Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 Entry - University of Strathclyde Glasgow

 
Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 Entry - University of Strathclyde Glasgow
T he place of us eful learning

Undergraduate
Prospectus
2022 Entry
Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 Entry - University of Strathclyde Glasgow
T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F S T R AT H C LY D E

                                                    Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 Entry

                                                    The University of Strathclyde
                                                    was the first university
                                                    to win the coveted Times
                                                    Higher Education University
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                                                    of the Year title twice - 2012                                                                     04 		 The place of useful learning
                                                    and 2019.                                                                                          06 		 We are investing in your future
                                                                                                                                                       08 		 Glasgow
                                                    We were also recognised as Scottish University of the Year
                                                    2020 by The Sunday Times Good University Guide, and                                                10 		 Explore Scotland
                                                    were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the highest                                            12 		 #strathlife
                                                    national honour awarded to our sector.
                                                                                                                                                       14		 Home from home
                                                                                                                                                       16		 Students’ Union
                                                    Take a look through our prospectus
                                                                                                                                                       18		 Strathclyde Sport
                                                    and visit www.strath.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                       20		 Sports Scholars
                                                    for more information
                                                                                                                                                       22		 Study abroad
                                                                                                                                                       24 		 Truly Global
                                                    the place of useful learning                                                                       28 		 The Faculty of Engineering
                                                    University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ                                                           54 		 The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
                                                    www.strath.ac.uk                                                                                   90		 The Faculty of Science
                                                    t: +44 (0)141 548 2814
                                                    e: ugenquiries@strath.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                       116		 Strathclyde Business School
                                                                                                                                                       136		 Mature students entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                       143		 Your route to University
                                                                                                                                                       146 		 International students
                                                                                                                                                       148 		 Tuition fees & scholarships
                                                                                                                                                       149 		 Supporting you
                                                          WIDENING ACCESS                                                                              150 		 Course index
                                                          We want to increase opportunities for people from every background. We select our            153 		 Terms and conditions
                                                          students based on merit, potential and the ability to benefit from the education we offer.
                                                          Put simply, we look for more than just your grades. We consider the circumstances of your
                                                          education and will make lower offers, shown as “Minimum Entry Requirements”
                                                          on subject pages, to certain applicants as a result.

                                                          For more information, search ‘widening access’ at www.strath.ac.uk
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                                                    The
                                                    place of
                                                    useful
                                                    learning
                                                    The University of Strathclyde is a
                                                    leading international technological
                                                    university located in the heart of
                                                    Glasgow - one of the UK’s largest cities
                                                    – and has a vibrant, international
                                                    community with almost 23,000
                                                    students from over 100 countries.
                                                    For more than 200 years Strathclyde has been delivering academic excellence
                                                    through world-class research and teaching, providing students with flexible,
                                                    innovative learning in preparation for their chosen career path.

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                                                    We are
                                                    investing in
                                                    your future
                                                    We are transforming our
                                                    campus by investing £1
                                                    billion to create a
                                                    first-class working and
                                                    learning environment for
                                                    you, our students.
                                                    Our new £31 million sports centre, Strathclyde Sport, brings
                                                    state of the art training, fitness and wellbeing facilities to
                                                    the heart of the University’s campus.
                                                    Strathclyde students are set to enjoy a new £60 million
                                                    Learning & Teaching building, due for completion in 2021,
                                                    which will be located in the centre of the campus. Designed
                                                    with students and staff in mind, the hub will include
                                                    leading-edge teaching facilities as well as providing a new
                                                    home for student support services and the Students’ Union.

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                                                    Glasgow
                                                    Scotland’s largest city will be
                                                    the backdrop to your studies,
                                                    giving you instant access to
                                                    world-class architecture and
                                                    attractions, a diverse culinary
                                                    scene, vibrant nightlife and
                                                    outstanding shopping.
                                                    Known as the ‘Dear Green Place’, Glasgow boasts more than 90 parks and
                                                    is a UNESCO City of Music, home to the SSE Hydro – one of the world’s
                                                    busiest concert venues. The world’s top travel guides have consistently
                                                    named Glasgow as a must-visit destination – and we couldn’t agree more!

                                                    To find out more visit:
                                                    www.peoplemakeglasgow.com

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                                                    Explore
                                                    Scotland
                                                                                                                 Home to some of the most
                                                                                                                 magnificent landscapes in the
                                                                                                                 UK, and with Glasgow as a base,
                                                                                                                 you are only a short journey
                                                                                                                 from exploring everything
                                                                                                                 Scotland has to offer.
                                                                                                                 You can enjoy activities ranging from hill walking, snow sports, world-
                                                                                                                 class mountain bike trails and water sports to climbing. Or for those
                                                                                                                 who want to discover Scotland’s past, you can visit the country’s many
                                                                                                                 historic castles and monuments and explore the thriving arts and
                                                                                                                 culture scene of the surrounding towns and cities.

                                                                                                                 To find out more visit:
                                                                                                                 www.visitscotland.com

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                                                    #strathlife
                                                                                                                 Starting at university, meeting
                                                                                                                 new people, living on campus
                                                                                                                 and discovering a new way of
                                                                                                                 learning is exciting.
                                                                                                                 Whether you are living on or off campus we want you to have the best
                                                                                                                 experience while studying at Strathclyde. If you need a helping hand,
                                                                                                                 we’ll be here to support you. Get a glimpse of what student life is like
                                                                                                                 at the University of Strathclyde:

                                                                                                                    @unistrathclyde

                                                                                                                    @UniStrathclyde

                                                                                                                    @UniversityofStrathclyde

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                                                    Make lifelong friends
                                                    and feel at home in our
                                                    student accommodation.

                                                    Home
                                                    from home
                                                    Located on campus and only a short walk from the main University
                                                    buildings, our Campus Village houses more than 1,440 students, with a
                                                    further 300 living in our off-campus residences just 10 minutes’ walk away.
                                                    We provide secure accommodation for students, and our application
                                                    process ensures that we match you up with people we think you’ll get
                                                    along with, creating lifelong friendships.

                                                    Your home in Glasgow
                                                    All the accommodation in the Campus Village is self-catered, with a
                                                    dedicated on-site management team and a night porter outside office
                                                    hours. Weekly cleaning of communal areas in each flat is included in your
                                                    rent, making your ‘Strathliving’ experience even easier!
                                                    The campus village includes an open study area, a Santander bank, Todds
                                                    Bar, laundrette, and is situated close to the shops, restaurants, cafés, bars
                                                    and other entertainment in the city centre and Merchant City.
                                                    Search ‘accommodation’ at www.strath.ac.uk

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                                                    Students’
                                                    Union
                                                                                          Your Students’ Union promotes, represents
                                                                                          and supports the interests and welfare of
                                                                                          all our students, making sure your time at
                                                                                          Strathclyde is the best it can be.

