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Welcome to the Faculty of Science

We provide a dynamic, supportive and friendly place to study. The Faculty offers a wide range of postgraduate taught courses and research opportunities designed to offer you advanced skills relevant in today’s global workplace. 

With the largest number of research students in the University, we investigate the challenges and possibilities of the natural and technological world – from drug discovery and public health to environmental concerns, tackling cybercrime and understanding space.

Multimillion-pound funding from research councils, the EU, the National Health Services, charities and industry ensures our research is relevant and of national and international importance. Delivered by world-class researchers, our Masters programmes provide the opportunity to gain an invaluable postgraduate qualification which will enhance your career prospects.

Discover your Strathlife

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

Discover your Strathlife

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Join our events to find out more about study and life at the University of Strathclyde, ask students about their real experiences of Glasgow and the University and anything else you want to know. 

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Why Strathclyde

At the University of Strathclyde we believe that our ideas can change the world.

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


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Our students

Glenn McCreadie, MSc Applied Statistics graduate

Glenn McCreadie

Applied Statistics (MSc)

My advice to students thinking of coming to Strathclyde: embrace the diversity of students and spend time getting to know everyone.
Akinpelu Oyewumi

Akinpelu Oyewumi

Forensic Science (MSc)

So far, the best thing about life at the University of Strathclyde is the facilities and techniques that I have been exposed to. I also particularly love the teacher-student relationship as the instructors are always eager to listen and guide.
Athina Tatsi, MSc Digital Health Systems student

Athina Tatsi

Digital Health Systems (MSc)

Thinking about my future career and deciding to move from psychology into digital health, Strathclyde offered the most suitable course for me, compared to other universities.

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.

Contact us

For any questions about studying at the Faculty of Science please email