University of Strathclyde
Strathclyde is UK University of the Year (Times Higher Education).
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 strong academic reputation and stimulating study environment.
The University has an excellent reputation not only in teaching and research but also for its strong links with industry and the commercial sector. Strathclyde is a leading international technological university, and occupies a unique place among British universities by combining academic tradition with forward-thinking teaching and innovative research. Every year thousands of students make Strathclyde their first choice. This is largely thanks to our world-class reputation, but also because Strathclyde is a friendly and forward-thinking university based in the heart of Glasgow, one of Europe's finest cities. If Glasgow whets your appetite for seeing more of Scotland, you couldn't be better placed than at the University of Strathclyde.
The University has four faculties: Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, Science, and the Strathclyde Business School. We offer a wide range of postgraduate courses in all disciplines and we are recognised as one of the largest providers of postgraduate education in the UK. We also offer research-based programmes in all departments. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), 85% of our research was rated at international standard or greater.
The Faculty of Engineering at Strathclyde is "First for Engineering" in Scotland and is one of the largest, best equipped engineering faculty in the UK and easily the largest in Scotland. We are renowned for our close links with industry, our outstanding teaching and research ratings, and our state of the art facilities. This means that our graduates are in demand world-wide. If you are serious about a career in engineering, this is the place to be. The portfolio of postgraduate degrees is one of the largest in the UK.
Science graduates from Strathclyde have an edge. Employers admire the quality of teaching, the facilities and the high-calibre research that has led to numerous life-changing breakthroughs. If you seek excellence and innovation, we guarantee you'll find it here where there is an emphasis on the application of science. Alongside world-class pure research, we emphasize the application of science and career-oriented degrees.
Humanities and Social Sciences
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences includes one of Scotland's top Law Schools and is a leading provider of professional development within the public and voluntary sector professions. It puts the student experience at its heart, striving for excellence in a research-led environment. More students train to be teachers at Strathclyde than anywhere else in Scotland. The University offers the very best start for those who will help shape the minds of tomorrow.
Strathclyde Business School
Do you want to join the elite? Less than 1% of business schools in the world hold the Triple Crown - AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditations, and Strathclyde Business School is one of them. If you have what it takes then this is the place to school yourself in business excellence. Strathclyde has the longest established business school in Scotland, where you can study a range of flexible, cross-disciplinary and specialist courses. There is a wide range of specialist Masters programmes, including our flagship MBA, as well as opportunities for research in all departments. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) placed Strathclyde Business School (SBS) at No 1 in Scotland and seventh in the UK.
Whatever your reasons for study, your career development is an integral part of your postgraduate education. Studying at Strathclyde means that you will benefit from one of the UK's best university careers services. Our service has been awarded the Government's Charter Mark for service quality five times, and in 2009 came joint second in the UK in an employer commissioned satisfaction survey.
We offer access to world-class IT facilities with over 30 computer labs, most offering 24-hour access. There are 400 Wi-Fi zones across the campus keeping you connected when and where you need it. Library facilities are impressive, offering over 2,000 reader places in total. Competitively priced, good-quality University accommodation is available on campus in the student village and is guaranteed for all full-time international students.
There are excellent facilities for a wide range of sports, including an activities room with a weight-training area, squash courts, a four-lane swimming pool, and a cardiovascular suite with more than 50 exercise machines.
The City of Glasgow has been chosen to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games, a testament to Glasgow's excellent sporting facilities and the key role that sport plays in city life. Strathclyde Student's Association represents students both within the University and the wider community, and there are lots of ways to become involved in the Union's activities and make new friends.
Living in Glasgow
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 Glasgow 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.
How to apply
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