                                                                                          Every penny made goes into improving services             Opportunities
                                                                                          for you. Whatever you choose to take part in at the       We offer opportunities for you to develop skills
                                                                                          Union, it will be the best decision you’ll ever make at   alongside your course work and help others through
                                                                                          University!                                               volunteering.

                                                                                          Visit strathunion.com to find out more.                   Advice & Support
                                                                                                                                                    Our Advice hub is here to advise and support all
                                                                                          Great nights happen at Strath Union                       students for free, in full confidentiality. Ask them
                                                                                          Take your pick of three venues each offering a            anything - no matter how big or small.
                                                                                          selection of food, drink, events and activities, all
                                                                                          designed to fit within your budget and timetable.         Student Voice
                                                                                                                                                    At Strathclyde, great value is placed on ensuring
                                                                                          Clubs & Societies                                         the student voice is heard. Your Union is led by six
                                                                                          We have over 206 Clubs & Societies for you to             student officers who are elected by you to represent
                                                                                          choose from, all offering you the opportunity to get      all aspects of University life.
                                                                                          involved in something you feel passionately about.
                                                                                                                                                    Representation
                                                                                          Strath Sports                                             We believe in a democracy shaped by the student
                                                                                          Strathclyde Sports Union proudly hosts over 50            voice - this is why we encourage everyone to become
                                                                                          sports clubs; outdoor or indoor, competitive or           a Student Rep and be part of University discussions.
                                                                                          recreational, everyone can take part and be
                                                                                          #WeBleedMaroon | #StrathSports | strathsports.co.uk

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                                                    Strathclyde
                                                    Sport
                                                                                          The Centre offers state-of-the art training facilities,
                                                                                          including a 25-metre swimming pool, fitness suite with
                                                                                          capacity for over 180 people, sports halls, squash courts,
                                                                                          dance studio and treatment rooms.

                                                                                          The new Strathclyde Sport facility has already attracted
                                                                                          partnerships with Netball Scotland, including the
                                                                                          University’s sponsorship of the Strathclyde Sirens netball
                                                    Our £31 million Strathclyde           team, and Glasgow Warriors Rugby Union Club.

                                                    Sport building provides a range       We offer a number of performance sport scholarships to
                                                                                          enable talented student-athletes to achieve their degree,
                                                    of sport and wellbeing facilities     whilst simultaneously reaching their sporting potential.

                                                    for students, staff and the local     Whether you are an elite athlete or a complete beginner,
                                                                                          we have opportunities here for all.
                                                    community.                            Search ‘Strathclyde Sport’ at www.strath.ac.uk

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                                                    Sports
                                                    Scholars
                                                    At the University of Strathclyde, we
                                                    are committed to supporting promising
                                                    sports scholars.

                                                    If you are an athlete who competes
                                                    at a national or international level
                                                    in your sport, we will consider this
                                                    when assessing your application for
                                                    undergraduate study.

                                                    Our Admissions Team will use this information to consider making you an offer of      “The Scholarship programme at Strathclyde has
                                                    admission, which takes your sports performance into account. This may be up to        been an integral part of my time at the University, it
                                                    two grades lower than the typical offer for the degree you have applied to study.     has allowed me to pursue my sporting ambitions to
                                                                                                                                          the full with flexible academic studies afforded. The
                                                    We would normally expect you to represent the University in your sport if offered     programme has also been a huge help in funding my
                                                    admission under the scheme. Potential applicants with queries regarding their         training over the years and the other benefits through
                                                    eligibility, or those who wish to be considered under this scheme, should contact     the gym can offer.“
                                                    the Performance Sport Manager Dave Sykes: dave.sykes@strath.ac.uk, in the
                                                    first instance.                                                                       David McMath, Strathclyde Sport Scholars Graduate
                                                                                                                                          with a Masters in Civil Engineering with Distinction

                                                                                                                                          David won a Gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth
                                                                                                                                          Games and set a Games record of points scored in his
                                                                                                                                          event of Double trap shooting.

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                                                    Study
                                                                                                                    As an undergraduate student you
                                                                                                                    will usually have an opportunity
                                                                                                                    to study or work abroad during
                                                                                                                    your degree.

                                                    abroad
                                                                                                                    This ranges from one-week summer schools to summer projects or
                                                                                                                    traineeships within a company.

                                                                                                                    Alternatively, you may prefer to study abroad for a semester or two at one of
                                                                                                                    our partner institutions around the world whilst earning credit towards your
                                                                                                                    Strathclyde degree.

                                                                                                                    Various funding packages are available to assist with some of the additional
                                                                                                                    costs. This is an amazing opportunity which equips you with new skills,
                                                                                                                    broadens your horizon and enhances your careers prospects at the end of
                                                                                                                    your degree.

                                                                                                                    Search ‘Study Abroad’ at www.strath.ac.uk

                                                    It has been the best decision I have
                                                    made. I have learned so much
                                                    about myself Just do it! You won’t
                                                    regret it. Take the risk and just go.”

                                                    Engineering Student

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                                                                                              Only a ONE-hour flight
                                                                                                                                      GLASGOW
                                                                                              from London, Glasgow
                                                                                              also has great transport      BELFAST
                                                                                                                                           MANCHESTER
                                                                                              links from the rest of the
                                                                                              UK, Europe and the world.                        LONDON

                                                                                              Truly Global

                                                                                                                           Approx flight times:
                                                                                                                             Amsterdam 1h 25
                                                                                                                             Paris          1h 50
                                                                                                                             Berlin         2h 15
                                                                                                                             Milan          2h 30
                                                                                                                             Barcelona 2h 45
                                                                                                                             Budapest       2h 55
                                                                                                                             Dubrovnik 3h 15
                                                                                                                             Dubai          7h 15

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T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F S T R AT H C LY D E

                                                    Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 Entry                             < back to contents >

                                                    The
                                                    Faculty of
                                                    Engineering
                                                    We are Scotland’s
                                                                                                                    With more than 40 courses            MEng and MSci degrees fulfil all of   remain relevant to employers
                                                                                                                    to choose from in our eight          the educational requirements for      and that students have the
                                                                                                                    Departments, our flexible            Chartered Engineer status without     opportunity to work on projects

                                                    largest Engineering
                                                                                                                    approach to study allows you         further study after graduation.       assigned by companies that
                                                                                                                    to take classes from across the                                            address real industrial challenges.
                                                                                                                    University, equipping you with the   With an expansive scholarship         Equipped with industry relevant

                                                    Faculty with more than                                          potential and skills to reach the
                                                                                                                    highest levels in industry.
                                                                                                                                                         portfolio that benefits a large
                                                                                                                                                         number of our students, our
                                                                                                                                                         industry partners can offer you
                                                                                                                                                                                               skills, our graduates are in
                                                                                                                                                                                               demand world-wide from
                                                                                                                                                                                               employers.

