The University of Strathclyde ranks among the top 300 universities in the world by QS, and has a five-star rating from the same organization. Strathclyde has the honour of being the University of the Year 2019 by Times Higher Education Awards 2019, for two years in a row. The University is also among the top 20 UK universities for research intensity. Strathclyde also won the Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year award for the Breaking Barriers initiative, a pioneering programme which gives young people with learning disabilities access to education and work experience opportunities. The University attracts more than 23,000 students from 100+ countries giving it a vibrant multicultural environment.
The subject areas offered at Strathclyde include: Architecture, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Process Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Management, Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, Education, Government & Public Policy, Humanities, Law, Psychological Sciences & Health, Social Work & Social Policy, Computer & Information Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, Pure & Applied Chemistry, Accounting & Finance, Economics, Management Science, and Marketing.