Improve your understanding of academic and English language abilities for entry to Master's courses at the School of Engineering and Computing.

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 Engineering leads to the following postgraduate degrees at Glasgow Caledonian University:

School of Engineering and Computing

  • MA 3D Design for Virtual Environments
  • MSc Advanced Interwork Engineering
  • MSc Applied Instrumentation and Control
  • MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • MSc Energy and Environmental Management (Oil and Gas)
  • MSc International Project Management (Oil and Gas)
  • MSc Maintenance Management
  • MSc Maintenance Management (Oil and Gas)
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Telecommunications Engineering

What is special about this programme?

A full-time academic programme, the International Graduate Diploma prepares you for postgraduate study in engineering 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.


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

Program taught in:
  • English
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