University of Stirling
Population: 91,000, 20% of the population are students
Ancient capital of Scotland
Medieval Old Town
Stirling Castle – royal palace, home to kings and queens of Scotland
Shopping, Arts, Music, Restaurants, Cafes, Nightlife
Central Location <1hr to Glasgow and Edinburgh
‘Gateway to the Highlands’ - Explore wild Scotland
Times Good University Guide 2019
Accounting and Finance – Top 5 in Scotland, top 30 in UK
Education - Top 5 in UK
Media and Communications - 1st in Scotland, top 15 in UK
Sports Science – Top 5 in Scotland, top 20 in the UK
Top 20 UK institutions for Business and Management
Complete University Guide 2019
Communication and Media Studies - 2nd in Scotland, top 15 in the UK
Education - 5th in Scotland, top 10 in the UK
Marketing - 2nd in Scotland, top 10 in the UK
Social Work - 3rd in Scotland, top 10 in the UK
Sport Science - top 5 in Scotland, top 15 in the UK
The Guardian University Guide 2019
Criminology – 1st in Scotland, top 10 in the UK
Economics – 2nd in Scotland, top 5 in UK
Education - 1st in Scotland, Top 10 in the UK
Media & Film Studies – 1st in Scotland, Top 10 in the UK
Sociology – 3rd in Scotland, Top 25 in the UK
QS World University Rankings 2018
Media and Communications – Top 25 in UK and Top 200 in the world
Nursing – Top 15 in the UK
Philosophy – Top 20 in the UK
Sport – Top 20 in the UK
The International Student Barometer (ISB) 2016
1st in Scotland for welcoming international students (scored top under "Arrival")
1st in Scotland and the UK for campus environment
1st in Scotland for good teachers, quality lecturers and performance feedback
1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK for sports facilities
Undergraduate Course Portfolio
Health Sciences and Sport
Nursing – Adult
Nursing - Mental Health Sport and Exercise Science Sports Studies
Criminology and Social Policy
Criminology and Sociology
Sociology and Social Policy
Stirling Management School
Accountancy and Finance Business Studies
Human Resource Management Management
Professional Accountancy Retail Marketing
Sport Business Management Sustainable Events Management
Applied Biological Sciences Applied Computing Aquaculture
Computing Science Conservation Biology and Management
Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education
Environmental Science and Outdoor Education
Arts & Humanities
Film & Media
Heritage and Tourism History
International Management Studies with European Languages and Society
Law: Accelerated Graduate LLB
Law: BA Programmes
Politics, Philosophy and Economics Religion
Spanish and Latin American Studies
Postgraduate Course Portfolio
Health Sciences and Sport
Early Years Practice
Psychology of Sport
Applied Social Research
Doctorate in Education
Education Studies and TESOL
Management and English Language Teaching
Social Work Studies
Stirling Management School
Banking and Finance
Behavioural Decision Making for Finance
Behavioural Science for Management
Business and Management (MBM)
Data Science for Business
Economics for Business and Policy
International Accounting and Finance
Strategic Sustainable Business
Aquatic Food Security
Aquatic Veterinary Studies
Environmental Management (Conservation, Energy)
Environmental Policy and Governance
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Mathematics and Data Science Psychology
Psychological Research Methods (Autism, Bilingualism, Child Development, Cognition and Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Perception and Action, Psychology of Faces)
Arts & Humanities
Digital Media and Society Environment, Heritage and Policy
International Conflict and Cooperation
International Energy Law and Policy
Strategic Public Relations and Communication Management
Television Content Development and Production
The Gothic Imagination
Translation and Conference Interpreting
Translation Studies with TESOL
Entry Requirements for Taiwan
Minimum 75% in Senior High School Diploma
IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each skill)
Minimum 65% in a four year Bachelor’s degree
IELTS 6.0 for most of our Master’s courses
Pre-sessional available (12, 6 or 3 weeks). 99%+ pass rate over the last 2 years.
Many postgraduate taught (Master’s) courses are conversion degrees – no prior study or work experience required
Graduate Diploma/Pre-Master’s study at INTO Stirling for students that do not meet direct entry criteria
Master Programme Introductions
Business and Management
MSc Business and Management (MBM)
Our MBM course allows you to gain the knowledge and skills students need to be an inspiring, effective and resilient manager.
We combine management theory with developing practical management skills, and our course is taught by internationally recognised subject experts.
MSc Human Resource Management
Builds on mainstream HR management to incorporate specialist topics with an international perspective
Strong links with industry - guest lectures, seminars, dissertation linked to career goals
Responsible management focus - integrated considerations of social responsibility and sustainability issues through the core curriculum. Committed to the principles of PRIME.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) accreditation
Student Consultancy Projects
Students seeking to enhance their employability and add value to a business client have the opportunity to undertake a three-month consultancy project over the summer, as an alternative to a traditional dissertation.
Consultancy projects allow students to work with an organisation to investigate a ‘real-world’ issue, enhancing their business skills and making professional connections that may lead to a job offer in the future.
Current clients range from start-up business to international organisations in public, private and not- for-profit sectors.
Accounting, Finance, Banking and Economics
MSc Investment Analysis
The UK’s first PG programme in the field, one of a few programmes in the world to have CFA Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP) status.
70% of learning outcomes of CFA Charter Programme are covered, making course ideally suited to students who wish to qualify as CFA Charter holders.
Course includes award-winning week-long Amplify Trading masterclass, giving students practical experience of financial markets.
MSc International Accounting and Finance
Accredited by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), graduates are eligible for exemption from ACCA papers F1, F2, F3, F4, F9 and depending on Spring semester module choices, F7.
Triple award-winning Amplify Trading course.
The MSc in Finance gives a thorough grounding in the theory and analytical techniques used by finance professionals.
The course also gives students the opportunity to study much of the CFA course syllabus.
The course includes access to financial databases such as DataStream, providing real life, real-time information and insights into current research and analysis within the UK and international financial environment.
MSc Banking and Finance
Provides deep understanding of the role of banks, central banks and other financial institutions and their place in the economy
Offers flexible design: core curriculum on banking combined with a wide selection of options on finance and investments.
The Chartered Banker Institute offers graduates credit against its professional qualification. Once students have graduated they are eligible to apply for the status of Associated Chartered Banker.
Santander Universities provides students with the opportunity to participate in their Work Skills Programme.
MSc Economics for Business and Policy
Global reputation – The Division of Economics is ranked 3rd in Scotland (2017 Guardian League Table).
Develops knowledge and analytical skills for careers as business & policy analysts in range of sectors.
Opportunities for consultancy project-based dissertation and placements
MSc Behavioural Decision Making for Finance
This course has been designed by the Behavioural Science Centre at Stirling, a leading research centre.