International Study Centre

Flexible study options

You can choose to join us on campus for your programme or study online from home. Start your course in September 2021 and progress to the University of Strathclyde next autumn. Find out more about preparing to study at the International Study Centre.

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Top 15 UK University

Guardian University Guide 2021

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Named the UK's University of the Year

Times Higher Education Awards 2019

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Voted best Local Life by students

Whatuni? Student Choice Awards 2020

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£1 billion campus investment

2008-2025 plan

Discover our pathway programmes

The International Study Centre offers a preparation programme for every level of higher education study. You will learn alongside other international students as you settle into life in Scotland.

Scholarships for international students

Scholarships are available for self-funded students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels of study, these cover both the International Study Centre programme and the University degree.


Learn more about the programmes you can study and find out what's going on at the International Study Centre.

  • Jul 22 2021
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    Scotland offers high-quality education, a diverse location and a unique and rewarding student experience that shouldn't be overlooked. Discover more reasons to study here in our blog.

  • Jul 07 2021
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    Aresha Mansoor, an Engineering and Sciences Undergraduate Foundation Programme student at Strathclyde, discusses her top tips for looking after your wellbeing. 
  • Jan 20 2021
    Strathclyde engineering student working on machinery in lab

    Studying a mechanical engineering degree gives you many options for the future. As a mechanical engineering graduate, you can look forward to good job prospects, varied work and a high salary. There are lots of opportunities for progression within the field, as well as the option to move sideways into other fields of engineering.

Find out more about starting your studies or check the latest COVID-19 information.