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About us

Our science community has an international reputation for high-quality natural science degrees and ground breaking research.

From our history of innovation in environmental studies, to our multi-award winning psychology courses, the University of Stirling is a superb place to study natural sciences.

We’ll support and challenge you with our teaching, nurturing your curiosity and passion as we equip you for making a real impact in your future career. We can also offer a large selection of combined and joint degrees that give you choice and flexibility to follow your interests.

Our focus on practical training is why we are positioned 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for graduate employability, with almost 97% of our students in work or further study within six months of graduating.

Our academic divisions

We bring together four areas of study, creating an innovative, cross-disciplinary approach to our teaching and research.

Our research

Our innovative multidisciplinary research seeks to benefit society.

We work to improve public health, secure food security in Bangladesh, preserve bumblebees and prevent cancer. Our research tackles world challenges and shapes government policy.

Our research

Global connections: our international outlook

Natural and environmental sciences are a global concern and our science degrees reflect that international perspective. We collaborate with a network of global partners which informs our teaching, research and exchange of knowledge activities.

Our undergraduate courses offer exchange partnerships and field trips all around the world, to ensure your studies have an international approach. 

We’re a global thinking University and we enjoy the multi-cultural presence of over 120 nationalities on our campus. We’ve been voted 1st in Scotland as a University for welcoming international students (International Student Barometer 2016).

Working with business

We collaborate with business and employers to ensure that our courses deliver the most up-to-date and industry-relevant curriculum so our graduates are skilled and ready-to-work. We’ve also worked with business on designing courses to solve skill shortages in industry sectors.

Business

Contact the Faculty of Natural Sciences

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