China

We have a long history of welcoming Chinese students, and a proven track record of supporting them to achieve their academic and professional career goals.

Empowered by the University of Stirling experience, our Chinese graduates have become global citizens, successfully forging careers in a variety of fields around the world.

Visit our China microsite to learn about our courses, studying in Scotland, life at Stirling and more. You can also download our information brochure for Chinese students.

 

Overview

Welcome

 

International students are at the heart of what we do at the University of Stirling. We're proud to educate students from over 120 nationalities on our beautiful campus.

We deliver high quality courses that produce intellectually-able graduates, who are highly sought after by employers throughout the world.

The University is home to an ever-growing list of student clubs and societies. Among them is our Chinese Students and Scholars Association, which hosts a regular schedule of events and offers plenty of opportunities to make friends for life. Whatever you're into—from athletics to anime, volleyball to videogames—it's easy to find a club that matches your passions.

Partners

If you're a prospective partner, find out more about our partnerships in your country.

How to get here

There are a range of convenient flights from China to Scotland. Beginning on 12 June, there will be 4 direct flights per week between Beijing and Edinburgh, making it even easier for you to travel to Stirling.

Glasgow International Airport is about 1 hour away, and Edinburgh Airport is approximately 45 minutes from our University campus, travelling by car or taxi. From Stirling to Edinburgh Airport it's 60 minutes by bus, and to Glasgow Airport, 1 hour and 20–50 minutes by bus.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

Direct entry to Year 1

  • 3 Year Chinese Senior Secondary (Senior High) School Graduation Certificate with 70% overall
  • 2 year Chinese Huikao exam result 75% overall (Provinces without Huikao exams, students can apply with 75% overall from 6 modules)

Chinese Gaokao with a score of:

425 of 750 Majority of China
375 of 660 Shanghai
275 of 480 Jiangsu
525 of 900 Hainan

Other qualifications:

Foundation qualification from pathway providers or universities will be considered for year 1 entry.

Find out more about our pathway options.

 

Direct entry to Year 2

Chinese Gaokao with a score of:

500 of 750 Majority of China
435 of 660 Shanghai
316 of 480 Jiangsu
594 of 900 Hainan

Foundation qualification from pathway providers or universities will be considered for year 2 entry.

Postgraduate

Depending on the course you are applying to:

  • Graduating with a minimum of 65-70% in a four year Bachelor’s degree from a 211 or 985 university.
  • Graduating with a minimum of 70-75% in a four year Bachelor’s degree from other universities.

You will find the specific entry requirements for your chosen course on our postgraduate course pages.

(Last updated on 15 October 2019.)

English language requirements

If English isn't your first language, you'll need to demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency. We accept a variety of tests, details of the minimum grades we require can be found on our English Language Requirements page.

Please also check the specific grades required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.

Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English within the last five years. We require an official letter from your University or College.

For further advice please email international@stir.ac.uk.

For more information on ways that you can meet our English language requirements, including options to waive the requirement, please visit our China microsite.

 

Need help improving your English?
There's a number of options available to you, ranging from a course for those who need only a little help, up to a longer-term programme.

Funding opportunities

Scholarships

We have several excellent scholarship opportunities that are available to students from China:

Undergraduate

See more undergraduate scholarships

Postgraduate

See more postgraduate scholarships

Tuition Fees

For details of tuition fees, please visit our International Tuition Fees page.

Meet us in China

Upcoming visits

The University of Stirling regularly travels to China attending recruitment events, and visiting schools and colleges. Forthcoming trips are listed below. If there are no trips scheduled to take place, please contact us for more information. Email Ella Zhang.

