University pathways for international students - INTO University Partnerships

 
University pathways for international students - INTO University Partnerships
University
pathways
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University pathways for international students - INTO University Partnerships
Contents                                     This is Stirling
4    Why the University of Stirling?         Welcome to INTO University of Stirling,
7    About the University                    your stepping stone to an internationally
8    Life on campus                          recognised degree from the University
10   Discover Stirling                       of Stirling. Together we have one aim: to
12   Home from home                          give international students like you the
14   Choosing your course                    opportunity to study on the beautiful
16   Integrated programmes – Undergraduate   campus of this global top 350 university.
20   Integrated programmes – Postgraduate
22   Progression options                     INTO University of Stirling is an excellent choice. You’ll study
                                             a specialist programme designed exclusively for international
24   Find your course
                                             students, and tailored to the requirements of your university
26   International Foundation                degree. We’ll help you to improve your English language skills,
30   Graduate Diploma                        adjust to life as a student at Stirling and excel in the Scottish
34   Pre-Master’s                            education system. And when it comes to continuing to your
                                             degree, we'll be with you every step of the way − whether it's
35   Academic English
                                             at Stirling, or one of the 10 other Scottish universities that
36   How to apply                            recognise our programmes.
37   Application form                        You’ll learn in our brand new, modern building, with full
39   Scholarships                            access to all of the facilities on campus before confidently
                                             progressing to your university degree. Here you’re sure
                                             to feel at home. The University has a friendly community
                                             atmosphere − which is why it's ranked 1st in Scotland for
                                             welcoming international students (International Student
                                             Barometer 2016).
                                             Choosing to study abroad is a big decision, but with INTO
                                             University of Stirling, you can relax knowing that you’ll
                                             have a fantastic experience and graduate with a
                                             qualification that transforms your future.

                                             Choose #INTOStirling and open up a lifetime
                                             of opportunities.

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Why the University of Stirling?

Study in the heart of Scotland                                                                                                                                University of Stirling's top-ranked subject areas

                                                                                                                                        SCOTLAND AND THE UK
5-STAR                                                             1       ST                          TOP                                                      1st                                       1st                                           1st                        2nd
EXCELLENCE
for teaching, employability,                           in the UK for
                                                                                                       50
                                                                                                        young university
                                                                                                                                                                in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                Top 15 in the UK
                                                                                                                                                                Education**
                                                                                                                                                                                                          in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Top 5 in the UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Criminology**
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Top 10 in the UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Media and Film Studies**
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Top 15 in the UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sociology**

internationalisation, facilities                       campus environment                               worldwide
and inclusiveness                                                                                       (Times Higher Education Young

                                                                                                                                                                3rd
                                                       (International Student Barometer 2016)
                                                                                                        University Rankings 2017)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          3rd                                           Top 5                      Top 5
(QS Stars University Ratings 2016)

                                                                                                                                                                in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                Top 15 in the UK                          in Scotland                                   in Scotland                in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                Journalism, Publishing                    Top 15 in the UK                              Top 15 in the UK           Top 20 in the UK

Flexibility                                                                        1:5                                                                          and Public Relations**                    Sport Science*                                Accounting and Finance*
                                                                                                                                                                                                       *	The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Economics†

Develop your undergraduate degree                                                  Over 120 nationalities are represented                                                                              ** Guardian University Guide 2018
                                                                                                                                                                                                       † The Complete University Guide 2018
alongside your interests and ambitions                                             on campus, and 20% of the student
to create a bespoke academic journey                                               population is from overseas
                                                                                                                                                                Top 5
                                                                                                                                                                in Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                Top 25 in the UK
A global family                                                                    Stunning campus                                                              Computer Science and
                                                                                                                                                                Information Systems**
Join an international network of more than 82,000                                  With breathtaking views, it’s one of
alumni in 160 countries                                                            the most attractive campuses
                                                                                   in Europe

                                                                                                                                                        “Studying here has been a
      Employability at Stirling                                                                                                                          wonderful experience. I’m in
      Graduates have gone on to work for a
                                                                                                                                                         classes with students from all over
                                                                                                                                                         the world, and I know I’ve made
      range of global employers, including:
                                                                  96%                                  Internship                                        some friends for life here in Stirling.”
      HSBC                           IBM
                                                                   of graduates in
                                                                   employment or further
                                                                                                       programme                                              Dinuo, China
                                                                                                                                                              Completed International Foundation and progressed
      Microsoft                      British Airways               study within six months             Degree programmes with                                 to BSc Management at the University of Stirling

      Google                         BAE Systems                   of graduation                       opportunities to secure
                                                                   (HESA 2017)                         a paid internship lasting
                                                                                                       between four and 12 weeks

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About the University
                                              Based on a beautiful campus, and with a tradition of welcoming students from
                                              all over the world, there’s a vibrant community of more than 14,000 students
                                              at Stirling. Flexible, modular programmes allow you to tailor your studies and
                                              follow a unique path to graduation − all with your future career in mind.

