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Postgraduate Open Day

By attending our Postgraduate Open Day, you’ll be able to explore our stunning campus, learn more about our diverse range of Masters courses and PhD opportunities and spend invaluable time with our staff and students to get a taste of what life at Stirling is really like.

You've already made a fantastic choice by exploring the benefits of postgraduate study. Now, let us show you why Stirling is where you belong.

When is the next Postgraduate Open Day?

  • Wednesday 28 November 2018 (Register Now)
  • Wednesday 27 March 2019

What happens at Open Day?

Open Day is your opportunity to learn everything you need to know about postgraduate study at the University of Stirling. You'll be able to find out crucial information about the application process, and will be given the chance to speak with our expert academics, current postgraduate students and professional support staff about:

  • Fees and funding
  • How to apply
  • Postgraduate accommodation
  • Sport
  • Careers and employability
  • Visas and immigration
  • Research at Stirling
  • Students' Union

Want to experience Open Day for yourself? Register your interest for our next event, and we'll get in touch as soon as we can with all the information you'll need.

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Getting here

Stirling campus

University of Stirling
Scotland UK

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Why choose Stirling?

There's more than just a qualification waiting for you in Stirling. Join our welcoming and thriving postgraduate student community, and you'll get access to quality teaching and learning in an intellectually stimulating environment – all in one of Scotland's most beautiful cities.

Why Stirling for postgraduate study?

Which degree is right for me?

Postgraduate taught courses

Choose from more than 100 postgraduate courses at an institution that is founded on innovation and excellence.

Our Masters courses are designed to develop forward-thinking graduates and help students from around the globe to redefine their potential in an inspiring and international academic setting.

You'll become part of an open and friendly postgraduate community at a university where teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness are all rated five-star (QS World University Rankings 2018).

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Interested in studying for a PhD?

Are you thinking about pursuing a postgraduate research degree? The University of Stirling is where you belong.

This is a place where thinkers do. We truly believe that great ideas and ground-breaking research can transform our society and help redefine economic, social and cultural connections across Scotland, the UK and the entire world.

That's why more than three quarters of our research activity was classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent in REF2014 – and it's also why we're looking for talented individuals like you to help us create global change in your chosen field.

By registering for our Postgraduate Open Day, you'll be able to chat with current researchers and support staff in order to learn more about the application process, funding and how we can help you to achieve success as a professional researcher.

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Five ways to make the most of your Open Day

Plan on registering for Postgraduate Open Day? You'll get more out of your visit if you arrived prepared.


Jot down five key questions that you want to speak to our University staff, academics and current students about during your visit.


Delve into the subject you are interested in studying by attending a presentation or visiting a faculty showroom.


Join the campus tour. You'll visit campus facilities, see inside a range of accommodation types, and explore sporting opportunities at Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence.


Learn about a wide range of scholarships and generous postgraduate loan schemes.


Get information on the 50+ student clubs and societies based at our Students' Union.

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Register your interest now or get in touch with us to learn about Postgraduate Open Day.

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