                                                    4,000 undergraduate                                             We offer four-year BEng (Honours)
                                                                                                                    and BSc (Honours) programmes
                                                                                                                                                         the opportunity to apply for
                                                                                                                                                         scholarships and internships,         Our impressive multimillion-
                                                                                                                    and five-year MEng (Master of        which will enable you to get          pound investments in engineering

                                                    students from across                                            Engineering) and MSci (Master
                                                                                                                    of Science) programmes. The
                                                                                                                                                         hands-on experience during
                                                                                                                                                         your studies. Contributing
                                                                                                                                                                                               facilities gives students access to
                                                                                                                                                                                               state-of-the-art equipment and
                                                                                                                    first three years of the MEng        organisations include BP, the         work space in which to study.
                                                    the globe choosing to                                           programmes usually match the
                                                                                                                    Honours curriculum but the final
                                                                                                                                                         Institution of Civil Engineers, The
                                                                                                                                                         Royal Academy of Engineering and      Each year, more than 100 of our

                                                    study with us each year.
                                                                                                                    two years involve advanced study     the Institution of Engineering and    students spend a semester or an
                                                                                                                    and may include classes in areas     Technology.                           academic year abroad studying at
                                                                                                                    such as law, business, leadership                                          a university in locations such as
                                                                                                                    and management. Project work         Our close connections with            Europe, Canada, the USA, Mexico,
                                                                                                                    is also strongly emphasised. The     industry ensure that our degrees      Australia, Japan and Singapore.

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The Engineering Academy
(UCAS 0BRT)

The Engineering Academy is a collaboration between the University of
Strathclyde, partner colleges and industry.

 WHY JOIN THE ENGINEERING                                  YOUR STUDIES
 ACADEMY AT STRATHCLYDE?                                   The Engineering Academy provides a pathway to an
                                                           Engineering BEng degree programme (with the option
Become a registered Strathclyde student whilst
studying towards an enhanced HNC at one of our partner
colleges in Year 1.
                                                           to transfer to the MEng) within one of the Faculty’s
                                                           participating departments. Companies who engage with
                                                                                                                        There were so many options
                                                                                                                        and opportunities that were
                                                           the Engineering Academy include Wood, Castle Precision
Choose from three specially-developed HNC                  Engineering, GeoSeas DEME, Alexander Dennis, Ineos
programmes which allow progression directly into year      and Glenmorangie.
2 of a range of degree programmes at Strathclyde.
Gain practical engineering skills experience.
                                                           Your first year is taken as an enhanced HNC Programme
                                                           at one of the partner colleges, together with practical
                                                                                                                        provided with the academy
Opportunity to apply for paid summer placements
which are secured specifically for Engineering Academy
                                                           skills units and departmental activities which take
                                                           place at Strathclyde. Students who achieve the HNC           that I couldn’t pass up. The
students and can lead to graduate job opportunities.       award, gain an A in the Graded Unit and engage with
Dedicated support throughout the duration of your
studies.
                                                           Strathclyde activities are guaranteed direct transfer into
                                                           one of our undergraduate degree programmes:                  support provided by the
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
                                                           HNC Chemical Engineering allows you to progress
                                                           to Year 2 of the BEng Honours Chemical Engineering
                                                                                                                        Engineering Academy is
                                                           programme within the Department of Chemical &
Required subjects are shown in brackets                    Process Engineering                                          incredible. They have helped
                                                                                                                        me strengthen my CV,
Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): BBBC                HNC Electronics allows you to progress to Year 2 of
(Maths and Physics/ Engineering Science at B);             the BEng Honours Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Chemistry at B also required for progression to Chemical   programme within the Department of Electronic &
Engineering; Biology/ Human Biology at B also required
for progression to Biomedical Engineering
                                                           Electrical Engineering

                                                           HNC General Engineering allows you to progress to Year
                                                                                                                        increased my confidence and
*Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): BBCC
(Maths and Physics/ Engineering Science at B);
Chemistry at B also required for progression to Chemical
                                                           2 of degrees offered by the Departments of Design,
                                                           Manufacturing & Engineering Management; Civil &              helped me gain the industrial
                                                           Environmental Engineering; Naval Architecture, Ocean &
Engineering; Biology/ Human Biology at B also required
for progression to Biomedical Engineering
                                                           Marine Engineering and BEng Mechanical Engineering;
                                                           progress to Year 1 BEng Biomedical Engineering.              experience that I have today.”
Additional Information
Deferred entry is accepted                                 For the most up-to-date course list please visit our
Access qualifications are also considered
Foundation Apprenticeship will be accepted as one of
                                                           website.
                                                                                                                        Ammarah Tanveer
the non-mandatory Highers
Application to the Engineering Academy is via UCAS
                                                                                                                        Engineering Academy Student
CONTACT
+44 (0)141 574 5484
eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk

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Aero-Mechanical Engineering                                                                                              Architectural Studies
MEng (UCAS H421)/ BEng Honours (UCAS H420)                                                                               BSc Honours (UCAS K100)

Aero-mechanical engineering takes in aerospace systems and aircraft; it is also                                          Architects plan, design and construct buildings and structures, influencing the
relevant in fields as varied as wind energy, automotive systems                                                          visual landscape and responding to the environment in our towns and cities.
and space exploration.

 WHY AERO-MECHANICAL                                          CONTACT                                                    WHY ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES AT                                Candidates likely to fulfil the entry requirements and
                                                              +44 (0)141 574 5484                                                                                                    who do not have an art/design qualification may be
 ENGINEERING AT STRATHCLYDE?                                                                                             STRATHCLYDE?                                                asked to submit a portfolio which should contain
                                                              eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk
Ranked 4th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Mechanical                                                                  Ranked 3rd in the UK for Architecture (The Complete         examples of a range of work providing evidence to
Engineering (The Complete University Guide 2021).                                                                        University Guide 2021).                                     indicate creative and artistic ability.
                                                              YOUR CAREER
Professional accreditation by the Institution of Mechanical                                                              We’re one of the highest scoring architecture               CONTACT
Engineers (IMechE) and Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).     Recent employers include Airbus, EnerMech, GE
                                                              Caledonian, GE Oil and Gas, Highland Wood Energy, and      departments in the UK for our graduate career prospects     +44 (0)141 574 5484
Gain theoretical and practical understanding of how to        Jaguar Land Rover.                                         (HESA).                                                     eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk
design aircraft engines, control systems, landing gear and                                                               Professionally accredited by the Architects Registration
the many parts which sustain flight.                          Recent graduate roles include:                             Board (ARB) and the Royal Institute of British Architects   YOUR CAREER
Design and manufacture a remote-control scale aircraft.        Aero-Dynamist
                                                                                                                         (RIBA).                                                     Our graduates are highly regarded in industry and go
                                                               Aerospace Engineer
Opportunity for hands-on flight experience.                                                                              Focus on the design of buildings, towns and cities and      on to forge careers in multidisciplinary architectural
                                                               Design Engineer
                                                                                                                         the historical and theoretical ideas that inspire them.     practices such as: Page \ Park, Collective, Austin-Smith:
Gain international experience through the option to study      Nuclear Graduate Trainee
                                                                                                                                                                                     Lord, Ryder Architecture and Holmes Miller. Other areas
abroad.                                                        Project Engineer                                          Our students have the opportunity to engage with            of employment include: the creative industries, model
Participate in the Formula Student competition to design,                                                                industry clients on live projects.                          making – physical and virtual, project management,
build and race a racing car.                                  YOUR STUDIES                                               Benefit from teaching by our academics and                  theatre and stage set design, and the film and music
                                                              Year 1: topics include maths, mechanics, electrical        professional architects and engineers.                      industry. Graduates have also undertaken research roles
                                                              circuits, heat and flow, mechanical engineering design,                                                                in the energy and construction industries.
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                           experimental laboratory skills
                                                                                                                         Students regularly win and exhibit work through
                                                                                                                         international and national competitions including           Recent graduate roles include:
Required subjects are shown in brackets                       Year 2: you learn about flight and spaceflight,            Archiprix International, AJ Student Prize, RIAS and          Architectural Assistant
                                                              engineering mechanics, aero design and flight test,                                                                     Designer (Architectural)
MEng                                                                                                                     A+DS, RSA New Contemporaries.
                                                              mathematical modelling and analysis, materials                                                                          Teacher (Design Technology/Secondary Education)
Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAAB (Maths           engineering and design; hands-on flight experience field   Study abroad for one semester and convert your degree
                                                                                                                                                                                      Lecturer (Architectural & Design Technology)
A, Physics A)                                                 course at a gliding school                                 title to Architectural Studies with International Study.
*Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths            Year 3: aeronautical topics such as designing and
                                                                                                                                                                                     YOUR STUDIES
and Physics/Engineering Science)                              building of a remote-control scale aircraft and flight     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
                                                              simulation studies, structural mechanics, dynamics and                                                                 Year 1: introduces the architectural design process, from
 Advanced Highers: Maths and Physics recommended
                                                              control; opportunity to study abroad                       Required subjects are shown in brackets                     initial concepts through design development to realisation
 A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2                                                                                                                            and construction; project to design your first building,
                                                              Year 4: individual aerospace-related project; classes in
 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths, Physics)                                                                                                                                                    supported by classes in technology and cultural studies
                                                              Engineering Materials Selection, Advanced Mechanics        Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB
 IB: 36 (Maths HL6, Physics HL6)                              and Dynamics, and Aerodynamic Performance                  (English B, Maths or Physics B, Art & Design/Graphic        Year 2: further project work in a Scottish context; cultural
 BEng Honours                                                 Year 5 (MEng only): group project and choice of classes    Communication/Design & Manufacture B)                       and technology classes
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths           such as Aerodynamic Propulsion Systems, Machine            *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB                 Year 3: urban housing design project and thesis;
 A, Physics A)                                                Dynamics, Spaceflight Mechanics, Engineering Plasticity    (English and Maths or Physics). A portfolio may be          preparation of digital portfolio required for professional
                                                              and Pressurised Systems                                    required if no art-based Higher                             accreditation; opportunity to study abroad
*Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB
(Maths and Physics/Engineering Science)                                                                                  A Levels: ABB-BBB (Maths or Physics; GCSE Art &             At the end of year 3, it is recommended that you gain
                                                                                                                         Design or Product Design 6/B, GCSE English Language         experience by working for a year in an architectural practice
Advanced Highers: Maths and Physics recommended               RELATED COURSES                                            6/B or English Literature 6/B)                              under the supervision of an experienced ARB-registered
A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB-BBB; (Maths, Physics); Year                                                                                                                              mentor in the UK or abroad (please note this option is not
                                                              Electrical & Mechanical Engineering                        IB: 34 (English HL5, Maths HL5 or Physics HL5)
2 entry: AAA-ABB (Maths, Physics)                                                                                                                                                    available to students studying on a Tier 4 visa).
                                                              Mechanical Engineering                                     HND: HND Architectural Technology; Interior Design;
IB: 32 (Maths HL5, Physics HL5)                                                                                                                                                      Year 4: projects to design complex, multifunctional urban
                                                                                                                         CAAD or 3D Design with AA Graded Units
Additional Information                                                                                                                                                               buildings; dissertation
                                                                                                                         Additional Information
Deferred entry is not accepted
                                                                                                                         Deferred entry is accepted
Applicants likely to be made an offer are normally invited
to visit the department between January and March.
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Biomedical Engineering                                                                                                Chemical Engineering
 MEng (UCAS B831)/ BEng Honours (UCAS B830)                                                                            MEng (UCAS H801)/BEng Honours (UCAS H800)

 Develop new medical technologies and techniques which transform and                                                   Chemical engineers create and develop the processes to produce, change or
 improve the lives of patients.                                                                                        transport products and materials into the everyday products and utilities that we use.

