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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

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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.

Divisions

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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 – More than 95% of all undergraduates were in employment or further study fifteen months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020, HESA)

Working in the faculty

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

Scholarships

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

Stirling researchers to uncover Scotland’s hidden reading history

Stirling researchers to uncover Scotland’s hidden reading history

Experts at the University of Stirling have been awarded £1m for a unique project aiming to uncover the history of reading in Scotland from 1750 to 1830.

Stirling philosopher recognised with £1m of UK government support

Stirling philosopher recognised with £1m of UK government support

A University of Stirling academic has been recognised as a rising star of research after being awarded more than £1m for an innovative new project.