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Undergraduate study

At the University of Stirling, we're committed to helping you to make a positive difference in the world.

Our flexible degree courses will help you to be the difference in your chosen career, by providing you with the knowledge, expertise and lifelong employability skills to ensure you stand out from the crowd. You'll be taught by our world-leading academics, whose internationally renowned research is tackling some of the biggest global challenges.

We offer an unrivalled student experience to help you make the most of your time with us. Our beautiful 330-acre campus offers a wide range of accommodation, and everything you need is just a few minutes’ walk away. As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, we provide the highest-quality sports facilities for our students, high-performance and Olympic athletes, staff and the wider community.

Why Stirling for undergraduate study?

The University of Stirling is a great place for you to study. You won’t just earn a qualification – you’ll discover a welcoming and thriving undergraduate student community. See what Stirling is all about.

The application process

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Information and advice

Our students come from a diverse range of background and experiences including students with disabilities, mature students and international students. We're here to provide support and guidance to all students, their families and supporters throughout your time at university.

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Fees and funding

If you’ve got the talent and drive to succeed, then finance shouldn’t be an obstacle to you joining us at the University of Stirling.


Access to Degree Studies

We want to help you realise your potential and our Access to Degree Studies course is the perfect place to . The course is designed for students with few or no formal qualifications, and who have been out of formal education (e.g. high school) for some time.


Widening Participation

If you want to study at university then we’ll do our absolute best to help you succeed regardless of your circumstances. There are a number of different options available depending on your background and what you want to study.

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Are you career ready?

At the University of Stirling, one of our top priorities is to enhance your employability through top-quality education and cutting-edge research.

Whatever your ambitions, we’ll make sure you can make the most of your abilities.

Career prospects

What our students said

Fergus Roberts
BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography
The University of Stirling is renowned for its sporting excellence and provides a great training base for triathlon, with some of the most beautiful scenery and challenging terrain, which has improved my performance.
Read Fergus's story