What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers40%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£1,820
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Semester 1: people, politics and empire: Britain 1780â??1914; kingship and nationhood. Scotland c.1100â??1513. Semester 2: empire to Europe: Britain 1914â??1990; renaissance to revolution: Scotland 1513â??1689. Semester 3: reputations in history. Semester 4: Europe in the long 19th century 1787-1918; American history, 1787â??1890; social history of the Victorian city: computer approaches; war, famine, disease and death, c.1250â??c.1650; Scotland in the age of Wallace and Bruce. Semester 5: 20th century Europe, 1918â??2001; the united states since 1890; gender in Britain, 1750â??1930; the Stewart kings of Scotland, 1424â??1513; nineteenth century Scotland, c.1800â??1914; religion, politics and society in 19th century Britain. Semester 6: safer spaces: the use, abuse and protection of the environment in 20th century Britain; occupied Europe: conquest, resistance and liberation; environment, politics and people in colonial Africa; the British Atlantic world 1580-1770; radicalism to labourism: popular politics 1800-1914; approaches and methods in history. Semester 7 and 8: the quest for modernity: eastern Europe in the 20th century; apartheid in south Africa, 1948â??94; revolutionary Europe, 1776â??1804; race, class and gender in early America; government and society in Scotland 1800â??1918; the â??golden ageâ?? of the Scottish parliament: parliament and politics in Scotland, 1660â??1707; 'dark and drublie days': Bruce and Stewart Scotland c.1329 - c.1406.
Stirling University offers one of the most picturesque campuses in the UK. The campus is home to a large number of students and has a real sense of community spirit. It has a high standard of teaching and offers a safe all-round learning experience for its students. Moreover we are Scotland's University for sporting excellence, and boast some of the finest facilities.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
Government and Politics
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?