Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport

This report contains an analysis of destinations data for the University of Stirling's Health Science graduates who completed their course in 2013/14, based on the Destinations of Leavers from the Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Full-time work


Full-time study


Part-time work


Part-time study


Primarily in work and also studying


Primarily studying and also in work



Other 4.7%












Destinations of Stirling Health Sciences students vary widely, many working in jobs related to their degree, with others in totally unrelated areas, and some opting instead for further study or other options.  The majority of vacancies advertised to graduates do not ask for specific degree subjects so your options are very wide indeed.

Example of Employers

Students have gone on to work with the following employers in previous years.

  • Alzheimer’s Scotland
  • BUPA
  • Belford hospital
  • British Red Cross
  • Cannon care homes
  • Care UK
  • Carers Scotland
  • Forth Valley Royal 
  • Hammersmith hospital
  • Glenmore surgery
  • Greater Glasgow health board
  • HSBC
  • Lifescan
  • NHS Scotland
  • NHS Forth valley
  • Lothian health trust
  • Scottish ambulance service
  • Royal navy
Example of job titles

Students have gone on to work jobs with the following job titles in previous years

  • Accounts assistant
  • Ambulance paramedic 
  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Cosmetic nurse practitioner
  • Dementia link worker
  • care worker
  • Community staff nurse
  • Mental health nurse
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Nurse adviser
  • Nutritionist
  • Paramedic
  • Staff nurse
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