University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Established more than 200 years ago as the Anderson Institute, Glasgow is the second-oldest university, having been awarded its Royal Charter in 1964 as the first technology university in the United Kingdom.
Strathclyde University is renowned for its excellent teaching, research and strong ties with industry, government and business. It is Scotland's third-largest university with more than 23,000 students and staff from over 100 countries.
It is also one of the 39 old universities in the United Kingdom, comprising the distinguished second elite group of universities after Oxbridge (Oxford and Cambridge).
Being the first university in the UK to win the Times Higher Education Awards for the second time, Strathclyde is ranked in the top ten in the UK by both The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
The award-winning university received the top five-star rating in all eight categories in the QS Stars University Ratings (2017-2020). This includes recognition of excellence in teaching, employability, research, internationalization, facilities, innovation, inclusiveness and specialization. Students can expect excellent teaching standards, world-class research opportunities and the benefits of industry links and business contacts. Strathclyde works to ensure that students are effectively prepared for their desired career after graduation.
Graduate outcomes for the University of Strathclyde indicate that, six months after leaving university, 95% of graduates are working or studying. Further.
The University of Strathclyde single site campus is located in Glasgow, Scotland.
Strathclyde campus is situated in the middle of Glasgow, one of the largest and most diverse cities in the United Kingdom and a good base for exploring Scotland, the United Kingdom and Europe. Glasgow has excellent transport links and, with two international airports, is a one-hour flight from London and a short drive from the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.
Glasgow has a reputation as a cultural center: it is home to the Scottish Ballet, the Scottish Opera and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, as well as a variety of theaters and performing arts venues. The several art galleries and museums are largely free of charge, and the city has four multi-screen and two independent cinemas.
There are a number of excellent accommodation halls at the University of Strathclyde: each hall is just a short walk from the main university buildings, including the Students' Union, the Sports Centre, the International Study Centre, the Library and the campus shops and cafes.
Accommodation is self-catering and a combination of en-suite facilities and shared bathroom facilities. The rooms are fully fitted with comfortable furniture and excellent internet access. There is a common living room for students to socialize and cook together, including modern kitchen appliances and a TV set.
The institute provides financial support for international students looking to study in the UK in the form of various scholarships and awards. These studentships are offered to students with brilliant track record and for splendid performance in their respective fields. The awards are also provided on the basis of financial need.
Some of the scholarships offered by the university are as tabulated below:
|Name of Scholarship||Deadline||Application Type||Amount||Eligibility|
|Masters scholarships for international students||July 31, 2020||No separate application||7,000||Awarded on the basis of merit to candidates enrolling to a to MSc program|
|The Lady Eileen McDonald EU & International Student Fund||January 1, 2020||Application Required||Up to 500||Students who fail to meet further finances required to continue their studies due to certain circumstances|
|MBA Dean's Excellence Award||July 31, 2020||No separate application||15,000||Academic track record, experience, spectacular application form, interview|
|Full time MBA scholarship 2020||July 31, 2020||No separate application required||10,000||Academic track record, experience, spectacular application form, interview|
There are multiple course-specific, sports and music, among others, scholarships offered by the institute which have their individual requirements and follow their own application process. Interested candidates can avail these awards by checking the list of remaining studentships at the official website.
The current standard requirements are:
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5)
Faculty of Science: IELTS (Academic): 6.0 overall (no individual band less than 5.5)
For entry onto main degree with the following English conditions:-
A] IELTS condition 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
B] IELTS condition 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
C] IELTS condition 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
For more Details on entry Requirements, Click HERE.
|Type of University||Public|
|Rank||Scottish University of the Year, 2020|
|Common Deadline||January 15|
|Number of Programs available||250 undergraduate and 200 graduate courses|
|Test Scores Accepted||IELTS or equivalent|
|Financial Aid||Available as Scholarships and awards|
Fee for various range of courses available at the university varies as per their duration, level and type of program. Some of the popular courses with their respective fees are as mentioned below.
Undergraduate Courses (2020-2021)
|Name of Faculty/Program||Fee (in GBP)|
|Computer & Information Sciences||18,100|
|Mathematics & Statistics||15,300|
Graduate Courses (2020-2021)
|Name of Faculty||Fee (in GBP)|
|Faculty of humanities & social science||15,300|
|Strathclyde Business School||24,300|
|Faculty of Science||20,350|
|Faculty of Engineering||20,900|
List of expenses apart from the basic tuition fee are as compiled below.
|Cost||Amount (GBP per week)|
|Accommodation||100 to 142|
|Food, local travel, laundry, among others||100|
|Books and supplies, clothing, graduation fees, et al.||16.22|
|Total||216.22 – 258.22|
Note that candidates looking for their private rented accommodation will require 100 to 125 GBP, per week, for a room in a shared plus other expenses.