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STRATHCLYDE BUSINESS SCHOOL - [SBS], GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

Glasgow, ScotlandLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1948Established Year
  4500Enrollment

Strathclyde Business School: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in 1948, Strathclyde Business School is an internationally renowned academic institute located in the centre of Glasgow city of Scotland. The school is one of the four faculties of the University of Strathclyde, an institute rated 5-star consecutively for 4 years in the QS University rankings.

The school offers diverse undergraduate and postgraduate courses for international students in the ranging disciplines. Its unparalleled programs in MBA, marketing, accounting and finance rank in the top 10 in the country and are definitely at par with other ivy league courses, making the college one of the best institutes in the UK for international applicants. Admissions to Strathclyde Business School open in the month of January for most of its programs and are highly competitive in nature.

Some of the salient features of the institute are as compiled below.

  • The school is renowned for its dedication to research work in various fields and is one of the very few colleges to achieve triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Thus, a master degree from the institute can give you an edge in the job market.
  • Strathclyde is transforming the campus and is focusing on creating first-class working and learning environment for the students and staff by making a huge investment planned to be of around 1 billion-pound sterling.
  • Strathclyde Business School is located in the heart of Glasgow city, known as one of the friendliest and “Best of the World’ destinations.
  • College has a Student Experience and Enhancement Services for providing support to international students coming to study in the UK in all possible aspects.
Strathclyde Business School

Rankings

  • Financial Times (2018) awarded the college with #1 and #10 positions in Scotland and UK, respectively under the category of Top European Business Schools. 
  • Same source also ranked the institute as 19th for Value for Money for the category of global full-time MBA.
  • The school has also been honored in the top 10 in the UK and number one in Scotland.

Highlights

Type of CollegePublic
Faculty MembersNearly 200
No. of StudentsMore than 4,500
No. of academic departments6
DeadlineJanuary 15
Test Scores AcceptedIELTS or equivalent
Campus settingUrban
Websitewww.strath.ac.uk/business

Programs, Campuses and Accomodation

Programs

Strathclyde Business School offers a plethora of undergraduate and graduate courses to its international applicants in the ranging areas of study. All the programs offered at the institute are triple accredited and offer a stimulating experience to prepare the students well for upcoming real-business world challenges.

The principal subjects available at the institute include Accounting , Business Analysis & Technology, Business enterprise, Economics, Finance, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Human Resources Management and Marketing.

Some of the popular programs favourite with students include:

  • MBA
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Economics

Campus

The business school is located on the John Anderson campus of the University of Strathclyde, on Cathedral Street, right at the heart of Glasgow city, Scotland. Glasgow city has everything that a student ever needs during his stay ranging from supermarkets, boutiques, museums, restaurants, second-hand shops, and so on.

The campus is a rich cultural and ethnic site that provides a vibrant learning atmosphere and offers a range of facilities to applicants inclusive of laundry services, sports facilities, health & wellbeing services, clubs & societies, entertainment lounges, among others. College campus has a four-floor library and thus holds a million print volumes, e-books, databases, and e-journals. The library is open and available 24 hours a day.

Housing Facilities

The institute offers various on-campus residence facilities to both undergraduate and graduate students provided that an applicant meets all the entry requirements by August 25 of the year of intake. Any applicants applying post this date shall be considered on a first-come first-served basis. 

Accommodation facilities are available across 9 residence halls namely Andrew Ure, Birkbeck, Chancellors, Forbes, Carnett, James Goold, Muray, James Young and Thomas Campbell. The cost of on-campus accommodation ranges between 105 to 137 GBP, per week and includes heating and lighting along with cleaning services for common areas.

Some of the halls with their corresponding facilities are mentioned as follows. 

  • Andrew Ure Hall

This is an accommodation hall for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and accommodates nearly 300 students at a time. This hall has single rooms and each flat is shared between four to six students. Flats can house both males and females on the same flat.

  • Birkbeck hall

This hall accommodates 384 undergraduate students at a time. This hall has single rooms and each flat is shared between six students. Both males and females can reside at the same flat as per the preference of student as expressed in the application.

  • James Young Hall

This is one of the postgraduate residence halls accommodating 66 postgraduate students. Each flat is shared between four, five or six students. This hall has single rooms with en suite shower room.

