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The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university, renowned for meeting the needs of students and employers through its high quality teaching and research. Strathclyde was named UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013/14, More recently it has been named as Business School of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2016).

Recognised as one of the largest providers of postgraduate education in the UK, a wide range of taught and research-based postgraduate courses is available across four faculties:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Strathclyde Business School.

Strathclyde is home to more than 7,000 postgraduate students and is investing more than £650million into its campus this decades.

The University is one of the UK’s top 20 research universities and the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 shows that the university is excelling in all four faculties. The Strathclyde Business School is number 1 in Scotland and in the UK top 10. Seven of their Engineering departments are also in the UK top 10.

Located in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, there is plenty to see and do in your spare time, with galleries, music venues, restaurants, bars and shops right next to the Strathclyde campus.


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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, 2016

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2016

This University

39% Part Time
61% Full Time

All universities (avg)

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2016


UK students


Non-UK students

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Source: HESA, 2016

14,100 Undergraduate
6,515 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2016


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