Information for Postgraduate Students

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Strathclyde is one of the largest providers of postgraduate education in the UK.  We offer a wide range of taught programmes (Master, MSc, MLitt, MEd, MArch, LLM, PGDE, PgDip, PgCert) as well as research degrees (MRes, MPhil, PhD) across all subject areas.

Our Centres for Doctoral Training offer a 4 year programme which integrates world-class research teams with pioneering external partnerships in an interdisciplinary environment.

As well as our international exhibitions, we organise and attend a number of domestic/UK events throughout the year with a specific postgraduate focus.

National Postgradaute Events

Event Location Dates

Scottish Graduate Fair 

SECC Glasgow 7-8 Oct 2015

Dundee Careers Fair

University of Dundee 28 Oct 2015
Postgraduate Study Fair  Manchester  16 Nov 2015
TARGET Postgraduate Study Fair Strathclyde University 19 Nov 2015
TARGET Postgraduate Study Fair Newcastle University 26 Nov 2015
TARGET Postgraduate Study Fair Aston University 3 Dec 2015
Find a Masters Fair University of Birmingham 27 Jan 2016
TARGET/Grad Ireland RDS Dublin 10 Feb 2016
University of Glasgow Careers and Further Study Fair Glasgow University 10 Feb 2016

Postgraduate Study
Students interested in postgraduate taught course study should possess a degree-level qualfication (preferably 2:1, although some departments will accept a 2:2) from a recognised university and should apply directly to Strathclyde via the website.  We do not have a deadline for postgraduate applications, but applicants are advised to apply as early as possible to have the best chance of getting a place. 

Research applicants are advised to contact the department directly before submitting a formal application. 

Click on the link above to access our searchable database or scholarships

On-line and Distance Learning
A number of our programmes are offered on a part-time basis, but if you are unable to study with us in Glasgow, we offer some courses by on-line and/or distance learning:

MSc Chemical Technology and Management
MSc Process Technology and Management
MSc Applied Education and Social Research
MEd Autism
MEd Early Years Pedagogue
MSc Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies
MSc Safety and Risk Managment
PGCert Safety and Risk Management Leadership
LLM Internet Law and Policy/IT and Telecommunications Law
LLM Professional Legal Practice
MSc Business Analysis and Consulting
MSc Operational Research
MSc Child and Youth Care Studies

Postgraduate Student Allowance Scheme (PSAS)
SAAS - the Student Awards Agency for Scotland offers support in the form of loan of £3400 to students wishing to pursue a Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in specific areas agreed by SAAS. 

In addition, from 2015/16, eligible full-time PG students studying a course that is SAAS supported can apply for a living-costs loan of up to £4500.

Candidates should have been ordinarily resident in Scotland 3 years prior to the start of the course and should not have previously undertaken PG study with assistance from UK public funds.  For more information candidates should contact SAAS directly.

Postgraduate Support Scheme
Applicants from England, Northern Ireland and Wales can apply for a loan of up to £10,000 towards tuition fees which can be used to fund Masters study at any university in the UK.

Further information and contact details
There is a postgraduate information stand at the University's main open days, but if you would like to visit the university and chat through your options for postgraduate study you can contact
Tel: 44 141 548 4793