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Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom

Location info of University of Stirling

We’re proud to call Stirling our home. It’s a city shaped by a unique history, a lively arts scene and the beauty of the Ochil Hills.

  • Also known as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, Stirling is the perfect place to study. It combines the charm of a historic city with the buzz of a young community. 20% of Stirling’s 100,000 people are between 16 and 29 years old (National Records of Scotland 2016). And two of Scotland’s main cities – Edinburgh and Glasgow – are around 50 minutes away, perfect for fun weekend adventures.
  • The bustling city of Stirling combines cosmopolitan city life with the tranquillity of rolling hills and the Scottish countryside. When you come to Stirling, you may never want to leave.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Stirling

Clean, green, small and safe

Stirling is a small city framed by beautiful natural environments and green space. Our 330-acre campus places picture-postcard landscapes right on your doorstep and gives you room to ease into University life.

World-class reputation

We’re a globally connected University. 87% of the University’s research has an outstanding or very considerable impact on society (REF 2021).We’ve been awarded 5 Stars in the QS Stars University Ratings 2021 for our teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness.

Global student community

Join our truly global community. With over 135 nationalities on campus, we offer a diverse and multi-cultural student experience. 31% of our students are from overseas and we have partnerships in 65+ countries. The thriving International Society means you can make friends easily.

Career prospects


Small class sizes

Our class sizes are often smaller than what you’ll find at other UK universities. This can make it easier for you to participate in classes and contribute your ideas, than in larger groups. It will give you confidence in your studies and help you build relationships with your teachers at the University.

An affordable city in a great location

The city of Stirling is in central Scotland, with great transport links to the rest of the country. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are only 45 minutes away by road or rail. Find out more about what Scotland has to offer. Living costs in Stirling are also relatively affordable compared to other cities in Scotland and the UK.

University details

About University of Stirling

At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA – providing education with a purpose and carrying out research that helps to shape society.

We are an international university with pioneering spirit and a global reputation for high-quality teaching and research. We are passionate about creating impact in everything we do.

Stirling is a place where ability – not background – is valued.

Career at University of Stirling

Careers, employability and advice

We have excellent ratings for graduate employability – we’re ranked 1st in Scotland and Top 5 in the UK for our careers services (UK International Student Barometer (ISB) Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018). All our courses strive to improve your employable skills, as well as giving you an internationally recognised qualification. We’re committed to equipping you with life-long career management skills. Many of our courses offer hands-on experience and unique opportunities to work with industries across the globe.

Campus life

A stunning campus

A Hollywood worthy setting, our beautiful 330-acre campus has acted as the backdrop to major films and television series. It’s one of the most scenic campuses in the UK, with its own loch and plentiful green spaces. You’ll enjoy studying and living here. There’s a wide range of accommodation and everything you need is a few minutes’ walk – from food outlets and sports facilities, to our on-campus theatre and cinema.

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Stirling

  • the University of Stirling was awarded 5 stars in the areas of teaching, employability, internationalisation, research, facilities, programme strength, and environmental impact. We’re ranked top 10 in the UK for good teachers and expert lectures (International Student Barometer 2022).
  • The University of Stirling ranked amongst the top 50 universities in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2023.
  • The University of Stirling ranked overall 59th in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2023.
  • The University of Stirling is ranked in the top 40 UK universities in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
  • 2 of the UK’s top 3 student cities are located in Scotland, with quick rail links from Stirling (QS Best Student Cities 2022)
  • 100% overall student satisfaction rate (Into Annual Student Experience Survey 2022)

Student Accommodation at University of Stirling

  • from £360 to £795 per month
  • General living costs (Including food, toiletries, household goods, etc.): around £280 per month

If you’re looking for the perfect place to call home during your studies, we’ve got you covered. Our range of secure and affordable accommodation includes over 2,800 rooms right on our beautiful campus, as well as easy-to-reach off-campus residences.

Be close to your classes and our fantastic facilities such as cafes, cinema, library, Students’ Union, Sports Centre, supermarket and health centre.