                                              Established reputation                               International academic community                        Research-informed teaching
                                              Stirling was the first new university in Scotland    International students are an important part of         Thinking and working globally is part of daily
                                              for over 400 years when it was founded by            the University of Stirling’s community, and make        life at Stirling, where the research community
                                              Royal Charter in 1967. For more than 50 years,       up a fifth of the total number of students. Here,       makes a vital contribution to life in Scotland
                                              the University of Stirling has been committed to     you don’t need to worry about fitting in. Ranked        and around the world. Almost three quarters of
                                              offering an education based on innovation and        1st in Scotland for welcoming international             the University’s research is ‘world-leading’ or
                                              excellence. It’s a place where everyone is treated   students (International Student Barometer               ‘internationally excellent’ (Research Excellence
                                              with respect, and where ability – not background     2016), you’ll feel at home right from the start!        Framework 2014). Because your teachers are
                                              – is valued. Not only will you have an inspiring                                                             also researchers, your degree will be outward-
                                                                                                   220+ degree combinations
                                              academic experience, but you’ll live and learn                                                               looking, and you’ll be inspired by world-leading
                                                                                                   You might have a clear idea of what
                                              in an environment that is second to none.                                                                    academics who are experts in their field.
                                                                                                   undergraduate degree subject you want to
                                                                                                   focus on when you enter higher education, or            Get work-ready
                                                                                                   you might want to keep your options open.               Enhancing your employability is one of Stirling’s
                                                                                                   Perhaps you’d like to mix arts with business,           top priorities, and all of the degree programmes

      5-star                                                                                       or science with humanities – it’s up to you!
                                                                                                   Flexibility is built into the curriculum at Stirling.
                                                                                                                                                           are designed to help you build the skills you’ll
                                                                                                                                                           need to be the difference and stand out to

      excellence                                                                                   The modular approach means you can customise
                                                                                                   your undergraduate degree to your interests,
                                                                                                                                                           employers. You can get one step ahead for your
                                                                                                                                                           career by discussing your options with a faculty-
                                                                                                   passions and career ambitions.                          specific Careers and Employability Consultant.
      award for employability
                                                                                                                                                           Why not volunteer or do some work experience?
      (QS Stars University Ratings 2018)
                                                                                                                                                           You could even complete the ‘My Stirling Award’
                                                                                                                                                           to show you’ve made the most of opportunities
                                                                                                                                                           at university to develop your skills, experience
                                                                                                                                                           and confidence.

                                                                                                                                                           “With access to inspirational
                                                                                                                                                            teachers and close industry-
                                                                                                                                                            links, our international students
                                                                                                                                                            enjoy a life-changing experience
                                                                                                                                                            that helps them to develop the
                                                                                                                                                            practical skills and knowledge
                                                                                                                                                            that are essential for future
                                                                                                                                                            employment.”
                                                                                                                                                           Professor Gerry McCormac,
                                                                                                                                                           Principal and Vice-Chancellor

                                                                                                      Find out more about the University:
                                                                                                      www.intostudy.com/
                                                                                                      stirling/university

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Life on campus
Located at the foot of the Ochil Hills, Stirling's campus is                                                                                                                                                                                        Scotland’s
situated on a magnificent 330-acre estate, centred around a
large loch and the 18th-century Airthrey Castle. The landscape                                                                                                                                                                                      University
and views are amazing, and campus wildlife − including squirrels,
rabbits, swans and deer − add to the relaxed atmosphere.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for Sporting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 50m swimming pool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 9-hole golf course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •	6 indoor and 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       outdoor tennis courts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 2 squash courts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 8-court sports hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fitness suite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 400m athletics track
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •	50+ weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       fitness classes

Your Study Centre                                    Campus facilities
The brand new INTO Study Centre opened               You’ll find all the study and social facilities
in September 2017, and has all the facilities        you need on campus.
you’d expect from a modern building. It’s right      • Study at a time that suits you in the 24/7
at the centre of campus, just minutes away             Library Study Zone, located just next
from the University of Stirling library, Sports        to the newly refurbished library.
Centre and Students’ Union – so you’ll become
part of the University community from day one.
                                                     • Develop your practical skills in subject-       “There are lots of
Plus, with an on-site café serving a selection of
                                                       specific maths and computing, science, and
                                                       media labs.
                                                                                                        facilities on campus                Get involved
international cuisine, you won’t have far to go to
relax between classes.                               • If you love sport, you’ll love Stirling. The     that guarantee you’re               There’s more to campus life than just studying.   Or why not try something completely new?
                                                                                                                                            You’ll take part in an orientation programme in   From basketball or drama to acting and hockey,
Supporting you
                                                       University is 1st in Scotland for sports
                                                       facilities (The Times Higher Education
                                                                                                        never bored, including              your first week, which will give you the chance   there’s loads going on
From the moment you arrive, our Student
Services team will help you settle into life in
                                                       Student Experience Survey 2016).                 a gym, sports courts                to meet other students. Parties, day trips and
                                                                                                                                            excursions organised by the Student Services
                                                                                                                                                                                              Head to The Robbins Centre after class
                                                                                                                                                                                              for some of the best social spaces on campus.
Stirling. Whether you’re opening a bank account,
                                                     • Make the most of the Macrobert Arts
                                                       Centre − a cultural hub where you can enjoy
                                                                                                        and different cafés                 team at the Centre will keep you busy the rest    Underground and Venue provide a relaxing
planning a trip or have a question about your
studies, we are here to help. For students under
                                                       a live performance of music, comedy, dance       and restaurants.”                   of the year.
                                                                                                                                            The Students’ Union offers more than 100
                                                                                                                                                                                              daytime vibe, and are the perfect places to
                                                                                                                                                                                              grab a coffee with friends. And then there’s     Find out more about the
                                                       or drama, or watch all the latest movies at
18, we offer extra support, and there’s even a                                                         Hoi Yan, Hong Kong
                                                                                                                                            clubs and societies, each catering to different   Studio, which by night becomes your campus       student facilities on campus:
                                                       the Filmhouse cinema.                           Completed International Foundation
24-hour telephone helpline if you need to speak                                                        at INTO University of Stirling       interests and giving you the opportunity          hotspot for a great range of entertainment −     www.myin.to/
to someone during out of office hours.                                                                                                      to make friends with people who share             including quiz and karaoke nights.               StudentFacilitiesSTS
                                                                                                                                            your passions.

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Discover Stirling
Located in central Scotland, Stirling is a small yet vibrant city where one
in five residents is a student. There’s an intimate, community atmosphere −
and with one of the lowest costs of living in the UK, it’s the perfect student city.

Old town history meets                             Soak up some culture                                   Top transport links
tranquil beauty                                    There’s a thriving arts and culture scene to enjoy     Buses run regularly from campus to the city
Amongst the cobbled streets of the Old Town,       in Stirling. As well as the Macrobert Arts Centre      centre and take 10 minutes. There’s even a
you’ll enjoy the stunning architecture of          on campus, city centre venues The Tolbooth             bicycle sharing network, so you can get cycling
many medieval buildings. Once you reach the        and The Albert Halls offer some great music,           and go off on an adventure! For travels further
impressive Stirling Castle, you’ll be rewarded
with spectacular views of the city and
                                                   comedy and arts events. While you’re in Stirling,
                                                   be sure to take part in a Ceilidh – this traditional
                                                                                                          afield, there are great bus and train services
                                                                                                          connecting you to other parts of Scotland and
                                                                                                                                                              No.1
surrounding countryside. From breathtaking         Scottish event combines music and dancing, and         the UK. It couldn’t be easier if you want a day’s   Stirling Castle has
mountains to peaceful rivers, the scenery in and   makes for a fun night out with friends.                shopping in Edinburgh, a night out in Glasgow or    been named Scotland’s
around Stirling is beautiful and dramatic.                                                                a weekend in London.
                                                   Active lifestyle                                                                                           Best Visitor Attraction
Vibrant city                                       There’s loads to do in Stirling if you’re interested                                                       (Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards 2016)
As a student city, there are plenty of             in sports and exploring the outdoors. As well
entertainment options. Spend a day shopping at     as the fantastic campus facilities, in the city
The Thistles, challenge your friends to a game     you’ll find an ice rink and climbing wall at
of 10-pin bowling at AMF Bowling or watch          The Peak indoor sports complex. The scenic
                                                                                                             Find out more
the latest blockbuster movie at Vue Stirling’s     hills surrounding Stirling have lots to offer keen
                                                                                                             about life in Stirling:
8-screen cinema. If you’re looking for a night     cyclists and walkers – you could take part in the
                                                                                                             www.myin.to/
out, Dusk is the top choice for students. For a    Stirling Marathon, or visit nearby Loch Lomond
                                                                                                             StirlingForStudents
different perspective, Bridge of Allan is within   for a range of activities on the water.
walking distance of campus and offers a variety
of great independent shops and restaurants.

   “Bridge of Allan is a great little
    town. It’s convenient as the
    shops, cafés and restaurants
    are all within walking distance
    from campus. Allanwater Café
    serves some of the best fish
    and chips I’ve tasted!”
    Joydeep, India

                                                                                                                                                              5 reasons why you should
                                                                                                                                                              study in Scotland:
                                                                                                                                                              www.myin.to/StudyinScotland

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Home from home                                                                                          John Forty’s Court
                                                                                                        An off-campus option, John Forty’s Court is ideally situated
                                                                                                        halfway between campus and the city centre. A combination
With a choice of accommodation options, including
                                                                                                        of en suite and standard rooms – with a private hand basin and
student residences within easy reach of the Centre,                                                     shared shower and WC – are available. Your room will be part of a
it’s easy for you to find the perfect place to call home.                                               flat of seven, sharing a spacious kitchen, dining and sitting area.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Beach Court
                                                                                                                   Standard                               En suite

                                                                                                                                                                     5
                                                                                                                                                                    MIN

                                                                                                                Wi-Fi                    24/7                   By bus to
                                                                                                                                         staff                 INTO Centre

                                                                                                   Supporting you                                                                                                         Beach Court
                                                                                                   In the residences, you’ll find staff available 24/7
                                                                                                   to offer support. If you’re under 18, we offer extra
       Beech Court                                                                                 support, including regular welfare meetings to
   Located on campus, Beech Court is one of the                                                    ensure your experience is a positive and happy one.
   University’s newest accommodation options. Your
   en suite bedroom is part of a flat of up to nine other
   bedrooms. You’ll share a kitchen and living area
   complete with sofa and TV – the perfect space to
   relax and socialise. Laundry facilities are located at
                                        Beach Court
   nearby Willow Court, just a 2-minute    walk away.

           On campus

           En suite bathroom

           Wi-Fi

           24/7 staff

       5   Walk to
       MIN 	
            INTO Centre
                                                            “Living in student accommodation
                                                             on campus brings lots of new
                                                             experiences, like cooking and
                                                             having dinner parties with friends.
                                                             Living together has helped my new                                                                                Take a look around
                                                             friends become like a family.”                                                                                   our accommodation:
                                                            Alvin, Malaysia                                                                                                   www.myin.to/
                                                                                                                                                                              AccommodationStirling

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Choosing your course                                                                                                                                                                                                                 "We offer fantastic opportunities for you to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         experience a good study and life balance,
  When you select an integrated university preparation and degree programme, you’ll                                                                                                                                                     with academic, accommodation and sports
  have a wide range of subjects to choose from at the University of Stirling − whether                                                                                                                                                      facilities all on the same safe campus."
  it's for undergraduate or postgraduate study. The Integrated Programmes are                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sandy Tippett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Centre Director
  designed to allow a seamless transition between your preparatory studies and your
  degree, meaning that you will receive a single visa for the full duration of your studies.

