University of Strathclyde: Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences

University of Strathclyde
Faculty of Science


With one of the UK’s leading faculties of science, the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is a vibrant, dynamic, supportive and welcoming place to study. In the Faculty of Science, we offer a wide range of postgraduate taught courses and postgraduate research opportunities, across five department and subject areas – Computer & Information Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Pure & Applied Chemistry, Physics, and the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences.

Designed to offer you advanced skills relevant in today’s global workplace, Strathclyde provides the opportunity to gain a top class qualification whilst studying in the heart of Scotland’s biggest city. 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.

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.

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. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the department of Physics was rated first in the UK for research quality. For research power, Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences was 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK, and Chemistry was 4th in the UK. Forensic Science is ranked No3 in the UK Complete University Guide.

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 right in the heart of the City of Glasgow, providing the opportunity to study in a safe, multicultural, vibrant, student-centred environment. Glasgow is the entertainment, shopping and cultural capital of Scotland where students can enjoy some of the most exciting arts and cultural events in the world.

Postgraduate Research
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 Science Departments and our research facilities are second to none. 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.

Further Information
Contact details
University of Strathclyde
Faculty of Science Office
Royal College
204 George Street
G1 1XW

t: +44 (0)141 548 4586

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