To pass the Access to Degree Studies course you will need to:
- Gain an average of at least 50% across the modules (see below for exceptions)
- Fulfil the attendance and assessment requirements for each module
You will apply to the University of Stirling in December via UCAS for university entry. The process allows you to discover the wide range of degree options available and consider which ones would be best for you.
Successful students will be guaranteed a place on an undergraduate course at the University of Stirling.
Access to Degree Studies students can go on to study a wide variety of degrees, including those found in:
The University aims to offer you a place on your chosen course, but it may not always be possible as these places are competitive. However, you will be offered some choice if you are successful in the Access to Degree Studies course, and the University aims to offer you a place as close as possible to your chosen course. You will be given support when you apply for your undergraduate degree.
Entry to Law degrees
For entry to Law, Access to Degree Studies students require a grade average of 60% across all modules.
Entry to a Social Work degree
Our Social Work Division welcomes applications from Access to Degree Studies students. Applicants wanting to study BA (Hons) Social Work will need to go through an interview process.
Entry to Education degrees
If you want to gain a school teaching qualification, the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) expects minimum requirements of Higher English and National 5 Mathematics, or their equivalents. See the GTC website for the latest information.
If you want to be a College Lecturer, you can take BA Teaching Qualification for Further Education (TQFE) - pre-service at Stirling, once you have completed your degree.