
This degree programme bridges the divide between mechanical engineering into a range of innovative graduates are highly regarded for the breadth of their
Preparation for practice
aeronautics and mechanical engineering and thus products and systems. Graduates of this programme undergraduate experience and ability.
Preparation for Practice follows the final examinations
provides its graduates with the crossdisciplinary will have this interdisciplinary knowledge, skill and
and involves shadowing foundation-year doctors in
background needed to flourish in one of the most approach to engineering. 93% STUDENTS PROFESSIONALLY
SATISFIED * ACCREDITED hospital.
challenging engineering fields.
IN SCOTLAND
1st FOR MECHANICAL STUDY
ABROAD
Vocational and professional studies
ENGINEERING*
90% MEng STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY Our students have early contact with patients through
SATISFIED * ABROAD ACCREDITED MBChB (A100): Five years
hospital visits, clinical training and Communication
BEng (H730): Four years UKCAT skills, starting in year 1.
BEng (H3H4): Four years MEng (H731): Five years All applicants must complete the UK Clinical Aptitude
Clinical skills
MEng (H3HK): Five years Test (www.ukcat.ac.uk) by the deadline date in the
See entry requirements from page 87. The early years focus on clinical assessment, including
same year as application. Information on how the
See entry requirements from page 87. normal clinical history, examination and clinical
UKCAT scores will be used in the admissions process
procedural skills, with the focus in the later years being
Accreditation is being sought for this programme. is available at glasgow.ac.uk/medicine/mus/
on pathological findings and diagnosis.
Please check the website for updates. You will study admissions
You will study the same courses in the first three years
on both the BEng and MEng degree programmes. the same courses in the first three years whether you Student-selected components
Other requirements
are on the BEng or MEng degree programme. You will be able to choose a variety of student-selected
Successful applicants are required to undertake
Year 1 components (SSCs) that allow you to personalise your
Year 1 satisfactory health and police checks before
You will take a wide-ranging curriculum including courses learning experience. SSCs are five week-long blocks
You will take a wide-ranging curriculum which includes commencing Medicine. Information on standards
in aeronautics, mathematics, dynamics, electronics, selected from a range of available options and are taken
courses in mechanical engineering, mathematics, of undergraduate medical students can be found
materials, statics, thermodynamics and engineering in years 2, 3 and 4. Projects cover topics from the core
dynamics, digital and analogue electronics, materials, at www.gmc-uk.org/education
skills. This interdisciplinary approach makes it easy to curriculum as well as topics outside medicine including
switch to most other engineering disciplines at the end statics, thermodynamics and engineering skills. This Applying for Medicine humanities and languages.
of year 1 should you wish to do so. interdisciplinary approach, favoured by industry, also Further information on MBChB admissions and
makes it easy to switch to most other engineering Electives
on disclosure checks (please refer to the online
Year 2 disciplines at the end of year 1 should you wish to do so. The MBChB at Glasgow is unusual in having two
MBChB Admissions Guide) can be found at
You will study applicable mathematics, applied electives, each for four weeks, during the vacations at
Year 2 glasgow.ac.uk/medicine/mus/admissions
mechanics, design and manufacture, microelectronics, the end of years 3 and 4. Electives are experiential in
thermodynamics, engineering computing, aerodynamics, You will continue to study mathematics and fundamental See entry requirements from page 87. nature, obtaining personal, professional and clinical
M mathematics, materials and power electronics. engineering courses linking the mechanical and
electrical domains which form the basis for the study
experiences in any recognised clinical specialty, M
including general practice and public health.
Year 3 of mechatronics. Phase 1
You will study more advanced engineering subjects: Phase 1 occupies the first half of year 1. It is an Career prospects
aerodynamics and fluid mechanics, aircraft Year 3 overview of basic biomedical sciences, providing you Medical career options range from hospital-based
performance, dynamics and control, flight mechanics, You will develop knowledge and skills in electronic with the knowledge required to engage in the rest of specialties such as surgery, to community-based
materials and manufacture, mathematical modelling system design, real-time programming and control the undergraduate programme. You will undertake specialties such as general practice. Medicine opens
and simulation, mechanics of materials and structures, systems. This is combined with study of mechanical Vocational and professional studies, have your first the doors to many career opportunities, including
propulsion and turbomachinery, and heat transfer. instrumentation and data systems to develop the Clinical skills sessions and undertake a clinical visit to clinical research. Following your final examinations,
interdisciplinary skills necessary to undertake a an A&E ward or General Practice. there is a nine-week period of study in preparation for
Years 4 and 5 mechatronic group design project. work experience in which you will shadow a Foundation
In year 4 you will study a range of core subjects plus a Phase 2
Year 1 doctor. Almost all of our graduates start their
choice of advanced options. You will also undertake a Years 4 and 5 Phase 2 occupies the second part of year 1 and the
careers as doctors with the NHS in hospitals around
team aerospace design project. Year 4 MEng students In years 4 and 5 you will take a range of courses whole of year 2. It covers the anatomy, physiology,
Scotland, although some travel further afield to various
also undertake a multidisciplinary group project. in engineering. In addition you will take courses in pharmacology, biochemistry (and related biomedical
parts of England and Northern Ireland. Important
professional practice including developing business sciences) of the major clinical systems, as well as
In year 5 of the MEng programme an aerospace- information on GMC registration can be found at
plans, understanding professional and legal Vocational and professional studies, Communication
focused individual project forms a major component of glasgow.ac.uk/medicine/mus/admissions
requirements, and management. skills and Clinical skills.
the programme, and in addition there are options from
advanced engineering subjects. In your final year you will undertake a major individual Phase 3
project which, for the MEng degree, may be in industry Phase 3 occupies the first half of year 3 and covers Why choose Glasgow?
Career prospects or on an industry-supported topic. The final year is You will gain experience in clinical environments
Graduates of this programme can expect to be much clinical systems with a focus on pathophysiology.
completed by a range of in-depth technical courses. There are major contributions from pathology, throughout the West of Scotland, including the
in demand in the aerospace industry with companies Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, which
such as BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce, as well as in Career prospects microbiology, haematology, clinical biochemistry and
clinical pharmacology, and the small-group teaching boasts a purpose-built learning and teaching
mainstream mechanical engineering. Graduates from this degree programme will have
focuses on clinical cases, using case-based learning, facility, teaching laboratories and a state-of-the-
the interdisciplinary approach necessary to integrate
with a clinical tutor. You will have one day per week in art clinical skills suite. Medicine at Glasgow is
electronics, control, software and mechanical
Why choose Glasgow? hospital or general practice. You will also receive clinical ranked 2nd in the UK (The Times and Sunday
engineering.
You will benefit from our strong links with the procedural skills teaching. Times University League Table 2018).
aerospace industries. MEng students take part
in a flight-testing course in a Jetstream aircraft. Why choose Glasgow? Phase 4
Many engineering employers offer well-paid Phase 4 occupies the second half of year 3, all of year
summer placements and, in some cases, 4 and the first half of year 5. It is based in hospitals
sponsorship. and in general practice, with dedicated academic
days. Teaching is structured around 5–10 week clinical
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MICROBIOLOGY MOLECULAR & MOLECULAR & MOLECULAR &
Microbiology is the study of all aspects of CELLULAR BIOLOGY CELLULAR BIOLOGY CELLULAR BIOLOGY
microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and
parasites including their identification, transmission,
Molecular and cellular biology combines genetics (WITH BIOTECHNOLOGY) (WITH PLANT SCIENCE)
and biochemistry to understand life at the molecular
interaction with the host in disease and the growing Biotechnology seeks to optimise the utilisation of Plant science combines a broad range of approaches
level and it aims to explain how molecular function
problem of antimicrobial resistance. microorganisms, animals, plants and their cellular to understand how plants function in the natural world.
produces the hierarchy of living cells, tissues and
components in industrial, medical and agricultural
ultimately whole organisms.
91% BSc STUDENTS THOUGHT STAFF WERE STUDY processes and in environmental management. 100% BSc MOLECULAR & CELLULAR STUDY
GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS * ABROAD BIOLOGY STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD
100% BSc STUDENTS
SATISFIED *
STUDY
ABROAD 100% BSc MOLECULAR & CELLULAR STUDY
BIOLOGY STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD

BSc (Hons) (C500): Four years BSc (Hons) (C200): Four years
MSci: Five years MSci: Five years
BSc (Hons) (C720): Four years BSc (Hons) (C110): Four years
You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid- MSci: Five years MSci: Five years See entry requirements from page 87.
programme. MSci applications are NOT taken
You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid- You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid-
via UCAS.
programme. MSci applications are NOT taken programme. MSci applications are NOT taken Year 1
See entry requirements from page 87. via UCAS. via UCAS. You will be given a general introduction to all aspects
of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general
See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. scientific skills.
Year 1
You will be given a general introduction to all aspects Year 2
Year 1 Year 1 You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general
You will be given a general introduction to all aspects You will be given a general introduction to all aspects aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist
scientific skills.
of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general subject areas according to your interests.
Year 2 scientific skills. scientific skills.
You will develop your knowledge of fundamental You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
Year 2 Year 2
aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist Years 3, 4 and 5
You will develop your knowledge of fundamental You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
subject areas according to your interests. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will
aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist
Years 3, 4 and 5 subject areas according to your interests. subject areas according to your interests. study a broad spectrum of molecular topics: molecular
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will learn genetic methods, genomics, proteins, membranes and
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. filaments, DNA structure and function, gene expression,
about many aspects of microbiology with particular
emphasis on prevention, treatment and pathogenicity Years 3, 4 and 5 Years 3, 4 and 5 mobile DNA, biotechnology, essential cell biology and
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will experimental strategies.
M of bacterial, parasitic and viral infectious diseases.
study a broad spectrum of molecular topics: molecular study a broad spectrum of molecular topics to learn the You will also study molecular aspects of plants, plant M
In year 4 you will choose from a range of specialised
genetic methods, genomics, proteins, membranes and key sciences that underpin biotechnology: molecular metabolism, biotechnology, plant physiology, and plant
advanced courses and undertake a research project
filaments, DNA structure and function, gene expression, genetic methods, genomics, proteins, membranes and growth and development. You will undertake a research
under supervision from within the University or an
mobile DNA, biotechnology, essential cell biology and filaments, DNA structure and function, gene expression, project.
institution such as a hospital.
experimental strategies. mobile DNA, biotechnology, essential cell biology and Molecular & Cellular Biology (with Plant Science) can
Microbiology can be taken as an MSci, which includes experimental strategies.
an additional placement year between year 3 and the In year 4 you will learn to study and interpret primary be taken as an MSci, which includes an additional
data from current research and you will choose from In year 4 you will learn to study and interpret primary placement year, between the third and final years of
final year of the degree. This is normally spent doing
a range of specialised advanced courses. You will also data from current research and choose from a range of the degree. This is normally spent doing research in
research in industry or a research institute, in the UK
undertake a research project. specialised advanced courses. You will also undertake industry or a research institute in the UK or overseas.
or overseas, and often attracts a modest salary.
Molecular & Cellular Biology can be taken as an a research project. The available final-year optional courses may change
The available final-year optional courses may change
MSci, which includes an additional placement year, Molecular & Cellular Biology (with Biotechnology) can each year and students are not guaranteed a place on
each year and places may be limited.
between the third and final years of the degree. This is be taken as an MSci, which includes an additional a particular final-year option.
Career prospects normally spent doing research in industry or some other placement year, between the third and final years of
Our graduates are employed in many different organisation such as a research institute, in the UK or the degree. This is normally spent doing research in Career prospects
industries, including public health and hospital overseas. industry or a research institute in the UK or overseas. There are increasing opportunities in the agrochemical,
laboratories, food, brewing and petroleum industries, pharmaceutical and fermentation industries, particularly
The available final-year optional courses may change The available final-year optional courses may change for those graduates with interests in plant molecular
water and aquaculture companies. Others choose to each year and places may be limited. each year and students are not guaranteed a place on
progress to postgraduate study and follow research biology and biotechnology.
a particular final-year option.
careers. Our graduates are equipped with a flexible, Career prospects Graduates with ecological interests are increasingly
broad-based training that takes them in many Our graduates are employed in the pharmaceutical, Career prospects being employed to monitor the environmental aspects
directions. The final year options provide ample biomedical and biotechnological industries; others go Many of our graduates undertake further study to of such industries and in conservation work. Other
opportunity for specialisation towards your chosen on to postgraduate research in laboratories and then pursue careers in scientific research in academic areas of employment include the Scientific Civil Service,
career. into research careers. Graduates are able to move institutions, or in laboratories of biotechnology or government research laboratories and teaching.
readily into related specialties such as biotechnology, biomedical industries. Others find employment in
genetics, immunology, microbiology, pharmacology industries based in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals
Why choose Glasgow? and agrochemicals and in the health service, such as Why choose Glasgow?
and physiology.
You’ll receive practical training in aspects of in hospital laboratories. You will gain hands-on experience of modern
epidemiology at the Marine Biology Station at laboratory techniques.
Why choose Glasgow?
Millport in the Firth of Clyde. Why choose Glasgow?
You will gain hands-on experience of modern
laboratory techniques. You will gain hands-on experience of modern
laboratory techniques.

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MUSIC (BMus) MUSIC (MA) NEUROSCIENCE
The BMus is a single-subject degree for those If you have practical experience in music and a Neuroscience is the study of the brain and the rest
who are interested in pursuing a career in music. keen interest in the technical, cultural, historical, of the nervous system in humans and other animals.
It provides a strong grounding in core disciplines and philosophical questions it opens up, this
and allows you to pursue your specialist interests programme is for you. 94% STUDENTS THOUGHT STAFF WERE STUDY
GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS * ABROAD
in third and fourth years.
STUDY
99% MUSIC STUDENTS THOUGHT STAFF
WERE GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS * ABROAD
100% STUDENTS THOUGHT STAFF WERE
GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS *
STUDY
ABROAD BSc (Hons) (B140): Four years
MSci: Five years
MA (Hons) (W300): Four years You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid-
BMus (W302): Four years
Joint Honours available; see page 118. programme. MSci applications are NOT taken
See entry requirements from page 87. via UCAS.
See entry requirements from page 87.
We offer a Joint Honours degree programme in
Year 1 Psychology & Neuroscience (24R9).
You will take courses in: Year 1
You will take two courses: Listening in culture and See entry requirements from page 87.
· Performance
· Orchestration Listening through analysis. The first encourages an
· Listening in culture open-minded, multidisciplinary approach to listening Year 1
· Listening through analysis and writing about music of all genres and styles, while You will be given a general introduction to all aspects
· Musical techniques the second explores more technical approaches to of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general
the understanding and analysis of musical works scientific skills.
You will also take one course from topics such as: and events, as transmitted through notation, live
· Aesthetics and philosophy of music performance, recording or audiovisual media. Year 2
· Opera You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
· Jazz and blues Year 2 aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist
· Romantic song The compulsory course in Musical techniques will subject areas according to your interests.
· J S Bach develop your grounding in the core Western musical
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
disciplines of harmony and counterpoint, leading to
Year 2 stylistic composition. In addition, you will choose one Years 3 and 4
You will take courses in: other Music course (or two if continuing to Honours) If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will take
· Musical techniques to suit your own main interests in the field. courses that provide you with an overview of human
· Composition
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. biology, the central nervous system, molecular biology
M You will also choose to study other topics such as: and developmental biology. N
· Sonic arts Years 3 and 4
You will also have lectures specific to your chosen
· Aesthetics and musical culture If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you
area of interest, and practicals and workshops in
· Jazz and blues can choose from a range of subjects including
neuroscience.
· Romantic song Historiography of music, Music criticism, Sonic
· J S Bach arts, Composition, Jazz and blues, Aesthetics and In year 4 you will study four specialised neuroscience-
· Performance philosophy of music, Bach, Debussy, Modernist musical related topics chosen from the Honours options. You
aesthetics, Opera, Film music, Contemporary music will also complete a research project and a dissertation.
Years 3 and 4 ensemble, Multimedia, Notation, Aspects of modernity, You will gain experience of practical techniques
In the latter part of your degree your studies become Music of Scotland, Popular music politics and including experimental design, ways of gathering data
more specialised. You can take your composition further Performance (subject to successful audition). You can and statistical analysis of data, and develop skills in
or concentrate on performance or pursue the creative also choose one of the team taught courses (Gender collecting and presenting information.
use of music technology through sonic arts. If music or Inter war cultures) provided by the School of Culture
history and culture is of more interest to you there are You can take Neuroscience as an MSci, which includes
& Creative Arts (SCCA). You will write a dissertation on an additional placement year, between the third and
courses in 20th-century music, film music, performance a topic of your choice under one-to-one supervision.
practice, and the music of Scotland. You will write a final years of the degree. This is normally spent doing
dissertation on a topic of your choice under one-to-one Career prospects research in industry or a research institute in the UK or
supervision. Music degrees provide a sound foundation for careers overseas.
in arts and music administration, journalism, publishing, The available final-year optional courses may change
Career prospects teaching, librarianship and cultural entrepreneurship, each year and students are not guaranteed a place on
The BMus degree provides a strong foundation for as well as for careers in performance, composition or a particular final-year option.
careers in performance, composition, research and research. They also provide strong transferable skills
teaching, music administration, journalism, publishing applicable to a wide range of careers outside music. Career prospects
and librarianship. It provides an unusual breadth of Our graduates are employed in a range of areas
strong transferable skills which are applicable to a wide including the pharmaceutical industry in the UK and
range of careers outside music. Why choose Glasgow? overseas. Many go on to undertake postgraduate
In each year you are given a range of options research degree programmes.
from which to choose, allowing you to design
Why choose Glasgow?
your own degree to cater to your own particular
You will be given a bursary towards the cost of interests and strengths. Why choose Glasgow?
private instrumental or vocal tuition. You will gain hands-on experience of modern
laboratory techniques.

