Understand the Application Process

Prepare for your successful application and review these guidelines to help you get started

Watch this video before you begin to get a detailed explanation of the University application process.

In this this detailed 9.5 minute video, Gemma guides you step by step through the process so you know exactly what you need to be prepared and how to successfully complete your application.

Application Checklist

Before beginning your application, please review this checklist of what you will need to complete the application form:

  1. Programme Referees
  2. You are required to provide details of at least two referees in support of your application: one of these should be your most recent employer and any others should be known to you in a professional capacity.

  3. Qualifications
  4. If you have already undertaken formal qualifications such as a degree, you will be asked to provide evidence of this. Please have your transcript ready to upload if prompted.

  5. Performance and Plans
  6. You will be asked about your academic performance to date: be prepared to explain your academic background, and whether or not you are in possession of a degree.

  7. GMAT, TOEFL and IELTS tests
  8. If English is not your native language, you will be asked about your English-language proficiency and which tests you have taken to prove your capability in English.

    English-language tests which the University recognises are the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test), IELTS (International English Language Testing System). If you have undertaken any of these, please be ready to detail dates undertaken and total scores for the relevant test.

  9. Employment and Experience
  10. You will be asked to detail your employment experience: please note that you only need to list your last two years of experience.

  11. Essay Question
  12. If you do not have an undergraduate degree, you will be asked to complete a short telecoms-related essay question.

Next Steps

I’m ready to apply

You can now start your application. The button below will take you to the University of Strathclyde Pegasus system where you can begin your application as shown in the video above.

I have some questions

You can schedule a 15 minute Zoom call with Steve who can help answer any questions you have about the qualification route. There’s a booking form below which allows you to select a date and time that suits you.

Book a call

Schedule your 15 minute Zoom call with Steve who can help answer any questions you have about the qualification route.