About the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport

The Faculty for Health Sciences and Sport is the premier research-intensive education and research provider for nurses, midwives, allied health and sports professionals in Scotland. We’re dedicated to transforming lives by improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, patients, carers and communities.

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Our courses

Our undergraduate, postgraduate, CPD and short courses integrate academic learning, research and professional practice. They’re designed to develop your employable skills for careers in healthcare, nursing and sport.

Our research

Our 330-acre Stirling campus provides the perfect setting to study and participate in sport. As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, sport is at the heart of life at Stirling. We offer extensive study and research opportunities in sport science. Our scenic sports campus has state-of-the-art research and performance sports laboratories, and exceptional sports facilities, including a 50m swimming pool and indoor tennis centre. Our connections within the sports sector ensure you’ll have every opportunity to shape your future career.

Research
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A university for sporting excellence

Our 330-acre Stirling campus provides the perfect setting to study and participate in sport. As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, sport is at the heart of life at Stirling. We offer extensive study and research opportunities in sport science.

News

University kicks off new education partnership with Rangers

University kicks off new education partnership with Rangers

In the first collaboration of its kind in Scotland, Stirling has partnered with the Scottish Premiership football team to launch a new MPhil Performance Analysis course.

Safer consumption and drug checking facilities key to addressing drug harms in Edinburgh, study finds

Safer consumption and drug checking facilities key to addressing drug harms in Edinburgh, study finds

Safer drug consumption facilities (SDCF) and drug checking could be key to addressing drug harms in the city of Edinburgh, according to University of Stirling experts in substance use.