Faculty of Engineering

Strathclyde has one of the largest and best equipped engineering faculties in the UK. It is the largest in Scotland.

Renowned for strong links with industry

The Faculty of Engineering collaborates with overseas universities and industries. Thanks to links with overseas partners, it has a growing international community of students, researchers and staff.

High employment rate

Strong links to business help the Faculty consistently achieve high graduate employment rates.

Professional accreditation

All of the established undergraduate engineering courses, except Biomedical Engineering, are fully accredited by the relevant professional engineering institutions. This means you will become eligible for chartered engineer status after you graduate.

Exceptional facilities

You will have access to state-of-the-art equipment and work spaces. The University has invested in facilities including the Advanced Forming Research Centre, the Power Networks Demonstration Centre and the Advanced Space Concepts Lab.


Students of the Faculty of Engineering receive departmental scholarships. They also receive awards from industry and professional bodies to help with their studies. Many also provide placement opportunities which offer hands-on industry experience. Organisations that take part include BP, Iberdrola, The Royal Academy of Engineering, The Lloyds Register Foundation and Atkins.

Leaders in research

Strathclyde engineering research has a global impact. The Faculty is home to some of the UK’s most significant practical research.

To protect its position as a leading technology university, the University of Strathclyde is making huge investments in its facilities. Read our news story.