We're one of the largest providers of postgraduate education in the UK.
We have a wide variety of postgraduate research degrees including PhD, MRes, MPhil and MLitt, across four faculties, the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Strathclyde Business School.
For a full list of our research degrees see the postgraduate research degree list.
You can also find PhD studentships on our scholarship search.
Our Centres for Doctoral Training offer a four-year programme which integrates world-class research teams with pioneering external partnerships.
You'll need a first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, from a recognised academic institution.
If you are unsure whether your qualification is acceptable to the University, please email the Recruitment & International Office.
English Language Requirements
If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your proficiency before beginning your course. we'll consider a number of English language qualifications, but IELTS or PTE are generally the most popular. We no longer accept TOEFL, TOIEC or any other ETS tests regardless of when the test was taken
- IELTS: The overall score required is normally 6.5 with no individual component below 5.5
- PTE: 62 overall (minimum component score 51)
Check out the entry requirements on the course page or take a look at our country pages to see the requirements for your country.
English language courses
If you’re an international student wanting to study a postgraduate course at Strathclyde and need to improve your English language level then take one of the ELT language courses here. We offer a range of courses throughout the year. Take a look at our ELT pre and in-sessional courses.