If you want a career in natural sciences we'll inspire you to be the difference. Our courses are highly-rated for their flexibility, practical training, and student satisfaction. Many are accredited by leading industry bodies.
We pride ourselves not just for our world-class teaching but also for our passion and curiosity about science. Study with us and you'll join a vibrant natural science community with a reputation for exploring new big ideas about technology, the environment, computing and the mind.
We provide a number of biological, environmental and scientific consultancy services and specialised business services. We also provide a psychology children's playgroup and statistics service.
Top 5 in the UK
for Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
Top 5 in Scotland
Geography and Environmental Studies
The Guardian University Guide 2021
3rd in Scotland and Top 20 in UK
3rd in Scotland and 18th in the UK for Psychology
Top 5 in Scotland for
National Student Survey 2017
What our students said
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Read Papoula's storyStudying at Stirling has been a defining time in my life. I now know what direction I want to take my career, I have made great friendships and built a strong connection to Scotland.
BSc (Hons) Computing Science
Read Andrew's storyI will always have fond memories of Stirling as a place with beautiful surroundings, where I completed a degree in something I loved, met lots of new people, and worked with a great team of teaching and support staff.
Welcome to the Faculty of Natural Sciences
Experts from the University of Stirling have contributed to a new report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), warning of an emerging foodborne hazard in Southeast Asia.
New research from the University of Stirling shows the power of nature documentaries to change public attitudes, and suggests zoos and aquaria must engage with debates around conservation and animal welfare.