Faculty of Health
Sciences and Sport
We’re the premier research-intensive education provider for nurses, midwives, health and sports professionals in Scotland.
We're dedicated to transforming lives by improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, patients, carers and communities.
We offer innovative, award-winning BSc, BA and postgraduate courses in nursing, health science, sport, exercise science, psychology and coaching. We tackle global issues with our world-leading research.
Study at the University of Stirling and discover how our degrees will prepare you to be the difference and transform lives.
Welcome to the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport
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Our innovative, research-led undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes produce the very best graduates and enhance your career prospects.
Through our world-leading research you'll learn from the most up-to-date advances in health sciences and sport.
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What our students said
BSc Nursing (Mental Health)
Read Ela's storyThe teaching in the nursing degree is led by staff who have backgrounds in nursing, or who are still working with the NHS. This allows teaching staff to impart interesting, valuable and current knowledge to students.
MSc Psychology of Sport
Read Dongliang's storyStudying here at Stirling, and also this course, will definitely help me with my future career because I have acquired all the knowledge about how to be a sports psychologist.
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for Health Sciences research
Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
96% satisfaction rate for lecturer expertise
International Student Barometer (ISB) 2018
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Scotland players must focus on their own individual performances rather than become distracted by the significance of tonight’s Euro 2020 play-off final if they are to triumph, according to a top sports psychologist.
Social distancing introduced in response to COVID-19 is increasing feelings of loneliness in Scotland’s older population and impacting their wellbeing, according to a new University of Stirling study.