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NURSING PHARMACOLOGY PHILOSOPHY
Nurses form the largest group of staff in the NHS Year 4 Pharmacology is the study of drugs – not just Philosophy is the systematic attempt to arrive at clear
and are a crucial part of a healthcare team. In the Senior Honours year you will undertake a period medicines, but also substances produced within the answers to profound questions about issues such as
of study over two semesters which incorporates the body, such as hormones. It also encompasses the knowledge, life, morality, science and human nature
96% STUDENTS PROFESSIONALLY final 12 weeks of clinical practice consolidation. You will study of food additives, agricultural compounds such using reason and argument.
SATISFIED * ACCREDITED
have the opportunity to investigate an area of interest as insecticides, and even animal venoms and toxins.
related to clinical practice through a written dissertation. 91% STUDENTS THOUGHT STAFF WERE STUDY
GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS * ABROAD
BN (Hons) (B700): Four years You will take courses on nursing policy, leadership and 100% BSc STUDENTS STUDY
SATISFIED * ABROAD
management in the nursing and healthcare context to
Interviews further develop your understanding of the factors which MA (Hons) (V502): Four years
Applicants are normally invited for an interview. affect care and the ways in which you can influence it.
BSc (Hons) (B210): Four years
Interviews take place from January until March Joint Honours available; see page 119.
Career prospects MSci: Five years
with offers normally being made by late March/early
April. Priority will be given to applicants with work or The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme, with See entry requirements from page 87.
You may apply for transfer to the MSci
volunteering experience in healthcare contexts. its strong scientific basis, prepares our graduates for all
mid-programme. MSci applications are NOT
areas of care. On qualifying, our graduates have been
taken via UCAS. Year 1
See entry requirements from page 87. employed throughout the UK and the rest of the world.
Note You will be introduced to key problems in moral and
Accreditation political philosophy, and in philosophy of mind and
Pharmacology is not the same as pharmacy and
Year 1 This programme is recognised by the Nursing and knowledge. You will consider theories concerning
this degree does not qualify you as a pharmacist.
You will study a range of subjects including nursing, Midwifery Council (NMC) for the purpose of registration. the relationship between the mind and the world.
health studies, social sciences, life sciences, and moral See entry requirements from page 87. The course will also examine how we can distinguish
philosophy and ethics. The focus of your study in first Important information
Further information on admissions to Nursing and the between good and bad arguments.
year is the healthy individual and care of the older adult.
You will begin to learn essential nursing skills and will disclosure checks required prior to commencing can be Year 1 Year 2
have the opportunity to care for adults in the hospital found at glasgow.ac.uk/ug/nursing You will be given a general introduction to all aspects You will focus on two courses: on moral and political
and community setting. of modern biology and taught general scientific skills. matters that arise from the relationship between society
Why choose Glasgow? Year 2 and the self, and on issues in the theory of knowledge
Year 2 and questions of language and meaning. You will also
You will study adult nursing and continue your study of Nursing at Glasgow is ranked top in the UK You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
(Complete University Guide 2018). aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist begin the study of logic.
life sciences and ethics. Life science subjects include
anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and microbiology. subject areas according to your interests. You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
Your core nursing course will include the study of You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. Years 3 and 4
pharmacology, nutrition, social policy, public health If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will
Years 3, 4 and 5
N nursing and an introduction to nursing research. The
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will choose courses giving you an in-depth knowledge of P
basic concepts of human disease and pathology will core areas like epistemology, metaphysics, formal logic,
study the principles of pharmacology and the effects
be introduced, providing a foundation for further study moral philosophy, philosophy of mind, and political
and mechanisms of the major drugs, and undertake
in year 3. You will also undertake four practice learning philosophy. You will also take high-level specialist
specialised study of molecular, cardiovascular and
placements, two in a hospital setting (adult medical courses linked to the active research of lecturers and
neuro-pharmacology. In year 3, you will learn the basic
and surgical nursing) and two in the community setting researchers in the subject.
principles of quantitative pharmacology, practical skills
(district nursing, health visiting/public health nursing).
and laboratory techniques. Fourth year includes four In year 4 you will have the opportunity to write a
Year 3 Honours option courses, an Advanced Studies course dissertation, working one-to-one with a member
Year 3 adopts a holistic approach to the in-depth and a research project. By the end of year 4 you should of staff on a topic of your choice.
study of adult patients and human diseases. You be familiar with all aspects of drug action and be able
will continue your study of adult nursing, studied in to originate hypotheses for new experiments, and to Career prospects
tandem with a course in human disease and pathology. design and execute experiments to test them. You will develop transferable skills and attributes which
The advancing clinical skills course gives you the will be valuable in your future career. These include
You can take Pharmacology as an MSci, which includes the ability to evaluate arguments and interpret texts,
opportunity to develop a range of advanced clinical an additional placement year, between the third and
skills which will prepare you for an array of opportunities the facility to be analytical, the skill to think and write
final years of the degree, normally doing research in clearly and precisely, and the capacity to question
in clinical practice. You will also further develop your industry or a research institute in the UK or overseas.
understanding of research and the relevance of assumptions.
The available final-year optional courses may change Some of our graduates go on to study for postgraduate
research for nursing practice. You will undertake two
each year and students are not guaranteed a place on degrees in Philosophy and to teach in universities.
practice learning placements in the hospital setting,
a particular option. Examples of recent destinations for Philosophy
one of which is a high dependency or critical care unit.
Career prospects graduates include Hydrogen Group (recruitment
Many of our graduates work in academia and the consultant), Hopscotch Films (TV researcher), The
pharmaceutical industry. The majority of graduates Guardian (audience editor) and Civil Service fast track
continue with research studies and gain MSc and PhD (Treasury and MoD).
qualifications before moving into employment.
Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow? We host reading parties for students, usually
You may have the opportunity to go on a work in the Highlands, and have a flourishing
placement to companies such as AstraZeneca, undergraduate Philosophy Society.
GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer.

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PHYSICS/ PHYSICS WITH PHYSIOLOGY PHYSIOLOGY &
THEORETICAL PHYSICS ASTROPHYSICS Physiology is concerned with the working of living SPORTS SCIENCE
organisms. It aims to understand the underlying
Physics is the experimental and theoretical study In this degree programme the study of physics is Whether at the level of basic health or high-level
processes and mechanisms operating in structures
of matter and energy and their interactions, ranging particularly focused on astrophysical phenomena: sport, physiology and sports science is designed to
from single cells to the whole animal.
from the domain of elementary particles, through from stars and planets to galaxies and cosmology. serve the community in terms of research, teaching
nuclear and atomic physics, to the physics of solids Astrophysics provides a natural laboratory in BSc STUDENTS STUDY
and counselling.
and, ultimately, to the origins of the universe itself. which to explore the laws of physics, and in certain 95% SATISFIED* ABROAD
astrophysical objects – such as pulsars, quasars 92% BSc STUDENTS
SATISFIED*
STUDY
ABROAD
BSc PHYSICS
90% STUDENTS IN STUDY PROFESSIONALLY and black holes – to test those laws under extreme
ABROAD ACCREDITED
WORK/STUDY * conditions. BSc (Hons) (B120): Four years
MSci: Five years BSc (Hons) (BC16): Four years
BSc PHYSICS
STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
Physics BSc (Hons) (F300): Four years 90% STUDENTS IN
ABROAD ACCREDITED You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid- MSci: Five years
WORK/STUDY *
Physics MSci (F301): Five years programme. MSci applications are NOT taken You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid-
Theoretical Physics BSc (Hons) via UCAS. programme. MSci applications are NOT taken
(F344): Four years BSc (Hons) (F3F5): Four years
See entry requirements from page 87. via UCAS.
Theoretical Physics MSci (F340): Five years MSci (F3FM): Five years
Please note: Sporting proficiency is not essential
Joint Honours available; see page 119. See entry requirements from page 87. for admission to the programme, nor does the
Year 1
See entry requirements from page 87. You will be given a general introduction to all aspects programme involve you directly in sport.
Year 1 of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general See entry requirements from page 87.
You will gain a basic understanding of the main topics scientific skills.
Year 1 in theoretical physics and be introduced to the methods
You will gain a basic understanding of the core topics of experimental physics, acquiring a solid foundation for Year 2 Year 1
in theoretical physics and the methods of experimental further study in physics. You will develop your knowledge of fundamental You will be given a general introduction to all aspects
physics, and obtain a solid foundation for further study aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist of modern biology and taught general scientific skills.
of the subject. Topics include dynamics, wave motion, Year 2 subject areas according to your interests.
properties of matter, thermal physics, optics, electricity You will learn more specialised experimental techniques Year 2
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
and magnetism, and quantum physics. and expand your knowledge of modern physics You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
research. You will also be introduced to the foundations Years 3, 4 and 5 aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist
Year 2 of astrophysics, covering topics including the physics subject areas according to your interests.
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will learn
You will train in more specialised experimental of our solar system, the origin of stars and galaxies, and about the major organ systems of the body, including
techniques and study the latest developments in the evolution of the universe. Years 3, 4 and 5
cardiovascular, respiratory, alimentary and renal, and
modern physics research. Topics include physics of If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), you will
P waves, dynamics, physics of solids, thermal physics, You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. the central nervous system, among other topics.
be able to study elite performance, causes and P
electricity and magnetism, nuclear and particle physics, In year 4 you will cover several topics in physiology in management of injury, and the interactions of diet,
Years 3, 4 and 5
physics of optics and mathematical techniques. depth and undertake a research project. physical activity and genetics with public health.
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will study
core topics in greater depth and specialist subjects of You can take Physiology as an MSci, which includes an You will also study the physiological adaptations
Years 3, 4 and 5 to exercise, nutrition and energetics, and specialist
your choice, and undertake project work. additional placement year, between the third and final
The Physics degree programmes emphasise courses in statistics and molecular biology techniques.
years of the degree, normally doing research in industry
technological applications such as laser physics, The main astrophysics components of the Honours
or a research institute in the UK or overseas. In year 4 you will choose four courses to study in
semiconductor physics and devices, modern programme include: stellar structure and evolution;
signal processing technology, and magnetic and high-energy astrophysics; galaxies and cosmology; The available final-year optional courses may change depth and undertake a supervised research project or
superconducting materials. The Theoretical Physics instruments for optical and radio telescopes; exploring each year and students are not guaranteed a place on internship. You can take Physiology & Sports Science as
degree focuses on more advanced theoretical topics, planetary systems. In the final year of your degree you a particular option. an MSci, which includes an additional placement year,
and will undertake specialised computational project will carry out an individually supervised project working between the third and final years of the degree, normally
Career prospects doing research in industry or some other organisation in
work. at the cutting edge of international research. Physiology provides a broad scientific education, the UK or overseas.
There is an opportunity to take an MSci degree, which There is an opportunity to take an MSci degree which which allows you to pursue a career in research or
explores physics topics in greater depth and includes a explores physics and astrophysics topics in greater related subjects and in areas such as universities and Career prospects
more extensive individually supervised project working depth. The MSci aims to foster the development of the pharmaceutical industry, scientific publishing and Our graduates are employed in research projects, and
at the cutting edge of international research. critical judgement and independent scientific work, public health. In addition to physiology work on the in testing and advising professional athletes and others.
and to prepare you for professional leadership in your investigation of diseases, graduates pursue career Recent graduates have entered teaching and careers in
Career prospects chosen field. business or further study. Some graduates have gone
paths in neurophysiology, cellular physiology and sports
The scientific knowledge and mathematical and on to support elite athletes through the Scottish and
physiology. Recent graduates have gone on to train as
analytical skills you acquire will equip you to Career prospects English Institutes of Sport and professional sports clubs.
teachers, nurses, doctors and dentists. Several have
work across a wide range of industries including Our graduates are employed in many areas including
taken postgraduate courses in dietetics, metabolism
aerospace, electronics, semiconductors, petroleum, industry, national research laboratories, the financial
and physiotherapy. Why choose Glasgow?
communications, computing, medical physics, sector and education. Many graduates choose to study
education, commerce and the Civil Service. for a postgraduate degree before entering the job Your final year can include working as an intern
market. Why choose Glasgow? with sports professionals or physical activity/
You will be introduced to a wide range of public health providers to give you valuable
Why choose Glasgow? work experience.
experimental techniques, as well as methods for
Many of our staff play leading roles in major Why choose Glasgow?
analysing and presenting experimental results. You can achieve funding through the Cathcart
international research projects, such as Astronomy lectures are complemented by
the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and the our observatory, planetarium and telescope Scholarship to experience applied sports
gravitational wave observatory LIGO. facilities. science within elite sport for a few weeks/
months in your third or fourth year.

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PHYSIOLOGY, POLITICS PORTUGUESE PRODUCT DESIGN
SPORTS SCIENCE Politics is the study of the way power and influence Portuguese embraces the study of the languages, ENGINEERING
& NUTRITION are distributed within society and how this affects
decision making within and among countries and
literatures and cultures of Brazil, Portugal and the
wider Portuguese-speaking world. Product Design Engineering is jointly delivered by
the University and the Glasgow School of Art and
The importance of nutrition in sports and exercise states.
integrates engineering with design.
science is increasingly recognised. This degree 96% IBERIAN STUDIES STUDENTS THOUGHT
STAFF WERE GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS *
STUDY
ABROAD
programme emphasises the scientific study of human 93% STUDENTS THOUGHT STAFF WERE STUDY STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
GOOD AT EXPLAINING THINGS * ABROAD ABROAD ACCREDITED
performance in sport and exercise.
MA (Hons): Five years
BSc PHYSIOLOGY & SPORTS STUDY
92% SCIENCE STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD MA (SocSci) (Hons) (L202): Four years BEng (H3W2): Four years
Portuguese can only be taken as a Joint Honours MEng (H3WG): Five years
Joint Honours available; see page 119. degree; see page 119 for options and UCAS codes.
See entry requirements from page 87.
BSc (Hons) (BC46): Four years See entry requirements from page 87. Note
MSci: Five years No prior knowledge of Portuguese is required.
You will study the same courses in the first three
You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid- Our teaching methods in Politics are based largely See entry requirements from page 87. years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree
programme. MSci applications are NOT taken on classroom discussion. You will attend lectures that programme.
via UCAS. identify themes and then explore these themes in depth Year 1 Years 1 and 2
Please note: Sporting proficiency is not essential during seminars. Portuguese is taught from beginner’s level. You will You will take a wide-ranging curriculum which includes
for admission to the programme, nor does the You will think about ethical questions such as the role develop speaking, writing and reading skills, as well as courses in product design engineering (delivered by
programme involve you directly in sport. and limits of state power, the nature of a “good society”, an understanding of Portuguese grammar. This is an the Glasgow School of Art), mathematics, dynamics,
and the obligations that one nation has to another. intensive language course and has been designed to electronics, materials, statics, thermodynamics and
See entry requirements from page 87. You will also consider empirical questions such as help you communicate confidently in Portuguese. engineering skills. This interdisciplinary approach,
how we explain differences in political institutions and favoured by industry, also makes it easy to switch to
culture, and the relations between nation states in the Year 2
Year 1 In year 2 you will extend your linguistic skills and most other engineering disciplines at the end of year 1
You will be given a general introduction to all aspects international system. should you wish to do so.
build your knowledge of the culture of the
of modern biology and taught general scientific skills. Year 1 Portuguese-speaking (Lusophone) world. You will Year 3
Year 2 Initially you will study two courses: Introduction to liberal study a range of topics from both Brazil and Portugal, The third year develops the application of theory
You will develop your knowledge of fundamental democracy (primarily the British, Scottish and European including cinema, literature, music and other aspects through structured projects, with an increased amount
aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist political systems) and Comparative politics. of Lusophone culture. of studio time at the Glasgow School of Art. You will
subject areas according to your interests. Year 2 You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. study more advanced engineering subjects: materials
and manufacture, dynamics, control and fluid power,
P Years 3, 4 and 5 You will study two courses: History of political thought Year 3 (year abroad) heat transfer, mathematical modelling and simulation, P
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4), in year 3 (from the ancients to Rousseau and Karl Marx) and If you progress to Honours you will spend your third
International relations. and mechanics of materials and structures.
you will study the physiological adaptations to exercise, year abroad in Portugal, Brazil or another Lusophone
nutrition and energetics, and complete specialist You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2 with country, either as an exchange student via one of our Years 4 and 5
courses in statistics and molecular biology techniques. a high degree of flexibility and choice. established channels or by undertaking an approved In the final year of the BEng, you will propose your own
In year 4, you will take three compulsory courses and work placement. programme of individual product development and
Years 3 and 4 prototyping, leading to concept and detailed design
choose one from a range of optional courses. You will If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you Years 4 and 5
also carry out a substantial research project and take proposals. You will also study advanced subjects in
can choose from over 30 courses in Politics and Portuguese is available as a Joint Honours programme, engineering, management, manufacture and design.
a course in Nutrition Advanced Studies. International Relations, such as Global environmental so you will study another subject alongside it in years
You can take this programme as an MSci, which politics, Chinese politics, Just war, Narratives on conflict 4 and 5. We place a strong emphasis on achieving a In year 4 of the MEng degree you will follow a similar
includes an additional placement year, between the in the Middle East, and Politics, communication and high degree of competence in the language. You will programme to the BEng, and undertake a group design
third and final years of the degree, normally doing democracy, among many others. take Portuguese as a core language and will have the project, with mechanical engineering and mechanical
research in industry or some other organisation in the opportunity to study various aspects of culture and design engineering students. In year 5 you will work
UK or overseas. Career prospects society, as well as developing professional skills in on your own programme of product development and
Through debate, written essays and research projects, areas such as translation. prototyping, leading to concept and detailed design
Career prospects the study of politics will develop your analytical skills proposals. You will also study advanced manufacture,
This degree will provide you with a variety of career and writing abilities, equipping you for a wide variety of Career prospects human factors, robotics and mechanics of solids.
opportunities in sports science and/or nutrition. You careers. Popular career destinations for our graduates Graduates with qualifications in modern languages and
may choose to go into health promotion, the food include the media, teaching, the Civil Service, the cultures have gone on to pursue rewarding careers in Career prospects
and nutrition support industry, fitness testing, lifestyle charity sector, international organisations, business and business and commerce, marketing, media, teaching, PDE students have excellent career prospects, with
consultancy or research. Other careers followed include the armed forces. translating and interpreting, and the Civil Service. recent graduates employed by Apple, Bosch, Dell,
accountancy and teaching. Several of our graduates Dyson, GlaxoSmithKline, Logitech, Jaguar Land Rover
have gone on to undertake postgraduate study in and TomTom. Our PDE graduates have established
Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow? leading design engineering consultancies, including
dietetics, physiotherapy or other specialist training,
or to study for a PhD. You will study a wide variety of topics within Portuguese at Glasgow offers a varied Speck Design, 4c Design, FilamentPD and Fearsome.
the discipline of politics including courses in programme, in which you will work in small
international relations, political theory and groups with native speakers from Portugal Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow? British politics. You will have the opportunity and Brazil. The programme has long-established
Nutrition in sport and exercise science is an You will work closely with industry throughout
to take part in our growing study abroad links with the Instituto Camões. You will have
emerging industry and there is an increased the programme, which may lead to internship
programme. full access to our Language Resources Centre,
demand for graduates in this field. and employment opportunities. You will have
which offers excellent audiovisual, digital and
the opportunity to go on field trips to industrial
printed materials.
centres of excellence.

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PSYCHOLOGY QUANTITATIVE RUSSIAN SCOTTISH HISTORY
Psychology is the scientific study of people: how they METHODS A degree in Russian will allow you to study a The study of history is the study of change and
think, act, react and interact. It is concerned with all language of strategic international significance, continuity in human society through time. Scottish
The University of Glasgow’s Q-Step Centre offers
aspects of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and as well as giving you access to the richness of history is the study of Scotland’s past.
programmes which develop your quantitative skills,
motivations underlying such behaviour. Russian culture.
or in other words, your ability to handle data and use HISTORY STUDENTS STUDY
BSc STUDENTS numerical evidence. STUDENTS IN OTHER EUROPEAN
96% SATISFIED * ABROAD
STUDY
93% THOUGHT STAFF
WERE GOOD AT
STUDY
ABROAD
PROFESSIONALLY
ACCREDITED
93% LANGUAGES AND AREA STUDIES ABROAD
SATISFIED *
EXPLAINING THINGS *
Quantitative Methods can only be taken with the
MA (Hons): Four years
following degrees, with Quantitative Methods MA (Hons): Five years
BSc (Hons) (C800): Four years modules studied from year 2. Scottish History can only be taken as a
MA (Hons) (C801): Four years Russian can only be taken as a Joint Honours Joint Honours degree. See page 120 for options
MA (SocSci) (Hons) (C802): Four years MA (SocSci) (Hons) (LG33): Sociology with degree. See page 120 for options and UCAS codes. and UCAS codes.
Joint Honours available; see page 120.
Quantitative Methods: Four years
Note See entry requirements from page 87.
MA (SocSci) (Hons) (LG23): Politics with No prior knowledge of Russian is required.
See entry requirements from page 87. Quantitative Methods: Four years
MA (SocSci) (Hons) (LG43): Social & Public See entry requirements from page 87. Year 1
Years 1 and 2 Policy with Quantitative Methods: Four years You will take two core courses in history, one of which
You will study the way the brain controls behaviour introduces you to the history of Scotland. Topics
MA (SocSci) (Hons) (RG73): Central & East Year 1 you will study include the independent kingdom,
and thought, the role of modern imaging techniques European Studies with Quantitative Methods: Previous knowledge of Russian is not required but you
in studying the brain and the psychology of how medieval society, castles, government, the Wars of
Four years should have some flair for language learning. You will Independence, Catholic belief and a Scottish church,
groups interact. You will learn about the main areas develop your communicative skills of speaking, writing,
of psychology: developmental, social, cognitive, brain MA (SocSci) (Hons) (VG33): Economic & Social Renaissance learning and culture, Reformation
History with Quantitative Methods: Four years reading and understanding the spoken word. You will and absentee monarchy, Covenanting revolution,
and behaviour, experimental design and statistics, also be introduced to grammar and Russian texts.
perception and visual cognition, individual differences Cromwellian conquest, Union with England in 1707,
See entry requirements from page 87. The pace of study is rapid, allowing you to achieve a commerce with Europe and America, industrialisation
and applied psychology.
high level of competence within a year. For those with and 20th-century Scotland.
You will also study other non-Psychology subjects some previous knowledge of Russian, a non-beginners’
in years 1 and 2. What to expect Year 2
pathway is also available.
The University of Glasgow Q-Step Centre offers five You will study modern social and cultural history, and
Years 3 and 4 degree programmes that integrate quantitative skills Year 2 global history. These courses introduce you to new
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will take training within the School of Social & Political Sciences. You will deepen your knowledge of Russian language historical skills and approaches and represent
courses in cognition, human development, perception All of these programmes aim to engage you with and continue to focus on communicating confidently in a progression from first year.
and visual cognition, individual differences, professional
P skills (employability), social psychology, statistics and
meaningful ways of understanding the social world. spoken and written Russian. You will also learn about
Russian culture.
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. P
S
We will teach you how to understand and analyse
physiological psychology. Years 3 and 4
quantitative results, as well as how to present your own, You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
Single Honours students choose from a large number and how to discuss their substantive implications. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you can
of options and undertake a major piece of research, Year 3 (year abroad) only take Scottish History as a Joint Honours degree
These are essential skills for understanding quantitative
either lab-based (eg using one of our eyetrackers or If you progress to Honours you will spend your third year in combination with another subject. It is most often
evidence presented in academic literature, but also
specialised computer software) or in an applied setting abroad, usually enrolled at a university, which we will combined with Celtic Studies. You may take courses
for interrogating data in public media and government
such as a school. help to arrange. on topics such as the Highland Clearances, the first
reports.
Scottish War of Independence, international migration,
Career prospects Around one quarter of your study time will be devoted Years 4 and 5
Scottish popular culture, history of the Gaelic language
Psychologists work not only in the health and education to quantitative methods. Our degrees also offer you the We place a strong emphasis on achieving a high degree
and warfare in Scotland.
services but also many other areas. A psychology possibility to gain valuable experience by participating of competence in the language. You will study literature,
degree opens up a wide range of career opportunities in internships with selected high-profile employers. history and culture in depth, and can choose from a Career prospects
including counselling and health psychology. In wide range of options to reflect your own interests. As a history graduate you will be able to enter many
addition to clinical psychology in health and care Career prospects different careers, from teaching to the financial
Russian may only be taken as a Joint Honours Degree,
settings, graduates pursue career paths in counselling Social scientists with quantitative skills are able services, and the skills you will have developed are
so you will also study another subject.
psychology (private practice and commercial settings), to evaluate evidence, analyse data, design and extremely popular with employers. Our recent History
educational psychology, forensic psychology (in commission research. These skills are increasingly Career prospects graduates have been employed by Glasgow Museums,
penal establishments, special hospitals and with demanded across a wide range of professions and Graduates in modern languages and cultures pursue HarperCollins, Oxfam, Morgan Stanley and Police
young offenders), health psychology (in hospitals, sectors, including government, business, charities rewarding careers in the media, teaching, journalism, Scotland, among many other organisations.
health authorities and health research departments), and academia. tourism, translating and interpreting, and the civil
neuropsychology (brain injury), occupational service. Russian is one of six languages in use by the
psychology (management, personnel, training, selection United Nations, and Russia’s economic and diplomatic Why choose Glasgow?
Why choose Glasgow? Scottish History at Glasgow boasts world-leading
and careers services), and research and teaching in links with the UK and Europe provide excellent
institutions of higher education. Developing quantitative skills and your opportunities in the UK and abroad. researchers at the cutting edge of the discipline
confidence in using them will really enhance across all periods, from medieval to modern.
your insight and understanding of the key issues
Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow? The Centre for Scottish & Celtic Studies at
you encounter in your chosen field of study.
Glasgow has a long history of teaching Russian Glasgow addresses Scottish history in a
Psychology at Glasgow is ranked 8th in the UK
and Slavonic languages and the resources genuinely crossdisciplinary environment and
(Complete University Guide 2018).
available in our library are truly internationally students are encouraged to get involved.
renowned.

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SCOTTISH SOCIAL & SOCIOLOGY SOFTWARE
LITERATURE PUBLIC POLICY Sociology studies the ways that people organise their ENGINEERING
Social and public policy focuses on social problems lives together, the constraints within which they do so,
Scottish literature is the study of the poetry, drama, Software engineers develop and maintain large-scale
such as poverty, homelessness and ill-health. the patterns of their social behaviour, and the causes
fiction and prose of Scotland, in English and Scots, complex software infrastructures. Our programme
The programme applies ideas from political and consequences of social inequalities.
from its beginnings in the 14th century to the most combines theoretical computing science with the
contemporary work. science, sociology and economics to explore STUDENTS THOUGHT principles and practices used in the modern software
STUDY
how governments shape their responses, and to 91% STAFF MADE THE
ABROAD industry and gives you real world experience.
SUBJECT INTERESTING *
STUDENTS STUDY understand the impacts of public policy on society.
92% SATISFIED * ABROAD COMPUTER
SCIENCE STUDENTS STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
SOCIAL POLICY STUDY MA (SocSci) (Hons) (L300): Four years 90% IN PROFESSIONAL/ ABROAD ACCREDITED
94% STUDENTS SATISFIED * ABROAD MANAGERIAL JOBS *
MA (Hons) (Q201): Four years Joint Honours available; see page 121.
Joint Honours available; see page 121. MA (SocSci) (Hons) (L430): Four years BSc (Hons) (G430): Four years
See entry requirements from page 87.
MSci (G610): Five years
See entry requirements from page 87. Joint Honours available; see page 121. MSci with work placement (I300): Five years
Year 1 Faster Route BSc (Hons) (0P31): Three years
See entry requirements from page 87. You will be introduced to the discipline of sociology and Faster Route MSci (0VB3): Four years
Year 1 to the key concepts, theories and methods sociologists Faster Route MSci with work placement (I301):
You will be introduced to the critical tradition of literature use to understand the nature of contemporary societies Four years
and will study a diverse range of Scottish texts from Year 1
You will examine the development of policies and and processes of social change.
the earliest times to the present day. You will read the For information on Faster Route see page 109.
work of many of the nation’s best-known writers. Texts, services such as health and social security that were Through studying classic and contemporary examples
including those in the Scots language, are explored created to eradicate postwar social problems, through of sociological research from a range of different See entry requirements from page 87.
within the context of key historical and cultural themes. a focus on the Beveridge Report of 1942. You will have societies, you will explore what it means to think
the opportunity to study current responses to social sociologically about topics such as class, gender, the The School of Computing Science launched the
Year 2 problems such as crime, youth gangs, drugs misuse body, everyday life, migration and the media. pioneering Centre for Computing Science Education
You will explore older Scottish literature and language and urban deprivation.
Year 2 in 2017, in recognition of our commitment to leadership
from the medieval period until the 18th century,
Year 2 You will deepen your understanding of inequalities, and innovation in educational practice.
including the great medieval Makars (poets) Dunbar
and Henryson, and the foundational early play Ane You will study influential ideas and major perspectives social identities and social change in a global context, Year 1
Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis, as well as Ramsay, Smollett on welfare and public policy in order to examine by examining a range of examples drawn from You will take courses on key areas of the subject,
and Burns. assumptions about the aims of policy and the functions sociology and related disciplines, and by employing including programming, computer systems, databases
of welfare, including ideological and political agendas a higher level of theoretical consideration. and human computer interaction.
Years 3 and 4 in an international context. You will study the politics You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
S If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will and power dynamics of policy making, considering how Year 2 S
explore in depth new theoretical approaches to Scottish social problems are constructed and why some are Years 3 and 4 You will study Java programming, object-oriented
literature, and study widely in different periods from higher on the political agenda than others. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will software engineering, data structures and algorithms,
medieval Scottish literature to the contemporary scene. You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. choose from a wide range of course options such as algorithmic foundations, computer networks, operating
The topics offered to students at Honours level include Black radical social thought, Class and the making systems, and web application development.
beginnings to early modern, alternative Renaissances, Years 3 and 4 of modern Britain, Consumption, Drugs and culture,
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will Gender, Global migrations, Media, Punishment and Years 3, 4 and 5
history of Scots, history of the Scottish book, popular
choose subjects from a diverse range of topics to suit society, Sexualities, Sociological alternatives, Sociology Year 3 covers a broad range of topics and emphasises
literary enlightenment, textual editing, Scottish crime
your interests, including work, welfare and the politics of racism, Understanding and explaining crime, Young the skills needed for team-based software development
fiction, Scottish journeys, modern Scottish poetry,
of reform; disability and society; health inequalities; people and social change. when working with real-world customers. After year 3,
memorialising Scottish culture and literature, and
housing policy; welfare and markets; urban policy; BSc students spend their summer on a paid placement
contemporary Scottish literature. You will also receive dedicated training in social
education for citizenship; active citizenship; welfare in industry. This placement lasts a full year for MSci
research methods so that you can design, conduct and Work Placement students. The final year (4 or 5)
Career prospects theory and social policies for a “good society”. report on an original piece of social research of your
An Honours degree in Scottish Literature equips you includes advanced courses on software engineering
Career prospects own, supported by an academic supervisor. and a substantial individual project, frequently in
with skills valuable to many employers. Our graduates
have gone into careers in media, journalism, teaching, This degree provides many of the analytical, literary Career prospects collaboration with employers. BSc students can extend
research and education. Others have taken jobs with and teamwork skills that employers are looking for. Our An Honours degree in Sociology from Glasgow will their degree by an additional year and graduate with
the BBC, the Herald newspaper, the National Library of graduates pursue careers as managers, professionals prepare you for employment in a number of fields an MSci.
Scotland, national publishers and television production and policy analysts in the private, voluntary and public that require a sophisticated, critical and questioning
sectors, including central and local government, in Career prospects
companies. understanding of the workings of society. Our
the UK and internationally. They work in diverse fields Our graduates are employed in such companies as
graduates are now employed in the media, with city Codeplay, JP Morgan, Amazon and HP. We also actively
including housing, health, social services, advocacy, councils, development agencies, in market research,
Why choose Glasgow? city planning, education, media and commerce. support our graduates in creating their own startups.
data analysis, business management, housing and
The University hosts the only academic unit in
education.
the UK exclusively dedicated to the teaching of, Why choose Glasgow?
and research into, Scottish literature. We are Why choose Glasgow?
The Student Tech Society at Glasgow organises
home to the Centre for Robert Burns Studies, You’ll have the valuable opportunity of a work Why choose Glasgow?
regular hackathons and other coding events,
which has been awarded over £2 million in placement with a voluntary or public sector One of the distinctive features of our Sociology bringing together students, staff and industrial
funding from the Arts and Humanities Research organisation. programme, commended by external examiners software developers to solve exciting problems.
Council, and which is engaged in the production and by our graduates, is the combination of
of a new, multi-volume, scholarly edition of the sociological, criminological and anthropological
works of Scotland’s national poet. perspectives which we provide.

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SPANISH STATISTICS TEACHING: DUMFRIES CAMPUS

Spanish is the second most widely spoken language Statistics is the science of collecting, analysing, EDUCATION WITH TEACHING:
in the world and is an official language in more than presenting and interpreting data. PRIMARY TEACHING PRIMARY EDUCATION
20 countries. BSc STUDENTS
QUALIFICATION WITH TEACHING
QUALIFICATION
THOUGHT STAFF STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
IBERIAN STUDIES STUDENTS 93% WERE GOOD AT ABROAD ACCREDITED
STUDY
96% THOUGHT STAFF WERE GOOD
AT EXPLAINING THINGS * ABROAD
EXPLAINING THINGS *
The Master of Education programme is an
internationally recognised teaching qualification This innovative, four-year degree programme,
BSc (Hons) (G300): Four years with a strong focus on the theory of learning and on approved by the General Teaching Council for
MA (Hons) (R410): Five years MSci (G302): Five years how theory and practice are effectively used in the Scotland, is benchmarked against the highest
classroom to support all learners in the 21st century. standards of excellence.
Joint Honours available; see page 121. Joint Honours available; see page 122.
INITIAL TEACHER STUDENTS IN
STUDY PROFESSIONALLY
See entry requirements from page 87. See entry requirements from page 87. 100% TRAINING STUDENTS STUDY
ABROAD
PROFESSIONALLY
ACCREDITED
100% PROFESSIONAL/
MANAGERIAL JOBS * ABROAD ACCREDITED
IN PROFESSIONAL/
MANAGERIAL JOBS *

Year 1 Year 1 MA (Hons) (X123): Four years


You will take courses covering topics in probability and MEduc (4Q21): Five years
The course you study in first year depends on how
much Spanish you have studied before. If you have an introductory statistical methods, with examples and This degree is taught at our Dumfries campus;
After four years, you will be qualified to teach.
SQA Higher or A-level in Spanish (grade A or B), you case studies illustrating how statistics is used in practice see page 11.
At that stage you can choose how to complete
will take Spanish language and Spanish culture. You will in the real world.
your remaining Masters credits. See entry requirements from page 87.
study some of the cultures of Spain and Latin America Year 2
through a variety of topics, texts and films. Interview policy
You will take four courses covering topics in statistical This programme includes a substantial element of well-
As part of our selection process, interviews will
If you are a beginner or near-beginner and have some methods and probability, introducing the ideas of supported teaching experience. You will complete four
be held from January.
previous language learning experience, you can take likelihood and regression modelling. school placements. In years 1–3 these last six weeks
the Level-1 beginners’ course, which provides an You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. See entry requirements from page 87. and in year 4 ten weeks with full responsibility for a class
intensive foundation in reading, writing and speaking for at least four weeks. Placements cover all stages of
Spanish. Years 3, 4 and 5 the primary school and each placement has a relevant
If you proceed to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will Year 1
Year 2 You will study the role of education in society and the focus in a specific curricular area.
study theory and practical training, which involves
In year 2 you will extend your linguistic skills and build project planning, report writing and the development nature of learning in the primary curriculum, and choose Year 1
your knowledge of Spanish and Latin American culture. of presentational skills. a course of study for two years from the School of Social Core areas include child development, literacy, school
Students progressing from the first-year beginners’ and Political Sciences: Sociology, Politics, or Social and experience, and mathematics: theory and pedagogy.
course normally study additional cultural materials. You will also complete case studies and projects Public Policy.
on topics which may be drawn from the fields of There is a six-week school placement during May and
S You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2. bioinformatics, environmental studies, medicine, If you intend to follow the Catholic Teacher’s Certificate
in Religious Education, the University’s School of
June. T
Year 3 (year abroad) psychology, sports science and veterinary science. Year 2
Education offers you the opportunity to study Theology.
If you progress to Honours you will spend your third You will undertake and present a project and write a Child development, mathematics, school experience,
year abroad, usually as a language assistant in Spain report. You will also gain experience in teamwork and Year 2 and literacy are continued from year 1. There is a six-
or Latin America on a placement arranged through learn to use statistical packages, as well as gaining Your studies will build on the knowledge and skills week school placement during May and June.
the British Council, or as a student at a university in a appreciation of the use and misuse of computers and gleaned in year 1 of the MEduc, following a similar
Spanish-speaking country, which can include Latin computer software in statistics. pattern of courses but offering different learning Year 3
America. contexts and new challenges. Language and literacy, school experience and
There is also an opportunity to take an MSci degree mathematics continue as core courses, with teachers
Years 4 and 5 over five years, which explores statistics topics in Year 3 and teaching, curriculum and assessment being
You will take Spanish as a core language and select greater depth and includes an individually supervised You will expand upon your understanding of teaching introduced. You will continue your studies in one elective
courses from a wide range of linguistic, literary, cultural research project. and its connection with theory, your knowledge and area. There is one six-week placement in semester 2.
and historical topics. Career prospects understanding of the primary curriculum and your ability
to reflect and improve on your own practice. You will also Year 4
Career prospects Our graduates have statistical, computational, numerate You will explore further core courses at Honours level,
and presentational skills which are applicable in choose an area of study from a number of electives.
Graduates with qualifications in modern languages and including a dissertation. There is a ten-week school
cultures have gone on to pursue rewarding careers in many fields such as medicine, education, transport, Year 4 placement in semester 2.
the media, teaching, journalism, tourism, translating and agriculture, engineering and economics. They are You will develop and link the ideas of how education
interpreting, and the Civil Service, as well as business, employed in a variety of posts such as quality engineer, impacts on society, what the most effective practices Career prospects
commerce and marketing. actuary, accountant, credit risk analyst, clinical within the classroom are, and how you can enquire into This qualification is internationally recognised as a
statistician, statistician, statistical programmer, teacher your own teaching and improve it by using evidence- teaching qualification. The General Teaching Council
and operational researcher. Others go on to undertake based approaches. You will be able to take another for Scotland provides an Initial Teacher Education
Why choose Glasgow? postgraduate degrees. Programme for those who are eligible. There are also
elective in this year.
Staff in Glasgow cover a wide range of topics opportunities for career progression in leadership and
and you will have the opportunity to work with management, specialist subjects and further study or
Why choose Glasgow? Why choose Glasgow?
native speakers from different parts of the research. Students may exit after year 3 with an MA in
Spanish-speaking world. 93% BSc Statistics students thought staff were This programme offers you the opportunity to Educational Studies.
good at explaining things (NSS 2017). graduate with an MA (Hons) in Education with
Teaching Qualification after four years of study Why choose Dumfries?
or to progress to a Masters degree, where your At our Dumfries campus you will benefit from
fifth year of study will be undertaken once you small-group teaching, strong links with local
have qualified as a teacher. schools, innovative teaching methods and a
friendly and inclusive academic community.

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TEACHING: RELIGIOUS TEACHING: THEATRE STUDIES
& PHILOSOPHICAL TECHNOLOGICAL This degree programme examines the theatrical
EDUCATION WITH EDUCATION event and theatre culture from critical, historical
and practical perspectives.
SECONDARY TEACHING This degree programme qualifies you to teach
technology craft, graphic communication, design 95% DRAMA STUDENTS STUDY
This degree programme will qualify you to teach SATISFIED * ABROAD
and manufacture, and engineering science in all
religious education, theology, religious, moral
secondary schools.
and philosophical studies, or religious studies in
secondary schools. MA (Hons) (W440): Four years
PROFESSIONALLY
100% STUDENTS IN PROFESSIONAL/
MANAGERIAL JOBS * ACCREDITED
PROFESSIONALLY
Joint Honours available; see page 122.
100% STUDENTS IN PROFESSIONAL/
MANAGERIAL JOBS * ACCREDITED
See entry requirements from page 87.
BTechEd (H111): Four years
MA (Hons) (VX61): Four years Interview policy Year 1
As part of our selection process you will be You will focus on two subject areas: Reading the
Interview policy
interviewed. Interviews normally begin in mid- stage – an introduction to different critical frames of
As part of our selection process you will be
December and will run until February. performance theory and analysis; Theatre and society
interviewed. Interviews normally begin in mid-
– the historical and contemporary role of theatre in
December and will run until February. See entry requirements from page 87. society, giving you an understanding of some social,
See entry requirements from page 87. political and economic issues affecting theatre practice
You will study how children learn, as well as appropriate in a range of historical and geographical contexts.
You will study three main elements: technological subjects such as electronics, design, Year 2
mechanics, materials, energy and graphics. You will You will focus on two subject areas: Classical to modern
Theology, religious studies and philosophy also study craft subjects and develop necessary
You will develop the critical and analytical skills required – a historical and critical survey of the dominant forms
skills so that you can successfully deliver the range of theatre practice in Europe before 1900; Modernism
to address the major cultural, theological and spiritual of practical courses encompassed by technological
issues of our time. You will be able to take a number of to postdramatic – an introduction to European and
education. You will experience school placement American practitioners whose radical approaches to
optional courses in philosophy, theology and religious throughout the programme and there will be a
studies. acting, directing, scenography and dramaturgy have
placement within industry or commerce during the third redefined our understanding of the theatrical event.
Professional and education studies year of study.
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
You will explore, in the context of Scottish education, Years 1 and 2
T how pupils learn and how educators teach most
effectively.
You will study technology craft, design, graphics, Years 3 and 4
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will take
T
electronics, mechanics and mathematics. In addition,
there will be a focus on learning theory and teaching. a course in performance theory and analysis. Optional
School experience courses include applied theatre, directing, writing for
At least 35 weeks of the four-year programme will be Years 3 and 4 performance, advanced practice and work placement,
spent working in schools. This will take the form of block In years 3 and 4 you will further develop your skills as well as courses on documentary theatre, space
placements of several weeks in schools, with weekly across a broad range of technological courses by and place, Renaissance theatre, performing memory,
days in university to continue with professional studies. exploring themes such as technology and society, Victorian and Edwardian theatre, Samuel Beckett, queer
You will be provided with the opportunity to work in materials and sustainable resources. In year 4, you performance, activist theatre, exhibiting cultures, and
the classroom and develop competence in dealing are able to select an elective study in courses such German theatre, among others.
with children. You will also develop skills in curriculum as Advanced 3D design or Engineering systems and
planning, assessment, reporting, management and robotics. Career prospects
organisation. Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers,
Career prospects many of which are closely connected to professional
Career prospects Our graduates have an excellent record of finding theatre-making, arts production and management.
There is a strong demand for entrants to the teaching employment as secondary school technology teachers Recent graduates have, for instance, become
profession in secondary schools in Scotland and college lecturers. You are guaranteed one year as successful theatre directors, casting agents, arts
and elsewhere, suitably qualified in Religious & a probationary teacher upon graduation and can then managers and administrators, stand-up comedians and
Philosophical Education. begin to make your way through the various levels of playwrights. Others take career paths in, for example,
Opportunities exist for progression both within promotion within schools. A number of our graduates teaching or community arts.
schools and into postgraduate study and professional go on to funded postgraduate research, usually working
development at Masters and Doctoral levels. towards a PhD in a topic relevant to their role as
Why choose Glasgow?
educators.
We have close connections with the theatre
Why choose Glasgow? industry, giving you opportunities to work
Why choose Glasgow? with practitioners of national and international
This programme will be of benefit if you are
involved in the development of new school and Your teaching qualification is recognised standing.
college programmes in philosophical studies. abroad and many of our graduates have taken
the opportunity to teach in places such as
Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

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THEOLOGY & VETERINARY
RELIGIOUS STUDIES BIOSCIENCES
Theology & Religious Studies encompasses the study The BD (Min) programme is primarily aimed at Veterinary biosciences is a biological sciences
of religion, religions, the Bible and theology – not as recognised candidates for ordained ministry. The BD programme designed to provide students with
worlds apart, but as they relate to politics, history, is open to all and covers a very similar syllabus. a strong understanding of the key elements that
literature, philosophy, art and culture as well as to underpin all modern biological sciences, with a major
personal belief and practice. Year 1 focus on the biology of health and disease in animals.
You will take introductory courses on the Bible, theology
and religious studies. These will introduce you to some BSc STUDENTS
100% MA STUDENTS STUDY 94% SATISFIED *
SATISFIED * ABROAD of the basic concerns of those studying religion today
and give you tools for analysis and critical thinking. You
will also take courses exploring theological reflection BSc (Hons) (D300): Four years
MA (Hons) (V621): Four years and worship which will help you to understand how
BD (Hons) (V600): Four years MSci: Five years
theology is ‘put to work’ in the daily lives of Christians
BD (Min) (Hons) (V650): Four years and the practice of the Church. You will undertake You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid-
a placement, which is an integral part of the degree programme. MSci applications are NOT taken
Joint Honours available; see page 122.
programme. via UCAS.
See entry requirements from page 87.
Year 2 See entry requirements from page 87.
In your second year you will continue to take courses
You can take Theology & Religious Studies as an in the Bible and theology. You will also study ethics and Year 1
MA degree, or if you are training for the ministry or pastoral practice. You will explore some of the issues In the first year of the programme you will study a range
specialising in Christianity for other reasons, we also that confront believers today as they seek to reconcile of subjects including animal anatomy and physiology,
offer the specialist/professional BD and BD (Min) their faith with the many challenges presented by chemistry and biology.
degrees. The structure of the programmes differs contemporary technological, social and environmental
in the first two years of study. change. Year 2
You will study principles of animal management,
MA MA and BD/BD (Min) physiology and molecular sciences and receive training
Theology and religious studies is concerned with the Years 3 and 4 in basic research skills.
critical study of religion. This programme is designed If you successfully complete the courses in first and
to cater for the interests of students of all faiths and second year, you may progress to Honours (years 3 Year 3
none, allowing you to study a variety of religions or and 4). You will study the pathogenesis, diagnosis and
to focus upon the Christian tradition. Your Honours courses are chosen from a wide range management of disease and develop an appreciation
of current challenges in these fields.
T It will develop your awareness of the rich scriptural, of options including: V
cultural, artistic and philosophical heritage of · Bible, literature and culture Year 4
humankind. · Catholicism In the final year of the programme you will develop
As part of this programme you will be able to study · Church and society in Scotland advanced research and quantitative skills and study
a wide variety of subjects across the sub-disciplines . Current issues population medicine, epidemiology and animal welfare
of theology and religious studies. You are also able · Classical Hebrew and ethics. You will undertake a research project in the
to study other subjects offered by the University and · Genesis School or another approved institution.
shape your own degree programme. · Holocaust and the ethics of representation
· Jesus Christ since 1900 MSci
Year 1 · Modern Judaism You will have the opportunity to undertake a placement
In year 1 you might choose to focus upon the Bible and · New Testament theology year as part of a five-year MSci, in industry or other
Christianity or gain a greater understanding of a wide · Old Testament/Tanakh texts research organisations in the UK or abroad.
range of religious traditions. At the same time you will be · Reading Islam Career prospects
introduced to some key concerns shared by those who · Religion in modern Iran The specialist, applied and hands-on nature of this
work in theology and religious studies. · Roots of sectarianism unique programme prepares students for a varied and
Year 2 · Studies in the history and theology of the Reformation fulfilling range of careers in veterinary biosciences.
In year 2 you will develop your understanding further · Theology through creative writing Our students have progressed to graduate degrees
by progressing in your studies of the Christian tradition · Worship, liturgy and preaching in specialist areas of biomedical sciences, as well as
or other world faiths. directly into careers in animal nutrition, animal care,
Why choose Glasgow? conservation and welfare, public health, veterinary
You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
diagnostic and scientific research, veterinary
You can study new languages from scratch:
BD and BD (Min) physiotherapy, secondary school teaching, the
Greek and Hebrew are available from beginners’
The BD and BD (Min) have been developed in pharmaceutical industry, and epidemiological and
level upward, so that you can learn to read the
conversation with partners from a number of churches disease risk assessment.
ancient texts of the Hebrew Bible and the New
and voluntary bodies. These specialist degrees are Testament in their original languages.
primarily designed for those who intend to focus Why choose Glasgow?
on theological concerns in their later professional The programme is delivered by leading expert
life through working in pastoral ministry, the caring life scientists and veterinary clinicians. Glasgow
professions or voluntary organisations. They combine is ranked 1st in the UK for Animal Science (The
rigorous academic study with placement work and Times and Sunday Times University League
small group reflection and offer the opportunity to Table 2018) and one of the best in the UK for
reflect in depth upon experience in a supportive and quality of veterinary research (REF 2014).
challenging environment.
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VETERINARY ZOOLOGY
MEDICINE & SURGERY Zoology is the scientific study of all aspects of
animals, their structure, function, ecology and
As a vet you will be responsible for the prevention of Professional phase (year 5) evolution.
disease and for the medical and surgical treatment of In your final year there are no lectures and the primary
animals, including household pets, zoo animals, farm emphasis is on small-group involvement in clinical BSc STUDENTS STUDY
animals and horses. activity, covering the common species of domestic 97% SATISIFED * ABROAD
animals. During this time you will be involved in all
94% STUDENTS
SATISFIED *
PROFESSIONALLY
ACCREDITED
aspects of work in our busy hospitals and you will also
gain first-hand experience in practices linked to the BSc (Hons) (C300): Four years
veterinary school. Though this year of the programme MSci: Five years
BVMS (D100): Five years is structured so that you will receive clinical experience You may apply for transfer to the MSci mid-
in core clinical areas, there is also the opportunity to programme. MSci applications are NOT taken
Interviews focus on personal interests or explore the breadth of via UCAS.
Candidates seriously considered for admission to opportunities in the veterinary profession by choosing
the BVMS programme will normally be interviewed two “selective” experiences. Selectives may be used See entry requirements from page 87.
between December and February before a final to gain experience in niche veterinary activities (such
decision is reached. as aquaculture) or to gain in-depth clinical experience
related to core subjects. Year 1
See entry requirements from page 87. You will be given a general introduction to all aspects
Special features of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general
In common with all veterinary students in the UK you scientific skills.
Programme structure will be required to undertake an additional 38 weeks
The BVMS programme is based on integration of clinical of extra-mural studies (EMS) during your vacation time. Year 2
and science subject areas and has a spiral course The first period of 12 weeks is dedicated to gaining You will develop your knowledge of fundamental
structure, meaning that you will revisit topics as you further experience of the management and handling of aspects of biology and be introduced to specialist
progress through the programme, each time with domestic animals. After this initial period is completed subject areas according to your interests.
increasing clinical focus. In conjunction, there is you start the clinical period of 26 weeks, which can You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.
a vertical theme of professional and clinical skills be used to gain experience in veterinary professional
development to help you acquire the personal qualities environments. Satisfactory completion of EMS is a Years 3, 4 and 5
and skills you will need in professional environments. requirement for graduation. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) fieldwork
The programme is delivered over five years and is becomes an important component of your study mix.
The intercalated degree programme represents an
divided into three phases. Specific topics you may study include invertebrate and
opportunity for BVMS students following their second
vertebrate biology; ecology; molecular ecology; animal
or third year to take either one or two years out of the
V Foundation phase (years 1 and 2)
BVMS programme and study for an additional degree
physiology; parasite biology; and marine biology. There Z
In the first two years of the programme you will acquire are also courses on experimental design, data collection
programme (both at Bachelors – BSc, BSc Vet Sci
fundamental knowledge and develop the skills and and analysis.
(Hons) – and Masters levels – MSc, MRes or MVPH),
attitudes on which the following years of your training A major component of your final year is an independent
after which you then re-enter the BVMS programme.
are based. During this initial phase, you will relate the research project.
anatomy and physiology of the body systems to health Career prospects
and disease in domestic animals, as well as looking at You can take Zoology as an MSci, which includes an
As a graduate of Veterinary Medicine at Glasgow,
the underlying cellular process involved. You will gain additional placement year, between the third and final
you can register as a member of the Royal College
an insight into common husbandry practice and animal years of the degree, normally doing research in industry
of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS). Along with the
breeding and how these impact on the animals we care or a research institute in the UK or overseas.
University’s accreditation by the American Veterinary
for. Your professional training starts at the beginning of Medical Association (AVMA), this means that our Career prospects
year 1 as you begin classes in fundamental animal- graduates can choose to work anywhere in the world, Our graduates are employed in research underpinning
handling techniques, learn skills such as suturing, and and the global opportunities are endless. The majority medicine, agriculture, fisheries and wildlife conservation.
develop your communication skills, culminating in the of registered veterinary surgeons in the United Kingdom An increasing number of graduates also go into
art of history taking and clinical examination. are in general practice, which may be small animal, environmental monitoring. Others find careers in
farm animal, equine or mixed. Our graduates are teaching in a variety of educational establishments,
Clinical phase (years 3 and 4)
also employed in government service, dealing with in museums and in the media.
The aim of the clinical phase is to build on the
investigation, control and eradication of important
foundation phase to provide a broad training in key
diseases. Others are actively engaged in food hygiene
areas of veterinary professional practice, with a focus Why choose Glasgow?
or in university teaching and research.
on common and important problems and presentations You’ll take part in field courses on Loch Lomond
encountered in veterinary work. Realistic scenarios and at the Marine Biology Station at Millport in
and cases form the basis for integrating clinical and Why choose Glasgow? the Firth of Clyde.
scientific perspectives of veterinary practice. The The University is one of six Vet Schools in
approach will emphasise the role of clinical reasoning Europe to have achieved accredited status
and planning, as well as continuing to develop skills and for its undergraduate programmes from the
attitudes required to work in the clinical environment American Veterinary Medical Association.
and to take a greater responsibility for your learning in Glasgow is ranked 2nd in the UK for Veterinary
the subsequent professional phase of the programme. Medicine (The Times and Sunday Times
University League Table 2018).

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HOW TO ENTRY
APPLY REQUIREMENTS
If you are seeking full-time study you How soon will I receive a decision? The following section details the entry requirements for SQA Higher and Advanced
must apply through the Universities & We respond to all applications as soon as Higher, A-level and International Baccalaureate (IB) candidates. Please ensure you read
Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). possible. For UK/EU students we will normally the definitions of standard and minimum entry at the beginning of each section in order
See UCAS.com or tel 0371 468 0468, respond by no later than 31 March 2019. to fully understand the entry requirement tables that follow.
or +44 330 3330 230 if you live outside
of the UK. If we can make you an offer, you will receive Other Academic Entry requirements:
either an unconditional or conditional offer.
Entry requirement documents for HNC/D, BTEC qualifications, and EU/International students
When do I apply? If you already meet all of our entry requirements can be found at glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate/entryrequirements
UCAS closing dates for 2019 entry are: you may receive an unconditional offer.
If you haven't gained the necessary entry UCAS Tariff Points
· 15 October 2018: application
deadline if applying to Dentistry, requirements at the point of application, we The University of Glasgow does not frame its offers in terms of UCAS tariff points.
Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or may look at the qualifications you are taking
applying to Oxford or Cambridge. and consider making a conditional offer.
· 15 January 2019: application Qualification and Entry Routes
Is deferred entry possible?
deadline for all other courses for
Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine are unable SQA Higher and Advanced Higher Entry Requirements Page 88
UK/EU students.
to consider deferred entry. In other cases
· 30 June 2019: application deadline A-level and International Baccalaureate Entry Requirements Page 98
it may be possible but it is not granted
for all other courses from automatically. Please contact our Admissions Advanced Entry Requirements Page 108
international (non-EU) students. Team for more information.
Faster Route Entry Requirements Page 109

Admissions Contacts Music (BMus)


+44 (0)141 330 6065
You can get further information about drew.hammond@glasgow.ac.uk
admissions to the University from the
following admissions contacts. Nursing (BN)
For general enquiries, please visit +44 (0)141 330 3917
glasgow.ac.uk/enquirenow nursing-sch-admissions@glasgow.ac.uk
Accountancy (BAcc) Science (BSc/MSci)
+44 (0)141 330 5562 +44 (0)141 330 5164
elaine.shortt@glasgow.ac.uk catherine.donegan@glasgow.ac.uk
Arts (MA/BD/BD (Min)) Social Sciences (MA (SocSci))
+44 (0)141 330 5562 +44 (0)141 330 5562
elaine.shortt@glasgow.ac.uk elaine.shortt@glasgow.ac.uk
Dentistry (BDS) Teaching (MEduc/MA/BTechEd)
+44 (0)141 211 9703 +44 (0)141 330 2463/3467
med-sch-dental-ug@glasgow.ac.uk education-admissions@glasgow.ac.uk
Engineering (BEng/MEng) Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (BVMS)
+44 (0)141 330 8153 +44 (0)141 330 5705
noreen.inglis@glasgow.ac.uk vet-sch-admissions@glasgow.ac.uk
Law (LLB) Part-time study in Arts and
+44 (0)141 330 4507 Science degrees
heike.wilson@glasgow.ac.uk +44 (0)141 330 5164
catherine.donegan@glasgow.ac.uk
Medicine (MBChB)
+44 (0)141 330 6216/8174
med-sch-admissions@glasgow.ac.uk

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SQA HIGHER AND
Accountancy & Finance (BAcc or BSc)
Accounting & Mathematics, Accounting & Statistics, Finance & Mathematics and Finance &
Statistics (BSc)

ADVANCED HIGHER
Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

SQA Higher
AAAAB ABBB AAAAAB
Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Additional


Mandatory
Requirements

Adjusted Entry
Higher Mathematics at Grade A or B AND Higher English or a Humanities subject at Grade A or B.

AABBB No minimum AABBB-BBBBBB


Our entry requirements for students undertaking SQA Higher and Requirements

Advanced Higher qualifications are detailed in the following tables.


Adjusted
Mandatory Higher Mathematics at Grade B AND Higher English or a Humanities subject at Grade B.
The S5 Standard Academic Entry Grade B at Higher Level. All degree Requirements
Requirements represent the grades programmes require grades in a minimum
which, if attained in addition to successfully of four different subjects.
meeting mandatory subject requirements Advanced Highers
and any non-academic entry requirements Arts (MA) and Divinity (BD)
Advanced Highers are a qualification
(interviews, auditions, aptitude tests), will of increased importance to the University,
normally result in an offer being made. which recognises that applicants with Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Students must achieve the standard entry these qualifications find the transition
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
requirements by the end of S5 (cumulative to university easier and perform better
S4 and S5). in their university exams. Many of our
SQA Higher
AAAA/AAABB ABBB AAAAAB
Requirements

SQA Higher
The S5 Minimum Academic Entry degrees specify Advanced Highers
Requirements represent the minimum as part of the S6 Entry Requirements. Additional Higher English at Grade A or B AND a Higher Humanities or Language subject at Grade A or B.
grades which an applicant must have If a school is unable to offer specific
Mandatory Applicants who wish to study Mathematics or Computing Science require Higher Mathematics
Requirements at Grade A or B.
obtained by the end of S5 (cumulative S4 Advanced Higher subjects applicants
and S5) in order for them to be considered will be made bespoke offers which will Adjusted Entry
for a conditional offer based on S6 normally require the applicant to attain Requirements
AABB/ABBBB No minimum AABB-BBBBB
results. Not all applicants who achieve the additional relevant Highers in S6.
Minimum Academic Entry Requirements Adjusted
Higher English at Grade B AND a Higher Humanities or Language subject at Grade B.
will be made an offer. This will depend Adjusted Entry Requirements Mandatory
Applicants who wish to study Mathematics or Computing Science require Higher Mathematics at Grade B.
Requirements
on the number of applications we have We adjust the Standard Academic Entry
received for a degree programme and the Requirements for eligible applicants
number of applicants who have met the who complete one of our widening
Standard Academic Entry Requirements. participation pre-entry programmes. Community Development (BA)
Where an applicant is made a Criteria for eligibility include attending a
conditional offer based on S6 results, Scottish target secondary school, living in
Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
the S6 Standard Academic Entry a priority Scottish postcode area, current Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Requirements represent the cumulative or previous experience of living in care or
grades that must be attained by the estrangement from family support. SQA Higher
AAB/ABBB N/A AAB/ABBB
end of S6, in addition to meeting any Requirements
For more information about your eligibility
mandatory subject and non-academic and our pre-entry programmes visit
requirements. All degree programmes Additional
glasgow.ac.uk/accessglasgow Mandatory There are no additional mandatory requirements for this degree programme.
allow applicants to “double count” Highers Requirements
and Advanced Highers in the same Admissions Policy
subject when calculating cumulative For our full SQA Higher Admissions Adjusted Entry
There are no adjusted entry requirements for this degree programme.
grades. A Grade B in an Advanced Higher Policy please visit glasgow.ac.uk/ Requirements
will be regarded as another Grade A at undergraduate/entryrequirements/#/
Higher Level and a Grade C at Advanced Adjusted
scottishhighers Mandatory There are no adjusted mandatory requirements for this degree programme.
Higher will be regarded as another Requirements

This is a work-based learning programme and therefore all applicants must have at least two days per week of paid or unpaid work in the
broad field of community development. Applicants with no formal qualifications are encouraged to apply on the premise that they have
extensive experience within a community development setting.

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Dentistry (BDS) Environmental Science & Sustainability (BSc) (Dumfries Campus)

Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

AABB (must include A


SQA Higher AAAAB AND Advanced Higher Biology SQA Higher
No entry from S5 in Chemistry or Biology/ BBBB No S5 minimum BBBB
Requirements or Chemistry at Grade B or above Requirements
Human Biology)

Higher Biology or Human Biology at Grade A AND Higher Chemistry at Grade A AND Higher English Additional A minimum of one (preferably two) Highers from: Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computing Studies,
(or ESOL) at Grade C or above AND Higher Mathematics OR Higher Physics. Mandatory Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Information Systems, Managing Environmental Resources,
Additional Applicants also require Advanced Higher Biology or Chemistry at Grade B or above. Requirements Mathematics or Physics.
Mandatory
Work Experience (minimum of three days).
Requirements
UKCAT (see note below). Adjusted Entry
There are no adjusted entry requirements for this degree programme.
Requirements
Interview.

No entry from S5.


AAABB by the end of S6 AND Advanced Higher Biology or Chemistry at Grade B or above.
Adjusted Entry
Requirements Higher subjects must include Biology or Human Biology at Grade A AND Chemistry at Grade B or above. Health & Social Policy (MA) (Dumfries Campus)
Applicants who have attained the above grades AND have a UKCAT score which is no more than 10% below
the standard threshold will be considered for interview.
Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Note: UKCAT: All applicants to Medicine and Dentistry must complete the UK Clinical Aptitude Test by the deadline date in the same year Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
as application. The UKCAT score together with meeting Academic and Non-Academic Entry Requirements will be used to select applicants
for interview. The UKCAT score cut-off points vary from year to year. Information on how to sit the test can be found at www.ukcat.ac.uk SQA Higher
BBBB No S5 minimum BBBB
The Dentistry (BDS) Person Specification document outlines all entry requirements and UKCAT information for applicants; this can be found Requirements
at glasgow.ac.uk/schools/dental/undergraduate

Additional
Mandatory There are no additional mandatory requirements for this degree programme.
Requirements
Engineering (BEng)
SQA Higher

SQA Higher
Adjusted Entry
There are no adjusted entry requirements for this degree programme.
Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic Requirements
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

SQA Higher AAAAAB including two Advanced


AAAA/AAABB AABB
Requirements Highers at Grades BB
Law (LLB)
Entry from S5 requires Higher Mathematics AND either Higher Physics or Engineering Science at Grades AB
Additional or BA. Mathematics must be at Grade A if Engineering Science is offered instead of Physics.
Mandatory Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Entry from S6 requires Higher Mathematics in S5 AND either Higher Physics or Engineering Science by the Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Requirements end of S6 at Grades AB or BA. Mathematics must be at Grade A if Engineering Science is offered instead
of Physics.
SQA Higher AAAAAA including two Advanced
AAAAA AAABB
Requirements Highers at Grades BB
Adjusted Entry
AABB/ABBBB No minimum AABB-BBBBB
Requirements
Higher English.
Additional
Adjusted Entry from S5 requires Higher Mathematics AND Higher Physics or Engineering Science – both at Grade B. Applicants with conditional offers based on S6 results are encouraged to study Advanced Highers
Mandatory
Mandatory in Arts or Social Science subjects.
Entry from S6 requires Higher Mathematics AND Higher Physics or Engineering Science by the end of S6 – Requirements
Requirements both at Grade B. LNAT (see note below).

Adjusted Entry
AAABB No minimum AAABB-BBBBBB
Requirements

Engineering (MEng)
Adjusted Higher English at Grade B.
Mandatory
Requirements LNAT (see note below).
Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Note: LNAT: All applicants to LLB degrees are required to take the Law National Admissions Test by 20 January 2019. The LNAT is run by a
consortium of UK universities and comprises an on-screen test (80 minutes) and essay questions (40 minutes). It is designed to assess verbal
SQA Higher AAAAAA including two Advanced reasoning skills and command of written English. Information on how to sit the test can be found at www.lnat.ac.uk. Offers will be made based on
AAAAA AAAA/AAABB
Requirements Highers at Grades AB the academic requirements having been met, or where there is the potential for them to be met, AND the LNAT score.

Entry from S5 requires Higher Mathematics AND either Higher Physics or Engineering Science – both
Additional at Grade A.
Mandatory
Requirements Entry from S6 requires applicants to have attained Higher Mathematics by the end of S5 AND Higher
Physics or Engineering Science by end of S6 – both at Grade A.

Adjusted Entry
There are no adjusted entry requirements for this degree programme.
Requirements

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Medicine (MBChB) Nursing (BN)

Other mandatory
Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic requirements
S6 Standard Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

S5 minimum AND two Advanced


Highers, one at Grade A and the other SQA Higher
AABBB ABB AABBB
SQA Higher at Grade B, AND Grade B in one Higher Requirements
No entry from S5 AAAAA/AAAABB
Requirements
OR S5 minimum AND three Advanced
Highers at Grades BBB Two Higher Science subjects from Chemistry, Biology (or Human Biology), Physics or Mathematics.
Additional Minimum of National 5 Chemistry at Grade B.
Higher Chemistry AND Higher Biology AND either Higher Mathematics or Physics. Mandatory National 5 English at Grade B.
It is acceptable to take Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics as Highers in S6, provided grades Requirements Experience of caring.
AAAAA or AAAABB are achieved by S5. A minimum of Grade B would be required in any required Higher
subject studied in S6. Interview.
Advanced Highers are normally only considered from S6. There are no subject requirements for Advanced
Additional Highers in S6.
Mandatory Adjusted Entry
ABBBB No minimum ABBBB
Requirements Biology and Human Biology are NOT considered as separate subjects at Higher. Requirements
English at National 5 level at Grade B or above.
UKCAT (see note below). Two Higher Science subjects from Chemistry, Biology (or Human Biology), Physics or Mathematics.
Interview. Adjusted Minimum of National 5 Chemistry at Grade B.
Applicants who are successful at interview will be made Conditional Offers based on S6 results. Mandatory National 5 English at Grade B.
Requirements Experience of caring.
No entry from S5. Interview.
Adjusted Entry AAABB or AABBBB by the end of S5 AND meet the UKCAT threshold OR AAAAA or AAAABB by the end
Requirements of S5 AND 10% below the UKCAT threshold will be considered for interview.
Applicants who are successful at interview will be made Conditional Offers based on S6 results.

There are no reductions to the Grades at Higher Level in Mandatory Requirements noted above. Psychology (BSc, MA or MA (SocSci))
S6 Conditional Offers require applicants to achieve EITHER two Advanced Highers (one at Grade A
Adjusted and the other at Grade B) AND one Higher at Grade B OR three Advanced Highers at Grades BBB.
Mandatory Where it is not possible to study three Advanced Highers, an alternative combination of Advanced Higher Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
SQA Higher

SQA Higher
Requirements and Higher subjects may be considered. Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
UKCAT (see note below).
Interview. SQA Higher AAAAAA including two Advanced
AAAAA/AAAABB AAABB
Requirements Highers at Grades BB

Note: UKCAT: All applicants to Medicine and Dentistry must complete the UK Clinical Aptitude Test by the deadline date in the same year as
application. The UKCAT score together with meeting Academic and Non-Academic Entry Requirements will be used to select applicants for ALL Applicants who do not have Mathematics at Higher Level must have National 5 Mathematics
interview. The UKCAT score cut-off points vary from year to year. Information on how to sit the test can be found at www.ukcat.ac.uk (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B.

Applicants to BSc: Two Higher Science subjects (or Mathematics plus one Science subject)
Additional at Grades AB or BA.
Mandatory
Music (BMus) Requirements Applicants to MA Arts: Higher English AND either a Higher Humanities or Language subject
at Grades AB or BA.

Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic Applicants to MA SocSci: Higher English AND either a Humanities or Language subject
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements at Grades AB or BA.

SQA Higher Adjusted Entry


AAAB N/A AAAB AAABB No minimum AAABB-BBBBBB
Requirements Requirements

Additional Higher Music at Grade B or Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Grade 5 Theory. ALL applicants who do not have Mathematics at Higher Level must have National 5 Mathematics
Mandatory Required performance level is Merit in Grade 8 ABRSM practical exams. (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B.
Requirements Audition.
Applicants to BSc: Two Higher Science subjects (or Mathematics plus one Science subject) – both at
Adjusted Grade B.
Adjusted Entry Mandatory
AABB/ABBBB No minimum AABB-BBBBB Requirements
Requirements
Applicants to MA Arts: Higher English AND either a Higher Humanities or Language subject – both at
Grade B.
Higher Music at Grade B or ABRSM Grade 5 Theory.
Adjusted Applicants to MA SocSci: Higher English AND either a Humanities or Language subject – both at Grade B.
Required performance level is Merit in Grade 8 Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Mandatory
practical exams.
Requirements
Audition.

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Science/Life Sciences (BSc) Social Sciences (MA (SocSci))

Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

SQA Higher SQA Higher


AAAA/AAABB ABBB AAAAAB AAAAB AABB AAAAAA
Requirements Requirements

ALL Applicants require Highers in two Science subjects one of which is relevant to the programme Additional Higher English OR a Higher Humanities subject at Grades A or B.
applied for. Mandatory Applicants to Economics must have a minimum of National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics)
Requirements at Grade B.
Applicants to Physics or Astronomy (or any degree combination that includes Physics or Astronomy):
Entry from S5 requires Higher Mathematics and Physics at Grades AB or BA. Entry from S6 requires
a minimum of Grade B in BOTH Mathematics and Physics by the end of S5 PLUS Advanced Higher Adjusted Entry
AABBB No minimum AAABB-BBBBBB
in EITHER Physics OR Mathematics at Grade B. Requirements

Applicants to Life Sciences degrees (see note below) require Higher Biology OR Human Biology OR Higher English OR a Higher Humanities subject at Grade B.
Chemistry at Grades A or B. Adjusted
Mandatory Applicants to Economics must have a minimum of National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics)
Requirements at Grade B.
Applicants to Chemical Physics: Entry from S5 requires Highers in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics
at Grades A or B. Entry from S6 requires a minimum of Grade B in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
by the end of S5 PLUS Advanced Higher in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics at Grade B.
Additional
Mandatory
Requirements Applicants to Chemistry or Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry require Higher Mathematics AND
Chemistry at Grades A or B. Teaching: Education with Primary Teaching Qualification (MEduc)

Applicants to Computing Science or Software Engineering: Entry from S5 requires either Higher
Mathematics at Grade A or Higher Mathematics at Grade B PLUS Higher Computing at Grade A. Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Entry from S6 requires a minimum of Grade B Higher Mathematics by the end of S5. In addition entry Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
from S6 requires Advanced Higher Mathematics at Grade B or alternatively Advanced Higher Mathematics
at Grade C PLUS EITHER Computing Higher at Grade A or Computing Advanced Higher at Grade B.
SQA Higher
AAAB ABBB AAABB
Requirements
Applicants to Mathematics: Entry from S5 requires Higher Mathematics at Grade A. Entry from S6 requires
a minimum of Grade B Higher Mathematics by the end of S5 AND Advanced Higher Mathematics at Grade B.
SQA Higher

SQA Higher
Additional Higher English at Grade A or B.
Applicants to BSc degree programmes in Accounting & Mathematics, Accounting & Statistics, Finance & Mandatory National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B.
Mathematics, or Finance & Statistics must meet the entry requirements for Accountancy & Finance detailed Requirements
separately. Interview.

Adjusted Entry Adjusted Entry


AABB/ABBBB No minimum AABB-BBBBB AABB/ABBBB No minimum AABB-BBBBB
Requirements Requirements

ALL Applicants require Highers in two Science subjects one of which is relevant to the programme Adjusted Higher English at Grade B.
applied for. Mandatory National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B.
Requirements Interview.
Applicants to Physics or Astronomy (or any degree combination that includes Physics or Astronomy)
require Higher Mathematics and Physics – both at Grade B.

Applicants to Life Sciences degrees (see note below) require Higher Biology OR Human Biology OR
Chemistry at Grade B. Teaching: Primary Education with Teaching Qualification (MA) (Dumfries Campus)
Applicants to Chemical Physics require Highers in Chemistry, Physics AND Mathematics at Grade B.
Adjusted
Mandatory Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Requirements Applicants to Chemistry or Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry require Higher Mathematics AND Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Chemistry at Grade B.

Applicants to Computing Science or Software Engineering require either Higher Mathematics SQA Higher
AAB/ABBB N/A AAB or ABBB
at Grade B or Higher Mathematics at Grade C AND Higher Computing at Grade B. Requirements

Applicants to Mathematics require Higher Mathematics at Grade B. Higher English at Grade A or B.


Additional
Mandatory National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B.
Applicants to BSc degree programmes in Accounting & Mathematics, Accounting & Statistics, Requirements
Finance & Mathematics, or Finance & Statistics must meet the entry requirements for Accountancy Interview.
& Finance detailed separately.
Adjusted Entry
BBBB No minimum BBBB
Note: Life Sciences degrees: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Genetics, Human Biology, Human Biology & Nutrition, Immunology, Marine & Freshwater Requirements
Biology, Microbiology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Molecular & Cellular Biology with Plant Science, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology,
Physiology & Sports Science, Physiology, Sports Science & Nutrition, Zoology.
Adjusted Higher English at Grade B.
Mandatory National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B.
Requirements Interview.

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Teaching: Religious & Philosophical Education (MA) Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (BVMS)

Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

SQA Higher SQA Higher AAAAB in S5 AND two Advanced


AAAB ABBB AAABB No entry from S5 AAAAB
Requirements Requirements Highers at Grades BB

Additional Higher English at Grade A or B. Higher Chemistry at Grade A AND Higher Biology AND either Higher Mathematics or Higher Physics.
Mandatory National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B. Additional Advanced Highers in Chemistry AND Biology at Grade A or B.
Requirements Mandatory
Interview. Requirements Experience.
Interview.
Adjusted Entry
AABB/ABBBB No minimum AABB-BBBBB No entry from S5.
Requirements
Adjusted Entry AAABB by end of S5 (including Chemistry at Grade A AND Higher Biology AND either Higher Mathematics
Requirements or Higher Physics). These results will allow the applicant to be considered for interview.
Adjusted Higher English at Grade A or B.
Applicants who are successful at interview will be made Conditional Offers based on S6 results.
Mandatory National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at Grade B.
Requirements Interview.
Adjusted There are no reductions to the Grades at Higher Level in Mandatory Requirements noted above.
Mandatory However, as this degree requires Advanced Highers, some concessions may be made to the S6 Grades
Requirements required for applicants who are successful at interview. These will be considered on a case by case basis.

Teaching: Technological Education (BTechEd)

Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic


Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

SQA Higher
AAAB No minimum AAABB
Requirements
SQA Higher

SQA Higher
Additional Higher English AND either a Higher Science subject OR Higher Mathematics at Grades A or B.
Mandatory Where Mathematics is not one of the Higher subjects, National 5 Mathematics at Grade B.
Requirements Interview.

Adjusted Entry
ABBB No minimum ABBBB
Requirements

Adjusted Higher English AND either a Higher Science subject OR Higher Mathematics at Grade B.
Mandatory Where Mathematics is not one of the Higher subjects, National 5 Mathematics at Grade B.
Requirements Interview.

Veterinary Biosciences (BSc or MSci)

Qualification S5 Standard Academic S5 Minimum Academic S6 Standard Academic


Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

SQA Higher ABBB AND two Advanced Highers


No Entry from S5 ABBB
Requirements at Grades CC

Higher Chemistry AND Higher Biology AND Higher Physics OR Higher Mathematics.
Additional
Advanced Highers must include Chemistry or Biology.
Mandatory
Requirements It is acceptable to take Chemistry or Biology as a crash Higher in S6 provided grades ABBB
are obtained in S5.

Adjusted Entry
There are no adjusted entry requirements for this degree programme.
Requirements

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A-LEVEL AND
Accountancy & Finance (BAcc or BSc)
Accounting & Mathematics, Accounting & Statistics, Finance & Mathematics and Finance &
Statistics (BSc)

INTERNATIONAL
Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Requirements AAA/A*AB ABB

BACCALAUREATE Additional A-level


Mandatory Requirements
A-level Mathematics at Grade B.
GCSE English at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).

APPLICANTS
International
Baccalaureate (IB) 38 Points 32 Points
Requirements

Additional Mandatory Three HL subjects including Mathematics.


IB Requirements English at HL6 or SL6.

The following tables detail our entry requirements for students


undertaking A-level or International Baccalaureate qualifications.
Arts (MA) and Divinity (BD)
The Standard Academic Entry Admissions Policies
Requirements represent the grades at For our full A-level Admissions Policy
Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
which any possible offer would be made. please visit Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Students must also meet mandatory glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate/
subject requirements and any entryrequirements/#/a-levels A-level Requirements AAB BBB
non-academic entry requirements For more information on our International

A-level and IB
(interviews, auditions, aptitude tests). Baccalaureate admissions requirements
Additional A-level One A-level Arts, Humanities or Language subject.
please visit Mandatory Requirements
The Minimum Academic Entry Applicants to Mathematics or Computing Science require A-level Mathematics at Grade B.
glasgow.ac.uk/undergraduate/
Requirements represent the minimum
entryrequirements/#/ International
grades that the University will accept for Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points 32 Points
internationalbaccalaureate
entry to the degree programme. Students Requirements
must also meet mandatory subject
Three HL subjects including English AND a Humanities or Language subject (SL6 will
requirements and any non-academic Additional Mandatory be considered for ONE).
entry requirements (interviews, auditions, IB Requirements
Applicants to Mathematics or Computing Science require Mathematics at HL6 or SL6.
aptitude tests).

Community Development (BA)

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic


Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Requirements BBB CCC

Additional A-level
There are no additional mandatory requirements for this degree programme.
Mandatory Requirements

International
Baccalaureate (IB) 30 Points 28 Points
Requirements

Additional Mandatory
Offers will specify subjects and grades to be attained at HL.
IB Requirements

This is a work-based learning programme and therefore all applicants must have at least two days per week of paid or unpaid work in the broad
field of community development. Applicants with no formal qualifications are encouraged to apply on the premise that they have extensive
experience within a community development setting.

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Dentistry (BDS) Environmental Science & Sustainability (BSc) (Dumfries Campus)

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Requirements AAA N/A A-level Requirements BBB CCC

A-level Biology/Human Biology AND A-level Chemistry. Additional A-level


Minimum of one A-level Science subject.
Mandatory Requirements
General Studies is not accepted as third subject.
Six GCSE at Grade A (Grade 7-9) including Mathematics OR Physics AND English Language International
Additional A-level (or Literature) at Grade B (Grade 5-6). Baccalaureate (IB) 30 Points 28 Points
Mandatory Requirements Requirements
Work Experience (three days minimum).
Additional Mandatory
UKCAT (see note below). One or two Science subjects at HL.
IB Requirements
Interview.

International
Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points N/A
Requirements Health & Social Policy (MA) (Dumfries Campus)

Chemistry AND Biology at HL6.


Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Mathematics or Physics at HL (SL6 will be considered). Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Additional Mandatory
Work Experience (three days minimum).
IB Requirements
UKCAT. A-level Requirements BBB CCC

Interview.
Additional A-level
There are no additional mandatory requirements for this degree programme.
Mandatory Requirements
Note: UKCAT: All applicants to Medicine and Dentistry must complete the UK Clinical Aptitude Test by the deadline date in the same year
as application. The UKCAT score together with meeting Academic and Non-Academic Entry Requirements will be used to select applicants International

A-level and IB
A-level and IB

for interview. The UKCAT score cut-off points vary from year to year. Information on how to sit the test can be found at www.ukcat.ac.uk Baccalaureate (IB) 30 Points 28 Points
The Dentistry (BDS) Person Specification document outlines all entry requirements and UKCAT information for applicants; this can be found
Requirements
at glasgow.ac.uk/schools/dental/undergraduate
Additional Mandatory
There are no additional mandatory requirements for this degree programme.
IB Requirements
Engineering (BEng)

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic Law (LLB)


Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Requirements AAB BBB Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic


Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

Additional A-level
A-level Mathematics AND either A-level Physics or Technology & Design. A-level Requirements AAA N/A
Mandatory Requirements

International Additional A-level A-level English OR GCSE English Literature & Language.
Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points 32 Points
Mandatory Requirements LNAT (see note below).
Requirements

Additional Mandatory International


Three HL subjects including Mathematics and Physics (SL6 may be considered for ONE). Baccalaureate (IB) 38 Points 34 Points
IB Requirements
Requirements

Additional Mandatory English at HL6.


Engineering (MEng) IB Requirements LNAT (see note below).

Note: LNAT: All applicants to LLB degrees are required to take the Law National Admissions Test by 20 January 2019. The LNAT is run by a
Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic consortium of UK universities and comprises an on-screen test (80 minutes) and essay questions (40 minutes). It is designed to assess verbal
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements reasoning skills and command of written English. Information on how to sit the test can be found at www.lnat.ac.uk. Offers will be made based on
academic requirements having been met, or where there is the potential for them to be met, AND the LNAT score.
N/A – Applicants who achieve less than
A-level Requirements AAA
AAA will be considered for the BEng

Additional A-level
A-level Mathematics AND either A-level Physics or Technology & Design.
Mandatory Requirements

International
Baccalaureate (IB) 38 Points 36 Points
Requirements

Additional Mandatory
Three HL subjects including Mathematics and Physics (SL6 may be considered for ONE).
IB Requirements

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Medicine (MBChB) Nursing (BN)

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Requirements AAA N/A A-level Requirements ABB N/A

A-level Chemistry. Two A-levels from: Chemistry, Biology/Human Biology, Physics and Mathematics.
A-level Mathematics or Physics or Biology. GCSE Chemistry at Grade B (or Grade 5-6) if not at A-level.
Additional A-level
General Studies, Critical Thinking and Global Perspectives & Research are not accepted. GCSE English at Grade B (or Grade 6).
Mandatory Requirements
AS-level Biology at Grade A (if not at A-level). Experience of caring.
Additional A-level
Biology and Human Biology are not considered as separate subjects at A-level. Interview.
Mandatory Requirements
Mathematics and Further Mathematics are not considered as separate subjects at A-level.
International
GCSE English at Grade B (or Grade 6 or above). Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points N/A
Requirements
UKCAT (see note below).
Chemistry or Biology at HL6.
Interview.
Additional Mandatory If Chemistry not at HL6 must have at SL6.
International IB Requirements
Baccalaureate (IB) 38 Points N/A Experience of caring.
Requirements
Interview.
Chemistry HL6 and Biology HL6.
Mathematics or Physics at HL (SL6 will be considered).
Mathematics Studies is not accepted where Mathematics is required.
Additional Mandatory Psychology (BSc, MA or MA (SocSci))
IB Requirements English at SL6.

