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Glasgow Caledonian University
http://www.gcal.ac.uk/

University Profile

With a history going back to the mid-nineteenth century, Glasgow Caledonian University, as it is known today, was created through the merger of Glasgow Polytechnic and The Queen’s College, Glasgow in 1993. Located in Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University offers a wide range of educational opportunities on a national and international basis with students from around 90 countries represented here.

The college specially stresses career intensive courses, which results in 92% of the graduates getting jobs within six months of graduation. A school with more than 14,000 students, Glasgow Caledonian University has more than 90 undergraduate, 40 postgraduate courses and various subjects for PhD research programmes on offer.

Glasgow Caledonian University has around eight schools that offer degrees in specialised subjects. They are the School of Built andand Natural Environment; Caledonian Business School, which offers MBA programmes; The School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences; The School of Engineering, Science and Design; The School of Health and Social Care; The School of Life Sciences, which has subjects in biology and psychology; The School of Law and Social Sciences, which offers LLB programmes; and The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health.

Some of the facilities available to the students are the learning café, called Real@Caledonian, and the university library named the Saltire Centre. The college also has a health and fitness centre, virtual hospital, clinical simulation labs, and a broadcasting suite. Log on to the Glasgow Caledonian University website at http://www.gcal.ac.uk for more details.


Campus Address(es)

Glasgow Caledonian University
Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA, Glasgow
Glasgow
Tel: 01413 313000, Fax: 01413 313005

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