The Faculty of Science at the University of Strathclyde is one of the UK’s top ranking science faculties offering a wide range of undergraduate courses, postgraduate taught courses and postgraduate research opportunities, across a variety of subject areas - Computer and Information Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Our undergraduate courses combine theoretical understanding with an emphasis on modern applications, providing our graduates the knowledge and skills that are relevant in today’s world.
Delivered by world-class researchers, our master’s degrees provide the opportunity to gain an invaluable postgraduate qualification that will enhance your career prospects and future employment opportunities. Designed to offer you advanced skills relevant in today’s global workplace, the Faculty of Science investigates the challenges and possibilities of the natural and technological world, from drug discovery and public health to environmental concerns, tackling cybercrime and understanding space.
We offer our students high quality teaching, informed by innovative research and strong links with industry, public and private sector organisations, the NHS and a network of global partners. Based on the REF 2014 GPA Scores, Times Higher Education ranked Strathclyde as number one in the UK for physics research. The Complete University Guide Subject Tables 2019 rank Strathclyde 1st in the UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy and 2nd in the UK for Forensic Science.
The Faculty of Science has an excellent reputation in research across a wide range of academic disciplines. Multi-million pound funding from Research Councils, the EU, NHS, charities and industry ensures that our research is cutting edge and of national and international relevance. We offer opportunities including MRes, MPhil and PhD across all five Departments within the Faculty of Science. Strong links with industry partners is one of our many strengths. These links ensure that our research is relevant and of benefit to science, mankind and the global community.
By choosing to study science at Strathclyde you will become part of an international community of staff and students from over 50 countries. More than a quarter of our postgraduate students and staff are from outside the UK. Our facilities are state-of-the-art, with well-equipped, modern laboratories and teaching rooms, 24-hour access to advanced computer information networks and sophisticated virtual e-learning environments.
The University of Strathclyde campus is based in the heart of Scotland’s largest city Glasgow, providing a vibrant, dynamic, multicultural and welcoming place to study. In recent years National Geographic named Glasgow as one of its 'Best of the World' destinations, while Rough Guide readers voted Glasgow the world’s friendliest city! Glasgow is also the entertainment, shopping and cultural capital of Scotland, so students can enjoy some of the most exciting arts and cultural events in the world during their free time.