A-level and IB
A-level and IB

UKCAT (see note below). Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic


Interview. Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

Note: UKCAT: All applicants to Medicine and Dentistry must complete the UK Clinical Aptitude Test by the deadline date in the same year A-level Requirements AAA ABB
as application. The UKCAT score together with meeting Academic and Non-Academic Entry Requirements will be used to select applicants
for interview. The UKCAT score cut-off points vary from year to year. Information on how to sit the test can be found at www.ukcat.ac.uk
ALL applicants must have a minimum of GCSE Mathematics Grade B (or Grade 5-6).

Applicants to BSc: Two A-levels from Mathematics, Psychology or other Science subject.
Additional A-level
Music (BMus) Mandatory Requirements
Applicants to MA Arts: Two A-level Arts, Humanities or Language subjects.

Applicants to MA SocSci: Two A-level Arts, Humanities or Language subjects.


Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
International
Baccalaureate (IB) 38 Points 34 Points
Requirements
A-level Requirements ABB BBB
ALL applicants must have SL4 Mathematics.
A-level Music or Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Grade 5 Theory. Three HL subjects including mandatory subjects below. SL6 will be considered for one
Additional A-level of the mandatory subjects.
Grade 8 ABRSM practical exams.
Mandatory Requirements
Additional Mandatory
Audition. Applicants to BSc: Two Science subjects (or Mathematics plus one Science subject).
IB Requirements

International Applicants to MA Arts: English and one other Arts, Humanities or Language subject.
Baccalaureate (IB) 34 Points 32 Points
Requirements Applicants to MA SocSci: English and a Humanities subject.

Additional Mandatory
Audition.
IB Requirements

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Science/Life Sciences (BSc) Social Sciences (MA (SocSci))

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Requirements AAB BBB A-level Requirements AAB BBB

ALL degrees require a minimum of one relevant Science A-level, including practical One A-level Arts, Humanities or Language subject.
assessment. Additional A-level
Mandatory Requirements Applicants who wish to study Economics must have a minimum of GCSE Mathematics
at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).
Applicants to Physics or Astronomy (or any degree combination that includes Physics
or Astronomy) require Mathematics and Physics A-levels at Grades A or B.
International
Baccalaureate (IB) 38 Points 32 Points
Applicants to Life Sciences degrees (see note below) require Biology or Human Biology or
Requirements
Chemistry A-level at Grades A or B.
HL6 English and a Humanities subject at HL6/SL6.
Applicants to Chemical Physics require Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics A-levels at Additional Mandatory
Grades A or B. IB Requirements Applicants who wish to study Economics must have a minimum of SL4 Mathematics
Additional A-level
Mandatory Requirements or Mathematic Studies.
Applicants to Chemistry or Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry require Mathematics and
Chemistry A-levels at Grades A or B.

Applicants to Computing Science or Software Engineering require Mathematics A-level


at Grades A or B. Teaching: Education with Primary Teaching (MEduc)
Applicants to Mathematics require Mathematics A-level at Grade A.
Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Applicants to BSc degree programmes in Accounting & Mathematics, Accounting & Statistics, Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Finance & Mathematics, or Finance & Statistics must meet the entry requirements for
Accountancy & Finance detailed separately.
A-level Requirements AAB BBB
International

A-level and IB
A-level and IB

Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points 32 Points


Requirements A-level English.
Additional A-level
GCSE Mathematics at Grade B or (Grade 5-6).
ALL degrees require a minimum of two relevant Science subjects at HL – SL6 will be Mandatory Requirements
considered for one. Interview.

Applicants to Physics or Astronomy (or any degree combination that includes Physics International
or Astronomy) require Mathematics and Physics – one at HL6 and the other HL6 or SL6. Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points 30 Points
Requirements
Applicants to Life Sciences degrees (see note below) require Biology or Human Biology or
Chemistry at SL6 or HL6. English at HL5.
Additional Mandatory
Applicants to Chemical Physics require Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics with two at HL6 Mathematics at SL4.
IB Requirements
and the other either at HL6 or SL6.
Additional Mandatory Interview.
IB Requirements
Applicants to Chemistry or Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry require Mathematics and
Chemistry at HL6/SL6.

Applicants to Computing Science or Software Engineering require Mathematics at HL6 Teaching: Primary Education with Teaching (MA) (Dumfries Campus)
or Mathematics at HL5/SL5 plus Computing at HL6.

Applicants to Mathematics require Mathematics at HL6 or SL6.


Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Applicants to BSc degree programmes in Accounting & Mathematics, Accounting & Statistics,
Finance & Mathematics, or Finance & Statistics must meet the entry requirements for
Accountancy & Finance detailed separately. A-level Requirements BBB CCC

Note: Life Sciences degrees: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Genetics, Human Biology, Human Biology & Nutrition, Immunology, Marine & Freshwater
GCSE English Language & Literature at Grade C (or Grade 4-5).
Biology, Microbiology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Molecular & Cellular Biology with Plant Science, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology,
Physiology & Sports Science, Physiology, Sports Science & Nutrition, Zoology. Additional A-level
GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).
Mandatory Requirements
Interview.

International
Baccalaureate (IB) 32 Points 30 Points
Requirements

English at HL5.
Additional Mandatory
Mathematics at SL4.
IB Requirements
Interview.

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Teaching: Religious & Philosophical Education (MA) Veterinary Biosciences (BSc or MSci)

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Requirements AAB BBB A-level Requirements ABB N/A

A-level English. Additional A-level


A-level Chemistry AND A-level Biology.
Additional A-level Mandatory Requirements
GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).
Mandatory Requirements
Interview.
International
Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points 34 Points
International Requirements
Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points 30 Points
Requirements Applicants must have Chemistry and Biology at HL5/SL5.
Additional Mandatory
IB Requirements Mathematics or Physics at SL5.
English at HL5.
Additional Mandatory
Mathematics at SL4.
IB Requirements
Interview.
Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (BVMS)

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic


Teaching: Technological Education (BTechEd) Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

Qualification Standard Academic Minimum Academic A-level Requirements A*AA N/A


Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

A-level Chemistry AND A-level Biology.

A-level and IB
A-level and IB

A-level Requirements AAB BBB


Third A-level Science subject (Art, Drama, General Studies, Home Economics,
Music or PE are not accepted).
A-level Technology or Mathematics or Science subject. Additional A-level
Mandatory Requirements GCSE English at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).
Additional A-level GCSE English Language & Literature at Grade C (or Grade 4-5).
Experience.
Mandatory Requirements GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).
Interview.
Interview.
International
International Baccalaureate (IB) 38 Points N/A
Baccalaureate (IB) 36 Points 30 Points Requirements
Requirements
Chemistry AND Biology HL6.
English at HL.
Mathematics or Physics SL6.
Additional Mandatory Mathematics or Science subject at HL5. Additional Mandatory
English SL6.
IB Requirements IB Requirements
Mathematics at SL4.
Experience.
Interview.
Interview.

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ADVANCED FASTER
ENTRY ROUTE
The University of Glasgow offers Advanced Entry for some of its programmes. Applicants who The University of Glasgow offers Faster Route for Computing Science and Software
achieve exceptional grades in their Advanced Highers, A-levels or International Baccalaureate may Engineering BSc and MSci.
be considered for Advanced Entry, meaning that an Honours degree can be completed in three
years instead of the normal four years, or four years for five-year integrated Masters programmes. Applicants to Computing Science or Software Engineering degrees who attain exceptional
grades in their Advanced Highers, A-levels or International Baccalaureate may apply for Faster
The tables below detail the degree programmes where this option exists and indicative grades Route. Attending additional classes enables the four-year BSc Honours degree programme
that must be attained in order to be considered. Applicants who require further information on this to be condensed into three years, or the five-year MSci degree programme into four years.
should contact the Admissions Team (see page 86).
Unique Faster Route Computing UCAS codes should be used when submitting applications.
In the event that we are unable to accept your Faster Route application, but you meet the
year 1 entry requirements, you will automatically be made an offer without needing to submit
SQA Advanced Highers
an additional application.

Degree Programme Indicative Grades for Advanced Entry Consideration For entry to Faster Route applicants must have:
(in addition to having met the Standard Entry Requirements)

Arts/Modern Languages (MA) Three Advanced Highers at Grades AAA attained at one sitting. Qualification Entry Requirements for Faster Route

Three Advanced Highers at Grades AAA including Mathematics and Physics


Engineering (BEng or MEng) Advanced Highers AAA including Computing and Mathematics.
attained at one sitting.

Three Advanced Highers at Grades AAA including two Science subjects one of Three A-levels at Grades A*AA which include Computing and Mathematics
Science/Life Sciences (BSc) which is relevant to the programme being applied for. Grades must be attained A-levels
attained at one sitting.
at one sitting.
38 Points with three Higher Level subjects at 6,6,5 including Computing Science
International Baccalaureate
Social Sciences (MA) Three Advanced Highers at Grades AAA attained at one sitting. and Mathematics.

A-level/International Baccalaureate

Degree Programme Indicative Grades for Advanced Entry Consideration


(in addition to having met the Standard Entry Requirements)

International Baccalaureate
A-level Qualifications
Qualifications

Arts/Modern Languages (MA) A*AA 38 Points

Engineering (BEng or MEng) A*AA 38 Points

Science/Life Sciences (BSc) A*AA 38 Points

Social Sciences (MA) A*AA 38 Points

In all cases (SQA Advanced Highers, A-levels and International Baccalaureate) mandatory subject
requirements must also be attained in addition to meeting overall entry requirements.

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DEGREE
PROGRAMME
INDEX
We offer a wide range of undergraduate
degrees. On the next few pages we list all of our
degree subjects and combinations, the degree
you will gain and the UCAS code. Our individual
degree programmes appear in blue with a page
reference for more information.

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UCAS CODE PAGE UCAS CODE PAGE UCAS CODE PAGE UCAS CODE PAGE
Accountancy, BAcc N400 30 Biochemistry, BSc C700 34 Business Economics/Philosophy, MA (SocSci) LV15 Central & East European Studies/
Accountancy with Finance, BAcc N4N3 30 Biomedical Engineering, BEng J750 35 Business Economics/Politics, MA (SocSci) LLC2 Economics, MA (SocSci) RL81
Accountancy with International Accounting, BAcc N401 30 Biomedical Engineering, MEng J751 35 Business Economics/Psychology, MA (SocSci) LC18 Central & East European Studies/
English Literature, MA RQ7J
Accountancy with Languages, BAcc N4T9 30 Business & Management, MA (SocSci) N200 35 Business Economics/Scots Law, LLB MN11
Central & East European Studies/Gaelic, MA QR5R
Accountancy/Economics, BAcc LN14 30 Business & Management/Archaeology, MA NVF4 Business Economics/Scottish History, MA (SocSci) LVD2
Central & East European Studies/
Accounting & Mathematics, BSc NG4C 30 Business & Management/Archaeology, MA (SocSci) NV24 Business Economics/ Geography, MA (SocSci) RL77
Accounting & Statistics, BSc GN34 31 Business & Management/Business Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) LLC4
Central & East European Studies/German, MA RR72
Aeronautical Engineering, BEng H415 31 Economics, MA (SocSci) LNC2 Business Economics/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LLP1
Central & East European Studies/History, MA RV7C
Aeronautical Engineering, MEng H410 31 Business & Management/Celtic Civilisation, MA QN15 Celtic Civilisation, MA n/a 36
Central & East European Studies/
Aerospace Systems, BEng H402 32 Business & Management/Celtic Studies, MA NQ25 Celtic Civilisation/Ancient History, MA V1Q5 History, MA (SocSci) 2T2D
Aerospace Systems, MEng H401 32 Business & Management/Classics, MA NQ28 Celtic Civilisation/Archaeology, MA QVM4 Central & East European Studies/History of Art, MA RVP3
Anatomy, BSc B110 32 Business & Management/Classics, MA (SocSci) NQF8 Celtic Civilisation/Business & Management, MA
QN15 Central & East European Studies/Italian, MA RR73
Ancient History, MA V160 33 Business & Management/Common Law, LLB MN19 Celtic Civilisation/ Central & East European Studies/Philosophy, MA VR85
Central & East European Studies, MA RQR5
Ancient History/Archaeology, MA V1V4 Business & Management/ Central & East European Studies/
Comparative Literature, MA QN22 Celtic Civilisation/Classics, MA Q821 Philosophy, MA (SocSci) RVT5
Ancient History/Celtic Civilisation, MA V1Q5
Business & Management/Computing Science, BSc NG24 Celtic Civilisation/ Central & East European Studies/
Ancient History/Celtic Studies, MA VQ15 Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GQ5N
Business & Management/ Politics, MA (SocSci) RL82
Ancient History/English Literature, MA VQ13 Celtic Civilisation/Economics, MA (SocSci) LQ15
Computing Science, MA (SocSci) GN42 Central & East European Studies/Portuguese, MA 3T9L
Ancient History/French, MA V1R1 Celtic Civilisation/English Language
Business & Management/ Central & East European Studies/
Ancient History/History, MA VV12 Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GN52 & Linguistics, MA QQM3
Psychology, MA (SocSci) RG68
Ancient History/Italian, MA VR13 Business & Management/ Celtic Civilisation/English Literature, MA QQ5J
Central & East European Studies/Russian, MA R791
Ancient History/Philosophy, MA VV15 Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) NV23 Celtic Civilisation/Gaelic, MA Q590
Central & East European Studies/
Ancient History/Politics, MA VL12 Business & Management/Economics, MA (SocSci) LN12 Celtic Civilisation/Geography, MA LQ75 Scottish History, MA RVP1
Archaeology, BSc V402 33 Business & Management/English Literature, MA QN32 Celtic Civilisation/History, MA QVM1 Central & East European Studies/
Archaeology, MA V400 33 Business & Management/French, MA NR21 Celtic Civilisation/Italian, MA QR53 Scottish Literature, MA RQR2
Archaeology/Ancient History, MA V1V4 Business & Management/Gaelic, MA QN52 Celtic Civilisation/Mathematics, MA GQ15 Central & East European Studies/
Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) RL84
Archaeology/Business & Management, MA NVF4 Business & Management/Geography, MA (SocSci) LN72 Celtic Civilisation/Philosophy, MA QV55
Central & East European Studies/
Archaeology/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) NV24 Business & Management/German, MA NR22 Celtic Civilisation/Psychology, MA CQV5
Sociology, MA (SocSci) RL83
Archaeology/Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LN16 Business & Management/History, MA NVF1 Celtic Civilisation/Scottish History, MA QVN2
Central & East European Studies
Archaeology/Celtic Civilisation, MA QVM4 Business & Management/History, MA (SocSci) NV21 Celtic Civilisation/Scottish Literature, MA QQF5 with Quantitative Methods, MA (SocSci) RG73 74
Business & Management/History of Art, MA
Archaeology/Celtic Studies, MA QV54 NVF3 Celtic Civilisation/Social & Public Policy, MA LQK5 Chemical Physics, BSc F335 38
Business & Management/Italian, MA NR23
Archaeology/Classics, MA QV84 Celtic Civilisation/Theology & Religious Studies, MA QV56 Chemical Physics, MSci F322 38
Archaeology/Digital Media Business & Management/Latin, MA NQ26 Celtic Studies, MA Q504 37 Chemical Physics with work placement, MSci F320 38
& Information Studies, MA GV54
Business & Management/Mathematics, BSc NG21 Celtic Studies/Ancient History, MA VQ15 Chemistry, BSc F100 38
Archaeology/Earth Science, BSc FF64 Business & Management/Mathematics, MA (SocSci) GND2 Celtic Studies/Archaeology, MA QV54
Chemistry with European placement, MSci F102 38
Archaeology/Economic & Social History, MA VV34 Business & Management/Music, MA NW23 Celtic Studies/Business & Management, MA NQ25 Chemistry with work placement, MSci F101 38
Archaeology/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) VV43 Business & Management/Philosophy, MA NVF5 Celtic Studies/Central & East European Studies, MA RQ75
Chemistry/Mathematics, BSc GF11
Archaeology/Economics, MA (SocSci) VL41 Business & Management/Philosophy, MA (SocSci) NV25 Celtic Studies/Classics, MA QQ58
Chemistry/Mathematics, MSci FG11
Archaeology/English Language & Linguistics, MA V4Q3
Business & Management/Politics, MA (SocSci) LN22 Celtic Studies/Economic & Social History, MA VQ35 Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry, BSc F103 39
Archaeology/English Literature, MA QV3K Business & Management/Portuguese, MA 9K7B Celtic Studies/English Language & Linguistics, MA QQ3N Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry
Archaeology/Film & Television Studies, MA VW46 Celtic Studies/English Literature, MA QQ3M (European placement), MSci F105 39
Business & Management/Psychology,
MA (SocSci) CN82
Archaeology/Gaelic, MA QV5K Celtic Studies/French, MA QRM1 Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry
Business & Management/Russian, MA NR27
Archaeology/Geography, BSc FV84 (work placement), MSci F104 39
Business & Management/Scots Law, LLB MN12 Celtic Studies/Geography, MA QL57
Archaeology/Geography, MA LV74 Childhood Practice, BA n/a 39
Business & Management/Scottish History, MA NVG1 Celtic Studies/History, MA QV51
Archaeology/German, MA V4R2 Civil Engineering, BEng H202 40
Business & Management/ Celtic Studies/Mathematics, MA GQC5
Archaeology/History, MA VV14 Scottish History, MA (SocSci) NVF2 Civil Engineering, MEng H200 40
Celtic Studies/Music, MA QW53
Archaeology/History of Art, MA VVH4
Business & Management/Scottish Literature, MA NQ22 Celtic Studies/Philosophy, MA QVM5 Civil Engineering with Architecture, BEng H2KC 40
Archaeology/Latin, MA V4Q6 Business & Management/ Celtic Studies/Psychology, MA CQ85 Civil Engineering with Architecture, MEng H2K1 40
Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci)
Archaeology/Mathematics, MA GV14 LN42 Classics, MA Q820 41
Celtic Studies/Scottish History, MA QVM2
Archaeology/Music, MA V4W3 Business & Management/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LN62 Classics/Archaeology, MA QV84
Celtic Studies/Scottish Literature, MA QQ25
Business & Management/Spanish, MA
Archaeology/Politics, MA LV24 N1R4 Classics/Business & Management, MA NQ28
Celtic Studies/Theology & Religious Studies, MA Q5V6
Archaeology/Politics, MA (SocSci) VL42 Business & Management/Statistics, BSc NG23 Classics/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) NQF8
Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) R900 37
Archaeology/Portuguese, MA 7F1A Business & Management/ Classics/Celtic Civilisation, MA Q821
Central & East European Studies/
Theology & Religious Studies, MA VN61 Business Economics, MA (SocSci) RL71 Classics/Celtic Studies, MA QQ58
Archaeology/Psychology, MA CV84
Business Economics, MA (SocSci)
Archaeology/Scottish History, MA VVF4 L112 36 Central & East European Studies/ Classics/Central & East European Studies, MA RQ78
Archaeology/Spanish, MA V4R4 Business Economics/Archaeology, MA (SocSci) LN16 Celtic Civilisation, MA RQR5 Classics/Comparative Literature, MA QQF8
Archaeology/Theatre Studies, MA VW44 Business Economics/ Central & East European Studies/Celtic Studies, MA RQ75 Classics/Computing Science, MA GQ48
Business & Management, MA (SocSci) LNC2 Central & East European Studies/Classics, MA RQ78
Archaeology/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VV46 Classics/English Literature, MA QQ3V
Business Economics/ Central & East European Studies/
Astronomy, BSc/MSci n/a 34 Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RL71 Classics/Film & Television Studies, MA QP83
Comparative Literature, MA RQ28
Astronomy/Mathematics, BSc FGM1 Business Economics/ Classics/French, MA QR81
Central & East European Studies/
Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci)
Astronomy/Mathematics, MSci FG5D LV13 Digital Media & Information Studies, MA RG75 Classics/Geography, MA LQ78
Business Economics/Geography, MA (SocSci)
Astronomy/Physics, BSc FF53 LLC7 Central & East European Studies/ Classics/History, MA QV81
Business Economics/Mathematics, MA (SocSci)
Astronomy/Physics, MSci FF5H LG11 Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) RV83 Classics/Italian, MA QR83