                     ENTRY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BEGIN YOUR CAREER
                                                                   Integrated Programme: Undergraduate (Year 1 entry)                                               Undergraduate degree
                                   Completion                      Year 1 of study plan
FIND YOUR LEVEL

                                   of 12 years                        3 or 4 terms         Jun, Sep and Jan         From IELTS 5.0
                                                                                                                                                                           Year 2            Year 3           Year 4
                                   of schooling                A range of degrees available in the following University faculties:
                                   or equivalent               Arts and Humanities | Health Sciences and Sport | Natural Sciences                                    Continue to                                               Graduation
                                                               Social Sciences | Stirling Management School                                                          Year 2

                                                                   Integrated Programme: Undergraduate (Year 2 entry)                                               Undergraduate degree
                                                                   Year 1 of study plan
                                   Completion                         3 or 4 terms         Jun, Sep and Jan         From IELTS 5.0
                                   of A-levels                                                                                                                                               Year 3           Year 4
                                   or equivalent               A range of degrees available in the following University faculties:
                                                                                                                                                                                       Continue to                             Graduation
                                                               Arts and Humanities | Stirling Management School
                                                                                                                                                                                       Year 3

                                                                   Integrated Programme: Master’s                                                                   Postgraduate degree
                                   Completion of                   Year 1 of study plan
                                   undergraduate                      3 or 4 terms          Jun, Sep and Jan        From IELTS 5.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Master's
                                   degree or                   A range of degrees available in the following University faculties:
                                   equivalent                  Arts and Humanities | Health Sciences and Sport | Natural Sciences                                                                       Continue               Graduation
                                                               Social Sciences | Stirling Management School                                                                                             to Master's

                  Want to improve your English?                                                                                                                     International Foundation
                  If English is not your first language, you may     If you’re intending to progress to a           If you hold an offer to start a degree at the   and Graduate Diploma programmes
                  be worried about studying in a different           postgraduate degree at the Univeristy          University of Stirling in September 2018,       Get university ready with our tailored, academic pathway
                  language. Our Academic English course              of Stirling in 2019, the Pre-Master’s          our Pre-sessional English course will           programmes. These programmes are both available with progression
                  provides intensive preparation to help you         provides the language and academic             provide you with intensive preparation in       to degrees at the University of Stirling, as well as other Scottish
                  succeed in your academic studies. We’ll            preparation you’ll need.                       academic English. You’ll focus on content-      universities. The International Foundation is equivalent to studying
                  provide extra support in developing your           See page 34 for more information.              specific grammar, style and structure,          the first year of a Scottish undergraduate degree, and prepares you
                  English language fluency and study skills,                                                        and have the opportunity to practise            for entry to a wide range of universities. The Graduate Diploma
                  helping you to confidently progress to your                                                       speaking English on topics related to your      prepares you for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees at                               For more information:
                  academic programme.                                                                               degree programme.                               a Scottish university. You’ll focus on developing your academic and                               www.intostudy.com/
                  For more information, see page 35.                                                                For more information, visit:                    research skills, as well as improving your English language abilities.                            stirling/courses
                                                                                                                    www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses              Find out more about these programmes on pages 24-33.

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Integrated Programme                                      Undergraduate degree (Year 1 entry)                                                                                 Degree options
                                                                                                                                                                              There are a wide range of degrees available at             Please note: not all modules will run each                                                                                                                                                                             All of the degrees listed are also available as
                                                                                                                                                                              the University of Stirling as part of an Integrated        term, and optional specialist modules will vary                                                                                                                                                                        a progression option from our International
                                                                                                                                                                              Programme with continuation to Year 2 of an                depending on your degree programme. You must                                                                                                                                                                           Foundation programme - see pages 26-29.
Start dates                                                 Combine your preparation year with your
September and January                                                                                                                                                         undergraduate degree. The following table                  achieve a minimum of 60% overall, as well as                                                                                                                                                                           The final column in the table below indicates
Integrated Programme with Pre-sessional English
                                                             undergraduate degree in one programme                                                                            provides information about which compulsory                60% (with a minimum of 55% in all subskills) in                                                                                                                                                                        which International Foundation pathway offers
June and September                                                                                                                                                            specialist modules you must take in Year 1 of              the English Language for Academic Purposes                                                                                                                                                                             progression to each degree programme.
                                                            A single programme of study, you can apply for one
                                                                                                                                                                              your study plan for each degree programme.                 module in your Year 1 assessments in order to
Programme length                                             visa for the full duration of your programme                                                                     We've only included the details for some of the            continue to Year 2 of your study plan.
4 years
                                                                                                                                                                              most popular degrees our students have chosen.
Class hours                                               What will I study?
Year 1 of study plan: average of 21 hours per week
                                                          Core modules

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Biology and Human Physiology

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pure and Applied Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Introduction to Sports Studies
Class size                                                English Language for Academic Purposes (20 credits)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Introduction to Psychology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Introduction to Economics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                International Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Introduction to Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Princliples of Computing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Principles of Accounting
                                                          ICT, Research and Study Skills (10 credits)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Law and Legal Systems
Year 1 of study plan: maximum of 16 students

