The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is one of the UK’s leading universities, meeting the needs of students, employers, industry and the wider community through its teaching, research and consultancy. Founded in 1796 and granted its Royal Charter in 1964, the ethos of "useful learning" has always been at the heart of what Strathclyde offers. Today Strathclyde is the third largest university in Scotland and welcomes more than 15,000 full-time students from over 100 countries who are attracted by the University's academic reputation and stimulating study environment.

The University has an excellent repuation not only in teaching and research but also for its strong links with industry and the commerical sector. Strathclyde occupies a unique place amongst UK universities by combining academic tradition with forward thinking teaching methodologies and innovative research. Strathclyde is a leader amongst the technological and scientific universites of Europe.


The University of Strathclyde has five faculties across two campuses. The city-centre John Anderson Campus houses the Faculties of Law, Arts and Social Sciences (LASS); Engineering; Science; and the Strathclyde Business School (SBS). The Jordanhill Campus in the west-end of Glasgow is home to the Faculty of Education.

Strathclyde offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in all departments and is recognised as one of the largest providers of post-graduate education in the UK. In the most recent teaching quality assessments, Strathclyde scored a 92% rating at either "excellent" or "highly satisfactory" - ahead of all other universities in Scotland. Strategic and applied research and technology transfer underpin Strathclyde's reputation as a centre of excellence and innovation. In addition, specialist institutes extend our capabilities towards major sectors of economic activity. The University's research strengths were highlighted in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in which over 90 per cent of staff across 44 departments achieved the top two ratings of four and five.


We offer access to world class IT facilities with over 30 computer labs with more than 1,200 computers. There are 140 wireless hot-spots across the University. Strathclyde also runs the largest laptop initiative in the UK offering students access to heavily discounted laptop packages. Our library facilites are equally impressive. The Andersonian library caters for the majority of subjects and is particualarly strong in Science, Engineering, Languages and Literature, Technology and Business, and the Jordanhill library is the largest education library in Scotland.

There are excellent facilities for a wide range of sports on both campuses including a large sports hall, activities room, squash courts, swimming pool and a cardiovascular suite with over 50 exercise machines.


Glasgow is a financial, commercial and tourist centre, and is one of the liveliest and most stylish cities in the UK. Students can enjoy some of the most exciting arts and cultural events in the world, and Glasgow is identified with innovative architecture and design. Living and studying in Glasgow is a unique experience. The Strathclyde campus is located in the heart of the city which ensures you will enjoy all that the city has to offer including its cultural highlights, fantastic shopping and reputation for live music. Glasgow is a great city to be a student in and the people of Glasgow have a reputation for being friendly and are more than happy to help out if you need advice on what to do and where to go. Ceud Mile Failte - a hundred thousand welcomes await you wherever you go in Glasgow.

Courses Offered

Postgraduate Courses

  • MSc. Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • MSc. Clinical Pharmacy
  • MSc. Biomedical Engineering, MSc Food Biotechnology
  • MSc.Technology Entrepreneurship, MSc Business & Management
  • MScBusiness Information Technology Systems