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UCAS CODE PAGE UCAS CODE PAGE UCAS CODE PAGE UCAS CODE PAGE
Classics/Mathematics, MA GQ18 Computing Science/ Economic & Social History/ Economics/Spanish, MA RL41
Classics/Music, MA QW83 Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) VG34 Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LV13 Economics/Statistics, BSc GL31
Classics/Philosophy, MA QV85 Computing Science/English Language & Economic & Social History/Celtic Studies, MA VQ35 Economics/Theatre Studies, MA LW14
Linguistics, MA GQ4J Economic & Social History/
Classics/Politics, MA LQ28 Economics/Theology & Religious Studies, MA LV16
Computing Science/English Literature, MA GQ4H Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RV83
Classics/Politics, MA (SocSci) LQF8 Education with Primary Teaching
Computing Science/French, MA GR41 Economic & Social History/Common Law, LLB ML13 Qualification, MEduc 4Q21 79
Classics/Portuguese, MA 7M2U
Computing Science/Geography, BSc FG84 Economic & Social History/ Electronic & Software Engineering, BSc GH66 46
Classics/Psychology, MA CQ88 Computing Science, MA (SocSci) VG34
Computing Science/Greek, MA GQ47 Electronic & Software Engineering, BEng GHP6 46
Classics/Russian, MA QR87 Economic & Social History/Economics, MA (SocSci) LVC3
Computing Science/History of Art, MA GVK3 Electronic & Software Engineering, MEng HG66 46
Classics/Scottish History, MA QVV2 Economic & Social History/English Literature, MA QV3H
Computing Science/Latin, MA GQ46 Electronics & Electrical Engineering, BEng H600 46
Classics/Social & Public Policy, MA LQ48 Economic & Social History/French, MA RV13
Computing Science/Mathematics, BSc GGK1 Electronics & Electrical Engineering, MEng H601 46
Classics/Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) LQK8 Economic & Social History/Geography, MA (SocSci) LV73
Computing Science/Mathematics, MSci GG4C Electronics with Music, BEng H6W3 47
Classics/Sociology, MA LQ83 Economic & Social History/German, MA RV23
Computing Science/Music, MA GW43 Electronics with Music, MEng H6WJ 47
Classics/Sociology, MA (SocSci) QL83 Economic & Social History/History, MA VVC3
Computing Science/Philosophy, MA GV45 English Language & Linguistics, MA Q300 47
Classics/Theatre Studies, MA WQ48 Economic & Social History/History, MA (SocSci) VV13
Computing Science/Physics, BSc FG34 English Language & Linguistics/Archaeology, MA V4Q3
Classics/Theology & Religious Studies, MA QV86 Economic & Social History/Mathematics, MA (SocSci) VG31
Computing Science/Physics, MSci IF13 English Language & Linguistics/
Common Law, LLB M100 58 Economic & Social History/Music, MA VW33
Computing Science/Politics, MA (SocSci) LG24 Celtic Civilisation, MA QQM3
Common Law (fast track: graduates only), LLB M900 58 Economic & Social History/Philosophy, MA VVJ5
Computing Science/Psychology, BSc CG84 English Language & Linguistics/Celtic Studies, MA QQ3N
Common Law with French Language, LLB M9R1
Computing Science/Statistics, BSc GG34 Economic & Social History/Philosophy, MA (SocSci) VV35 English Language & Linguistics/
Common Law with German Language, LLB M9R2 Comparative Literature, MA QQF3
Computing Science/Theatre Studies, MA GW44 Economic & Social History/Politics, MA (SocSci) LV23
Common Law with Italian Language, LLB M9R3 English Language & Linguistics/
Computing Science/ Economic & Social History/Portuguese, MA 9W7L
Common Law with Spanish Language, LLB M9R4 Computing Science, MA GQ4J
Theology & Religious Studies, MA VG64 Economic & Social History/Psychology, MA (SocSci) CV83
Common Law/Business & Management, LLB MN19 English Language & Linguistics/
Dentistry (pre-clin), BDS A200 43 Economic & Social History/Scots Law, LLB MV13 Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GQ5J
Common Law/Economic & Social History, LLB ML13
Digital Media & Information Studies, MA I150 44 Economic & Social History/Scottish History, MA VVG3 English Language & Linguistics/Economics, MA LQ1H
Common Law/Economics, LLB M1L1
Digital Media & Information Studies/ Economic & Social History/ English Language & Linguistics/
Common Law/English Literature, LLB MQ93 Archaeology, MA GV54 Scottish History, MA (SocSci) VV32 English Literature, MA Q304
Common Law/Gaelic, LLB MQ95 Digital Media & Information Studies/ Economic & Social History/ English Language & Linguistics/French, MA QR3D
Common Law/History, LLB MV91 Business & Management, MA GN52 Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) LV43
English Language & Linguistics/Gaelic, MA QQ53
Common Law/Philosophy, LLB MV95 Digital Media & Information Studies/ Economic & Social History/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LV33
English Language & Linguistics/German, MA QR3G
Common Law/Politics, LLB ML92 Celtic Civilisation, MA GQ5N Economic & Social History
English Language & Linguistics/Greek, MA Q3Q7
Digital Media & Information Studies/ with Quantitative Methods, MA (SocSci) VG33 74
Community Development, BA XL35 41 English Language & Linguistics/History, MA QV3D
Central & East European Studies, MA RG75 Economics, MA (SocSci) L150 45
Comparative Literature, MA n/a 42 English Language & Linguistics/Italian, MA QR3J
Digital Media & Information Studies/ Economics/Accountancy, BAcc LN14
Comparative Literature/ English Language & Linguistics, MA GQ5J English Language & Linguistics/Latin, MA QQ3Q
Business & Management, MA QN22 Economics/Archaeology, MA (SocSci) VL41
Digital Media & Information Studies/ English Language & Linguistics/Mathematics, MA QG3D
Comparative Literature/ Economics/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) LN12
English Literature, MA GQ5H English Language & Linguistics/Music, MA QW3J
Central & East European Studies, MA RQ28 Economics/Celtic Civilisation, MA (SocSci) LQ15
Digital Media & Information Studies/ English Language & Linguistics/Philosophy, MA QV3N
Comparative Literature/Classics, MA QQF8 Film & Television Studies, MA GP53 Economics/
Comparative Literature/Economics, MA LQC2 Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RL81 English Language & Linguistics/Politics, MA LQ2J
Digital Media & Information Studies/French, MA GR5C
Comparative Literature/English Language & Economics/Common Law, LLB M1L1 English Language & Linguistics/Portuguese, MA 4W7V
Digital Media & Information Studies/Geography, MA GL57
Linguistics, MA QQF3 Economics/Comparative Literature, MA LQC2 English Language & Linguistics/Psychology, MA CQ8J
Digital Media & Information Studies/
Comparative Literature/English Literature, MA Q290 Economics/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) LVC3 English Language & Linguistics/Russian, MA QRHT
History of Art, MA GV5H
Comparative Literature/ Economics/English Language & Linguistics, MA LQ1H English Language & Linguistics/Scottish History, MA QV3F
Digital Media & Information Studies/Latin, MA P3Q5
Film & Television Studies, MA PQ32 English Language & Linguistics/
Digital Media & Information Studies/ Economics/English Literature, MA LQD3
Comparative Literature/French, MA QRF1 Scottish Literature, MA QQ2J
Mathematics, MA GGM1 Economics/French, MA LR11
Comparative Literature/Gaelic, MA QQ5F English Language & Linguistics/
Digital Media & Information Studies/Music, MA GW5H Economics/Geography, MA (SocSci) LL17 Social & Public Policy, MA QL3L
Comparative Literature/German, MA QRF2 Digital Media & Information Studies/Philosophy, MA GV55 Economics/German, MA RL21 English Language & Linguistics/Sociology, MA LQ63
Comparative Literature/History, MA QVF1 Digital Media & Information Studies/Politics, MA GL52 Economics/Greek, MA LQ17 English Language & Linguistics/
Comparative Literature/History of Art, MA QVF3
Digital Media & Information Studies/Portuguese, MA 4K2W Economics/History, MA LVC1 Theatre Studies, MA WQ4J
Comparative Literature/Italian, MA QRF3
Digital Media & Information Studies/Psychology, MA GC5V Economics/History, MA (SocSci) LV11 English Language & Linguistics/
Comparative Literature/Music, MA QWF3 Theology & Religious Studies, MA QV36
Digital Media & Information Studies/ Economics/Latin, MA LQ16
Comparative Literature/Philosophy, MA QVF5 Social & Public Policy, MA GL54 English Literature, MA Q301 48
Economics/Mathematics, BSc LG1D
Comparative Literature/Scottish Literature, MA Q291 Digital Media & Information Studies/Sociology, MA GL56 English Literature/Ancient History, MA VQ13
Economics/Mathematics, MA (SocSci) GL11
Comparative Literature/Spanish, MA RQ42 Digital Media & Information Studies/Spanish, MA P3R4 English Literature/Archaeology, MA QV3K
Economics/Music, MA LW13
Comparative Literature/Theatre Studies, MA QWF4 Digital Media & Information Studies/ English Literature/Business & Management, MA QN32
Economics/Philosophy, MA LVD5
Comparative Literature/ Theatre Studies, MA GW5K English Literature/Celtic Civilisation, MA QQ5J
Theology & Religious Studies, MA VQ62 Economics/Philosophy, MA (SocSci) LVC5
Digital Media & Information Studies/ English Literature/Celtic Studies, MA QQ3M
Computing Science, BSc G400 42 Theology & Religious Studies, MA GV5P Economics/Politics, MA (SocSci) LL12
English Literature/
Computing Science, MSci G402 42 Earth Science, BSc F600 44 Economics/Psychology, MA (SocSci) CL81
Central & East European Studies, MA RQ7J
Computing Science (Faster Route), BSc 3N7R 42 Earth Science/Archaeology, BSc FF64 Economics/Russian, MA LR17
English Literature/Classics, MA QQ3V
Computing Science (Faster Route), MSci 7G3F 42 Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) V300 45 Economics/Scots Law, LLB ML11
English Literature/Common Law, LLB MQ93
Computing Science/Business & Management, BSc NG24 Economic & Social History/Archaeology, MA VV34 Economics/Scottish History, MA LVD1
English Literature/Comparative Literature, MA Q290
Computing Science/ Economic & Social History/Archaeology, MA (SocSci) VV43 Economics/Scottish History, MA (SocSci) LVC2 English Literature/Computing Science, MA GQ4H
Business & Management, MA (SocSci) GN42 Economic & Social History/ Economics/Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) LL14 English Literature/
Computing Science/Classics, MA GQ48 Business & Management, MA (SocSci) NV23 Economics/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LL61 Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GQ5H

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English Literature/Economic & Social History, MA QV3H French/English Literature, MA QR3C Geography/Music, MA LW73
History/Common Law, LLB MV91
English Literature/Economics, MA LQD3 French/Film & Television Studies, MA RW16 History/Comparative Literature, MA
Geography/Philosophy, MA LV75 QVF1
English Literature/English Language & French/Gaelic, MA QR5C Geography/Politics, MA (SocSci) LL72 History/Economic & Social History, MA VVC3
Linguistics, MA Q304 French/Geography, MA LR71
Geography/Portuguese, MA 3T5Y History/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) VV13
English Literature/Film & Television Studies, MA QW3P French/German, MA RR12 Geography/Scottish History, MA LVR2 History/Economics, MA LVC1
English Literature/French, MA QR3C French/History, MA VR11 Geography/Scottish Literature, MA LQ72 History/Economics, MA (SocSci) LV11
English Literature/Gaelic, MA Q3Q5 French/History of Art, MA RVC3
Geography/Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) LL47 History/English Language & Linguistics, MA QV3D
English Literature/German, MA QR3F French/Italian, MA RR13 History/English Literature, MA QV3C
Geography/Sociology, MA (SocSci)
LL37
English Literature/History, MA QV3C French/Latin, MA QR61 Geography/Spanish, MA RL47 History/Film & Television Studies, MA VW16
English Literature/History of Art, MA QVHH French/Mathematics, MA GR11
Geography/Statistics, BSc FG83 History/French, MA VR11
English Literature/Latin, MA QQ3P History/Gaelic, MA QV5C
French/Music, MA RW13 Geography/Theatre Studies, MA LW74
English Literature/Mathematics, MA
QG3C French/Politics, MA LR21 German, MA R220 52 History/Geography, MA LV71
English Literature/Music, MA QW3H French/Portuguese, MA 5V8M German/Archaeology, MA V4R2 History/Greek, MA Q7V1
English Literature/Philosophy, MA QV3M French/Psychology, MA CR81 German/Business & Management, MA NR22 History/History of Art, MA VVD3
English Literature/Politics, MA LQ2H French/Russian, MA RR17 German/Central & East European Studies, MA RR72 History/Italian, MA RV31
English Literature/Portuguese, MA 6L8B
French/Sociology, MA LR6C German/Comparative Literature, MA QRF2 History/Latin, MA QV61
English Literature/Russian, MA QRHR French/Spanish, MA RR41 German/Economic & Social History, MA RV23 History/Mathematics, MA GV11
English Literature/Scots Law, LLB MQ13 French/Theatre Studies, MA RW14 German/Economics, MA RL21 History/Music, MA VW13
English Literature/Scottish History, MA QVHF French/Theology & Religious Studies, MA RV16 History/Philosophy, MA VVC5
German/English Language & Linguistics, MA QR3G
English Literature/Scottish Literature, MA QQ2H Gaelic, MA Q530 51 History/Politics, MA LVF1
German/English Literature, MA QR3F
English Literature/Social & Public Policy, MA LQ4H Gaelic Language/Scots Law, LLB MQ15 History/Politics, MA (SocSci) LV21
German/Film & Television Studies, MA RW26
English Literature/Sociology, MA LQ3H Gaelic/Archaeology, MA QV5K History/Portuguese, MA 5E3J
German/French, MA RR12
English Literature/Spanish, MA RQ43 Gaelic/Business & Management, MA QN52 History/Psychology, MA CV81
German/Gaelic, MA QR5F
English Literature/Theatre Studies, MA WQ4H Gaelic/Celtic Civilisation, MA Q590 History/Russian, MA RV71
German/Geography, MA LR72
English Literature/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VQ63 Gaelic/Central & East European Studies, MA QR5R History/Scots Law, LLB MV11
German/History of Art, MA RVF3
Environmental Science & Sustainability, BSc (D) D447 48 Gaelic/Common Law, LLB MQ95 History/Scottish Literature, MA QV21
German/Italian, MA RR23
Film & Television Studies, MA P390 49 Gaelic/Comparative Literature, MA QQ5F History/Sociology, MA LV61
German/Mathematics, MA GR12
Film & Television Studies/Archaeology, MA VW46 Gaelic/English Language & Linguistics, MA QQ53 History/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LV31
German/Music, MA RW23
Film & Television Studies/Classics, MA QP83 Gaelic/English Literature, MA Q3Q5 History/Spanish, MA RV4C
German/Philosophy, MA RV25
Film & Television Studies/ Gaelic/French, MA QR5C History/Theatre Studies, MA VW14
German/Politics, MA LR22
Comparative Literature, MA PQ32 Gaelic/German, MA QR5F History/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VV16
German/Portuguese, MA 5H3Z
Film & Television Studies/ Gaelic/History, MA QV5C History of Art, MA V350 54
Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GP53 German/Psychology, MA CR82
Gaelic/Mathematics, MA QG51 History of Art/Archaeology, MA VVH4
Film & Television Studies/English Literature, MA QW3P German/Russian, MA RR27
Gaelic/Philosophy, MA Q5V5 History of Art/French, MA RVC3
Film & Television Studies/French, MA RW16 German/Sociology, MA LR6F
Gaelic/Portuguese, MA 7G4L History of Art/German, MA RVF3
Film & Television Studies/German, MA RW26 German/Spanish, MA RR42
Gaelic/Psychology, MA QC58 History of Art/History, MA VVD3
Film & Television Studies/History, MA VW16 German/Theatre Studies, MA R2W4
Gaelic/Scottish History, MA QV52 History of Art/Business & Management, MA NVF3
Film & Television Studies/History of Art, MA VW36 German/Theology & Religious Studies, MA R2V6
Gaelic/Social & Public Policy, MA QL54 History of Art/Central & East European Studies, MA RVP3
Film & Television Studies/Latin, MA P3Q6 Greek, MA Q700 53
Gaelic/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VQ56 History of Art/Comparative Literature, MA QVF3
Film & Television Studies/Music, MA WW36 Greek/Computing Science, MA GQ47
Genetics, BSc C400 51 History of Art/Computing Science, MA GVK3
Film & Television Studies/Philosophy, MA VW56 Greek/Economics, MA LQ17
Geography, BSc F800 52 History of Art/
Film & Television Studies/Politics, MA LW26 Greek/English Language & Linguistics, MA Q3Q7 Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GV5H
Geography, MA L702 52
Film & Television Studies/Portuguese, MA 8Y7M Greek/History, MA Q7V1 History of Art/English Literature, MA QVHH
Geography, MA (SocSci) L700 52
Film & Television Studies/Scottish History, MA VWF6 Greek/History of Art, MA QVR3 History of Art/Film & Television Studies, MA VW36
Geography/Archaeology, MA LV74
Film & Television Studies/Scottish Literature, MA QW26 Greek/Latin, MA QQ67 History of Art/Geography, MA LVR3
Geography/Archaeology, BSc FV84
Film & Television Studies/Social & Public Policy, MA LW46 Greek/Politics, MA LQ27 History of Art/Greek, MA QVR3
Geography/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) LN72
Film & Television Studies/Sociology, MA LW36 Greek/Portuguese, MA 6V5T History of Art/Italian, MA RVH3
Geography/Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LLC7
Film & Television Studies/Spanish, MA P3R5 Greek/Social & Public Policy, MA LQ47 History of Art/Latin, MA QVP3
Geography/Celtic Civilisation, MA LQ75
Film & Television Studies/Theatre Studies, MA WW46 Greek/Spanish, MA Q7R4 History of Art/Mathematics, MA GVC3
Geography/Celtic Studies, MA QL57
Finance & Mathematics, BSc NG3C 49 Greek/Theatre Studies, MA Q7W4 History of Art/Music, MA VWH3
Geography/
Finance & Statistics, BSc GN33 50 Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RL77 Greek/Theology & Religious Studies, MA Q7V6 History of Art/Philosophy, MA VVH5
French, MA R120 50 Geography/Classics, MA LQ78 Health & Social Policy, MA (D) LL34 53 History of Art/Politics, MA LVF3
French/Ancient History, MA V1R1 Geography/Computing Science, BSc FG84 History, MA V100 54 History of Art/Portuguese, MA 8C7D
French/Business & Management, MA NR21
Geography/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GL57 History/Ancient History, MA VV12 History of Art/Psychology, MA CVV3
French/Celtic Studies, MA QRM1
Geography/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) LV73 History/Archaeology, MA VV14
History of Art/Russian, MA RV73
French/Classics, MA QR81 Geography/Economics, MA (SocSci) LL17 History/Business & Management, MA NVF1 History of Art/Scottish History, MA VVF3
French/Comparative Literature, MA QRF1 Geography/French, MA LR71 History/Business & Management, MA (SocSci)
NV21 History of Art/Scottish Literature, MA QV23
French/Computing Science, MA GR41
Geography/German, MA LR72 History/Celtic Civilisation, MA QVM1 History of Art/Social & Public Policy, MA LVK3
French/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GR5C Geography/History, MA LV71 History/Celtic Studies, MA QV51
History of Art/Sociology, MA LV6H
French/Economic & Social History, MA RV13 Geography/History of Art, MA LVR3 History/Central & East European Studies, MA RV7C History of Art/Theatre Studies, MA VWH4
Geography/Latin, MA QL67 History/Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) 2T2D
French/Economics, MA LR11 History of Art/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VV36
French/English Language & Linguistics, MA QR3D Geography/Mathematics, BSc FG81 History/Classics, MA QV81 Human Biology, BSc C1W3 55

