Thinking of studying?

Prospective students for Glasgow Kelvin CollegePlease find information below about how it is to study at Glasgow Kelvin College and what support and advice you can get from the college. Glasgow Kelvin College is a new college with a fresh approach to learning but we have years of experience behind us that makes us strong and the right choice for you – regardless of your level of study of further education.

You can also contact the Learner Services /Advice team and the  Students’ Association if you have any questions.

What programme is right for me

Every applicant will have different needs so we offer a variety of programmes that can be studied in different ways. Many of our programmes run on a full-time and part-time basis and your options would be discussed with you at a pre-entry interview.

A typical full-time programme would be around 21 hours per week and part-time is less than 16 hours – if you receive benefits a programme of part-time study may suit you best.

You can contact student services and advice if you want to discuss what would be suitable for you.

How to apply for a course

Application is a straightforward process. Go to the course programme page and look for the courses you are interested in. The course links will take you to a page with more information and links to our online applications system. If you prefer to get a paper copy or would like assistance with your application form please contact us on 0141 630 5000. You can also use out contact form to post any queries and information requests.

Your application be considered and, if appropriate, you’ll be invited in for an interview. To get advice or information on the process, please contact us.

University Links

With our excellent links with Universities in and around Glasgow; the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland, as well as the Open University,  we can help you to progress further.

oulogo-56You will have an option of transferring to a University course, as and when appropriate.

College life

Going to college is exciting! Our staff have gained a reputation for being friendly, approachable and professional and will provide you with the relevant skills required in today’s workplace.

Learning is quite informal and tutors teach in a highly realistic manner, reflecting current workplace practices. Some courses provide the opportunity to attend a work placement making the experience at college even more realistic and practical.

Glasgow Kelvin College has an Equalities Scheme which ensures access to learning and services for all those who are eligible. In addition, the College is proud to be multicultural and celebrates the diversity of all of its students, respecting their race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.

The college policies are available from the Governance section on this website.