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Faculty of Engineering About us

Our Faculty of Engineering is the biggest in Scotland. We're also one of the largest, best equipped engineering faculties in the UK.

We're home to over 5,000 students from 100 countries. You can choose to study in any of our eight world-leading departments.

All our undergraduate degrees are accredited

Our impressive range of over 40 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional development courses offer you an engineering education suited to your needs.

Our staff and students carry out research that makes a real impact, delivering solutions to many of the global challenges that are facing society today.

If you're serious about a career in engineering, Strathclyde is the place to be.

Why choose Strathclyde for engineering?

You can become a Chartered Engineer

All our undergraduate Engineering programmes are fully accredited by the relevant professional Engineering institutions. This allows our graduates to become eligible for Chartered Engineer status. Many of our postgraduate degrees are also accredited.

We've a wide range of engineering courses

We offer over 40 undergraduate courses which cover a wide range of disciplines. Our postgraduate course portfolio also has over 40 courses and is one of the largest in the UK. You can study our taught courses in one of our eight departments:

We can help you to achieve your employment ambitions

Our strong industry links ensure that almost 90% of our graduates are in full-time jobs or further study within six months of graduating.

We offer a large range of scholarships

We've one of the largest portfolios of scholarships on offer of any Engineering Faculty in the UK.

You'll benefit from our research excellence

We've one of the largest research portfolios in the UK at £85 million – and growing.

Three of our departments ranked first in Scotland on research power. Seven of our eight departments rank in the top 10 in the UK on research power (REF 2014).

Take a look at our research.

We've strong links with industry

Our students get to work on real industry challenges

Our students are often given the opportunity to work on real industry challenges. These take the form of projects assigned by external companies.

Our undergraduate students benefit from our unique annual recruitment and networking dinner, ‘Gala’. Almost 50 graduate recruiting companies attend the dinner.

We're the number one Scottish university for our Knowledge Transfer Partnership performance. We're in the top three in the UK.

Strathclyde is seventh in the league of entrepreneurial universities in the UK. We’ve generated more than 40 spin-out companies to date. We've also got more than 160 patents and license agreements. These have generated more than €56M in royalty income.

We've world class facilities

We've recently completed a £40 million investment programme in Engineering facilities and support infrastructure.

As a student you'll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and work spaces.

Find out more about our facilities.

You could study abroad

You'll have the opportunity to study and experience life in another country

We've a wide range of programmes giving you the opportunity of studying and experiencing life in another country.

Over 40% of undergraduate architecture and mechanical engineering students study abroad as part of their degree.

Get more information about our student exchange programmes.