University of Stirling

Country: Scotland

Location: Stirling

University Information

About the University

University of Stirling is a public university founded as a university in 1967. However the institute was built over 400 years ago within the walled Airthrey Castle estate. Since its foundation it has expanded into four faculties: Faculty of Social Sciences; Faculty of Arts and Humanities; Stirling Management School; and Faculty of Natural Sciences; Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport. The university accommodates over 12,500 students with 4,000 being postgraduates.


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at University of Stirling that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options of 2,900 bed spaces in standard single, double and ensuite rooms in 14 different accommodation sites.
  • Accommodation fees range from £95-£179 per week for 40-51 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

University of Stirling boasts a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • International students have the option to pay your tuition fees in full or in monthly instalments or in semester instalments.
  • Stirling Business School tuition fees cost £13,100 per year.
  • Science based  programmes tuition fees cost £15,600 per year. 
  • Engineering programmes tuition fees cost £15,600 per year.
  • Fine Art based  programmes tuition fees cost £13,100 per year. 

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • INTO


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

University of Stirling offers scholarships:

  • Country Specific Scholarships
  • International Undergraduate Scholarship
  • INTO Stirling Progression Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarship
  • The Aviva Scholarship
  •  GREAT Scholarships


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. University of Stirling is leading research in:

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Culture and Society
  • Environment
  • Enterprise and the Economy
  • Sport


University Ranking

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University Student Statistics

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University Courses

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