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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.


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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 – 93% of our graduates were in employment or further study fifteen months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2021, 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.


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

Historic children’s home archive opens with donation from former resident

Historic children’s home archive opens with donation from former resident

A new archive making more than a century’s worth of records from Aberlour Children’s Charity accessible for the first time has been officially opened by a former resident.

Student films get debut on BBC iPlayer

Student films get debut on BBC iPlayer

Two short films created by University of Stirling students as part of a unique partnership with BBC Scotland are being showcased by the broadcaster online.

Travelling Gallery Pop-Up Exhibition

Travelling Gallery Pop-Up Exhibition

Outside the Pathfoot Building

The Travelling Gallery will be visiting the University of Stirling with their new exhibition ‘Reconnect’ on Friday 14 October.