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 Stirling, United Kingdom

The University of Stirling is a global institution committed to helping students make a difference in the world

University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is a global institution committed to helping students make a difference in the world.

Based in the heart of Scotland, Stirling has 90+ postgraduate courses.

We equip our graduates with the knowledge, expertise and employability skills to succeed in the workplace – which is just part of the reason why Stirling is ranked top 10 in the UK for postgraduate teaching and top 30 in the UK for overall postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2022).

Commitment to employability

Ranked five-star for employability (QS Stars University Ratings 2021), our Masters courses provide practical experience and opportunities to work with industries across the globe. That’s why 96% of our graduates are in employment or further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes 2020/21, HESA).

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Research with impact

Our world-leading academics are experts in their fields, and our teaching explores this cutting-edge research to make an impact on society. That’s why 80% of Stirling’s research was classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

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The University of Stirling is a global institution committed to helping students make a difference in the world

Campus life

Rated 1st in the UK and top 3 in the world for its campus environment (International Student Barometer 2022), Stirling’s beautiful 330-acre campus provides five-star facilities (QS Stars University Rankings 2021), over 130 clubs and societies and a vibrant international community.

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A global outlook

Stirling welcomes international students from around the world, with almost half of our postgraduate community coming from overseas. Stirling has teaching and research partnerships in over 60 countries across the world, and its diverse students and staff represent more than 140 nationalities across the globe.

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The University of Stirling is a global institution committed to helping students make a difference in the world

Sporting excellence

The University of Stirling is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence. We’re also home to five national governing bodies and ranked 1st in the UK and top 5 in the UK for sports facilities (International Student Barometer 2022).

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The City of Stirling

Stirling is the 'Gateway to the Highlands', and it’s the perfect place to call home.

Stirling has been named the safest student city in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2023), and is also one of the top 3 happiest places to live in Scotland (Rightmove Happy at Home Index 2022). Stirling combines the charm of a historic ancient capital with the buzz of a modern city.

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