 WHY BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AT                              YOUR CAREER                                                WHY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AT                                  CONTACT
 STRATHCLYDE?                                                                                                          STRATHCLYDE?                                                 +44 (0)141 574 5484
                                                            Biomedical Engineering graduates can be found in areas                                                                  eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk
 Ranked 2nd in the UK for Medical Technology (The           such as education, research and development, medical       Ranked 4th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Chemical
 Complete University Guide 2021).                           device regulations, medical device sales, management,      Engineering (The Complete University
                                                            consulting, design and technology.                         Guide 2021).
                                                                                                                                                                                    YOUR CAREER
 Professional accreditation by the Institution of
 Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of                                                                                                                                  Recent employers include BP, Essar Oil, GSK,
                                                                                                                       Industry-sponsored scholarship opportunities.
 Engineering and Technology (IET), and the Institute of     YOUR STUDIES                                                                                                            Glenmorangie, Marathon Oil Corporation, Diageo,
 Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM).                                                                           Study abroad in Europe, the USA, Australia, Canada and       ExxonMobil, Viridor, Doosan Babcock, Norbord Europe
                                                            Year 1: classes include Maths, Mechanical Engineering,
                                                                                                                       South East Asia.                                             Ltd., Mabbett, P&G and Sabic.
 Gain training in biomedical engineering as well as core    Electrical Engineering, Anatomy, Physiology and Cell
 mechanical and electrical engineering subjects.            Biology                                                    Opportunity to undertake your final-year project in          Recent graduate roles include:
 Benefit from state-of-the art technology in one of the     Year 2: topics include engineering mechanics, materials,   industry.                                                     Petroleum Engineer
 longest-established such departments in the world.         electronics and cell biology                                                                                             Polymer Scientist
                                                                                                                       Professional accreditation by the Institution of Chemical
 Prepare for a wide range of career opportunities           Year 3: Biomechanics, Biomedical Materials,                Engineers (IChemE).                                           Process Engineer
 in industry, academia, hospitals and government            Immunology, Instrumentation and Microcontrollers and                                                                     Surface Operations Engineer
 agencies.                                                  Physiology                                                                                                               Graduate Commissioning Engineer
 Recent £15.5 million redevelopment of our Wolfson
                                                                                                                       ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                            Technical Support Engineer
                                                            Year 4: individual research project and classes in
 Building, providing modern and flexible teaching           Biomedical Instrumentation and Electronics, plus a         Required subjects are shown in brackets
 facilities and an enhanced experience for our students.    choice from a wide list of options                                                                                      YOUR STUDIES
                                                            Year 5 (MEng only): group project and choice of            MEng
                                                                                                                                                                                    Year 1: covers the basic principles of chemical
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                         classes such as Tissue Mechanics, Clinical and Sports      Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAAB (Maths          engineering, fundamentals, techniques and tools, as
                                                            Biomechanics, and Cardiovascular Devices                   A, Chemistry B, Physics B)                                   well as maths and chemistry
 Required subjects are shown in brackets
                                                                                                                       *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths,          Year 2: introduces process analysis, statistics, fluid flow,
                                                            RELATED COURSE                                             Chemistry and Physics)                                       heat transfer, thermodynamics, chemical principles,
 MEng                                                                                                                                                                               and safety; as well as exploring these concepts in the
                                                                                                                       A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths and Chemistry/
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAA (Maths         Prosthetics & Orthotics                                                                                                 chemical engineering lab
                                                                                                                       Physics); Year 2 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths and Chemistry/
 A, Physics A, Biology A)                                                                                              Physics)                                                     Year 3: topics covered include reactors, biochemical
 *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths,                                                                   IB: 36 (Maths HL6, Chemistry HL5, Physics HL5)               engineering, materials and processes, sustainability,
 Physics)                                                                                                                                                                           economics, mass transfer, and separation processes;
                                                                                                                       BEng Honours
 Advanced Highers: Maths and Physics recommended                                                                                                                                    with deepening of concepts in lab work and the
                                                                                                                       Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths           introduction of chemical engineering design
 A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB - BBB (Maths, Physics); Year                                                              A, Chemistry B, Physics B)
 2 entry: A*AA - AAB (Maths, Physics, Biology)                                                                                                                                      Year 4: focuses on particle technology, advanced
                                                                                                                       *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB (Maths,          reactors, process control, environmental technology,
 IB: 34 (Maths HL5, Physics HL5)                                                                                       Chemistry and Physics)                                       advanced separations, and problem solving; students
 BEng Honours                                                                                                          A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB-BBB (Maths and Chemistry/        also undertake the chemical engineering design project
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths                                                                    Physics); Year 2 entry:AAA-ABB (Maths and Chemistry/         Year 5 (MEng only): provides students with deeper
 A, Physics A)                                                                                                         Physics)                                                     learning in topics selected to develop their professional
*Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB (Maths,                                                                    IB: 32 (Maths HL6, Chemistry HL5, Physics HL5)               engineering knowledge and skill set - advanced
Physics)                                                                                                               Additional Information                                       topics include modern process measurements, safety
A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB - BBB (Maths, Physics); Year                                                                                                                            management, programming and optimisation, molecular
                                                                                                                       Deferred entry is accepted
2 entry: AAA - ABB (Maths, Physics, Biology)                                                                                                                                        simulation, molecular and interfacial science, clean
                                                                                                                       BEng (Honours)/MEng Chemical Engineering                     combustion technologies, electrochemical energy
IB: 32 (Maths HL5, Physics HL5)                                                                                        is offered via Distance Learning - contact us for more       devices, and petroleum engineering; students undertake
Additional Information                                                                                                 information                                                  their final semester project within industry or as a
Deferred entry is accepted                                                                                             HNC/HND in Chemical Engineering or a degree in a             research placement
                                                                                                                       related discipline plus relevant work experience; other
CONTACT
                                                                                                                       qualifications may be considered; applicants with prior
+44 (0)141 574 5484                                                  WIDENING ACCESS                                   industry experience can enter the course at the equivalent            WIDENING ACCESS
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Civil Engineering
 MEng (UCAS H202)/ BEng Honours (UCAS H200)

 Civil Engineers plan, design, construct and operate the major infrastructure
 systems on which our society depends including transport, water and energy
 systems as well as major buildings and other structures.

 WHY CIVIL ENGINEERING AT                                   Science subjects accepted are: Biology, Chemistry,
                                                            Engineering Science, Human Biology or Physics
 STRATHCLYDE?
 Unique opportunities to participate in industry-led
 problem-based learning and mentoring.
                                                            CONTACT
                                                            +44 (0)141 574 5484                                      I chose Strathclyde as it has
 Only Engineering Department in Scotland to have            eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk
 received an Athena Swan Silver Award for advancing
 gender equality, for both students and staff.              YOUR CAREER
                                                                                                                     an excellent reputation for
 Group projects to design infrastructure for developing
 countries.
                                                            Recent employers include Atkins, Mott MacDonald,
                                                            AECOM, Jacobs, BAM Nuttall, COWI, Laing O’Rourke,
                                                                                                                     engineering and is right in the
                                                                                                                     heart of the city centre. During
 Our students regularly win national competitions.          Systra, RJ McLeod, I & H Brown, WSP, Balfour Beatty,
 Opportunities to study abroad.                             ScottishPower, Scottish Water and Wood.

                                                                                                                     the summer following my
 Professional accreditation by the Institution of Civil     Recent graduate roles include:
 Engineers (ICE).                                            Consultant
                                                             Designer
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
                                                             Civil Engineer
                                                             Bridge Engineer                                         third year, I was lucky enough
 Required subjects are shown in brackets                     Transportation Engineer

 MEng
                                                             Ports & Maritime Engineer
                                                                                                                     to earn a 12-week placement
                                                            YOUR STUDIES
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAA/AAABB
 (Maths A OR Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)
                                                            Year 1: topics include maths, mechanics, structural      with Mott MacDonald,
 *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB/AABBB          analysis, materials, computer-aided drawing and design
 (Maths A OR Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)
 A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths A OR Maths B &
                                                            Year 2: you learn about structures, geotechnics, water
                                                            engineering, surveying and mapping, and chemistry and
                                                                                                                     working within the Dams and
                                                                                                                     Reservoirs team on a range
 1 Science at A or B); Year 2 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A OR   materials science
 Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)
                                                            Year 3: topics in structures, geotechnics, water
 IB: 36 (Maths HL5 & 1 Science HL5)                         engineering, transport, environmental engineering and
 HNC/HND: entry to BEng in the first instance
 BEng Honours
                                                            construction management; opportunity to study abroad
                                                            Year 4: applied structural engineering, water
                                                                                                                     of projects.”
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB/AABBB          engineering, geotechnical engineering, transport
                                                            planning, environmental engineering and construction
 (Maths A OR Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)
 *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB/ABBBB
                                                            management                                               John Campbell
                                                            Year 5 (MEng only): engineering design including
 (Maths A OR Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)
                                                            integrated group project plus advanced engineering       Civil Engineering student
 A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB-BBB (Maths A OR Maths B &      topics, business and management, environment and
 1 Science at A or B); Year 2 entry: AAA-ABB (Maths A OR    sustainability; opportunity to study abroad
 Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)
 IB: 32 (Maths HL5 & 1 Science HL5)
                                                            RELATED COURSE
 HNC/HND: Year 1 entry: HNC Civil Engineering, Structural
 Engineering or Construction Engineering with A in          Civil & Environmental Engineering
 Graded Unit and pass in Maths for Construction; Year 2
 entry: HND, subjects as for HNC, with BA in Graded Units
 and pass in Maths for Construction
 Additional Information
 Deferred entry is accepted                                          WIDENING ACCESS
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Civil & Environmental Engineering                                                                                    Computer & Electronic Systems
 MEng (UCAS H290)/ BEng Honours (UCAS H291)                                                                           MEng (UCAS GHK6)/ BEng Honours (UCAS GH46)

 Civil and Environmental Engineers plan, design, construct and operate the                                            From drones to smart technology, engineers with electronics and software skills
 major infrastructure systems on which our society depends and play key roles in                                      are needed for our digital future.
 projects which enhance the natural and built environments.
                                                                                                                      WHY COMPUTER & ELECTRONIC                                   CONTACT
 WHY CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL                                  Additional Information                                                                                                +44 (0)141 574 5484
                                                                                                                      SYSTEMS AT STRATHCLYDE?
 ENGINEERING AT STRATHCLYDE?                                Deferred entry is accepted                                                                                            eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk
                                                                                                                      Ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland UK for
 Unique opportunities to participate in industry-led        Science subjects accepted are: Biology, Chemistry,        Electronic & Electrical Engineering (The Times and
 problem-based learning and mentoring.                                                                                Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
                                                                                                                                                                                  YOUR CAREER
                                                            Engineering Science, Human Biology or Physics
 Only Engineering Department in Scotland to have received                                                             Learn how to design electronic systems and use              91% graduate employment with average starting
 an Athena Swan Silver Award for advancing gender           CONTACT                                                   software engineering to develop the next generation of      salaries of £26,000 - £28,000 (UniSTATS). Hardware and
 equality, for both students and staff.                                                                               digital technology.                                         software jobs exist across a broad range of engineering
                                                            +44 (0)141 574 5484                                                                                                   & technology sectors including e-commerce, banking, IT,
 Group projects to design infrastructure for developing     eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk                               Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme         the automotive industry and cyber-security. Recent
 countries.                                                                                                           with paid work placements.                                  employers include Amazon, BAE Systems, GE Aviation,
 Our students regularly win national competitions.          YOUR CAREER                                               Gain international experience through studying abroad.      Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Siemens and Thales.
 Opportunities to study abroad.                             Recent employers include Atkins, Mott MacDonald,          Triple professional accreditation by the Institution of     Recent graduate roles include:
                                                            AECOM, Jacobs, BAM Nuttall, COWI, Laing O’Rourke, I       Engineering and Technology (IET), Engineering Council
 Professional accreditation by the Institution of Civil                                                                                                                            Applications Developer
                                                            & H Brown, Balfour Beatty, ScottishPower and Scottish     and British Computer Society (BCS) means you can choose
 Engineers (ICE).                                                                                                                                                                  Software Engineer
                                                            Water.                                                    to become a Chartered Engineer, IT Specialist or both.       Electronics Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                   Projects Engineer
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                         Recent graduate roles include:
                                                                                                                                                                                   Systems Analyst
                                                             Consultant                                               ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
 Required subjects are shown in brackets                     Designer
                                                                                                                      Required subjects are shown in brackets                     YOUR STUDIES
                                                             Civil Engineer
 MEng                                                        Bridge Engineer
                                                                                                                      MEng/... with International Study (UCAS I200)               Year 1: Electronic Circuits, Maths, Computer Science and
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAA/AAABB           Transportation Engineer                                                                                              Software Engineering; practical labs and project work
 (Maths A or Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)                  Ports & Maritime Engineer                                Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAAB (Maths
                                                                                                                      A and Physics/Engineering Science)                          introduce design and build activities
 *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB/AABBB                                                                                                                                Year 2: you learn a range of programming languages
 (Maths A or Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)                 YOUR STUDIES                                              *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB
                                                                                                                      (Maths and Physics/Engineering Science)                     (Java, C++, C, Ruby, Python), computer communications,
 A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths A or Maths B &      Year 1: topics include maths, mechanics, structural                                                                   engineering design techniques, and hardware and
 1 Science at A or B); Year 2 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A or                                                             A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2    software analysis
                                                            analysis, materials, computer-aided drawing and design
 Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)                                                                                       entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)
                                                            Year 2: you learn about structures, geotechnics, water                                                                Year 3: specialist topics such as artificial intelligence,
 IB: 36 (Maths HL5 & 1 Science HL5)                                                                                   IB: 36 (Maths HL6, Physics HL6)                             embedded systems and computing architectures
                                                            engineering, surveying and mapping, and chemistry and
 HNC/HND: entry to BEng in the first instance               materials science                                         HNC/HND: entry to BEng in first instance                    Year 4: individual design project in your chosen
 BEng Honours                                               Year 3: topics in structures, geotechnics, water          BEng Honours                                                specialism and choice of classes including Digital
                                                            engineering, transport, environmental engineering and     Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths A        Forensics, Laser Systems and Information Security; year
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB/AABBB                                                                                                                                abroad for those on the MEng International Study stream
 (Maths A or Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)                 construction management; opportunity to study abroad      and Physics/Engineering Science)
                                                            Year 4: applied water engineering, geotechnical           *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB                 Year 5 (MEng only): group design project to develop
 *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB/ABBBB                                                                                                                                a prototype system to showcase at the end-of-year
 (Maths A or Maths B & 1 Science at A or B)                 engineering, contaminated land, water and wastewater      (Maths and Physics/Engineering Science)
                                                            treatment design, air pollution, transport planning and                                                               industry exhibition; choice of advanced topics including
 A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB-BBB (Maths A or Maths B &                                                                A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2
                                                            construction management                                                                                               computer security, E-commerce and video processing
 1 Science at A or B); Year 2 entry: AAA-ABB (Maths B & 1                                                             entry: AAA-ABB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)
 Science at A or B)                                         Year 5 (MEng only): engineering design including          IB: 32 (Maths HL5, Physics HL5)
                                                            integrated group project plus advanced engineering
                                                                                                                      HNC/HND: Year 1 entry: HNC Electronics or Electrical
                                                                                                                                                                                  RELATED COURSES
 IB: 32 (Maths HL5 & 1 Science HL5)                         topics, business and management, environment and
 HNC/HND: Year 1 entry: HNC Civil Engineering, Structural                                                             Engineering, Engineering Maths 1-2, Graded Unit A;          Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
                                                            sustainability; opportunity to study abroad
 Engineering or Construction Engineering with A in                                                                    Year 2 entry: HND Electronics or Electrical Engineering,    Electrical Energy Systems
 Graded Unit and pass in Maths for Construction; Year 2                                                               Engineering Maths 1 - 4, High Level Engineering Software,   Electronic & Digital Systems
 entry: HND, subjects as for HNC, with BA in Graded Units   RELATED COURSE                                            Analogue Electronic Principles, Combinational Logic,        Electronic & Electrical Engineering
 and pass in Maths for Construction                                                                                   Sequential Logic, Graded Unit AA
                                                            Civil Engineering
                                                                                                                      Additional Information
                                                                                                                      Deferred entry is accepted
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Electrical Energy Systems                                                                                              Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
 MEng (UCAS H630)                                                                                                       MEng (UCAS HH6H)/BEng Honours (UCAS HH63)

