Faculty of Science, University of Strathclyde

About Faculty of Science, University of Strathclyde

With one of the UK’s leading faculties of science, the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is a vibrant, dynamic, supportive and welcoming place to study. In the Faculty of Science, we offer a wide range of postgraduate taught courses and postgraduate research opportunities, across five department and subject areas – Computer & Information Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Pure & Applied Chemistry, Physics, and the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences.

Designed to offer you advanced skills relevant in today’s global workplace, Strathclyde provides the opportunity to gain a top class qualification whilst studying in the heart of Scotland’s biggest city. The Faculty of Science investigates the challenges and possibilities of the natural and technological world, from drug discovery and public health to environmental concerns, tackling cybercrime and understanding space.

Delivered by world-class researchers, our master’s degrees provide the opportunity to gain an invaluable postgraduate qualification that will enhance your career prospects and future employment opportunities.

We offer our students high quality teaching, informed by innovative research and strong links with industry, public and private sector organisations, the NHS and a network of global partners. 

By choosing to study Science at Strathclyde you will become part of an international community of staff and students from over 50 countries. More than a quarter of our postgraduate students and staff are from outside the UK. Our facilities are state-of-the-art, with well-equipped, modern laboratories and teaching rooms, 24-hour access to advanced computer information networks and sophisticated virtual e-learning environments.


The University of Strathclyde campus is based right in the heart of the City of Glasgow, providing the opportunity to study in a safe, multicultural, vibrant, student-centred environment. Glasgow is the entertainment, shopping and cultural capital of Scotland where students can enjoy some of the most exciting arts and cultural events in the world.

Postgraduate Research

The Faculty of Science has an excellent reputation in research across a wide range of academic disciplines. Multi-million pound funding from Research Councils, the EU, NHS, charities and industry ensures that our research is cutting edge and of national and international relevance. We offer opportunities including MRes, MPhil and PhD across all five Science Departments and our research facilities are second to none. Strong links with industry partners is one of our many strengths. These links ensure that our research is relevant and of benefit to science, mankind, and the global community.

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There are many things to think about when considering a new course of study. Your finances are often one of the biggest deciding factors. Getting financial support for your studies can make a world of a difference. It can enhance both your academic and personal experience of studying here at the University of Strathclyde.

We've pulled together a list of scholarship options open to you as a science student here at Strathclyde.

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Accommodation Information for Students

We provide accommodation for eligible new students who live 25 miles outside of the city centre. 

We have a dedicated Residence Services team to help you all year round. You'll find them in the Campus Village so if there's anything you need just pop in and ask.

All our residences have Residence Assistants who are on duty outwith office hours. If you ever get locked out, they’ll make sure you get in to your room safely. Also, to make sure that we stay in tune with your needs, students elect representatives at the beginning of term to form Hall Committees to co-ordinate social events and raise issues on your behalf.

Study Abroad Information

As a Strathclyde student you have a unique opportunity to spend up to one year of your degree studying at a partner University in: 

There's many opportunities with the Faculty of Science to study abroad. Whether you choose an Erasmus exchange within Europe, or choose to go further afield, you're sure to have a fantastic experience. 

Take a look at how to study abroad.

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