Postgraduate taught
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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. We're featured in The Complete University Guide subject tables 2021:

  • Forensic Science no.1
  • Pharmacology & Pharmacy no.3
  • Biological Sciences no.6
  • Chemistry no.7

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.

Upcoming events

We hold a range of postgraduate events throughout the year. Please keep an eye on this page and our social media accounts for details of our upcoming events


Virtual visits & meet the student events

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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    University of the Year 2019
    (Times Higher Education Awards 2019)
  • Icon showing 5 stars
    We’re a 5-star QS-rated University
  • Icon depicting Glasgow's Finnieston crane
    Glasgow’s the 8th best city in the world
    (Time Out: The 48 best cities in the world in 2019)
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    Top 20 for research
    Top 20 UK university for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014

Why Strathclyde

Discover your Strathlife

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

Discover your Strathlife

Our students

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


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

View our accommodation

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 are 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 Science please email