Postgraduate funding opportunties at University of Strathclyde

PhD and Doctoral Courses in Scotland

Strathclyde University ImageThe University of Strathclyde was named UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013/14 and was overall UK University of the Year in 2012/13. 

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 22,000 full-time students from over 100 countries who are attracted by the University’s excellent academic reputation and stimulating study environment.

The University has an unrivalled reputation for its extensive 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.

Research Excellence Framework – REF 2014
Research is of central importance in everything that we do at Strathclyde. It informs our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and allows us to translate findings into impact which makes a difference to business, industry and society as a whole.
• Strathclyde has jumped 14 places in the latest Research Excellence Framework, one of the biggest moves in the UK.
• We are in the top 20 research-intensive universities in the UK.
• Our REF results places us at 4th in Scotland.
• A total of 13 departments are ranked in their subject top 10 in the UK.
• Our ‘Research Environment’ score is the third best in Scotland.
• Four subjects have the top ‘Research Environment’ score in Scotland.
• Our institutional ‘Intensity’ score is third in Scotland and 29th in the UK.
• Strathclyde’s intensity-weighted GPA score puts us at 17th in the UK.

The Faculties
The University has four faculties:
• Humanities and Social Sciences
• Engineering
• Science
• Strathclyde Business School

We offer a wide range of postgraduate courses in all disciplines and are recognised as one of the largest providers of postgraduate education in the UK. We also offer research-based programmes in all departments.

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.
• Architecture
• Biomedical Engineering (including prosthetics and orthotics)
• Chemical and Process Engineering
• Civil and Environmental Engineering
• Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
• Electronic & Electrical Engineering
• Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
• Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering

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.
Alongside world-class pure research, we emphasize the application of science and career-oriented degrees.
• Pure and Applied Chemistry (including Forensic Science)
• Computer & Information Sciences
• Mathematics & Statistics
• Physics
• Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences
The Faculty 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.
• School of Social Work & Social Policy
• School of Education
• School of Government & Public Policy
• School of Humanities
• Law School
• School of Psychological Sciences & Health

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 is one of them. Strathclyde Business School was named ‘Business School of the Year’ at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016 for its outstanding overall performance and its innovative and entrepreneurial outlook.

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.
• Accounting and Finance
• Economics
• Human Resource Management
• Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship
• Management Science
• Marketing
• Strategy and Organisation

Strathclyde University ImageFacilities
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.

We offer access to world-class IT facilities with over 30 computer labs, offering 24-hour access. 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.

The University has a range of scholarships for PG study and SAAS provides funding for selected courses.