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University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is based in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, and is home to students from over 100 countries. It offers over 200 postgraduate programmes which include MSc, PgDip and PgCert accreditations.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

7,434 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 65%
  • Part Time 35%

Domicile

  • UK 67%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 23%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 60 2150 2205
Business & Management Studies 95 930 1025
Law 30 390 420
Other 240 105 345
Accounting & Finance 20 305 325
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 210 75 290
Chemistry 195 15 210
Civil Engineering 70 135 205
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 85 115 195
Marketing 30 165 195
Architecture 30 155 180
Mechanical Engineering 90 75 165
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 155 155
Physics & Astronomy 125 35 155
General Engineering 85 70 155
Social Work 15 105 120
Psychology 15 105 115
Mathematics 45 65 110
Chemical Engineering 40 60 100
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 10 80 90
Forensic Science 0 75 75
Computer Science 45 30 75
Economics 25 45 70
History 20 35 60
Materials Technology 10 45 60
Librarianship & Information Management 0 55 55
Biological Sciences 5 40 45
Geology 0 40 40
Politics 15 25 40
Communication & Media Studies 5 25 30
Social Policy 5 20 25
English 20 5 25
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 15 15
Geography & Environmental Science 0 15 15
Creative Writing 10 0 10
Aural & Oral Sciences 5 0 5
Anatomy & Physiology 5 0 5
Medical Technology 0 5 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
Art & Design 0 5 5
Italian 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,250–12,500
Mixed 6,250–12,500
Laboratory 6,250–12,500
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries along with discretionary funds and an Emergency Aid Fund.
  • The Engineering Faculty has over 300 industry-sponsored scholarships, one of the largest portfolios of any Engineering Faculty in the UK. Scholarships are available in many areas of engineering at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, for both new and continuing students.
  • The university's Asylum Seeker Scholarship covers the tuition fees and study related costs for a number of Asylum Seekers each year.
  • Please refer to the university website to use their scholarships and funding search facility.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Priority is given to all first-year students (including postgraduate) providing they are eligible and apply by the specified date in August following exam results.
  • Postgraduates are housed in Andrew Ure Hall, a few minutes' walk from the main academic buildings, library and popular city centre cafés, pubs, clubs and shops.
  • Single study bedrooms in four- to six-person self-catering flats, with cabled Internet access and Wi-Fi in the communal areas. Single and mixed sex flats are available.
  • Accommodation contracts run from September to August (50 weeks) for postgraduate students.