Study sport

Study a Sports degree that gets results at the University of Stirling. Our eight sport-specific courses cover all aspects of sport – from nutrition and sports science, to performance, psychology and sport business management. Find the perfect undergraduate or postgraduate course for you, and study on campus or online. 

Our sport research explores the power of sport to positively impact communities and transform lives through physical activity – all contributing to our position as Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, and our reputation as one of the best places in the world to study sport.

Sport courses

Our undergraduate and Masters courses can help you build towards a career in any aspect of sport – from sport psychology or nutrition, to exercise science and professional coaching.  

Sport research

Our academic experts make game-changing contributions to sport research. Find out why we're ranked 1st in Scotland for research outputs in Sport and Exercise Sciences (REF 2021) - and learn more about studying your PhD at Stirling.

Performance sport

Our sport scholarships can offer you financial support of up to £5,000 per annum. Combine your studies with competition at the highest level.

Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence

As Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence we prepare athletes to perform on the world stage, help our students and members develop wellbeing and fitness, improve the health of the nation through research and teach children about playing sport. Our campus is home to the National Swimming Academy, the GB National Tennis Academy and Triathlon Scotland - placing Stirling at the forefront of sport in Scotland and the UK.

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