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The University of Strathclyde were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the highest national honour awarded to our sector.

They are transforming our campus to create a first -class working learning environment. Their new £31 million Strathclyde Sport building provides a range of sport and wellbeing facilities for students, staff and the local community. The Centre offers state-of-the art training facilities, including a 25-metre swimming pool, fitness suite with capacity for over 180 people, sports halls, squash courts, dance studio and treatment rooms.

Strathclyde students are set to enjoy a new £60 million Learning & Teaching building, due for completion in 2020, which will be located in the centre of the campus. Designed with students and staff in mind, the hub will include leading-edge teaching facilities as well as providing a new home for student support services and the Students’ Union.

Each of  their four faculties – Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Strathclyde Business School – work closely with business, industry, government and policy-makers, supporting their enviable track record of making technologies and innovation applicable for the benefit of society.

The Strathclyde Business School is one of the few institutions in the world to have achieved triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIA (as of March 2019, 90 business schools have this status – source: MBA Today) and the first business school in Scotland to be awarded the Small Business Charter Award.

Their law programmes offer students the ability to develop their legal skills and become a member of Scotland’s largest student-run Law Clinic.

The University is home to Scotland’s largest Engineering Faculty and their impressive multimillion-pound investments in engineering facilities gives students access to state-of-the-art equipment and work space in which to study.


Glasgow: Scotland’s largest city will be the backdrop to your studies, giving you instant access to world-class architecture and attractions, a diverse culinary scene, vibrant nightlife and outstanding shopping.

National Geographic named Glasgow as one of its 'Best of the World' destinations, while Rough Guide readers have voted Glasgow the world’s friendliest city! Time Out also named Glasgow in the top ten best cities in the world.

The campus sits right in the heart of the city and is a short walk from two mainline railway stations and the subway to help you get around the city and to visit the rest of the UK. 

  • Only an hour’s flight from London
  • A UNESCO City of Music with a legendary music scene, Glasgow is home to the SSE Hydro – one of the world’s busiest concert venues

Scotland: Home to some of the most magnificent landscapes in the UK, and with Glasgow as a base, you are only a short journey from exploring everything Scotland has to offer.

You can enjoy activities ranging from hill walking, snow sports, world-class mountain bike trails and water sports to climbing. Or for those who want to discover Scotland’s past, you can visit the country’s many historic castles and monuments and explore the thriving arts and culture scene of the surrounding towns and cities.

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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, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

35% Part Time
65% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

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Source: HESA, 2019

14,190 Undergraduate
7,395 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2019


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