Integrated courses with Forth Valley College

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Study at Forth Valley College and the University of Stirling

Our courses combine the applied technical skills of Forth Valley College with the advanced academic expertise of the University of Stirling. You'll spend the first two years studying at the College and the final two studying at the University's campus.

You'll have full support and dual benefit of using facilities available at both institutions.

Our courses

BSc (Hons) Applied Biological Sciences

We've worked with business and employers to develop a degree course that aims to solve the problem of skills shortages in life sciences. It's why this degree is perfect for a career in the biosciences, healthcare and biotechnology industries.

We’ll give you technical expertise and proficiency in the vital practical and research skills sought-after by employers.

BA (Hons) Heritage and Tourism

If you have aspirations of working in the heritage, conservation or tourism sectors, our dedicated Heritage and Tourism degree is the perfect starting point.

We work with leading organisations such as Historic Environment Scotland and VisitScotland to combine academic knowledge with a firm grasp of business.

We're 2nd in Scotland for Tourism, Transport and Travel (National Student Survey 2019).

BA (Hons) Digital Media

The course will provide you with practical training in the digital environment – from the creation of multimedia content to its effective use across TV, film, online channels, radio and beyond. By embracing new technologies and innovative methods of content delivery, this course opens the door to a world of exciting opportunities.

We're Top 3 in Scotland and Top 20 in the UK for Communication and Media Studies (The Complete University Guide 2021)

BSc (Hons) Software Development with Cyber Security

50 companies from Scottish IT business helped design this highly practical degree designed to address a major skills shortage of IT professionals. You'll learn about computer systems, software development, Artificial Intelligence and Computer Security.

Our computing graduates have an excellent track record in finding well-paid jobs because of our focus on practical expertise.

Tara's Clearing experience

Tara used Clearing to come to the University of Stirling and has just finished her first year of the integrated course BA (Hons) Heritage and Tourism. Hear her experience of how easy the Clearing process was and why choosing an integrated course has been the best decision for her.

Hear from other students talking about their experiences through Clearing at the University of Stirling.

Your education and social activities during Covid-19

Whatever happens with COVID-19, we will make your first year at Stirling fun and safe. Find out about our commitment to making our campus safer for 2021.


Accommodation available to new Integrated Degree students is in our Union Street Development. Located off campus in Stirling City Centre, it offers four or six person flats over four levels. 

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