INTO University of Stirling

INTO University of Stirling

INTO University of Stirling offers Master's degrees specialising in business, finance, management, sport and education. The University also provides courses to help prepare international students for postgraduate study through a graduate diploma and English language programmes.

Top reasons to study here

  • Stirling is ranked 7th in the UK for graduate employability.
  • The University has achieved a 5 star excellence award for Employability.
  • Ranked among the top 50 research-intensive universities in the UK.

Master's Programmes



The first recorded reference to the name of Airthrey is in a Charter of King David of Scotland, which must have been granted prior to 1146. The Airthrey Estate appears to have been held by the Crown until 1370, when it was granted to Sir John Herice, Knight Keeper of the Castle of Stirling.


We offer a wide range of exciting and business- focused undergraduate degree and taught postgraduate degree programmes. We are recognised as a centre of excellence for research.

We have developed a series of part-time and flexible study courses which allows you to fit study around work or other commitments.

We have excellent opportunities for international students and also for incoming exchange students who have the option of studying at Stirling for a semester or a year. Additionally, we offer English language and academic preparation courses.

Our University has many exchange partners across the world.


The University of Stirling has an established reputation as an institution that contributes innovative research that is relevant to the social, economic and cultural needs of society. Working with academic, commercial, public, private and voluntary sector partners, Stirling is one of the UK’s leading research universities in the fields of health and wellbeing, the environment and people, culture and society, enterprise and the economy, and sport.


The Career Development Centre (CDC) forms part of the Student Development and Support Services and aims to provide professional careers education information and guidance service. In addition to providing a service to current students, pre-university entrants, employers and the University, the CDC offers a life-long service to alumni of the University.

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Student services

Student Support Services provides much of the support that you might require whilst you are studying here at Stirling. We offer a wide range of support, information and specialist services, all of which are designed to enhance your student experience.

Housing services

  • Accommodation for new undergraduates - All first year students, from any location, will normally be allocated a single study bedroom in a University residence (this may be on or off campus).
  • Accommodation for postgraduates - The University provides a priority for accommodation to all new students. If you are a taught postgraduate student from outside the UK, we will guarantee you an offer of University accommodation

ICT services

The Information and Technology Client Systems team is structured into the following four areas of responsibility.

  • Staff Desktop Services
  • Student IT Lab Services
  • Learning Technology Services
  • Information Services

Student Life

Campus life

There are around 2,300 residential places on-campus. Our centralised facilities encourage a strong community feel and provide much to occupy your time outside lectures, tutorials and lab work. Facilities at Stirling include:

  • the University Library
  • 24 hour computer lab access
  • the Robbins Students' Centre and 'Studio' bar
  • a shopping precinct, including a bank, bookshop, travel agent, pharmacy and supermarket
  • extensive indoor and outdoor sports facilities
  • a 50-metre swimming pool
  • a nine-hole golf course and driving range
  • the Macrobert Arts Centre, with theatre, cinema, café/bar and award-winning entertainment
  • a publicly accessible Art Collection
  • a wide range of excellent cafés and restaurants

Sports facilities

We are at the heart of Scottish sport, preparing athletes to perform on the world stage, enabling students to develop their skill sets for excellent careers and producing innovative research to improve the health of the nation. Our sport-centred campus is the hub of the local community and brings together the people shaping Scottish sport, creating a critical mass of sporting expertise and excellence.

  • Ranked 1st for sports facilities (International Student Barometer, 2012)
  • Top 10 in the UK for sport (The Complete University Guide, 2015)

Student clubs

Joining a Club or Society is probably the best thing you can do whilst you’re here to help build skills, make new friends and grow your CV! With over 3,000 members in over 100 sports and societies, we cover a wide range of activities. Clubs welcome new members throughout the year with main recruitment during Freshers Week. Clubs also run ‘Give It a Go’ sessions so you can try before you buy! We work hard to make sure all clubs are inclusive and are run with equality in mind.

Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom


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