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Understanding Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   International Politics
per class for English language teaching                   Introduction to British Culture and Society (10 credits)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Study of Journalism
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Introduction to the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Introduction to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Study of Society
                                                          Core Mathematics and Statistics (20 credits)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Introduction to
Age requirement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (40 credits)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (40 credits)
17 years and above*                                       Students continuing to a degree in Mathematics will take the following core module:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                pathway
                                                          Pure and Applied Mathematics (40 credits)
Academic entry requirements                                                                                                                                                   Degree subject
                                                          You will need to earn 120 credits to successfully complete Year 1 of your study plan. The
Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local                                                                                                                             Accounting BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       BFEM
equivalent to meet the same standard) with                table on page 19 shows which specialist modules you must take for each degree programme                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
good grades.                                              offered. All specialist modules are valued at 20 credits unless specified otherwise.                                Accounting and Business Law BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                          Please note: module information including credit value is under review and may be subject
English language entry requirements                                                                                                                                           Accounting and Business Studies (BA Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BFEM
                                                          to change. For the most up to date information and detailed module descriptions, please                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5
in all subskills) or equivalent                           visit www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                            Accounting and Economics BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                          Please note: module credit values are under review and subject to change.
Integrated Programme with Pre-sessional English
                                                                                                                                                                              Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           BFEM
IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
in all subskills) or equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                              Accounting and Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BFEM
                                                          Special features                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
If you do not meet the minimum English language
requirements you should apply for one of our              Year 1 of study plan                                                                                                Animal Biology BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SSCE or SCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
International Foundation programmes (see pages 26-         	Improve your English language skills,                      	Meet the tutors and programme
29) or our Academic English course (see page 35).                                                                                                                             Applied Mathematics BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SSCE or SCE
                                                             increase your knowledge of academic theory                   directors of your intended University                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is
                                                             and develop your understanding of key                        of Stirling degree during your study                Aquaculture BSc (Hons)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SSCE or SCE
able to accept other English language qualifications.
For more information on accepted qualifications              academic subjects related to your degree.                    at the INTO Centre.
                                                                                                                                                                              Biology BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SSCE or SCE
please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                           	Develop the study and research skills                      	Benefit from knowing that you will
                                                                                                                                                                              Biology and Psychology BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SSCE or SCE
                                                             that will prepare you for undergraduate                      continue directly to Year 2 of your chosen                                                                                                                                                                                           
Tuition fees
See page 36 for course dates and prices.                     study when you move into the second                          undergraduate degree in the second year             Business Computing BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                             year of your study plan.                                     of your study plan.
For full course information visit:
                                                                                                                                                                              Business Law BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     BFEM or MHSS
www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                              Business Studies BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 BFEM
                                                          Are you a native English speaker?                              A degree of flexibility                                                                                                                                
* All students commencing courses with a published
   September start date must be 17 years old by           If you have an English language test result                    You might have a clear idea of what degree subject   Business Studies and Economics BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BFEM
   31 December of that calendar year. For all other                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                          equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5                 you want to focus on when you enter your degree
   start dates, students must be 17 years old on the                                                                                                                          Business Studies and Film and Media BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MHSS
   published start date of the programme.                 in all subskills), or you are from a country where             - or you might want to keep your options open. At                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                          the University waives their English language                   Stirling, a modular approach enables you to tailor   Business Studies and Finance BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                          requirements, it may be possible for you to                    your degree to your interests and ambitions.
                                                                                                                                                                              Business Studies and Human Resource Management BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BFEM
                                                          replace some of your core English language                     Learn more : www.stir.ac.uk/undergraduate-study/                                                                                                       
                                                          modules with additional academic modules.                      course-information/the-stirling-degree-structure/    Business Studies and Law BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BFEM or MHSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                          Your Personal Tutor will advise you of the
                                                                                                                                                                              Business Studies and Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BFEM
                                                          options available to you during your orientation.                                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                              Business Studies and Psychology BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MHSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                              Cell Biology BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SSCE or SCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                              Computing Science BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SSCE or SCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                              Computing Science and Mathematics BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SSCE or SCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                              Conservation Biology and Management BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SSCE or SCE
   Want to find out more?                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
   Visit our website or for help with your
                                                                                                                                                                              Criminology and Law BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MHSS
   application, contact our Admissions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
   team or your education counsellor.
                                                                                                                                                                              Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MHSS
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University pathways for international students - INTO University Partnerships
Undergraduate degree                                                                       (Year 2 entry)                                                       Integrated Programme

                                                                   Biology and Human Physiology

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pure and Applied Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Introduction to Sports Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                  Introduction to Psychology
                                                                                                                             Introduction to Economics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      International Foundation
                                                                                                  Introduction to Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Princliples of Computing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Principles of Accounting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Law and Legal Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Combine your preparation year with your                                                                                                                      Start dates

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Understanding Media
                                                                                                                                                         International Politics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Study of Journalism
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Introduction to the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Introduction to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 September and January
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    undergraduate degree in one programme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Study of Society
                                                                                                                                                         Introduction to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Integrated Programme with Pre-sessional English

                                                                   (40 credits)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (40 credits)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 June and September
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A single programme of study, you can apply for

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      pathway
 Degree subject                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     one visa for the full duration of your programme                                                                                                             Programme length
 Ecology BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SSCE or SCE                                                                                                                                                                                       3 years
                                                                            
 Economics BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           BFEM                              What will I study?                                                                                                                                              Class hours
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Year 1 of study plan: average of 21 hours per week
 Economics and Finance BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Core modules
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Academic Study Skills and ICT for Undergraduate Study (10 credits)                                                                                              Class size
 Economics and Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             BFEM                              British Institutions and Culture (10 credits)                                                                                                                   Year 1 of study plan: maximum of 16 students
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 English for Undergraduate Study (20 credits)                                                                                                                    per class for English language teaching
 Environmental Geography BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SSCE or SCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mathematics and Statistics for Management (20 credits)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Age requirement
 Environmental Science BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SSCE or SCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                17 years and above*
 Film and Media BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MHSS                              You will need to earn 120 credits to successfully complete Year 1 of your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 study plan. The table below shows which specialist modules you must take                                                                                        Academic entry requirements
 Film and Media and Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MHSS                                                                                                                                                                                              A recognised International Foundation, the first year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for each degree programme offered. All specialist modules are valued at 20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or
 Film and Media and Psychology BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MHSS                              credits. Please note: module information including credit value is under review                                                                                 A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and may be subject to change. For the most up to date information and
 Finance and Investment BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                detailed module descriptions, please visit www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                                   English language entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Please note: module credit values are under review and subject to change.                                                                                       IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5
 Human Resource Management BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in all subskills) or equivalent
 Human Resource Management and Law BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BFEM or MHSS                                                                                                                                                                                      Integrated Programme with Pre-sessional English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0
 Human Resource Management and Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             BFEM                              Are you a native English speaker?                                       Degree options                                                                          in all subskills) or equivalent
                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 If you have an English language test result                             There are a range of degrees available at                                               If you do not meet the minimum English language
 Human Resource Management and Psychology BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MHSS
                                                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5                          the University of Stirling as an Integrated                                             requirements you should apply for our Academic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Programme with continuation to Year 3 of an                                             English course. See page 35 for more information.
 Journalism Studies BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MHSS                              in all subskills), or you are from a country where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         undergraduate degree. The following table                                               Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is
 Law BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 MHSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the University waivers their English language
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 able to accept other English language qualifications.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 requirements, it may be possible for you to                             provides information about which compulsory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 For more information on accepted qualifications
 Law and Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BFEM or MHSS                      replace some of your core English language                              specialist modules you must take in Year 1 of                                           please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 modules with additional academic modules.                               your study plan for each degree programme.
 Management BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BFEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Please note: not all modules will run each                                              Tuition fees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Your Personal Tutor will advise you of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 See page 36 for course dates and prices.
 Marine Biology BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SSCE or SCE                       options available to you during your orientation.                       term and optional specialist modules will vary
                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         depending on your degree programme. You must                                            For full course information visit:
 Marketing BA (Hons)
                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               BFEM                              A degree of flexibility                                                 achieve a minimum of 60% overall, as well as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses

 Marketing and Psychology BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MHSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 You might have a clear idea of what degree subject                      60% (with a minimum of 55% in all subskills) in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               * All students commencing courses with a published
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 you want to focus on when you enter your degree                         the English for Undergraduate Study module in                                              September start date must be 17 years old by
 Politics BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MHSS                              - or you might want to keep your options open. At                                                                                                                  31 December of that calendar year. For all other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        your Year 1 assessments in order to continue to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    start dates, students must be 17 years old on the
 Psychology BA / BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SSCE or SCE                       Stirling, a modular approach enables you to tailor                      Year 2 of your study plan.                                                                 published start date of the programme.
                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 your degree to your interests and ambitions.
 Psychology and Sociology BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MHSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Learn more : www.stir.ac.uk/undergraduate-study/
 Retail Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    BFEM                              course-information/the-stirling-degree-structure/
                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Organisations
 Sociology and Social Policy BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MHSS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Concepts and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Introduction

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Introduction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to Sociology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Accounting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Economics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Media and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Industries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Resource

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Creative

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Political
 Software Engineering BSc (Hons)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SSCE or SCE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Human
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ideas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and
 Sport Business Management BA (Hons)*                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BFEM                               Degree subject
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Accounting BA (Hons)                                       
 Sport Studies BA (Hons)*†                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SSCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Business Studies BA (Hons)                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Film and Media BA (Hons)                                                    Any of the humanities modules
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Finance and Investment BA (Hons)                           
 Compulsory specialist module.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Human Resource Management BA (Hons)                                                                                   
 Choose one of two compulsory specialist modules.
*	For these degrees you will need to achieve 60% with 55% minimum in all                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Management BSc (Hons)                                                                                                  
   subskills in the English Language for Academic Purposes module in your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Want to find out more?
   Year 1 assessments in order to continue to Year 2 of your study plan.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marketing BA (Hons)                                                                                                                                              Visit our website or for help with your
†	Many combined honours options are available, and you will be given the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Find the most up-to-date information here:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   application, contact our Admissions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Retail Marketing BA (Hons)                                                              
   oppotyunity to discuss these with link tutors and academic advisors.                                                                                                                                                                                                www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           team or your education counsellor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sociology and Social Policy BA (Hons)                                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Compulsory specialist module.

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Integrated Programme                                      Master’s                                                                                                       Indicative degree options
                                                                                                                                                                         There are a wide range of degrees available at the University of Stirling as an Integrated
                                                                                                                                                                         Programme with continuation to a postgraduate degree. The table below is not
                                                                                                                                                                         comprehensive, but is an indicative list of some of the more popular options available.
Start dates                                                 Combine a preparation year with a postgraduate
September and January                                                                                                                                                    You must achieve a minimum of 60% overall, as well as 65% in the English for Academic
Integrated Programme with Pre-sessional English
                                                             degree in one programme                                                                                     Purposes module in your Year 1 assessments in order to continue to Year 2 of your study plan.
June and September
                                                            A single programme of study, you can apply for
Programme length                                             one visa for the full duration of your programme                                                             Degrees in Business, Finance and Sport                                                  Degrees in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences
2 years                                                                                                                                                                   Business and Management MSc*                                                            Applied Social Research MSc*

Class hours                                               What will I study?                                                                                              Data Science for Business MSc                                                           Applied Social Research (Criminology) MSc*
Year 1 of study plan: average of 21 hours per week
                                                          Core modules
                                                                                                                                                                          Economics for Business and Policy MSc                                                   Applied Social Research (Social Statistics and Social Research) MSc*
Class size                                                Academic Skills and ICT for Postgraduate Study (20 credits)
Year 1 of study plan: maximum of 16 students              Empirical Enquiry and Critical Thought (20 credits)                                                             Finance MSc                                                                             Big Data MSc
per class for English language teaching                   English for Graduate Study (20 credits)
                                                                                                                                                                          International Human Resource Management MSc                                             Criminological Research MRes*
                                                          Extended Project and Research Skills (20 credits)
Age requirement
17 years and above*
                                                          Quantitative Methods in Business and Social Sciences (20 credits)                                               International Accounting and Finance MSc                                                Management and English Language Teaching MSc

