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The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and is ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. The university is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities and was ranked number one in the Russell group for teaching according to the National Student Survey 2018.

Considered to be a place where you can develop your ideas and a place where you’ll be given the space to realize your dreams, the University of Glasgow is where world changers come to study.

For more than 550 years, world-changing research has been carried out at the university and has helped the greatest minds hone their skills, from Ian Donald’s work developing the first fetal ultrasound image to Joseph Lister’s pioneering use of antiseptic in surgery.

You’ll be able to fulfil your aspirations and further your career by studying a 100 percent online taught postgraduate program from anywhere in the world, which is ideal if you work full-time or have family commitments.

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Although you don’t need to step foot on campus to experience the outstanding teaching and cutting-edge research, the university’s online programs allow you study at a time and pace that suits you.

To bring you closer to the content, lecturers and class colleagues, the University of Glasgow’s online degree programs feature a flexible and stimulating combination of formats, including videos, storylines and transcripts. Live seminars, discussion areas and multiple web resources are also a prime feature of the university’s online degree programs which offer a level of interactivity that is hard to rival.

From the moment you enroll onto one of the university’s online degree programs, all the way through to graduation, you will be supported every step of the way.

The multidisciplinary online learning environment includes tools such as group chat rooms and private discussion forums. You may also end up studying a subject alongside students from another program which opens you up to the viewpoints of people from more than one discipline, giving you a broader all-round knowledge, as well wealth of networking and additional learning opportunities.

Entry requirements vary between the online degree programs. To find out specific candidate criteria, you will need to visit the University of Glasgow’s website and select the online degree program you are interested in.

Graduating with an online postgraduate degree program from the University of Glasgow will unlock a wide choice of career prospects, as well as help you further your ambitions.

With MSc, PG Diploma and PG Certificate qualifications available, you can choose a program of study to suit your individual career plans and commitments.

The University of Glasgow is proud of its heritage and alumni hall of fame:

  • James Watt gave power to the industrial revolution
  • Adam Smith laid the foundations of modern economics
  • Lord Kelvin proposed an absolute scale of temperature, now called the Kelvin scale
  • Joseph Lister gave us antiseptic in surgery
  • Frederick Soddy discovered isotopes
  • Ian Donald developed the first ultrasound image of a fetus
  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered radio pulsars
  • Sheila Rowan led the Glasgow team that first detected gravitational waves

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