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Welcome to the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

In studying at postgraduate level within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, you'll better understand how human beings think, act and interact with one another and the world around them. Employers value this knowledge.

Research informs our teaching and helps us make a difference to business, industry and society as a whole. We have a vibrant research culture and our research is noted for its impact.

Our Graduate School is home to over 300 research students from more than 30 countries and we support their development through a tailored training programme.

Our schools offer a great selection of postgraduate level specialisms: education and learning; government and public policy; humanities and culture; justice and the law; life-long learning; psychological sciences and health; and social work and social policy.

We have strong links with governments, global organisations, in both the public and private sector and academic networks. Our graduates are sought-after and intellectually engaged – focused on applying knowledge, they know how the world works, and how to make it a better place.

Information sessions

Programme leaders speak in depth about course content, research projects, placement opportunities, scholarships and career progression.

Drop-in sessions

Our friendly and knowledgeable provide information on what our postgraduate and PGDE courses can offer you.

Why consider postgraduate study?

  1. improve your employment prospects
  2. take the opportunity to delve into a subject you are passionate about
  3. enable progression to a higher level qualification, such as a PhD
  4. develop desirable skills for employability including communication, working with others, research and analysis, decision making, problem-solving and, adaptability and creativity
  5. study to suit your schedule, with many part-time options available
  6. there are a number of scholarships available to support your studies

Complete University Guide league tables 2022

Ranked 1st for Speech & Language Therapy by The Complete University Guide 2022
Ranked 1st for Speech & Language Therapy by The Complete University Guide 2022
2nd for Communication & Media Studies. Complete University Guide 2022.
2nd for Communication & Media Studies. Complete University Guide 2022.
Ranked 2nd for Social Work by The Complete University Guide 2022
Ranked 2nd for Social Work by The Complete University Guide 2022
3rd for Social Policy. Complete University Guide League Tables 2022.
3rd for Social Policy. Complete University Guide League Tables 2022.
Top 10 for Education. Complete University Guide League Tables 2022.
Top 10 for Education. Complete University Guide League Tables 2022.
Top 10 in the UK for English by the Complete University Guide 2022
Top 10 in the UK for English by the Complete University Guide 2022
Top 10 for Politics. Complete University Guide League Tables 2022.
Top 10 for Politics. Complete University Guide League Tables 2022.
Top 10 for Sports Science in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2022
Top 10 for Sports Science in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2022

Our students

Mark Shephard
University of Strathclyde prides itself in being the place of useful learning and to that end we offer a range of MSc programmes combining methods training with subject-specific knowledge so that our students can equip themselves with skills to make a real-world difference.
Mark Shepherd
School of Government & Public Policy

Postgraduate support

Access a wealth of support and resources for postgraduate study. Details on the application process, accommodation, fees and other useful information can be found here.    

Postgraduate support

Why Strathclyde

Discover your Strathlife

Find out all about life at Strathclyde, studying in Glasgow and Scotland.

Discover your Strathlife

Strath Union

The Union promotes, represents and supports students during their time at Strathclyde.

Our campus

Here at Strathclyde, we want you to feel right at home. There's more or less everything you need on campus and for anything else, you have an entire city to choose from. Find out more about our city-centre campus, or take our virtual campus tour.

Our campus

Accommodation

We provide secure accommodation for eligible students and have a dedicated Accommodation Services team to help you all year round.

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Student support

Where to get advice and support

We're here to support and help you throughout your time at Strathclyde. All of our services are available to all students.

Disability & wellbeing

Our Disability & Wellbeing Service helps students with mental health and wellbeing support, disability and general health support. We also have a number of classes and groups that you can take part in.

If you're absent from classes due to illness, please refer to the Personal Circumstances Procedure to ensure your absence is recorded.

Coronavirus: information for applicants & offer holders

We understand that many of our applicants and offer holders are dealing with challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. We are undertaking a lot of work to try and ensure we manage the impact this may have on students who will be joining us.

Coronavirus information & FAQs

Contact us

For any questions about studying at the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences please email:

hass-pg-enquiries@strath.ac.uk