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University of Strathclyde Business School

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The University of Strathclyde Business School is a pioneering, internationally renowned academic organisation that shapes and develops the business minds of tomorrow. Strathclyde Business School is one of four faculties forming the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. SBS has held triple accreditation from the three main business school accreditation bodies AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB since 2004.


  • Founded in 1948, the University of Strathclyde Business School is a pioneering, internationally renowned academic organisation that shapes and develops the business minds of tomorrow. 
  • Strathclyde Business School is one of four faculties forming the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.


  • Strathclyde Business School is a triple accredited business school with a reputation for high quality business education. In a competitive job market, a Master degree could give you the edge and help you achieve your career goals.
  • Our Master programmes are designed to suit the interests of students looking to explore varied careers within the business world. We offer degrees to suit any background, whether you have previously studied a business subject, or not. 
  • They have a strong focus on employability and preparing you for your future career.

We offer postgraduate courses in the following subjects:

  • Accounting & Finance / Marketing / Economics / HR / Management / Management Science / MBA 


  • Strathclyde Business School (SBS) fully embraces the University’s founding mission as a ‘place of useful learning’ with our overarching aim to advance and invest in research that strengthens links between theory, practice and policy. 
  • This is supported by the University’s technological environment and partnerships with businesses and public policy making institutions.
  • SBS ensures the impact of research continues to play an important and distinctive role in SBS. 
  • The Times Higher Education ranked us first in Scotland and in the top 10 business schools in the UK for its research and also ranked us 3rd in the UK for Impact of our business research, a measure of how our research impacts on business practice. 


  • From the day you arrive at Strathclyde Business School until graduation and beyond, the Careers Service is here to help. If you're looking for a job or want to move into postgraduate study, we'll be happy to support you.
  • We have great links with industry and are always working with a wide range of employers. We advertise vacancies and even have employers come in to present to our students here on campus.
  • As a student we'll offer you one-to-one advice including practice interviews and CV checks. You’ll have the chance to attend a range of events, including careers fairs and the Scottish Graduate Fair, which is organised by Strathclyde. 

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
281 -5
276 49
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
301 100
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Student services

  • The International Student Support Team offers guidance and information to all registered international students, especially those that concern immigration and personal issues. We also act as a point of contact to other support services.  
  • We also arrange arrival and welcome activities for new international students during the main arrival periods.

Housing services

  • Choosing to stay within University of Strathclyde's accommodation is the best option to kickstart a fantastic university experience!
  • Based in the heart of Glasgow city centre students are only minutes away from everything Scotland's biggest city has to offer. There are a variety of accommodation options to choose from and a dedicated Accommodation Services team on hand to support 24/7.

Library services

We provide:

  • A large Library building with extensive opening hours
  • Study spaces, bookable rooms and teaching labs
  • Print materials (books and more) and online resources
  • Study skills courses
  • Research support
  • The Strathclyde mobile app
  • Computers and software downloads
  • Campus Wi-Fi
  • Networking and cloud storage
  • Friendly, knowledgeable support staff
For more information, please visit the university's website.

ICT services

  • The Wi-Fi network provided by the University for staff and students is called eduroam.

Medical services

We provide support and advice on a range of health related issues including:

  • minor illnesses
  • common ailments
  • alcohol awareness
  • eating well
  • sexual and reproductive health (free condoms available)
  • stopping smoking 
  • drugs
  • testicular changes
  • cervical screening
  • how to access other professionals and appropriate NHS services

Campus life

  • Here at Strathclyde, we want you to feel right at home. There's more or less everything you need on campus and for anything else, you have an entire city to choose from.
  • You'll find us in the heart of Glasgow's city centre where we're surrounded by supermarkets to suit all tastes, we have an abundance of high street stores along with loads of great little thrift stores, second-hand shops and boutiques, restaurants for every cuisine, clubs, theatres, museums - you name it, we have it. But you'll discover all that when you come to visit us!

Sports facilities

  • Swimming pool

25m six lane pool with sauna and steam room

  • Fitness suite

State-of-the-art gym with more than 180 stations.

  • Sports halls & squash courts

Two four-court sports halls for a variety of sporting activities and two squash courts.

  • Dance studio & SSPE rooms

Flexible spaces for teaching and group exercise.

  • Stepps Playing Fields

Superb facilities, located just a short 15-minute drive from Strathclyde Sport.

For more information, please visit the university's website.

Student clubs

Brand new Students' Union

  • The Learning and Teaching building will create a stunning new home for StrathUnion at the centre of campus. We’re bring the outside in, with beautiful trees and green spaces in the heart of our indoor space - The Terrace - where it all happens! 
  • Whether you’re looking to enjoy the amazing year-round events programme of live music and sport, chill out, or get involved with more than 100 clubs and societies, the new space has something for you. 

Triple accreditation

  • AACSB - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, based in the USA
  • EQUIS - the quality assurance scheme run by the European Foundation for Management Development (efmd), based in Brussels
  • AMBA - the Association of MBAs, based in the UK 
Complete University Guide 2022
  • Accounting & Finance – 1st in UK
  • Marketing – 1st in Scotland; 3rd in UK
  • Business & Management Studies – 2nd in Scotland; 5th in UK
  • Economics – 2nd in Scotland; 8th in UK 
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • Accounting & Finance – 1st in UK
  • Economics – 1st in Scotland, 4th in UK
  • Business, Management and Marketing – 2nd in Scotland, 8th in the UK

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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