Once you’ve found the perfect postgraduate course for you, the application process couldn’t be easier. Watch our short video to find out how simple it is.
Before you start working on your application, you should check the entry requirements for your chosen course. For most of our postgraduate degrees, we ask for a minimum of a second-class Honours degree or equivalent, but some courses also require relevant work experience or prior knowledge within a related subject area.
You can apply up to two years in advance of your course start date and we accept applications throughout the year. We don’t have a formal deadline for postgraduate applications.
If you’re an international student who requires a Tier 4 (General) student visa, we recommend you apply at least eight weeks before the start date of your course.
You can apply directly from our course pages or go directly to our online application form.
If you’re an International student you can also apply via an international representative. Take a look at our full list of international representatives. You can also email our international recruitment team to see what representatives are in your area. firstname.lastname@example.org
About to complete your undergraduate degree at Stirling? If you are, you can log onto the portal and complete a fast track application for your chosen course.
Already started an online application? If you have already started an application but not yet submitted it, we will have sent you an email containing instructions on how to return to your saved information. If you cannot find this email, find out how to return to your existing online application.
Once your application is received, you’ll get a confirmation email from the University’s Admissions Team containing a unique reference number. Please quote this number when you contact us about any aspect of your application.
When submitting your application you can also opt-in to receive essential information about the University of Stirling. We’ll be in touch via email with everything you’ll need to know about studying at Stirling, and you can change your mind at any time.
We aim to make a decision on your application as quickly as possible. If you want to ask about the status of your application then please email email@example.com.
We’ll get in touch with you when a decision has been made on your application.
These are the responses you could receive:
If you receive an offer, congratulations! Please respond to our offer as soon as you can.
You’ll be sent all of the information you need to access our Applicant Portal to respond to your offer. The Applicant Portal can also be used to upload documentation, apply for University accommodation and select fee payment options.
If you require an entry visa to the UK you’ll be sent instructions on how to proceed.
You’ll receive a welcome email before you start your course which includes: