United Kingdom
University of Strathclyde
The Institution of Strathclyde is a Scottish public research university located in Glasgow. It is Glasgow's second-oldest university, having been founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute. The University of Strathclyde, located in the centre of Glasgow, offers enrolled students 250+ undergraduate and 200+ graduate programmes. Among the several courses offered, the university is globally recognised for its engineering programmes, particularly the Petroleum Engineering degree, which is ranked #8 in the QS Ranking by Subject, 2021.

Cost of attendance

The tuition cost of the undergraduate programs at Strathclyde ranges from 8,500-24,000 GBP (8.6-24.4 lakh INR). Postgraduate programs can cost you anywhere between 7,500-24,000 GBP (~7.62-24.4 lakh INR).


If applicants apply by August 25 of the year of their entry, the institute will provide them with a variety of on-campus accommodation options. Accommodation is available in the university's nine resident halls, which include Andrew Ure, Birkbeck, Chancellors, Forbes, Carnett, James Goold, Muray, James Young, and Thomas Campbell, and costs between 105 and 137 GBP per week. This fee covers basic amenities such as housekeeping services, lighting, and so on. The cost of living depends on the student's lifestyle and ranges between 9,555-15,425 GBP (9.71-15.67 lakh INR) for UG and PG levels.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 20656, with almost 1000 international students from almost 90 countries currently studying with them. The university exhibits a moderately selective admission policy with an acceptance rate of 42%.


A lush urban campus spread across nearly 500 acres of lush land, the university campus located in the heart of Glasgow provides its students with everything they need within walking distance. It is located near Glasgow's city centre, next to the Merchant City, and offers some exceptional places for sightseeing, shopping, and socialising while ensuring you never compromise on your studies. Along with your studies, the campus offers a variety of entertainment options ranging from boutiques to restaurants serving delectable cuisine, clubs to theatres and museums. Recognizing that sports are an important part of a healthy student life, the university also provides its candidates with a state-of-the-art gym, a 25-meter-long swimming pool, sport halls, squash courts, and dance studios. On the one hand, it has a five-story Andersonian Library with thousands of books, e-books, and journals; on the other hand, it makes no concessions when it comes to fun activities and has one of the largest music economies in the UK.


Strathclyde Business School has held triple accreditation from the three main business school accreditation bodies – AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB – since 2004.

Jobs and Placement

The Careers Service Overseas programme enables international students to obtain experience while working as interns and improve their chances of entering a professional job. Students at the University of Strathclyde can expect to find work within 6 months after finishing their studies. Executive Masters is the university's highest-paying degree, with an average yearly income of 125,000 GBP (1.26 lakh INR). Samsung, Eaton Ltd, BBC, Emerson Electric, AIRBUS GERMANY, Schlumberger, Amazon.com, ABB, and Adidas are among the companies recruiting at the university.

QS Ranking

#302 in QS World University Ranking 2022.

The Ranking

#401-500 in THE World University Ranking 2022.

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