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Faculty of Arts
and Humanities

The University of Stirling’s largest faculty has earned a reputation for delivering some of the most highly-rated Arts and Humanities courses in the country. With a focus on innovation, exploration and creativity, our courses equip you with the range of skills you’ll need to transition into the field you’re most passionate about. Whatever you study, you’ll be part of a vibrant environment defined by world-class teaching and research – a place where asking big questions, feeling inspired and forging independent ideas are all everyday occurrences. We think you’ll fit right in.

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Study with us

With high student satisfaction rates, internationally renowned researchers and a wealth of full and part-time courses, the Faculty of Arts and Humanities is the perfect place for anyone who loves to explore, innovate and create.


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Communications, Media and Culture

Preparing you for a career in journalism, digital media, broadcasting and more.
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History and Politics

Explore the forces that shape the past, present and future in our vibrant division of History and Politics.

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Law and Philosophy

Our Law and Philosophy division is defined by stand-out teaching, research and student satisfaction rates.

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Literature and Languages

Broaden your horizons by unlocking new languages and exploring the power of literature.

Your future career

Our focus is on your future – over 97% of our undergraduate leavers are in employment or further study within six months of graduating (HESA DLHE 2016/17).

Working in the faculty

We prioritise staff development and strive to create an environment where the professional possibilities are as broad as your ambitions.


Explore our wide range of scholarships at both undergraduate and postgraduate level – helping you succeed and achieve your future ambitions. 

Stirling academic helps shape landmark human rights report

Stirling academic helps shape landmark human rights report

The First Minister of Scotland’s advisory group on human rights leadership – which includes a University of Stirling academic – has recommended a new framework to improve people’s daily lives.

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‘Real-life Game of Thrones’ Scots history show stars Stirling academic

‘Real-life Game of Thrones’ Scots history show stars Stirling academic

A major BBC history series focusing on Scotland’s clans features expertise from a senior University of Stirling academic.

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Applicant Day

Applicant Day

If you have an offer to study at the University of Stirling you'll be invited to come to our Applicant Day.

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