International partnership courses
Teaching excellence across the globe
The University of Stirling has forged strong partnerships both at home and further afield. We've teamed up with a range of international institutions to offer a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees which are taught, in part or entirely, overseas. It's what makes us a truly global university.
Partnerships in eastern Asia
University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
The University of Stirling’s Doctor of Management (DMan) programme, jointly delivered with the University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (UCASS) is one of the first Sino-UK DMan programmes to have been approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
The DMan immerses our students in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research – equipping them with the practical and theoretical skills they need to find innovative solutions to the challenges of international business.
The joint delivery of the DMan course offers students the chance to take advantage of a unique partnership, benefit from the best of both institutions’ expertise and to develop and become future intellectual thought-leaders and part of a new breed of Chartered Managers.
Hebei Normal University, China
Hebei Normal University is a key provincial institution that caters to a student population of more than 57,000. The University of Stirling offers a dynamic double award that is jointly delivered both on our campus in Stirling, as well as in Hebei.
- BA (Hons) Translation and Interpreting Studies
Find out more and apply at hebtu.edu.cn.
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) and the University of Stirling have a longstanding partnership spanning 25 years. KGU is one of the most prestigious private institutions in Japan, and is a selected member of the Japanese Government’s Top Global University Project. The University of Stirling offers a unique double award that is jointly delivered both on campus in Stirling and in Osaka.
- MSc TESOL (double degree)
Find out more and apply at global.kwansei.ac.jp.
Singapore Institute of Management
Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) is one of the country’s premier higher education institutions. Having earned the backing of the Singaporean Government’s Workforce Development Agency, the University of Stirling has partnered with SIM since 2011 to develop a range of business courses designed to offer students a truly global academic experience.
- BA (Hons) Retail Marketing
- BA (Hons) Sports Studies and Marketing
- BA (Hons) Sport Business Management
- BA (Hons) Events Management
- BA (Hons) Marketing
- BA (Hons) Digital Media
Find out more and apply at simge.edu.sg.
Vietnam National University
Vietnam National University - University Of Social Sciences And Humanities (VNU-USSH) is one of Vietnam’s most prestigious institutions, with the largest social sciences and humanities faculty in the country.
The University of Stirling partnered with VNU-USSH more than a decade ago to develop a unique course jointly delivered on two sites, in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. The course is approved by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training.
Please note: The below course is suspended for academic year 2021-22.
- MSc Media and Communications Management
Find out more and apply at hcmussh.edu.vn.
Partnerships in the Middle East
Muscat College, Oman
Muscat College is one of Oman’s oldest privately owned colleges, and the University has enjoyed a partnership with the College for over a decade.
It’s renowned for its creative and innovative approach to research and learning – which is why the University of Stirling Management School and our Faculty of Natural Sciences are working with the college to deliver unique courses, tailored specifically to meet the needs of the Omani economy.
Courses taught in Muscat College include:
- BA (Hons) Accountancy and Business Studies
- BA (Hons) Business Studies
- BSc (Hons) Computing Science
- BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
- MSc Big Data
- MSc Management
You can apply for the MSc courses via the specific course pages. Find out more and apply for the other courses listed by visiting muscatcollege.edu.om.
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
The University of Stirling is offering a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, delivered from our campus in Ras Al Khaimah (UAE). The courses will be delivered in English for UAE and international students.
Partnerships in Europe
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is one of the fastest-rising, dynamic young universities in Spain, with impressive international rankings. The University of Stirling has partnered with UPF to develop an innovative joint award delivered both on campus in Stirling and in Barcelona.
Porto Business School
The University of Stirling Management School has partnered with Porto Business School, a top-ranked European university, to offer students the chance to study at both institutions and graduate with two degrees.
Students who complete the Executive Masters in International Business at Porto can transfer to the University of Stirling with 60 credits towards an MSc Business and Management or an MSc International Business, and vice versa. If based in Stirling, it will also be possible to study for the two degrees simultaneously.
This allows students to complete the two degrees in a semester less than usual, and to experience different styles of business teaching, as well as life in Scotland and in Portugal.
INTO University of Stirling
We've teamed up with global education leader, INTO, to deliver dynamic programmes to support your needs. INTO University of Stirling’s integrated academic programmes offer progression to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Stirling.
Stafford Global Education Partnership
Stafford Global Education Limited are an official partner of the University of Stirling promoting a range of online
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If you'd like to learn more about our international partnerships, contact our International team.