Postgraduate taught Entry requirements

UK students will need a good Honours degree qualification from a British university, or another equivalent qualification. Full entry requirements can be found on each course page.

For further information about International Entry Requirements go to our country pages and view the detailed entry requirements. Your qualifications to date, pending qualifications and proficiency in English will be taken into account. Some courses also ask for work experience or other qualifications - you can find out more information by looking at the entry requirements on each course page.

Pre-Masters preparation course

The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students who do not meet the entry requirements for a Masters degree at University of Strathclyde. The Pre-Masters programme provides progression to a number of degree options.

To find out more about the courses and opportunities on offer visit You can also complete the online application form. To ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers today.

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language we need proof of your proficiency in English.  We accept a number of English language tests.  IELTS (Academic) is mostly widely available.  Our current standard requirements are 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5). Some courses have different standards. Get more information on these requirements.

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.