University of Stirling

Postgraduate Study

  • At the University of Stirling, around 2,000 postgraduate students are studying for taught Master's and Doctorate degrees, and the university offers over 60 taught Master's courses across 16 academic disciplines.
  • We also provide opportunities to undertake professional Doctorates, Masters by research and PhD programmes across five academic faculties. Further details on postgraduate study at the University of Stirling can be found on our website, along with details of postgraduate scholarship provision.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 3,105 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 61%
  • Part Time 39%

Domicile

  • UK 58%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 35%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 40 758 798
Social studies 73 498 571
Education 53 403 456
Biological sciences 88 271 359
Mass communications & documentation 20 171 191
Subjects allied to medicine 68 72 140
Historical & philosophical studies 79 29 108
Architecture, building & planning 1 91 92
Agriculture & related subjects 40 44 84
Physical sciences 32 44 76
Languages 22 49 71
Computer science 27 18 45
Veterinary science 8 36 44
Law 19 19 38
Combined 0 28 28
Mathematical sciences 4 0 4

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,500–6100
Mixed £4,500–6,100
Laboratory £6,100
Clinical -

Accommodation

  • Accommodation is available specifically for postgraduates with family flats also available.