About the Faculty of Natural Sciences

Our natural sciences community has an international reputation for high-quality natural science degrees and groundbreaking research.

From our history of innovation in environmental studies to our multi-award winning psychology courses, the University of Stirling is a superb place to study natural sciences.

We’ll support and challenge you with our teaching, nurturing your curiosity and passion as we equip you for making a real impact in your future career. We can also offer a large selection of combined and joint degrees that give you choice and flexibility to follow your interests.

Our academic divisions

We bring together four areas of study, creating an innovative, cross-disciplinary approach to our teaching and research.

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Our research

Our innovative multidisciplinary research seeks to benefit society.

We work to improve public health, secure food security in Bangladesh, preserve bumblebees and prevent cancer. Our research tackles world challenges and shapes government policy.

Global connections: our international outlook

Natural and environmental sciences are a global concern and our science degrees reflect that international perspective. We collaborate with a network of global partners which informs our teaching, research and exchange of knowledge activities.

Our undergraduate courses offer exchange partnerships and field trips all around the world, to ensure your studies have an international approach. 

We’re a global thinking University and we enjoy the multi-cultural presence of over 140+ nationalities on our friendly campus. 

Working with business

We collaborate with business and employers to ensure that our courses deliver the most up-to-date and industry-relevant curriculum so our graduates are skilled and ready-to-work. We’ve also worked with business on designing courses to solve skill shortages in industry sectors.

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