PhD funding opportunities
University of Stirling International Taught Postgraduate Merit Scholarship
Science Without Borders
Established: 1967Of the many reasons students come to Stirling, academic reputation and research standards among them, one factor is always cited: the outstanding beauty of the University's campus. The essence of the University of Stirling is its great people: its graduates, staff and students are helping to shape the world. Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, the University of Stirling was the first genuinely new university in Scotland for over 400 years. Its retains that pioneering spirit and a passion for innovation and excellence. Built in the shadow of the Ochil Hills and Wallace Monument, the Stirling campus is situated on a magnificent 310-acre estate, centered around a large lake and 18th-century Airthrey Castle. Stirling is top in Scotland and ninth in the UK in the Research Success Rankings. The UK-wide 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) confirmed that Stirling is the leading Scottish research university in a number of areas.
Postgraduate: Students want to apply taught Master's programmes normally require a Second Class UK honours degree, or its foreign equivalent.