                                                                                                                                                                          Banking and Finance MSc                                                                 Media Management MSc
Academic entry requirements
                                                          You will also take one of the following compulsory core modules depending
Pass in an undergraduate degree in any                                                                                                                                    International Business MSc                                                              Publishing Studies MLitt
academic subject                                          on the subject area of your degree:
or                                                        Business, Finance and Sport                                    Media, Humanities and Social Sciences            Investment Analysis MSc                                                                 Social Enterprise MSc*
Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any
academic subject.                                         Management and Organisation (20 credits)                       Creative Industries (20 credits)
                                                                                                                                                                          Marketing MSc                                                                           Strategic Public Relations and Communication Management MSc*

English language entry requirements                                                                                                                                       Psychology of Sport MSc                                                                 TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) MSc**
IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5
                                                          You will need to earn 120 credits to successfully complete Year 1 of your study plan. The table on
in all subskills) or equivalent                                                                                                                                           Sport Management MSc
                                                          page 21 shows which specialist modules you must take for each degree programme offered. If no
Integrated Programme with Pre-sessional English
IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0
                                                          compulsory specialist module is specified, you may study any combination of specialist modules to               Strategic Sustainable Business MSc
in all subskills) or equivalent                           attain the credits you require. All specialist modules are valued at 20 credits.
If you do not meet the minimum English language           Please note: module information including credit value is under review and may be subject to                   *	For these degrees you will need to achieve 65% with 60% minimum in all subskills
requirements you should apply for one of our Graduate     change. For the most up to date information and detailed module descriptions, please visit                         in the English for Graduate Study module in your Year 1 assessments in order to
Diploma programmes (see pages 30-33) or our                                                                                                                                  continue to Year 2 of your study plan.
                                                          www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                             **	For this degree you will need to achieve 65% with 60% minimum in speaking and
Academic English course (see page 35).
                                                          Please note: module credit values are under review and subject to change.                                          listening and 65% in reasding and writing in the English for Graduate Study module
Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is                                                                                                                      in your Year 1 assessments in order to continue to Year 2 of your study plan.
able to accept other English language qualifications.
For more information on accepted qualifications
please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives           Special features
                                                          Year 1 of study plan
Tuition fees
See page 36 for course dates and prices.
                                                           	Improve your English language skills in                     	Meet the tutors and programme directors
                                                             preparation for postgraduate study.                           of your intended degree during your study
                                                                                                                                                                              “It’s cool that there are Student
For full course information visit:
                                                                                                                           at the INTO Centre.                                 Ambassadors working in the Centre
www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                         	Gain an understanding of the Scottish
                                                             education system.                                           	Benefit from high contact hours and small
                                                                                                                                                                               who were INTO students here last year.
                                                                                                                           class sizes.                                       They’ve already done everything we’re
                                                           	Increase your knowledge of academic
                                                                                                                                                                               doing, and it’s a nice way to connect
                                                             theory and improve your understanding of                    	Benefit from knowing that you will continue
                                                             key academic subjects while developing                        directly to your chosen postgraduate degree
                                                                                                                                                                               with people at the University.”
                                                             the study and research skills required for                    in the second year of your study plan.              Owais, Pakistan
                                                                                                                                                                               Studying Integrated Programme: Master’s in Business,
                                                             postgraduate study.                                                                                               Finance and Sport at the University of Stirling

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Progression options
As well as offering direct entry to a degree at the University of Stirling, our International
Foundation and Graduate Diploma programmes offer you preparation for entry to a wide                                                                                                                    • Top 200 universities worldwide (Times
                                                                                                • One of Scotland’s oldest universities,               • 1st modern university in Scotland
range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at other leading Scottish universities.           and one of the UK’s most internationally               for ‘research intensity’ (Research               Higher Education World University
                                                                                                  distinguished institutions                             Excellence Framework 2014)                       Rankings 2017)
                                                                                                • Awarded five Nobel Prizes for                        • A leading university for research              • 15th in the UK for student experience
                                                                                                  work carried out at Aberdeen                           in Environmental Science                         (Times Higher Education Student
                                                                                                • Top 200 universities worldwide                       • World-leading courses in Computer                Experience Survey 2017)
  Scottish progression options                                                                    (QS World University Rankings 2018)                    Games and Environmental Science                • Top 15 young university worldwide
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (QS Top 50 Under 50 2016-2017)

                                                                                                • 23rd in the world                                    • Founded in 1821, the University has a world-   • Flagship areas of expertise in health
                                                                                                  (QS World University Rankings 2018)                    class reputation for teaching and research        and rehabilitation, sustainable business,
                                                                                                • An established university, founded in 1583,          • 9th in the UK and 1st in Scotland                 and creativity and culture
                                                                    Aberdeen
                                                                                                  in the heart of Scotland’s capital city                for ‘research impact’ (Research                • Award-winning, sustainable campus
                                                                                                • 2nd best city in the UK for students                   Excellence Framework 2014)                       featuring high-tech facilities and
                                                                                                  (QS Best Student Cities 2017)                        • A third of students on the UK campuses           learning spaces

                                                           Dundee                                                                                        come from over 120 countries                   • 25% of the student community
                                                                                                                                                                                                          come from outside of the UK
                                                     Stirling