 Develop expertise in how to deliver reliable energy supplies to meet demand                                            Mechanical, electrical, computing and control elements are key to all
 with minimal impact on the environment.                                                                                engineering systems.
                                                                                                                        WHY ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL                                 Additional Information
 WHY ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS                              YOUR CAREER
                                                                                                                        ENGINEERING AT STRATHCLYDE?                                 Deferred entry is accepted
 AT STRATHCLYDE?                                            Graduates are in demand in the high-growth energy sector,
                                                            as well as in the infrastructure industries, engineering    Ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Electronic     CONTACT
 Ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Electronic
 & Electrical Engineering (The Times and Sunday Times       consultancy and defence. Recent employers include           & Electrical Engineering (The Times and Sunday Times        +44 (0)141 574 5484
 Good University Guide 2021).                               ScottishPower Energy Networks, National Grid, SSE           Good University Guide 2021).                                eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk
                                                            Renewables, Aker Solutions, EDF Energy and Atkins Global.   Ranked 4th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Mechanical
 Learn about electrical, renewable and carbon-neutral
 energy sources, and the applications of electrical
                                                                                                                        Engineering (The Complete University Guide 2021).           YOUR CAREER
                                                            Recent graduate roles include:
 power.                                                                                                                 Develop expertise in mechanical, electrical, software       Opportunities exist in the aerospace and automotive
                                                             Electrical Engineer
                                                                                                                        and control systems engineering.                            industries, and in the energy, consultancy, and oil and
 Take part in our solar energy international development     Transmission Engineer
 projects in Africa.                                         Control Engineer                                           Participate in the Formula Student competition to           gas sectors. Recent employers include Rolls-Royce,
                                                             Smart Grid Specialist                                      design, build and race a racing car.                        Nexen Petroleum, Jaguar Land Rover and Arup.
 Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme         Power Engineer                                             Gain international experience through studying abroad.
 with paid work placements.                                  Energy Specialist                                                                                                      Recent graduate roles include:
                                                                                                                        Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme
 Gain international experience through studying abroad.                                                                                                                              Electrical Engineer
                                                                                                                        with paid work placements.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Subsea Engineer
 Professional accreditation by the Institution of           YOUR STUDIES                                                Professional accreditation by the Institution of             Mechanical Engineer
 Engineering and Technology (IET).                                                                                      Engineering and Technology (IET), and Institution of
                                                            Year 1: Electronics, Electrical and Engineering Science,                                                                 Graduate Engineer
                                                            Maths, and Computing; practical labs and project work       Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).                               Generator Engineer
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                         introduce design and build activities
                                                            Year 2: energy design projects; topics including            ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                          YOUR STUDIES
 Required subjects are shown in brackets                    electrical systems analysis, electrical techniques and
                                                            physical electronics                                        Required subjects are shown in brackets                     Year 1: Maths, Electronics, Electrical Engineering,
 Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAAB (Maths                                                                                                                                Mechanics, and Engineering Modelling; practical labs
 A and Physics/Engineering Science)                         Year 3: you develop power systems expertise,                                                                            and project work introduce design and build activities
                                                                                                                        MEng/... with International Study (UCAS H3H6)
                                                            with classes in instrumentation, renewable energy
 *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths         technologies and engineering innovation                     Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAAB (Maths A       Year 2: you learn about electromagnetism, digital
 and Physics/Engineering Science)                                                                                       and Physics/Engineering Science)                            electronics, and mechanics to develop core engineering
                                                            Year 4: tailor your degree with an individual design                                                                    skills
 A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2   project and classes in electrical power, clean energy       *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB
 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)              technology and smartgrids; option to study abroad           (Maths and Physics/Engineering Science)                     Year 3: specialist topics include instrumentation and
 IB: 36 (Maths HL6, Physics HL6)                                                                                        A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2    microcontrollers, dynamics, and integrated design of
                                                            Year 5: group design project to build a prototype system                                                                mechanical systems
 Additional Information                                     to showcase at the end-of-year industry exhibition;         entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)
                                                            choice of advanced topics including power systems           IB: 36 (Maths HL6, Physics HL6)                             Year 4: individual design project in your chosen
 Deferred entry is accepted
                                                            protection, asset management and control                                                                                specialism and technical subjects including systems
                                                                                                                        HNC/HND: entry to BEng in first instance                    engineering, communications networks, and flight
 CONTACT
                                                                                                                        BEng Honours                                                and spacecraft; year abroad for those on the MEng
 +44 (0)141 574 5484
 eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk
                                                            RELATED COURSES                                             Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths A        International Study stream
                                                            Computer & Electronic Systems                               and Physics/Engineering Science)                            Year 5 (MEng only): group design project to build
                                                            Electrical & Mechanical Engineering                         *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB                 a prototype system to showcase at the end-of-year
                                                            Electronic & Digital Systems                                (Maths and Physics/Engineering Science)                     industry exhibition; choice of advanced topics including
                                                            Electronic & Electrical Engineering                                                                                     machinery diagnosis, aerodynamic performance and
                                                                                                                        A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2
                                                                                                                                                                                    control techniques
                                                                                                                        entry: AAA-ABB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)
                                                                                                                        IB: 32 (Maths HL5, Physics HL5)                             RELATED COURSES
                                                                                                                        HNC/HND: Year 1 entry: HNC Electronics or Electrical
                                                                                                                                                                                    Computer & Electronic Systems
                                                                                                                        Engineering, Engineering Maths 1-2, Graded Unit A;
                                                                                                                                                                                    Electrical Energy Systems
                                                                                                                        Year 2 entry: HND Electronics or Electrical Engineering,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Electronic & Digital Systems
                                                                                                                        Engineering Maths 1 - 4, High Level Engineering Software,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Electronic & Electrical Engineering
                                                                                                                        Analogue Electronic Principles, Combinational Logic,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Aero-Mechanical Engineering
                                                                                                                        Sequential Logic, Graded Unit AA
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mechanical Engineering

