International Study Centre

Faculty of Science

Get the best start to your career in science

The Faculty of Science is one of the UK’s leading faculties of science. It investigates the challenges and possibilities of the natural and technological world, from drug discovery and public health to environmental concerns, cybercrime and understanding space.

Discover more about studying science at Strathclyde

#1 for Subjects Allied to Medicine

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

#7 for Biological Sciences

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

#7 for Chemistry

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

#10 for Mathematics

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

#10 for Pharmacology and Pharmacy

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

Number 1 for Physics research

Times Higher Education, based on the Research Excellence Framework 2014 GPA scores

A strong reputation

Strathclyde is renowned as a place of useful learning. It provides opportunities for businesses, charities and non-governmental organisations to interact with world-class research and expertise in different scientific disciplines and departments. On top of this, five degree areas are ranked in the top 10 in the UK, including Biological Sciences, Mathematics and Pharmacology and Pharmacy (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).

Vibrant community

The faculty provides a dynamic, supportive and friendly place to study. When you study science at Strathclyde, you’ll be part of an international community.

Enhance your career prospects

Studying for a degree from the Faculty of Science can lead to a valuable qualification that will enhance your career prospects. You’ll enjoy high-quality teaching, informed by innovative research and delivered by world-class researchers. The University also has strong links with industry, international partners and the NHS.

Leading research

Research is a priority at the Faculty of Science, which has the largest number of research students at the University. Multi-million pound funding from research councils, the EU, NHS, charities and industry ensures that research is relevant and of national and international importance.

Learn more about the Faculty of Science.

Prepare for your degree at the Faculty of Science with the International Study Centre

Fahad from Oman

Strathclyde student Fahad

I chose to study at Strathclyde because it is one of the best universities in the UK, especially in my major.

"Studying at the International Study Centre was an excellent experience. They have different courses which can help us in our postgraduate studies, including academic writing, research methods, mathematics and statistics."

Fahad from Oman

Studied Pre-Masters Programme in
Engineering and Sciences
Progressed to MSc Applied Physics

More student stories

We’ll get you to where you want to be – Read our latest guidance for current students, or find out more about online learning.