Programs at University of Stirling

  1. BSc Nursing (Adult)
  2. BSc Nursing (Mental Health)
  3. BSc (Hons) Business Computing
  4. BSc (Hons) Animal Biology
  5. BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography
  6. BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
  7. BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Politics
  8. BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education
  9. BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Mathematics
  10. BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Outdoor Education
  11. BSc (Hons) Mathematics – Applied Mathematics
  12. BSc (Hons) Biology
  13. BSc (Hons) Biology and Mathematics
  14. BSc (Hons) Biology and Psychology
  15. BSc (Hons) Cell Biology
  16. BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
  17. BSc (Hons) Ecology and Conservation
  18. BA (Hons) Sport Development Coaching
  19. BA (Hons) Sport Psychology
  20. BSc (Hons) Data Science
  21. BSc (Hons) Marine Biology
  22. BSc (Hons) Mathematics
  23. BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Psychology
  24. BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
  25. BSc (Hons) Computing Science
  26. BSc (Hons) Computing Science and French
  27. BSc (Hons) Computing Science and Mathematics
  28. BSc (Hons) Computing Science and Philosophy
  29. BSc (Hons) Computing Science and Spanish
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  1. Accountancy-BAcc (Hons)
  2. Accounting and Business Studies-BA (Hons)
  3. Business Studies and Finance-BA (Hons)
  4. Business Studies and HRM-BA (Hons)
  5. Business Studies and Marketing-BA (Hons)
  6. Business Studies-BA (Hons)
  7. Finance and Investment-BA (Hons)
  8. Human Resource Management-BA (Hons)
  9. Management-BSc (Hons)
  10. Marketing-BA (Hons)
  11. Retail Marketing-BA (Hons)
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Foundation year

  1. Accounting And Business Studies-ba (Hons)
  2. Accounting And Economics-ba (Hons)
  3. Accounting And Finance-ba (Hons)
  4. Accounting And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  5. Accounting-ba (Hons)
  6. Business Studies And Economics-ba (Hons)
  7. Business Studies And Finance-ba (Hons)
  8. Business Studies And Hrm-ba (Hons)
  9. Business Studies And Law-ba (Hons)
  10. Business Studies And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  11. Business Studies-ba (Hons)
  12. Economics And Finance-ba (Hons)
  13. Economics And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  14. Economics-ba (Hons)
  15. Finance And Investment-ba (Hons)
  16. Human Resource Management And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  17. Human Resource Management-ba (Hons)
  18. Management-bsc (Hons)
  19. Marketing-ba (Hons)
  20. Retail Marketing-ba (Hons)
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Foundation year

  1. BA (Hons)-Film/Media and Journalism Studies
  2. Business Studies and Film/Media-BA (Hons)
  3. Business Studies and Law-BA (Hons)
  4. Business Studies and Psychology-BA (Hons)
  5. Criminology and Sociology-BA (Hons)
  6. Film and Media-BA (Hons)
  7. Film/Media and Journalism Studies-BA (Hons)
  8. Film/Media and Marketing-BA (Hons)
  9. Film/Media and Psychology-BA (Hons)
  10. Human Resource Management and Psychology-BA (Hons)
  11. International Politics and Languages-BA (Hons)
  12. International Politics-BA (Hons)
  13. Journalism Studies and Politics-BA (Hons)
  14. Journalism Studies-BA (Hons)
  15. Law-BA (Hons)
  16. Marketing and Psychology-BA (Hons)
  17. Politics and Psychology-BA (Hons)
  18. Politics and Social Policy-BA (Hons)
  19. Politics and Sociology-BA (Hons)
  20. Politics-BA (Hons)
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Foundation year

  1. Animal Biology-BSc (Hons)
  2. Applied Mathematics-BSc (Hons)
  3. Biology and Mathematics-BSc (Hons)
  4. Biology and Psychology-BSc (Hons)
  5. Biology-BSc (Hons)
  6. Business Computing-BSc (Hons)
  7. Business Studies and Sports Studies-BA (Hons)
  8. Cell Biology-BSc (Hons)
  9. Computing Science and Mathematics-BSc (Hons)
  10. Computing Science-BSc (Hons)
  11. Data Science-BSc (Hons)
  12. Ecology and Conservation-BSc (Hons)
  13. Ecology-BSc (Hons)
  14. Environmental Geography-BSc (Hons)
  15. Environmental Science and Mathematics-BSc (Hons)
  16. Environmental Science-BSc (Hons)
  17. Marine Biology-BSc (Hons)
  18. Mathematics and Psychology-BSc (Hons)
  19. Psychology and Sociology-BA (Hons)
  20. Psychology and Sociology-BSc (Hons)
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