University clearing places: Popular courses

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Clearing is a popular way for students to secure their University place. We explore some of the most popular university courses and subjects that are usually available through Clearing at Stirling.

Our flexible degree courses will help you to be the difference in your chosen career, by providing you with the knowledge, expertise and lifelong employability skills to ensure you stand out from the crowd. 

Accountancy and Finance courses in Clearing

Join via Clearing and our Accountancy and Finance degrees will empower you to manage financial information for a wide range of organisations. The skills you learn will enable investors, lenders, management and others to make key decisions based on financial facts.

Many professional bodies recognise our degrees and we can also six combinations with our BAcc (Hons) Accountancy course. 

Accountancy and Finance Clearing courses

Computer science courses in Clearing

Computer Science in Clearing should offer you a range of subjects in software development, cyber security, business computing, software engineering and computing science.

We’ve got those all covered to give you the skills and practical experience and make sure you have diverse career opportunities open to you.

Clearing is a good way of jump-starting your career in Computer science. You should be able to secure your place on one of our Computer Science courses through Clearing.

We're ranked 3rd in Scotland and Top 10 in the UK for Computer Science and Information Systems (The Guardian University Guide 2022).

Computer Science Clearing courses

Criminology courses in Clearing

Our Criminology courses combine with Sociology and Social Policy and are usually available through Clearing. Our courses explore fascinating questions surrounding the criminal justice system, the social contexts of crime, and the relationship between behaviour and punishment:

As a Criminology graduate, you’ll leave with the critical thinking, analytical and communication skills that are valued by many employers throughout the private, public and voluntary sectors.

We’re ranked 1st in Scotland for Criminology and Top 5 in Scotland for Sociology (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).

Criminology Clearing course

Economics courses in Clearing

Economics is more than just about money. It is a social science that gives you an understanding of how we, as a society, produces and use our resources. Economics can help with solutions to global problems such as sustainable development and inequality.

Our innovative teaching places great emphasis on applying economic thinking to real world business and policy challenges. You’ll gain strong analytical skills along with the knowledge and practical skills you need to gain success in your chosen career.

We're ranked Top 5 in Scotland for Economics (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).

Economics Clearing courses

History courses in Clearing

If you really want to understand the modern world, it's essential to unlock the patterns of the past. History courses can help you do exactly that – and here at the University of Stirling, we take an innovative approach to guiding you through the major events and periods that have shaped us all.

Our History degrees will equip you with a wide range of intellectual and personal skills. You'll gain an awareness of how different societies across the world have changed over time, by exploring areas such as Scottish, British, European, American and African history. 

We're ranked 1st in Scotland for student satisfaction in History (National Student Survey 2022).

History Clearing courses

Law courses in Clearing

Law courses at Stirling can help you take the first step in becoming a lawyer or entering a range of other prestigious professions. You’ll gain a firm grounding in essential subjects and enjoy the freedom to specialise in the areas that interest you most or combine your degree with another subject for a qualification that's specific to your career aspirations. 

Topics covered in our law degrees include Criminal Law, Public Law, Legal Systems, Contract Law, Family Law, Property Law, Commercial Law, Human Rights, Energy Law and more.

We're ranked Top 5 in Scotland for Law (Complete University Guide 2023).

Nursing courses in Clearing

Get career-ready with a qualification in nursing from the University of Stirling. With a blend of classroom learning and practical placements, Stirling is a superb place for you to learn the contemporary skills of nursing.

Our ethos and approach has won numerous Student Nursing Times Awards, and we work with the Nursing and Midwifery Council to ensure that you receive the training you need to join nursing teams after graduation.

We're ranked Top 5 in Scotland for Nursing (Complete University Guide 2023).

Nursing Clearing courses

Secondary Education courses in Clearing

Take the first step in becoming a secondary school teacher with our courses in education. Our innovative approach allows you more time to develop as a teacher than the typical one-year PGDE route, and you can specialise in a subject that appeals to you. 

We also offer science teaching courses in collaboration with Forth Valley College. 

We're ranked 3rd in Scotland and top 5 in the UK for Education (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023). 

Secondary Education Clearing courses

Sports courses in Clearing

If you’re thinking about a career in sport, studying sport at Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence is an excellent choice you can make in Clearing.

Job opportunities range from coaching, health and fitness to working in commercial and voluntary sport organisations or governing bodies of sport.

Our sports degrees and subjects through Clearing are a popular choice for students looking to study at a university where sporting excellence is at the heart of everything we do.

We're ranked Top 5 in Scotland and Top 10 in the UK for Sports Science (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).

Sports Clearing courses

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