Undergraduate study

The path to your future career starts at Stirling. We offer highly-rated undergraduate science degrees with the flexibility to be built around your interests and passions in natural science.

Our expert teachers will give you the knowledge and practical training to give your career in natural sciences a lift-off. We’ll inspire you to make an impact in real-world science.

Choose the University of Stirling and discover how our science courses will make you be the difference.

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What our students said

Andrew Hepburn
Scotland
BSc (Hons) Computing Science
I 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.
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Papoula Petri Romão
Papoula Petri Romão
Germany
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Studying 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.
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Donald Robertson
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
Some of the lecturers at Stirling were fantastic and took time to get to know you and help you with any questions.
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Our undergraduate courses in natural sciences

BSc (Hons) Graduate Apprenticeship in Data Science

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Our Graduate Apprenticeship in Data Science will give you a combination of work-based learning and high quality teaching delivered by experts in the field.

BSc (Hons) Computing Science

BSc (Hons) | 36 months or 48 months | January 2021, September 2021, January 2022
Our computing science degree will teach you how to design, build and analyse computer systems. Study with us and be at the forefront of the computing science industry.

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education is our unique course blending academic geography with practical teaching on running outdoor activities. Be the difference outdoors!

BA (Hons) / BSc (Hons) Psychology

BSc (Hons), BA (Hons) | 48 months Honours degree or 36 months Honours degree (following direct entry to year two of the programme). | September 2021
Our innovative and award-winning psychology course will give you the edge and the skills for your career.

BSc (Hons) Data Science

BSc (Hons) | 36 months or 48 months | September 2021
Study the global impact of data science and analytics and how it's used in the fields of commerce, medicine, law enforcement and security.

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Outdoor Education

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Environmental Science and Outdoor Education is our unique course blending academic science with practical teaching on running outdoor activities. Be the difference outdoors!

BSc (Hons) Animal Biology

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Stirling is the perfect place to study animal biology. Take your degree at Scotland’s academic hub for animal conservation.

BSc (Hons) Marine Biology

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Our marine biology degree mixes science, practical training and research projects. Stirling is a superb place to kick-start your career working with the oceans.

BSc (Hons) Applied Mathematics

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Our Applied Mathematics degree will give you the skills, experience and expertise valued by a wide range of careers and businesses.

BSc (Hons) Cell Biology

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Our cell biology degree will give you unique interdisciplinary training in the cellular and subcellular worlds that underpin modern biology.

BSc (Hons) Biology

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | January 2021, September 2021, January 2022
Study Biology at Stirling and you study life. Our degree course will give you the skills and knowledge needed for any of the diverse careers in biology.

BSc (Hons) Geography - Environmental Geography

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Our Environmental Geography course is unique in bridging environmental and social sciences, training you for diverse career options.

BSc (Hons) Mathematics

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Our maths degree will give you the skills, experience and expertise valued by a wide range of careers and businesses.

BSc (Hons) Ecology

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Stirling is a great place to study ecology. Our degree is based on research-led teaching and fieldwork opportunities in Scotland, Spain and France.

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | January 2021, September 2021, January 2022
Our innovative environmental science degree will equip you to tackle the world’s environmental problems. Study at Stirling and be the difference in protecting our planet.

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

BSc (Hons) | 36 months or 48 months | January 2021, September 2021, January 2022
Are you fascinated by the creativity of technology and software? Our software engineering course gives you the skills and practical experience to jump-start your career.

BSc (Hons) Applied Biological Sciences

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Developed in partnership with businesses from the life science industry and delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and Forth Valley College.

BSc (Hons) Business Computing

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Our Business Computing course is ideal for setting you up for a career in developing IT solutions to support business needs.

BSc (Hons) Conservation Biology and Management

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Stirling is a superb place to study a degree in conservation biology and management. Study at Scotland’s academic hub for environmental conservation.

BSc (Hons) Software Development with Cyber Security

BSc (Hons) | 48 months | September 2021
Plan for your future with this Software Development degree developed in partnership with business and delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and Forth Valley College. Become a highly employable, work-ready IT professional graduate.

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