International Graduate Diploma in Built Environment

General

Program Description

This programme provides progression to a number of courses accredited by the CIBSE and the Energy Institute, an element that will appeal to future employers in the industry.

Why apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?

  • university placement for all successful students
  • a quality assured university programme with accreditation in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)
  • full university status
  • a campus-based programme with access to all facilities at Glasgow Caledonian University's award-winning, city centre campus

Where will it take me?

The Graduate Diploma in Built Environment leads to the following postgraduate degrees:

At Glasgow Caledonian University

  • MSc Building Services Engineering
  • MSc Construction Management
  • MSc Quantity Surveying

At GCU London

  • MSc Construction Economics
  • MSc Construction Management

What is special about this programme?

A full-time academic programme, the International Graduate Diploma prepares you for postgraduate study in built environment at Glasgow Caledonian University.

This course will offer you the opportunity to improve your language skills in preparation for postgraduate study, improve your understanding of business through core academic modules and develop the necessary study and research skills for postgraduate study. It will also help you to gain an understanding of the UK education system before entering as a postgraduate.

You'll also benefit from:

  • a campus-based programme with access to all facilities at Glasgow Caledonian University's award-winning, city centre campus
  • a conditional offer of a place on a postgraduate course at Glasgow Caledonian University
  • the highest levels of personal care and support

Who should apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?

The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who need an introduction to the study of a subject in preparation to study it at postgraduate level, or to upgrade qualifications if you have studied a 3-year Diploma in a relevant subject. The Graduate Diploma is also suitable for those that want to increase or update their subject knowledge or those that need to improve their English language study skills within the context of their chosen subject.

This course is not available for UK or EU students.

Award

Successful completion of the International Graduate Diploma leads to Graduate Diploma of Higher Education (SCQF Level 10) awarded by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Key course facts

Course length: 3 terms (9 months)

Start dates: September 2018

Fees: From £12,495

Entry requirements

Age: 17 years and above

Academic: Undergraduate degree or equivalent

English language: IELTS 5.5

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Last updated June 2019

About the School

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has one of the most modern and student-focused campuses in the UK. It has a community of 17,000 students and is one of the largest universities in Scotland. The Uni ... Read More

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has one of the most modern and student-focused campuses in the UK. It has a community of 17,000 students and is one of the largest universities in Scotland. The University prides itself on its facilities and providing an outstanding student experience. You'll be studying on an international campus. The student community brings together people from over 100 countries. You'll benefit from the University's partnerships across the globe, including China, India, North and South America, Bangladesh and Oman. It has campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Read less