School of Arts and Humanities

Statements make me anxious. They're such hostages to fortune: too hard and fast, too fundamentalist. My poetry would be a dead thing if it couldn't retain its liquidity, couldn't change shape or direction.

Kathleen Jamie

You will benefit from being taught by highly experienced and approachable academic staff, in a friendly and modern environment.

Rebecca Zahn - Lecturer in Law

Publishing has never been more exciting, or more challenging: every part of publishing is radically affected by the digital environment. And yet at the heart of the industry, remain the same principles.

Claire Squires - Professor in Publishing Studies

You are encouraged to think interdisciplinarily, and use data and methods from other disciplines.

Richard Oram - Professor in Environmental History

What has literature to do with the imagination? With the aesthetic? With history? Does literature have a future?

Adrian Hunter - Senior Lecturer in English

You can put the theories into practice: you’ll have experience of a range of different types of translation work

Cristina Johnston - Lecturer in French

Our international status in media research, and links with other research institutions, further complements our standing as a leading centre in the field.

Richard Haynes - Senior Lecturer in Media Studies

Video intro to the School

The School of Arts and Humanities offers you an excellent environment in which you will be encouraged to explore, question, innovate and create. You can choose what to study from an exciting range of stimulating subjects – English, History, Politics, Law and Philosophy, Modern Languages, Cultures and Religions and Communications, Media and Culture.

You can be assured you will be taught by experienced and committed staff whose work is well represented in national and international journals, at academic conferences and in the media. You will also quickly become an important part of the school’s vibrant intellectual community which is constantly enriched and renewed by the contributions of visiting scholars and practitioners.

Furthermore, your teaching will be innovative, challenging and highly enjoyable and will be delivered within the School’s research-led and highly interdisciplinary environment.


Merit scholarships

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The University of Stirling is offering any UK or European Union student with a First Class Honours degree a £2,000 Scholarship to study full-time on any taught postgraduate course or £1,000 for part-time study.

AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland - Studentships 2015-16

Students enjoying the autumn weather in Stirling

Visit our AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland pages to find potential research degree supervisors and details on how to apply for an AHRC DTP 2015-16 studentship.