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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

7,365 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 62%
  • Part Time 38%

Domicile

  • UK 67%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 23%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 45 2145 2190
Business & Management Studies 90 955 1045
Law 35 350 380
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 235 95 330
Accounting & Finance 25 290 315
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 85 170 255
Mechanical Engineering 90 135 225
Chemistry 185 25 205
Marketing 25 170 195
Architecture 25 145 175
General Engineering 95 75 170
Civil Engineering 70 95 165
Physics & Astronomy 110 25 135
Social Work 15 115 135
Chemical Engineering 50 70 120
Mathematics 55 55 110
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 100 100
Economics 20 65 85
Psychology 15 55 70
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 60 60
Computer Science 50 10 60
Politics 15 35 55
Forensic Science 0 50 50
Librarianship & Information Management 0 45 45
Geology 0 40 40
History 25 10 35
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 30 30
Social Policy 5 20 25
Biological Sciences 5 15 25
Communication & Media Studies 0 20 20
English 10 5 15
Anatomy & Physiology 10 0 10
Aural & Oral Sciences 5 0 5
Creative Writing 5 0 5
Medical Technology 0 5 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

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 (undergraduate and 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.