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University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.1) 869 reviews

Quick info

Excellent place to study. Great support from all the staff and great opportunities for further experience.

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
91 / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
40th

Overall rating

( 3.90) 

The University of Strathclyde is located in the centre Glasgow – the largest city in Scotland. There are over 400 courses to study across the four faculties, which are:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  •  Science
  •  Strathclyde Business School

The university was voted Times Higher Education UK Entrepreneurial University in 2013/14 and in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), the department of Physics was rated number one in the UK. Facilities at the university include a 24 hour library, a Wi-Fi café and The Centre for Sports & Recreation.

Glasgow is a fun and vibrant city, diverse in culture and history. You will be studying within easy reach of shops, galleries, restaurants, bars and clubs.

Alumni of the university include the CEO of Scottish Enterprise, the Vice President of Engineering at Google and the originator of fingerprint identification.

Students say:

“Loved it.”

“It is a good university. One of the top of universities in the UK.”

“Made great friends, feel supported and loved the experience.”

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

85 % FULL-TIME
15% PART-TIME
76 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
24% MATURE STUDENTS
69 % UNDERGRADUATE
31% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2017

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

14,295
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes

Reviews

Elena

University of Strathclyde
Law (Scots) LLB (Hons)
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

I really cannot complain. Experience has been fantastic. I have had the opportunity to study abroad, get work experience through the law clinic, got a research internship at the university and even...

Sophie

University of Strathclyde
Mechanical Engineering MEng
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

Classes and lecturers are great. Prices of food and travel are...

Where you'll study

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building 16 Richmond Street Glasgow Glasgow, City Of G1 1XQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: High Street Glasgow  0.1 miles away

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Cost of living

Cost of a pint
This is the average cost of a pint in Glasgow.
Source: Hotcourses 2017

Cost of pint half
£3.50
£3.00

Accommodation costs
This is the average annual cost for a full time student at this uni.
Source: Hotcourses 2017

£7,100

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: Hotcourses 2017

£12,700

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