Social Sciences postgraduate welcome

Welcome letters and emails will be sent to all postgraduate taught students within the Faculty of Social Sciences.

You'll receive information on the first sessions for each of your modules. You can also access that information via the Canvas site for each of your modules.We advise you to check those sites as soon as you have access, and that you download a copy of your module outline. It will have all details relating to your module:

  • module information
  • learning outcomes
  • teaching schedule
  • assessment details, plus more

Preparing for study at University - Stirling Essentials

Our Stirling Essentials module provides a summary of the key information you need to be a successful student and it links into more in-depth help and advice, as and when you need it. There are separate versions for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Before you arrive, please do take some time to familiarise yourself with this module and work through its sections. This module will remain available to you throughout your studies, through a link on each Canvas module (log on with your University username and password, if requested).

Welcome and induction events

You will be invited to attend the Faculty of Social Science's induction activities as part of your week-one teaching schedule. Each course has introductory meetings and activities so you can meet the staff, other students and learn how things work at Stirling. You'll get essential information to help you settle in and find your feet. 

Here to help

If you have any questions, your course administrator will be able to help or point you in the right direction. You can contact them using the details below:

Social work – socialwork@stir.ac.uk

TESOL – TESOL@stir.ac.uk

TQFE – TQFE@stir.ac.uk

Applied Professional Studies – CPDsocialwork@stir.ac.uk

Dementia Studies – DempPG@stir.ac.uk

Housing Studies – housingstudies@stir.ac.uk

Professional Education – profeduc@stir.ac.uk