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Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art teaching labs and social space specifically for our postgraduate students.

With over 200 taught programmes, there is a wide range of taught and research-based study options to choose from available across four faculties:

Responding to global challenges, the University of Strathclyde leads national and international partnerships in research, working alongside other leading academics and global business partners to deliver useful learning and knowledge exchange for the technological age. With an international reputation for delivering academic excellence with impact, choosing Strathclyde has never been easier.

Research is of central importance in everything they do. It informs their undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and allows them to translate findings into impact which makes a difference to business, industry and society as a whole.

  • One of the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity (based on results of REF 2014)
  • Number 1 in the UK in seven subject (Complete University Guide 2019)
  • Top 10 in the UK for 16 subjects (Complete University Guide 2019)

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About the University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland's biggest city. With 7,000 postgraduate students, the University offers 141 postgraduate taught and 29 research options. It is among the UK's top 20 research intensive universities, with an outstanding research environment.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

38% Part Time
62% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

14,915 Undergraduate
7,345 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2018


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