Postgraduate courses in health sciences and sport

The health and social needs of the population are changing globally. We work in partnership with healthcare and sports experts, patients and providers to ensure our Masters degrees address global challenges in public health, nursing and sports management, sport psychology and coaching. 

Our first-rate teaching and ‘internationally excellent’ (Research Excellence Framework 2014) research mean that our qualifications will put you at the forefront of advanced practice, giving you the latest employable skills to enhance your career and make a difference to the lives of others.

Our postgraduate courses

MSc Advancing Practice

Masters / MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate | MSc part-time: 24 to 48 months | January 2022, September 2022, January 2023
Enhance your career opportunities with our Masters in Advancing Practice – a flexible course for nurses and allied health professionals.

MSc Early Years Practice Health Visiting

Masters / MSc, Postgraduate Diploma | MSc full-time: 24 months, MSc part-time: 36 months | September 2022
If you're a registered nurse or midwife on Part 1 or Part 2 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register, this course will equip you with the higher level knowledge and skills to deliver safe and best practice in the role of Health Visitor.

MRes Health Research (Online)

Masters / MRes, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate | MRes full-time: 12 months, MRes part-time: 24 to 36 months | September 2022
Study online and boost your health research career with a Masters degree in Health Research from the University of Stirling.

MSc Sport Management

Masters / MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate | MSc full-time: 12 months, MSc part-time: 24 months | January 2022, September 2022
Kick-start your sports career with a Masters from the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide Sports University of the Year 2020. Our Masters includes a sports internship, allowing you to gain valuable professional experience.

MPH Public Health (Online)

Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate, MPH | MPH part-time: 36 months (September start), 44 months (January/February start), 40 months (May start) | January 2022, May 2022, September 2022, January 2023, May 2023
Earn a Masters in Public Health from Scotland’s top-rated University for Health Sciences research.

MSc Psychology of Sport (Accredited)

Masters / MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate | MSc full-time: 9 months, MSc part-time: 17 months | September 2022
Study with us and gain a Masters in sports psychology, the only one of its kind in Scotland with an accreditation from the British Psychological Society.

MSc Sport Nutrition

Masters / MSc | MSc full-time: 6 months, MSc part-time: 12 months | 1st of any month
Convert your International Olympic Committee (IOC) diploma in sports nutrition into a Masters, and delve deeper into the science behind the subject at the University of Stirling.

MSc Sport Performance Coaching (Online)

Masters / MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate | MSc part-time: 24 months; PGDip: 18 months; PGCert: 9 months | January 2022, September 2022, January 2023
Earn a Masters in Sport Performance Coaching by studying online at Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence and find the winning formula for your career advancement.

Clinical Doctorates

Doctorate | Doctorate full-time: 36 months, Doctorate part-time: 48 to 96 months | September 2022
Study towards a doctorate degree in nursing, midwifery or professional health studies on the only course of its kind in Scotland.

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