United Kingdom

University of Strathclyde

Key Information

Rank 272 Location United Kingdom Established 1796 International Students 23000
Famous Courses BSc (Hons), MMath, BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MSci, MChem, MComp, BEng (Hons), MEng, LLB (Hons), MPhys, MSc, LLM, MBA, MA, MSc, MRes, PGCE, PGCert, PGDip International Fees 9,000 GBP

The University of Strathclyde is a world-class technological university in Glasgow, it's established in 1796. It  is a vibrant and inviting destination for students from over 100 countries.

Strathclyde University has been providing students with flexible and creative learning in preparation for their chosen professional path for more than 200 years, producing academic excellence via world-class research and teaching.

The University was named the Times Higher Education University of the Year for the second time in 2019, making it the first Scottish university to do so. The Sunday Times Good University Guide selected Strathclyde University Scottish University of the Year 2020, and it got the Queen's Anniversary Prize, the highest national honour bestowed on the sector.

Each of the university's four schools – Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Strathclyde Business School – collaborates extensively with industry, government, and policymakers, resulting in a solid track record of putting technology and innovation to good use.

Services for International Students

Throughout the academic year, the International Student Club meets weekly to provide an informal setting for students to meet and get to know one another. Day and weekend tours, international culinary dinner events, theatre visits, and music concerts are among the social activities scheduled. Students can also meet and develop vital contacts and friends during the weekly international meetups.

There are pre-sessional and in-sessional English courses available, as well as free English language tutoring and support for up to four hours per week. Other difficulties, such as visas, employment, and lodging, can also be addressed by the staff.


  • 17. im Times University Guide 2022
  • 18. Platz im Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Platz 302 im Quacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking 2022

Strathclyde University is a 5-star QS-rated institution that has been selected University of the Year by Times Higher Education in 2012 and 2019, as well as Entrepreneurial University of the Year in 2013. They are the current Scottish University of the Year for 2020, as well as the recipient of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the sector's highest national honour.
The University of Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre is revolutionising Strathclyde's research output, and the University recently moved into the top 20 research intensive universities in the UK, according to the most recent Research Excellence Framework. Physics is ranked first in the United Kingdom, whereas Electronic and Electrical Engineering is first in Scotland.


Almost 1,500 students live on campus, with another 400 living in University housing within walking distance. All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed a place in University accommodation at Strathclyde, which is divided into apartments with a shared kitchen. After the first year, a web service is provided to link landlords with students who want to move off campus.


The University of Strathclyde is located in Glasgow, Scotland, a dynamic and cosmopolitan city with a strong cultural scene, cutting-edge music, and an active nightlife. As well as more than 20 museums and galleries, are all located there. There is a lot of green space in the city centre, with 19th century manicured parks and gardens surrounding students who need a break from the frenetic pace of life.

Students can also visit the highlands and islands, which are less than an hour's drive from Glasgow.


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  • Sinjay Jha (Co-CEO of Motorola)
  • Tom Hunter (Entrepreneur)
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Under graduate

  • English and Creative Writing & French (BA Hons)
  • English & Spanish (BA Joint Hons)
  • English & Psychology (BA Joint Hons)
  • English & Social Policy (BA Hons)
  • English & Politics and International Relations (BA Hons)
  • English & Law (BA Joint Hons)

Post graduate

  • Climate Change Adaptation (MRes)
  • Civil Engineering (MSc)
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering – Open Access (Modular)
  • Child & Youth Care Studies by Distance Learning (MSc)
  • Children & Young People in Conflict with the Law (PG Certificate)
  • Chemical Technology & Management (Distance Learning) (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

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You must be accepted into or in the first or second year of a full-time PhD programme, with a projected completion date of 2025 or later. Your topic of study is broadly related to the humanities or human sciences and has a direct bearing on Canada's future.


The following dates of the session of 2021-22 have been reported by the official academic calendar uploaded on University of the University of Strathclyde's website.

Semester 1 September 13, 2021 to January 09, 2022
Welcome  Week September 13, 2021
Teaching Block1  September 21 to December 05, 2021
Formal Assessment period December 6 to 19, 2021
Christmas Vacation  December 20, 2021 to January 9, 2022
Semester 2 January 10 to May 22, 2022
Consolidation Week  January 10 , 2022
Teaching Block January 17 to 03 April, 2022
Easter Vacation  April 04 to 17, 2022
Formal Assessment period April 18 to May 22, 2022
Summer Vacation May 23 to September 11, 2022
Resist Examinations TBC
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