Strathclyde University have announced an opportunity for pupils whose grades this year did not reveal their full potential. The Engineering Academy at the University of Strathclyde is a partnership between the University, colleges and industry giving students an alternative route into an engineering degree at the University.
Presently, they have a small number of additional places available for entry this year (2020/2021) which is a fantastic opportunity for any pupils who have an interest in studying engineering at Strathclyde University.
Typical entry requirements are BBBB, however some pupils may be eligible for a reduced offer if he/she is from a widening access background. Pupils must have Higher Maths and Physics/Engineering Science and the Engineering Foundation Apprenticeship can be used as one of the non-mandatory Highers.
Pupils apply via UCAS using the admissions code 0BRT. If successful in gaining a place, pupils become full-time students of the University of Strathclyde who spend the majority of their first year with one of their Partner Colleges completing an enhanced HNC along with practical skills units and some classes at the university. Many students find this provides a more supportive structure in their first year. If they successfully complete the first year they will progress on to an engineering degree programme of their choice at the University the following academic year. From second year onwards they have the opportunity to apply for paid summer placements with engineering employers who are looking to create their talent pipeline.
If you have any questions regarding the Engineering Academy please do not hesitate to speak with Mr McCarthy, Mr Colgan or Mrs O’Neill. Alternatively you can contact the Strathclyde University Engineering Academy direct here: