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Postgraduate study

Complete one of our Masters courses in just one year to achieve your career objectives and realise your life ambitions. We have 90 postgraduate degrees for you to choose from.

Types of taught courses

At Stirling, we’re all about choice. We offer a range of qualifications including MSc, MA, MRes and MBA. Most of our Masters courses take one year to complete.

Research degrees

We offer Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Professional Doctorates. See which research degree is right for you and your career ambitions.

Postgraduate funding

Get more information about our wide range of postgraduate loans, scholarships and funding opportunities.

How to apply

Once you’ve found the perfect postgraduate course for you, the application process couldn’t be easier.

Online Masters courses

Our online postgraduate courses offer a great level of teaching and support, and are perfect to fit in around a busy lifestyle. Take your career to the next level, or in a new direction.

Postgraduate progression courses

For international students who don't yet meet the requirements for direct entry onto a postgraduate course, our progression and English language courses can help you reach your potential. 

Why Stirling for Masters study?

Find out more about what makes Stirling a great place for Masters study and how we'll help to boost your career prospects. 

Be the difference

Take a closer look at how a Masters degree from Stirling can set you on the path to future success.

Chong Liu
Chong Liu
MSc Sustainable Aquaculture
At the end of the day, it's not what we have learned in lectures that matters, but how we are going to use it to make a difference to the world.
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Jessica Cleary
Jessica Cleary
MSc Applied Social Research (Criminology)
The teaching staff at Stirling offer exceptional guidance in how to critically think and become an engaged and independent researcher. My time at Stirling was eye opening, memorable and rewarding.
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Jennifer Jebathoma
Jennifer Jebathoma
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
I have made lots of friends from different countries and it has been fascinating to learn about their different cultures. They have become like family for me.
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Contact us

If you have any questions about entry requirements for our postgraduate courses just get in touch with our Graduate Admissions team.

For all other questions you have about postgraduate study please use our enquiry form.