About us

The Faculty for Health Sciences and Sport is the premier research-intensive education and research provider for nurses, midwives, allied health and sports professionals in Scotland. We’re dedicated to transforming lives by improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, patients, carers and communities.

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Our courses

Our courses integrate academic learning, research and professional practice. They’re designed to develop your employable skills for careers in healthcare, nursing and sport. We pride ourselves on our people-focused ethos which has helped us to win Student Nursing Times Awards in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The awards recognise our development of new student talent, and our delivery of excellence in education.

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Our research

Our 330-acre Stirling campus provides the perfect setting to study and participate in sport. As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, sport is at the heart of life at Stirling. We offer extensive study and research opportunities in sport science. Our scenic sports campus has state-of-the-art research and performance sports laboratories, and exceptional sports facilities, including a 50m swimming pool and indoor tennis centre. Our connections within the sports sector ensure you’ll have every opportunity to shape your future career.

Research

Professional development: achieving quality practice

For professionals already working in health sciences or sport, we offer continuing professional development (CPD) modules to help you achieve high-quality practice.

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A university for sporting excellence

Our 330-acre Stirling campus provides the perfect setting to study and participate in sport. As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, sport is at the heart of life at Stirling. We offer extensive study and research opportunities in sport science.

New £1.1m study to assess impact of bar/club opening hours on emergency services

New £1.1m study to assess impact of bar/club opening hours on emergency services

A new £1.1 million study led by the University of Stirling is seeking to understand recent changes in opening hours for bars and nightclubs, and how these changes impact on health, crime levels, and emergency services in Scotland.

Stirling marks achievement of students in Singapore

Stirling marks achievement of students in Singapore

The University of Stirling has marked the achievement of 82 graduates from the BA (Hons) Retail Marketing, BA (Hons) Sport Business Management, BA (Hons) Sustainable Events Management, and BA (Hons) Sports Studies and Marketing courses delivered at Singapore Institute of Management by lecturers from Stirling Management School and the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport.