Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements


School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Applications are welcomed from students who have completed one year of university study.


The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of a second class, lower division in their undergraduate degree programme (Honours).

Please contact international@stir.ac.uk with any queries you may have.

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency.  The University of Stirling accepts a variety of tests, details of the minimum grades required can be found in the English Language Qualifications List.

Prospective postgraduate students should also check the specific grade required for their chosen programme by checking the postgraduate programme listings as appropriate. 

Need help improving your English?

There are a number of options available to you, ranging from a course for those who need only a little help, up to a long-term programme.

Funding Opportunities


Scholarships and studentships can assist students in paying tuition fees and living costs during their study.  The value of award differs from one scholarship to another and normally students must apply directly to the awarding body. 

The University of Stirling offers a number of scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across a range of subject areas.  In addition to this, a number of external organisations grant awards which may be of interest to Stirling students. 

For details of the funding opportunities available to international undergraduate students please visit here.

For details of the funding opportunities available to international postgraduate students please visit here.

Ghanian applicants applying for full time programmes within Stirling's Management School may be eligible to apply for the Dorothy Nicol Scholarship.  This scholarship holds a total award of £10,000 and is divided into two parts; £5000 towards maintenance costs of the recipient and £5000 towards tuition fees.  For further information please visit http://www.stir.ac.uk/study-in-the-uk/finance-advice/scholarships/postgraduate/

Tuition Fees

For details of  tuition fees for the 2014/15 academic year, please visit our Financial Advice Page.


Meet Us In Your Country

Please check our International Travel Schedule for up to date information regarding our next trip. For further information, please contact our International Office on: international@stir.ac.uk 


Useful Links

The University of Stirling's website is packed full of information to help you make an informed choice about study in Stirling. 

You will find lots of information in each of the below weblinks to help you apply for study and to support you in preparing for your arrival on campus.

In addition to the University's website you may like to check out external organisations webpage which provide lots of information on study in the UK.

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