Agents

We work with the following approved representatives in China who can help you apply and enrol on your chosen course:

  • Amber Education – Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Beijing, Shanghai
  • AOJI – Beijing, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Hohhot, Jinan, Lanzhou, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nanning, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi’an, Zhengzhou
  • Can Achieve – Beijing
  • Dalian Xinquan – Dalian, Shenyang, Changchun, Harbin
  • D and LT Consultants – Harbin
  • EIC – Chengdu, Chongqing, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Jinan, Nanjing, Xiamen, Shenyang, Qingdao, Changshan, Wuhan, Xi’an, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Zhengzhou, Dalian, Fuzhou, Nanchang, Shijiazhuang, Kunming
  • GEA – Beijing, Shanghai
  • Golden Arrow – Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Nanjing, Quzhou, Changchun, Shenyang, Harbin, Changsha, Dalian, Zhengzhou, Foshan, Xi’an, Xining, Taiyuan, Qingdao, Haikou, Haining
  • IAE – Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Fuzhou, Ningbo, Shaoxing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Yangzhou, Zhengzhou, Yibin, Jinan, Jinhua, Mianyang, Taiyuan, Wenzhou, Yiwu, Taizhou, Jiujiang, Jinzhou, Urumqi, Wuhan, Chengdu
  • IDP – Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Wuhan, Qingdao, Shenzhen
  • Index – Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Nanjing, Chengdu, Qingdao
  • Jinan Overseas – Jinan
  • JJL – Beijing, Qingdao, Jinan, Tianjin, Zhengzhou, Shijiazhuang, Shenyang, Dalian, Hankou, Xi’an, Shanghai, Nanjing, Taiyuan, Tangshan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Kunming, Suzhou, Changsha, Hefei, Harbin, Changchun, Hohhot, Lanzhou, Xiamen, Jilin, Yantai, Chengdu, Nanchang, Hangzhou, Handan, Wuxi, Ningbo, Guiyang, Nanning, Xuzhou, Foshan, Fuzhou, Chongqing, Changzhou, Wenzhou, Yinchuan, Dongguan, Nanchang, Xining, Hainan, Wuhan, Urumqi
  • New Oriental – Beijing, Qingdao, Jinan, Tianjin, Zhengzhou, Shijiazhuang, Shenyang, Dalian, Hankou, Xi’an, Shanghai, Nanjing, Taiyuan, Tangshan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Kunming, Suzhou, Changsha, Hefei, Harbin, Changchun, Hohhot, Lanzhou, Xiamen, Jilin, Yantai, Chengdu, Nanchang, Hangzhou, Handan, Wuxi, Ningbo, Guiyang, Nanning, Xuzhou, Foshan, Fuzhou, Chongqing, Changzhou, Wenzhou, Yinchuan, Dongguan, Nanchang, Xining, Hainan, Wuhan, Urumqi
  • Power Academy – Beijing
  • Shenzhen Servlight – Shenzhen
  • Shinyway – Beijing, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Jinan, Jinhua, Nanchang, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Taiyuan, Taizhou, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi’an, Yiwu, Zhengzhou, Zhoushan
  • UKEC – Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, London, Cardiff, Newcastle, Liverpool, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Shanghai, Beijing
  • UKNSG - Wuhan
  • Wiseway – Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Qingdao, Jinan, Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuhan, Chongqing, Xi’an, Taiyuan, Nanning, Shenzhen
  • 51offer – Shanghai, Nanchang

Your contacts

Ella Zhang
China Manager
ella.zhang@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1786 467763

International and Student Recruitment

+44 (0)1786 467046
international@stir.ac.uk
@stiruni
universityofstirling

Admissions

Undergraduate Enquiries:

admissions@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0)1786 467044

Postgraduate Enquiries:

graduate.admissions@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0)1786 466655

What our students said

Dongliang Li
China
MSc Psychology of Sport
Studying here at Stirling, and also this course, will definitely help me with my future career because I have acquired all the knowledge about how to be a sports psychologist.
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Meng Yao
Meng Yao
China
MSc Media Management
It was an unforgettable experience in my life because it was my first time studying abroad.....It cultivated my personal ability to solve some difficult things.
Read Meng's story

Webinars

Join one of our webinars or live chats for International students to find out more about studying at the University of Stirling.

Our full range of webinars and live chats cover a range of topics, including:

  • The application process
  • Living in Stirling
  • Funding and scholarships
  • Course and module overviews
  • Course-relevant career opportunities
  • Student life on campus

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