All you need to know about the Application Process

Strathclyde Business School Application Process

Pre-Requisites

  • To apply for an undergraduate course, one needs to have 70-75% in all subjects at XII level as well as at X level.
  • To apply for a postgraduate course, one needs to have a minimum 55% or 60% at the undergraduate level based on the institution attended.
  • If English is not the first language in the native country, students need to provide proof of English proficiency through IELTS with a minimum band of 6.5.

How to Apply?

Interested students can apply for admission to Strathclyde Business School by choosing the course that suits them through the online portal of the college. International students need to make a final application through the UCAS website.

Deadlines

Students need to submit their application before the deadlines which are as follows:

Application TypeDeadline
Applications openJanuary 15, 2020
UCAS Extra opensFebruary 25, 2020
Last date to add an Extra choiceJuly 5, 2020
Last date to meet any remaining conditionAugust 31, 2020
Final deadline for submitting application for 2020 courseSeptember 21, 2020

What after you get Admission?

Once you get admitted you need to fulfil the visa requirements to successfully get into the UK. Now you need to apply for a Tier 4 student visa online at the official government site of the United Kingdom. For the visa you would require the following:

  • Details of your passport
  • A recent photograph
  • An unconditional offer of a place on a course with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor.
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Proof of financial support

Cost and Expenses

Tuition Fee

Fee for various programs available at the institute varies and is as mentioned below.

Undergraduate courses

Fee for all undergraduate courses at the institute is 15,300 GBP, except BBA program, the fee for which is 17,500.

Graduate Courses

Since the fee for various courses at graduate level differs, tuition fee for some of the popular programs has been tabulated as follows.

Name of ProgramAmount (in GBP)
MBA31,450
Economics19,250
Finance24,300
Human Resources Management20,350
Marketing22,050

Cost of Living

List of expenses other than that of the tuition fee are as given below.

CostAmount (GBP per week)
Accommodation100-142
Food, local travel, laundry, etc.100
Bed sheets, cutlery, books and supplies, clothing, graduation fees, etc.16.22
Total216.22- 258.22

Private rented accommodation: A room in a shared flat can cost between 100 to 125 GBP, per week plus other expenses.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The college offers various merit- and need-based scholarships to provide financial support for international students coming to study in the UK. Some of the studentships available at the institute are as tabulated below.

Name of ScholarshipDeadlineApplication TypeAmountEligibility
Full time MBA scholarship 2020July 31, 2020No separate application required10,000Academic performance, experience, excellent application, interview
BBA International ScholarshipMay 3, 2020Application Required2,000 per year (up to 3 years)Conditional or unconditional offer to study in BBA program at the college
MBA Dean's Excellenec AwardJuly 31, 2020No separate application15,000Academic performance, experience, excellent application, interview
Masters scholarships for international studentsJuly 31, 2020No separate application7,000Student applying to MSc program will be considered on the basis of merit

Work While you Study

Students under Tier 4 visa can work up to 20 hours during term time i.e., when your studies are active and full-time when on vacation.

On-campus

University departments may open vacancies for students who want to apply for some part-time job from campus itself besides your academics. Students can check the vacancies section of the University Website and accordingly submit their applications for consideration.

Off-campus

The UK has its own work-related rules for international students. According to such rules only Tier 4 students are allowed to work besides their academic course either part-time or full-time. This depends on the type of Tier 4 sponsor the student has. There are a lot of job opportunities in Glasgow as its moreover a commercial hub and tourist centre. To find a suitable job, a student can simply visit job centres run by the UK government to help people find paid employment. 

Alumni Network

Strathclyde has a global community of 172,000 alumni from around the world. Being an alumnus of Strathclyde provides a number of benefits ranging from career advice, discounts on further studies, to help with starting your very own business. Strathclyde Business School would also help you pitch your business idea and begin with your business journey.

Some notable alumni are as follows:

  • Sidharth Dugar – CEO of Accountables
  • Michael Youmans – Founder of Fiodh
  • Ruth McLaren – Founder of Silver Lion Innovations
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Strathclyde Business School Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population4500
Average Cost of Attendance$20,196 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS7.56.59 -

Attendance Cost

$20,196

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$20,196 / Year
Post Graduate Program$26,862 / Year
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