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Human Biology & Nutrition, BSc C1B4 55 Mathematics/ Music/Geography, MA LW73
Philosophy/Theatre Studies, MA VW54
Immunology, BSc C550 56 Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GGM1 Music/German, MA RW23
Philosophy/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VV56
Italian, MA Mathematics/
R310 56 Music/History, MA VW13
Physics, BSc F300 70
Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) VG31
Italian/Ancient History, MA VR13 Music/History of Art, MA VWH3
Physics, MSci F301 70
Mathematics/Economics, BSc LG1D
Italian/Business & Management, MA NR23 Music/Italian, MA RW33
Physics/Astronomy, BSc FF53
Mathematics/Economics, MA (SocSci) GL11
Italian/Celtic Civilisation, MA QR53 Music/Latin, MA Q6W3
Physics/Astronomy, MSci FF5H
Mathematics/English Language & Linguistics, MA QG3D
Italian/Central & East European Studies, MA RR73 Music/Mathematics, MA GW13
Physics/Computing Science, BSc FG34
Mathematics/English Literature, MA QG3C
Italian/Classics, MA QR83 Music/Philosophy, MA VW53
Physics/Computing Science, MSci IF13
Mathematics/French, MA GR11
Italian/Comparative Literature, MA QRF3 Music/Politics, MA LW23
Physics/Mathematics, BSc GF14
Mathematics/Gaelic, MA QG51
Italian/English Language & Linguistics, MA QR3J Music/Psychology, MA
CW83 Physics/Mathematics, MSci FGJ1
Mathematics/Geography, BSc FG81
Italian/French, MA RR13 Music/Russian, MA RW73 Physics with Astrophysics, BSc F3F5 70
Mathematics/German, MA GR12
Italian/German, MA RR23 Music/Scottish History, MA VWF3
Physics with Astrophysics, MSci F3FM 70
Mathematics/History, MA GV11
Italian/History, MA RV31 Music/Scottish Literature, MA QW23
Physiology, BSc B120 71
Mathematics/History of Art, MA GVC3
Italian/History of Art, MA RVH3 Music/Social & Public Policy, MA LW43
Physiology & Sports Science, BSc BC16 71
Mathematics/Italian, MA GR13
Italian/Latin, MA QR63 Music/Spanish, MA RW4H
Physiology, Sports Science & Nutrition, BSc BC46 72
Mathematics/Latin, MA GQ16 Music/Theatre Studies, MA WW34
Italian/Mathematics, MA GR13 Politics, MA (SocSci) L202 72
Mathematics/Music, MA GW13 Music/Theology & Religious Studies, MA WV36
Italian/Music, MA RW33 Politics/Ancient History, MA VL12
Mathematics/Philosophy, BSc GVD5 Neuroscience, BSc B140 67
Italian/Philosophy, MA RV35 Politics/Archaeology, MA LV24
Mathematics/Philosophy, MA GV15 Neuroscience/Psychology, BSc 24R9
Italian/Portuguese, MA 4L2M Politics/Archaeology, MA (SocSci) VL42
Mathematics/Physics, BSc GF14 Nursing, BN (Hons) B700 68
Italian/Spanish, MA RR43 Politics/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) LN22
Mathematics/Physics, MSci FGJ1 Pharmacology, BSc B210 69
Italian/Theatre Studies, MA R3W4 Politics/Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LLC2
Mathematics/Politics, MA (SocSci) LG21 Philosophy, MA V502 69
Italian/Theology & Religious Studies, MA R3V6 Politics/Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RL82
Mathematics/Portuguese, MA 4A9P Philosophy/Ancient History, MA VV15
Latin, MA Q600 57 Politics/Classics, MA LQ28
Mathematics/Psychology, BSc CG81 Philosophy/Business & Management, MA NVF5
Latin/Archaeology, MA V4Q6 Politics/Classics, MA (SocSci) LQF8
Mathematics/Russian, MA GR17 Philosophy/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) NV25
Latin/Business & Management, MA NQ26 Politics/Common Law, LLB ML92
Mathematics/Scottish History, MA GVC2 Philosophy/Business Economics, MA (SocSci)
LV15
Latin/Computing Science, MA GQ46 Politics/Computing Science, MA (SocSci) LG24
Mathematics/Scottish Literature, MA GQ12 Philosophy/Celtic Civilisation, MA QV55
Latin/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA P3Q5 Politics/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GL52
Mathematics/Spanish, MA RG41 Philosophy/Celtic Studies, MA QVM5
Latin/Economics, MA LQ16 Politics/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) LV23
Mathematics/Statistics, BSc GGC3 Philosophy/Central & East European Studies, MA VR85
Latin/English Language & Linguistics, MA QQ3Q Politics/Economics, MA (SocSci) LL12
Mathematics/Statistics, MSci GGH1 Philosophy/
Latin/English Literature, MA QQ3P Politics/English Language & Linguistics, MA LQ2J
Mathematics/Theatre Studies, MA GW14 Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RVT5
Latin/Film & Television Studies, MA P3Q6 Politics/English Literature, MA LQ2H
Mathematics/Theology & Religious Studies, MA GV16 Philosophy/Classics, MA QV85
Latin/French, MA QR61 Politics/Film & Television Studies, MA LW26
Mechanical Design Engineering, BEng HH37 61 Philosophy/Common Law, LLB MV95
Latin/Geography, MA QL67 Politics/French, MA LR21
Mechanical Design Engineering, MEng HHJ7 61 Philosophy/Comparative Literature, MA QVF5
Latin/Greek, MA QQ67 Politics/Geography, MA (SocSci) LL72
Mechanical Engineering, BEng H300 61 Philosophy/Computing Science, MA GV45
Latin/History, MA QV61 Politics/German, MA LR22
Mechanical Engineering, MEng H302 61 Philosophy/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GV55
Latin/History of Art, MA QVP3 Philosophy/Economic & Social History, MA VVJ5 Politics/Greek, MA LQ27
Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics, BEng H3H4 62
Latin/Italian, MA QR63 Philosophy/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) VV35 Politics/History, MA LVF1
Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics, MEng H3HK 62
Latin/Mathematics, MA GQ16 Philosophy/Economics, MA LVD5 Politics/History, MA (SocSci) LV21
Mechatronics, BEng H730 62
Latin/Music, MA Q6W3 Philosophy/Economics, MA (SocSci) LVC5 Politics/History of Art, MA LVF3
Mechatronics, MEng H731 62
Latin/Portuguese, MA 2A6F Philosophy/English Language & Linguistics, MA QV3N Politics/Mathematics, MA (SocSci) LG21
Medicine, MBChB A100 63
Latin/Scottish Literature, MA QQ26 Philosophy/English Literature, MA QV3M Politics/Music, MA LW23
Microbiology, BSc C500 64
Latin/Social & Public Policy, MA LQ46 Philosophy/Film & Television Studies, MA VW56 Politics/Philosophy, MA LVF5
Molecular & Cellular Biology, BSc C720 64
Latin/Spanish, MA Q6R4 Philosophy/Gaelic, MA Q5V5 Politics/Philosophy, MA (SocSci) LV25
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Latin/Theology & Religious Studies, MA Q6V6 (with Biotechnology), BSc C110 65 Philosophy/Geography, MA LV75 Politics/Portuguese, MA 5Y4F
Marine & Freshwater Biology, BSc C164 60 Molecular & Cellular Biology Philosophy/German, MA RV25 Politics/Psychology, MA (SocSci) CL82
Mathematics, BSc G100 60 (with Plant Science), BSc C200 65 Philosophy/History, MA VVC5 Politics/Scots Law, LLB ML12
Mathematics, MA G102 60 Music, BMus W302 66 Philosophy/History of Art, MA VVH5 Politics/Scottish History, MA LV22
Mathematics, MSci G101 60 Music, MA W300 66 Philosophy/Italian, MA RV35 Politics/Scottish History, MA (SocSci) LVF2
Mathematics/Archaeology, MA GV14
Music/Archaeology, MA V4W3 Philosophy/Mathematics, MA GV15 Politics/Scottish Literature, MA LQ22
Mathematics/Astronomy, BSc FGM1
Music/Business & Management, MA NW23 Philosophy/Mathematics, BSc GVD5 Politics/Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) LL42
Mathematics/Astronomy, MSci FG5D
Music/Celtic Studies, MA QW53 Philosophy/Music, MA VW53 Politics/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LL62
Mathematics/Business & Management, BSc NG21 Music/Classics, MA QW83 Philosophy/Politics, MA LVF5 Politics/Spanish, MA L2R4
Mathematics/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) GND2 Music/Comparative Literature, MA QWF3 Philosophy/Politics, MA (SocSci) LV25 Politics/Theatre Studies, MA LW24
Mathematics/Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LG11 Music/Computing Science, MA GW43 Philosophy/Portuguese, MA 7A3W Politics/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VL62
Mathematics/Celtic Civilisation, MA GQ15 Music/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GW5H Philosophy/Psychology, MA CVV5 Politics with Quantitative Methods, MA (SocSci) LG23 74
Mathematics/Celtic Studies, MA GQC5
Music/Economic & Social History, MA VW33 Philosophy/Russian, MA RV75 Portuguese, MA n/a 73
Mathematics/Chemistry, BSc GF11
Music/Economics, MA LW13 Philosophy/Scots Law, LLB MV15 Portuguese/Archaeology, MA 7F1A
Mathematics/Chemistry, MSci FG11
Music/English Language & Linguistics, MA QW3J Philosophy/Scottish History, MA VVD5 Portuguese/Business & Management, MA 9K7B
Mathematics/Classics, MA GQ18
Music/English Literature, MA QW3H Philosophy/Sociology, MA LV65 Portuguese/Central & East European Studies, MA 3T9L
Mathematics/Computing Science, BSc GGK1 Music/Film & Television Studies, MA WW36 Philosophy/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LVH5 Portuguese/Classics, MA 7M2U
Mathematics/Computing Science, MSci GG4C Music/French, MA RW13 Philosophy/Spanish, MA V5R4 Portuguese/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA 4K2W

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Portuguese/Economic & Social History, MA 9W7L Religious & Philosophical Education Scottish History/Geography, MA LVR2 Social & Public Policy/Latin, MA LQ46
Portuguese/English Language & Linguistics, MA 4W7V with Secondary Teaching, MA VX61 80 Scottish History/History of Art, MA VVF3
Social & Public Policy/Music, MA LW43
Portuguese/English Literature, MA 6L8B Russian, MA n/a 75 Scottish History/Mathematics, MA GVC2 Social & Public Policy/Politics, MA (SocSci) LL42
Portuguese/Film & Television Studies, MA 8Y7M Russian/Business & Management, MA NR27 Scottish History/Music, MA VWF3 Social & Public Policy/Portuguese, MA 6Y5X
Portuguese/French, MA 5V8M Russian/Central & East European Studies, MA R791 Scottish History/Philosophy, MA VVD5 Social & Public Policy/Scots Law, LLB ML14
Portuguese/Gaelic, MA 7G4L Russian/Classics, MA QR87 Scottish History/Politics, MA LV22 Social & Public Policy/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LL64
Russian/Economics, MA
Portuguese/Geography, MA 3T5Y LR17 Scottish History/Politics, MA (SocSci) LVF2 Social & Public Policy/Spanish, MA RL44
Portuguese/German, MA 5H3Z Russian/English Language & Linguistics, MA QRHT Scottish History/Portuguese, MA 3W2Q Social & Public Policy/Theatre Studies, MA LW44
Portuguese/Greek, MA 6V5T Russian/English Literature, MA QRHR Scottish History/Psychology, MA CVW2 Social & Public Policy/
Portuguese/History, MA 5E3J Russian/French, MA RR17 Scottish History/Scottish Literature, MA QVF2 Theology & Religious Studies, MA VL64
Russian/German, MA RR27 Scottish History/Sociology, MA
Portuguese/History of Art, MA 8C7D LVP1 Social & Public Policy
Russian/History, MA RV71 Scottish History/Spanish, MA with Quantitative Methods, MA (SocSci) LG43 74
Portuguese/Italian, MA 4L2M V2R4
Russian/History of Art, MA RV73 Sociology, MA (SocSci) L300 77
Portuguese/Latin, MA 2A6F Scottish History/Theatre Studies, MA VWF4
Russian/Mathematics, MA GR17 Sociology/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) LN62
Portuguese/Mathematics, MA 4A9P Scottish History/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VVF6
Russian/Music, MA RW73 Scottish Literature, MA Sociology/Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LLP1
Portuguese/Philosophy, MA 7A3W Q201 76
Portuguese/Politics, MA 5Y4F Russian/Philosophy, MA RV75 Scottish Literature/Business & Management, MA NQ22 Sociology/
Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RL83
Portuguese/Psychology, MA 3H2N Russian/Portuguese, MA 9Q8Z Scottish Literature/Celtic Civilisation, MA QQF5
Sociology/Classics, MA LQ83
Portuguese/Russian, MA 9Q8Z Russian/Scottish Literature, MA QR27 Scottish Literature/Celtic Studies, MA QQ25
Sociology/Classics, MA (SocSci) QL83
Portuguese/Scottish History, MA 3W2Q Russian/Sociology, MA LR37 Scottish Literature/
Central & East European Studies, MA RQR2 Sociology/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GL56
Portuguese/Scottish Literature, MA R642 Russian/Theology & Religious Studies, MA VR67
Scottish Literature/Comparative Literature, MA Q291 Sociology/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) LV33
Portuguese/Social & Public Policy, MA 6Y5X Scots Law, LLB M114 59
Scottish Literature/English Language & Sociology/Economics, MA (SocSci) LL61
Portuguese/Spanish, MA R578 Scots Law (fast track: graduates only), LLB M115 59
Linguistics, MA QQ2J Sociology/English Language & Linguistics, MA LQ63
Portuguese/Theatre Studies, MA R647 Scots Law with French Language, LLB M1R1
Scottish Literature/English Literature, MA QQ2H Sociology/English Literature, MA LQ3H
Portuguese/Theology & Religious Studies, MA R854 Scots Law with French Legal Studies, LLB M121
Scottish Literature/Film & Television Studies, MA QW26 Sociology/Film & Television Studies, MA LW36
Primary Education, MA (D) X123 79 Scots Law with German Language, LLB M1R2
Scottish Literature/Geography, MA LQ72 Sociology/French, MA LR6C
Product Design Engineering, BEng H3W2 73 Scots Law with German Legal Studies, LLB M122
Scottish Literature/History, MA QV21 Sociology/Geography, MA (SocSci) LL37
Product Design Engineering, MEng H3WG 73 Scots Law with Italian Language, LLB M1R3
Scottish Literature/History of Art, MA QV23 Sociology/German, MA LR6F
Psychology, BSc C800 74 Scots Law with Italian Legal Studies, LLB M1M9
Scottish Literature/Latin, MA QQ26 Sociology/History, MA LV61
Psychology, MA C801 74 Scots Law with Portuguese Language, LLB M1R5
Scottish Literature/Mathematics, MA GQ12 Sociology/History, MA (SocSci) LV31
Psychology, MA (SocSci) C802 74 Scots Law with Russian Language, LLB M1RR
Scottish Literature/Music, MA QW23 Sociology/History of Art, MA LV6H
Psychology/Archaeology, MA CV84 Scots Law with Spanish Language, LLB M1R4
Scottish Literature/Politics, MA LQ22 Sociology/Philosophy, MA LV65
Psychology/Business & Management, MA (SocSci) CN82 Scots Law with Spanish Legal Studies, LLB M123
Scottish Literature/Portuguese, MA R642 Sociology/Philosophy, MA (SocSci) LVH5
Psychology/Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LC18 Scots Law/Business & Management, LLB MN12
Scottish Literature/Psychology, MA CQ82 Sociology/Politics, MA (SocSci) LL62
Psychology/Celtic Civilisation, MA CQV5 Scots Law/Business Economics, LLB MN11
Scottish Literature/Russian, MA QR27 Sociology/Psychology, MA (SocSci) LC38
Psychology/Celtic Studies, MA CQ85 Scots Law/Economic & Social History, LLB MV13
Scottish Literature/Scottish History, MA QVF2 Sociology/Russian, MA LR37
Psychology/ Scots Law/Economics, LLB ML11
Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RG68 Scottish Literature/Sociology, MA LQ32 Sociology/Scottish History, MA LVP1
Scots Law/English Literature, LLB MQ13 Scottish Literature/Spanish, MA RQ4M
Psychology/Classics, MA CQ88 Sociology/Scottish Literature, MA LQ32
Scots Law/Gaelic Language, LLB MQ15 Scottish Literature/Theatre Studies, MA QW24
Psychology/Computing Science, BSc CG84 Sociology/Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) LL64
Scots Law/History, LLB MV11 Scottish Literature/
Psychology/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GC5V Sociology/Spanish, MA RL46
Scots Law/Philosophy, LLB MV15 Theology & Religious Studies, MA QV26
Psychology/Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) CV83 Sociology/Theatre Studies, MA LW34
Scots Law/Politics, LLB ML12 Social & Public Policy, MA (SocSci) L430 76
Psychology/Economics, MA (SocSci) CL81 Sociology/Theology & Religious Studies, MA LV66
Scots Law/Social & Public Policy, LLB ML14 Social & Public Policy/
Psychology/English Language & Linguistics, MA CQ8J Business & Management, MA (SocSci) LN42 Sociology with Quantitative Methods, MA (SocSci) LG33 74
Scottish History, MA n/a 75
Psychology/French, MA CR81 Social & Public Policy/ Software Engineering, BSc G430 77
Scottish History/Archaeology, MA VVF4
Psychology/Gaelic, MA QC58 Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LLC4 Software Engineering, MSci G610 77
Scottish History/Business & Management, MA NVG1
Psychology/German, MA CR82 Social & Public Policy/Celtic Civilisation, MA LQK5 Software Engineering (Faster Route), BSc 0P31 77
Scottish History/
Psychology/History, MA CV81 Business & Management, MA (SocSci) NVF2 Social & Public Policy/ Software Engineering (Faster Route), MSci 0VB3 77
Psychology/History of Art, MA CVV3 Central & East European Studies, MA (SocSci) RL84
Scottish History/Business Economics, MA (SocSci) LVD2 Software Engineering with work placement, MSci I300 77
Psychology/Mathematics, BSc CG81 Social & Public Policy/Classics, MA LQ48
Scottish History/Celtic Civilisation, MA QVN2 Software Engineering
Psychology/Music, MA CW83 Social & Public Policy/Classics, MA (SocSci) LQK8 with work placement (Faster Route), MSci I301 77
Scottish History/Celtic Studies, MA QVM2
Psychology/Neuroscience, BSc 24R9 Social & Public Policy/ Spanish, MA R410 78
Scottish History/ Digital Media & Information Studies, MA GL54
Psychology/Philosophy, MA CVV5 Central & East European Studies, MA RVP1 Spanish/Archaeology, MA V4R4
Social & Public Policy/
Psychology/Politics, MA (SocSci) CL82 Scottish History/Classics, MA QVV2 Spanish/Business & Management, MA N1R4
Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) LV43
Psychology/Portuguese, MA 3H2N Scottish History/Economic & Social History, MA VVG3 Spanish/Comparative Literature, MA RQ42
Social & Public Policy/Economics, MA (SocSci) LL14
Psychology/Scottish History, MA CVW2 Scottish History/ Spanish/Digital Media & Information Studies, MA P3R4
Social & Public Policy/English Language &
Psychology/Scottish Literature, MA CQ82 Economic & Social History, MA (SocSci) VV32 Linguistics, MA QL3L Spanish/Economics, MA RL41
Psychology/Sociology, MA (SocSci) LC38 Scottish History/Economics, MA LVD1 Social & Public Policy/English Literature, MA LQ4H Spanish/English Literature, MA RQ43
Psychology/Spanish, MA 8U9K Scottish History/Economics, MA (SocSci) LVC2 Social & Public Policy/Film & Television Studies, MA LW46 Spanish/Film & Television Studies, MA P3R5
Scottish History/English Language & Linguistics, MA QV3F
Psychology/Statistics, BSc CG83 Social & Public Policy/Gaelic, MA QL54 Spanish/French, MA RR41
Psychology/Theatre Studies, MA CW84 Scottish History/English Literature, MA QVHF Social & Public Policy/Geography, MA (SocSci) LL47 Spanish/Geography, MA RL47
Psychology/Theology & Religious Studies, MA CV86 Scottish History/Film & Television Studies, MA VWF6 Social & Public Policy/Greek, MA LQ47 Spanish/German, MA RR42
Quantitative Methods, MA (SocSci) n/a 74 Scottish History/Gaelic, MA QV52 Social & Public Policy/History of Art, MA LVK3 Spanish/Greek, MA Q7R4

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Theatre Studies/Sociology, MA LW34
Spanish/Mathematics, MA RG41
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Spanish/Politics, MA L2R4
Theology & Religious Studies, BD (Min) V650 82 statement of the University regulations. a student, applicant or potential applicant The offer communicated to you from
Spanish/Portuguese, MA R578
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Spanish/Psychology, MA 8U9K
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undertake to minimise disruption as far with that institution and will pursue your
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as is practicable. studies there but your final degree will
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or changes to contact details will be funds may be available to meet such
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publication of this prospectus, but before access certain University facilities.
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