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University of Strathclyde Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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University of Strathclyde hosts more than 22,000 students including international students from over 100 countries. The university offers admission to 200+ undergraduate, 200 postgraduate, and numerous research programs in the field of architecture, law, education, social work, accounting & finance, marketing, information technology, management, etc.

  • Different countries have different requirements. Applicants need to check specific requirements before applying.
  • Students can submit the application form via. Online mode.
  • The university accepts IELTS, PTE, and TOEFL as proof of English Language Proficiency Test.


Application PortalUG – UCAS
Application fee (non-refundable)UG – £18 (for one course)
£24 (for two to five courses)
Intake sessionJanuary to June
Financial AidScholarships, Awards, and Funds

University of Strathclyde Admission Deadlines

It is important to note the deadline for applications in order to gain entry to the correct intake session. To allow time to process the applications, applicants are advised to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission. The general application deadlines are given below:

UndergraduateJanuary 15, 2019
PostgraduateNo formal closing date

For any queries, applicants can contact the Admission Office through their helpline number +44(0)141 548 3510. Applicants can also mail their queries to

University of Strathclyde International Student Admissions

The Recruitment and International Office handles all matters pertaining to the international student admissions. The university hosts students from more than 100 countries and offers a friendly campus environment to students. Admission Requirement for International Students

  • Official academic transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Funding Letter (if available)
  • Proof of English language proficiency

In case of any questions regarding joining University of Strathclyde as an international student, applicants can speak to the international team at +44(0)141 548 2913 or

English Proficiency Test Scores

International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by submitting English language proficiency test score.

TestMinimum required score

Visa Process for International Students

A valid visa is required to study in UK. Admitted students need to apply to the UK immigration authorities under Tier 4 of the Points Based System (PBS).They must meet the requirements of the Immigration Rules which are in force on the date that you submit your immigration application. The steps to be followed for visa application are as follows:

  1. ATAS Clearance certificate (if required)
  2. Request a ‘Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies’ (CAS) number
  3. Make sure that you have all required documents-
    1. Valid passport
    2. ATAS clearance certificate (if required)
    3. Evidence of qualifications listed on CAS
    4. Proof of English language requirements
    5. Receipts for tuition fees or accommodation costs.
    6. Translations of documents that are not in English
  4. Complete the application form & pay immigration health surcharge (if applicable).
  5. Book an appointment at VAC (if required)
  6. Attend VAC and pay the application fee.
  7. Attend an interview.
  8. Wait for the visa approval.

University of Strathclyde Undergraduate Admission

The university offers more than 200 undergraduate programs to all the applicants. The basic admission process for all courses is the same.

Where to Apply: UCAS

Application Fee: £18 (for one course) and £24 (for two to five courses)

Admission Requirements: Students must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • Transcripts and Certificates
  • English language test scores for international students
  • Personal statement
  • Funding Letter (if available)

University of Strathclyde Postgraduate Admission

There is a common application process for admission to postgraduate courses. The detailed information regarding the application process is provided in the following sections.

Where to apply: PEGASUS

General Admission Requirements: The following are the general documents required for application to postgraduate courses –

  • Certified copies of degrees and certificates from the last attended institute.
  • Translation of the documents are required who are not in English
  • Proof of English proficiency test
  • A copy of the sponsor letter/ scholarship award (if available)
  • Copies of documents such as CV, Personal Statement, and Portfolio (for certain program)

The course specific details of certain courses are tabulated below.

CoursesStart DateAcademic RequirementsMinimum English language proficiency
Master of Business AdministrationSeptemberHold an undergraduate degree; At least 24 years of age; Have a minimum of 3 years of full-time postgraduate experience.IELTS: 6.5
MSc in Applied PhysicsSeptemberMin. honours degree or equivalent in physics-related subject.IELTS: Overall 6 not less than 5.5
MSc in Biomedical EngineeringSeptemberFirst or second-class Honours degree or equivalent.-
MSc in Design EngineeringSeptemberFirst or second-class Honours degree or equivalent in Engineering, Technology or Science.IELTS: Overall 6 not less than 5.5
MSc in Economics & FinanceSeptemberUpper second class honours degree or equivalent; Studied relevant subjects including Economics, Finance, Business Studies, and Management Science.-

The Admission Committee considers only completed applications. Applicants must make sure to submit the application form and all the required supporting documents. Generally, applicants will receive an admission decision within two weeks of submission of application.

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