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If you want a career in natural sciences we'll inspire you to be the difference. Our courses are highly-rated for their flexibility, practical training, and student satisfaction. Many are accredited by leading industry bodies.

We pride ourselves not just for our world-class teaching but also for our passion and curiosity about science. Study with us and you'll join a vibrant natural science community with a reputation for exploring new big ideas about technology, the environment, computing and the mind.

Welcome to the Faculty of Natural Sciences

Divisions

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Aquaculture

We tackle global problems of sustainable food security through innovative teaching and research.

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Biology and Environmental Sciences

Study critical questions about biology, people and the environment.

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Computing Science and Mathematics

Our accredited degrees offer quality and excellence for your future career.

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Psychology

Explore mind and behaviour with our awarded-winning degrees and highly acclaimed research.

Our research

We collaborate across the divisions to use our research to tackle global issues in food security, behaviour and evolution, digital economies and biodiversity.

Your future career

Our focus is on your career. Over 96% of University of Stirling students are in employment or further study within six months of graduating (HESA 2017).

Scholarships

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

Mentoring

Our faculty mentoring programme supports the next generation of Stirling graduates, helping with study and the transition into careers.

Our business

We provide a number of biological, environmental and scientific consultancy services and specialised business services.

We also provide a psychology children's playgroup and statistics service.

Learn more about our business services

News

Study sheds light on peer pressure and alcohol consumption

Study sheds light on peer pressure and alcohol consumption

A new study involving the University of Stirling has found that more than four in five people in the UK have experienced pressure from friends to consume alcohol.

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Fresh insight into invasive plant that blights UK rivers

Fresh insight into invasive plant that blights UK rivers

New research into the behaviour of an invasive plant seen on riverbanks across the UK could help improve the management of the problem, experts have found.

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Events

Open Day

Open Day

By attending one of our Open Days, you’ll be able to explore our beautiful campus, check out our diverse range of courses and spend invaluable time with staff and students to get a taste of what life as a Stirling student is really like.

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