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The place of useful learning

Founded in 1796 as 'a place of useful learning', we're a leading technological University with around 23,000 students from more than 100 nations. We've an international reputation for teaching excellence with a five-star Overall Rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

Our campus is in the heart of Glasgow, one of the largest cities in the United Kingdom, and we're just a one-hour flight from London.

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Times Higher Education University of the Year - again!

We're delighted to have won Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019 - the only university to be awarded the UK-wide award for a second time! We have also been recognised for Widening Participation Initiative of the Year. 

Read more about our success

Study options

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Find out all you need to know about bachelors and integrated masters degrees. Choose from over 200 courses.

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Postgraduate taught

Continue your journey with our range of masters, and postgraduate diplomas and certificates.

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Postgraduate research

Find out more about Strathclyde Doctoral School, our research degrees and PhD studentship opportunities.

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Strathclyde Online

Flexible study with Strathclyde Online Learning's undergraduate and Masters courses.

International students

We've a thriving international community with students coming here to study from over 100 countries across the world. Find out all you need to know about studying in Glasgow at Strathclyde and hear from students about their experiences.

International students

University of Strathclyde International Study Centre

We're home to University of Strathclyde International Study Centre, offering international students who don't meet direct academic entry requirements the option to complete preparation programmes. They include our Undergraduate Foundation, International Year One and Pre-Master programmes.

International Study Centre

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Scottish University of the Year 2020

We're delighted to be recognised as Scottish University of the Year 2020 by The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Find out why we won

Scholarships, fees & funding


We've a wide range of scholarships across subjects within science, engineering, humanities and business.

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Fees & funding

There are lots of ways to fund your time at Strathclyde. Find out more about fees and funding opportunities.

Find out about fees & funding

Student life at Strathclyde

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Why Strathclyde?

We've an international reputation for teaching excellence, while Glasgow's a welcoming environment in which to live.

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With 23,000 students from over 100+ countries, we're a vibrant multicultural community. Find out about #Strathlife.

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We provide secure accommodation for eligible students and have a dedicated Accommodation Services team to help you all year round.

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Study abroad

Strathclyde offers many opportunities for our students to study abroad with partner universities across the globe.

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Our campus

At Strathclyde, we want you to feel right at home. There's more or less everything you need on campus and for anything else, you have an entire city to choose from.

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My experience at Strathclyde has been extremely valuable. It's helped me to open my mind by communicating with different people and giving me the opportunity to travel around Europe.
Fangzhu Yu
PhD Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Further information

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Thinking of studying at Strathclyde? Download a copy of our latest undergraduate and postgraduate prospectuses.

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UCAS Clearing

Clearing is the process where you can apply for courses that still have places available. Find out more.

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Widening access

We want to increase opportunities for people from every background. Learn more about widening access at Strathclyde.

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All students need to register with us each year whether you are a new or continuing student. Find out how to register.

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Centre for Lifelong Learning

Bringing learning to life for over 4,000 people every year. Join us and start your learning adventure today.

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Join now - Strathclyde Sport

Welcome to our brand new state-of-the-art gym!

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Open Days

Our undergraduate open days give you a great opportunity to meet some of our current students and staff to hear about life and study at Strathclyde.

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EU referendum - message to all students

Read a statement from Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice-Chancellor.