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About us

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.

Our courses

Our courses integrate academic learning, research and professional practice. They’re designed to develop your employable skills for careers in healthcare, nursing and sport. We pride ourselves on our people-focused ethos which has helped us to win Student Nursing Times Awards in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The awards recognise our development of new student talent, and our delivery of excellence in education.

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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

Professional development: achieving quality practice

For professionals already working in health sciences or sport, we offer continuing professional development (CPD) modules to help you achieve high-quality practice.

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.

New approach to call handling is saving lives, study finds

New approach to call handling is saving lives, study finds

A call-handling model introduced by the Scottish Ambulance Service to enhance its response to patients with life-threatening conditions has improved survival rates, new research has revealed.

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Initiative to boost lifestyles of football fans proves a success

Initiative to boost lifestyles of football fans proves a success

A project designed to improve the health of football fans has proven to be more effective in boosting physical activity in men than other similar programmes, according to new research.

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Postgraduate Open Day

Postgraduate Open Day

Learn more about our diverse range of Masters courses and PhD opportunities, explore our stunning campus, and spend invaluable time with our staff and students to get a taste of what life at Stirling is really like.

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