The University of Strathclyde received its charter in 1964, though it was founded in 1796, as Anderson’s Institute. It is the third largest university in Scotland, with an international reputation and outlook.
The university campus is right in the heart of Glasgow.
Courses and Specialisms
Courses are credit based, flexible, modular courses, taught through four faculties:
The university offers a range of part time and distance learning options.
You could spend part of your undergraduate course abroad through the European Erasmus+ programme or exchanges with universities in Europe, the USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.
Strathclyde is one of only two universities in the UK to teach Prosthetics and Orthotics.
Strathclyde has around 22,000 full and part time students. Around 15% are international students from more than 100 countries.
According to HESA, 96% of students from the 2015/16 academic year went into employment or further study within six months after graduating.
Facilities and Services
The library has great facilities spread over five floors with areas suitable for individual and group study. There are numerous computer labs, with most open 24/7, as well as extensive wi-fi zones. There are also a number of cafes and bars, plus the Student Union.
Between the Students' and Sports Unions there are over 170 clubs and societies to get involved in, including course related ones, to hobbies and wellbeing.
The new Strathclyde Sport building, opening in 2018, will provide state of the art training facilities and a range of sport and wellbeing amenities and services to students, staff and the local community.
The university is ranked 1st in Scotland for Electronic and Electrical Engineering in the Good University Guide 2018.
In the Complete University Guide Subject Tables 2019, Strathclyde is ranked 1st for Accounting and Finance.
Courtesy of University of Strathclyde