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Electronic & Electrical Engineering                                                                                        Electronic & Digital Systems
MEng (UCAS H601)/BEng Honours (UCAS H600)                                                                                  MEng (UCAS H690)

Electronic & Electrical Engineers invent, design and operate the technology                                                Learn to create the next generation of digital electronic technologies that will
and systems that underpin today’s high tech society.                                                                       help transform how we live.

 WHY ELECTRONIC & ELECTRICAL                                  CONTACT
                                                              +44 (0)141 574 5484                                          WHY ELECTRONIC & DIGITAL                                    YOUR CAREER
 ENGINEERING AT STRATHCLYDE?
                                                              eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk                                  SYSTEMS AT STRATHCLYDE?                                     Opportunities exist in international brands such as
Ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Electronic &                                                                                                                              Nokia, Samsung and BT, and chip and system solutions
Electrical Engineering (The Times and Sunday Times Good                                                                    Ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Electronic &
                                                              YOUR CAREER                                                  Electrical Engineering (The Times and Sunday Times          companies such as Siemens and Xilinx. The Scottish
University Guide 2021).                                                                                                                                                                electronics market, with Wolfson Microelectronics,
                                                              Many of our graduates secure well-paid and exciting          Good University Guide 2021).
90% graduate employment with average starting salaries                                                                                                                                 Linn Products and Selex ES, also offers great career
of £28,000 (uniSTATS).                                        jobs or are in further study by the time they finish their   Learn how to design the electronic systems that enable      prospects.
                                                              degree. Employers include BAE Systems, Accenture, BP,        wireless, mobile and satellite communications, the
Technical projects linked to engineering companies and        Thales, Rolls-Royce and ScottishPower.
international research activities in topics including clean                                                                internet, and audio, video and modern embedded              Recent graduate roles include:
energy, cyber security and 5G communications.                                                                              computing systems.                                           IT Specialist
                                                              Recent graduate roles include:                                                                                            Systems Engineer
Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme            Design Engineer                                             Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme
                                                                                                                                                                                        Electronics Engineer
with paid work placements.                                     Systems Designer                                            with paid work placements.
Options to study abroad or take part in our solar energy       Software Developer                                          Gain international experience by studying abroad.
projects in Africa.                                            Technology Analyst                                                                                                      YOUR STUDIES
                                                               Electronics Engineer                                        A degree programme for a 5G world.                          Year 1: Analogue and Digital Circuits, Maths, Electronics
Professional accreditation by the Institution of
Engineering and Technology (IET).                                                                                          Professional accreditation by the Institution of            and Processing Systems; practical labs and project work
                                                              YOUR STUDIES                                                 Engineering and Technology (IET).                           introduce design and build activities
                                                                                                                                                                                       Year 2: concepts in signal processing, digital systems,
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                           Year 1: Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Analogue
                                                                                                                                                                                       physical electronics, and wireless communications
                                                              and Digital Circuits, Maths and Computing; Business
Required subjects are shown in brackets                       Management classes integrated each year for those on
                                                                                                                           ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                          Year 3: specialist topics including signals and
                                                              the Business Studies stream; practical labs and project      Required subjects are shown in brackets                     communications systems, microcontrollers, and digital
MEng... / ...with Business Studies (UCAS H6N1)/               work introduce design and build activities                                                                               electronics
....with International Study (UCAS H6L2)
                                                              Year 2: topics such as digital electronics,                  Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAAB                Year 4: tailor your degree with an individual design
Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAAB (Maths A                                                                      (Maths A and Physics/Engineering Science)                   project and choice of classes including Communications
                                                              electromagnetism, and engineering design and
and Physics/Engineering Science)                                                                                                                                                       Networks, Multimedia Systems and Information Security;
                                                              manufacture develop core engineering skills                  *Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB
*Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths                                                                                                                                     option to study abroad
                                                              Year 3: specialist subjects in signals and communications    (Maths and Physics/Engineering Science)
and Physics/Engineering Science)
                                                              systems, engineering innovation, and digital technology                                                                  Year 5: group design project to build a prototype system
A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2                                                                   A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year
                                                              design                                                                                                                   to showcase at the end-of-year industry exhibition;
entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)                                                                              2 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)
                                                              Year 4: individual design project in your chosen                                                                         choice of advanced topics including robotics, digital
IB: 36 (Maths HL6, Physics HL6)                               specialism and selection of classes including Multimedia
                                                                                                                           IB: 36 (Maths HL6, Physics HL6)                             systems design, and image processing
HNC/HND: entry to BEng in first instance                      Systems, Power Electronics and Robotics; year abroad for     Additional Information
BEng Honours                                                  those on the MEng International Study stream                 Deferred entry is accepted                                  RELATED COURSES
Highers (Standard Entry Requirements): AAAB (Maths and        Year 5 (MEng only): group design project to build
                                                                                                                           CONTACT                                                     Computer & Electronic Systems
Physics/Engineering Science)                                  a prototype system to showcase at the end-of-year
                                                                                                                           +44 (0)141 574 5484                                         Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
*Highers (Minimum Entry Requirements): AABB                   industry exhibition; choice of advanced topics including
                                                                                                                           eng-admissions@strath.ac.uk                                 Electrical Energy Systems
(Maths and Physics/Engineering Science)                       renewable energy technologies, digital communications
                                                                                                                                                                                       Electronic & Electrical Engineering
                                                              and embedded systems
A Levels: Year 1 entry: ABB-BBB (Maths, Physics); Year 2
entry: AAA-ABB (Maths A, Physics, Computing)
IB: 32 (Maths HL5, Physics HL5)                               RELATED COURSES
HNC/HND: Year 1 entry: HNC Electronics or Electrical          Computer & Electronic Systems
Engineering, Engineering Maths 1-2, Graded Unit A;            Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
Year 2 entry: HND Electronics or Electrical Engineering,      Electrical Energy Systems
Engineering Maths 1 - 4, High Level Engineering Software,     Electronic & Digital Systems
Analogue Electronic Principles, Combinational Logic,
Sequential Logic, Graded Unit AA
Additional Information
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