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                                                                                                • Top 50 young university worldwide                    • Top 20 in the UK for research                  • Scotland’s largest modern university,
                                                                                                  (Times Higher Education Young University               (Research Excellence Framework 2014)             attracting students from over 70 countries
                                                                                                  Rankings 2017)                                       • Close links with industry attract students     • 2nd in Scotland for Electronic Engineering,
                                                                                                • 1st in the UK for campus environment                   from over 100 countries                          Metallurgy and Materials
                                                                                                  (International Student Barometer 2016)               • 4th best city in the UK for students             (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
                                                                                                • 5-star excellence for teaching, employability,         (QS Best Student Cities 2017)                  • 4th in the UK for Education
                                                                                                  internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness                                                      (The Complete University Guide 2018)
                                                                                                  (QS Stars University Ratings 2016)

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International Foundation
The table below gives you an indication of the undergraduate degrees you can progress to from the International
Foundation, and the overall grade requirement for entry. Our Placement Services team will assist you with your
application to another Scottish progression option. You will also be able to apply to other universities in the UK.
If you are intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry to our Integrated
Programme. Please see page 16 for more information.

                                               Accounting                      Business and
                                               and Finance                     Management                       Computing                Engineering      Media            Psychology    Science                   Social Sciences            Sport and Exercise
                                                 Accounting                      Business Studies                Business Computing        Aeronautical    Film Studies     Psychology     Biological and          Criminology                Exercise and Sport
                                                 Economics                       Human Resource                 Computer Games Design     Aerospace       Journalism                       Biomedical Sciences     International Relations     Sciences

                                                 Finance and Investment           Management                     Computing                 Chemical        Media Studies                   Environmental Science    Law                        Sport Business
                                                                                 Management                                                                                                Life Sciences                                        Management
                                                 Mathematics                                                     Information Systems       Civil                                                                    Politics
                                                                                 Marketing                                                                                                 Physics                                             Sports Studies
                                                                                                                                           Electrical                                                               Sociology
                                                                                                                                           Mechanical
                                                                                                                                           Petroleum
  University                                                                                                                               Software

                                               60–70%                          60–70%                          60–70%                    60–70%           60–70%           60–70%        60–70%                    60–70%                     60–70%
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         able to make a contribution
                                               Considered on a
                                                                               60-70%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to the environment. Now I’m
                                               case-by-case basis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a student of Environmental
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sustainability at university,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I can say that INTO helped
                                                                               50–60%                                                                     50–60%           50–60%                                  50–60%                     50–60%                     make my dream come true.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Weixian, China
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Completed International Foundation and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         progressed to Environmental Sustainability
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         at the University of Aberdeen
                                               60–70%*                         60–70%*                         70% or above*             70% or above*                     60–70%*       70% or above*             60–70%*                    60–70%*

                                               60–70%*                         60–70%                          60–70%                    60–70%*                                         60–70%                    60–70%

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                                                                               50–60%                          50–60%                    50–60%           50–60%           50–60%        50–60%                                               50–60%

* Students will continue to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree.
Universities reserve the right to change the entry requirements. For the latest information contact the Centre.
Previous educational performance and personal statements may be considered in your university admission by some universities.
For progression to some subject areas, you may need to demonstrate evidence of previous experience in the relevant specialisms.

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International Foundation                                Business, Finance, Economics                                                                                   Media, Humanities                                                                                                International Foundation

Start dates                                             and Marketing (BFEM)                                                                                           and Social Sciences (MHSS)                                                                                       Start dates
June, September and January                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             June, September and January

Programme length                                          Progress to Year 2 of a wide range                                                                            Progress to Year 2 of a wide range                                                                            Programme length
3 terms or approximately 9 months                          of undergraduate degrees at Stirling                                                                           of undergraduate degrees at Stirling                                                                          3 terms or approximately 9 months
4 terms or approximately 12 months                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4 terms or approximately 12 months

Class hours
                                                          Choose to progress to one of eight                                                                            Choose to progress to one of eight                                                                            Class hours
Average of 21 hours per week                               leading Scottish universities**                                                                                leading Scottish universities**                                                                               Average of 21 hours per week

Class size                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Class size
Maximum of 16 students per class                        What will I study?                                                                                             What will I study?                                                                                               Maximum of 16 students per class
for English language teaching                           Core Mathematics and Statistics (20 credits)                                                                   Core Mathematics and Statistics (20 credits)                                                                     for English language teaching

                                                        English Language for Academic Purposes (20 credits)                                                            English Language for Academic Purposes (20 credits)
Age requirement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Age requirement
17 years and above*
                                                        ICT, Research and Study Skills (10 credits)                                                                    ICT, Research and Study Skills (10 credits)                                                                      17 years and above*
                                                        Introduction to British Culture and Society (10 credits)                                                       Introduction to British Culture and Society (10 credits)
Academic entry requirements                             Specialist modules                                                                                                                                                                                                              Academic entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                                       Specialist modules
Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local
equivalent to meet the same standard) with              Principles of Computing (20 credits)                                                                           Introduction to Business (20 credits)                                                                            equivalent to meet the same standard) with
good grades.                                            Economics (20 credits)                                                                                         Introduction to International Politics (20 credits)                                                              good grades.

                                                        Introduction to Business (20 credits)                                                                          Introduction to Journalism (20 credits)
English language entry requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     English language entry requirements
                                                        Introduction to Psychology (20 credits)                                                                        Introduction to Psychology (20 credits)
3 term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5
in all subskills) or equivalent                         Law and Legal Systems (20 credits)                                                                             Law and Legal Systems (20 credits)                                                                               in all subskills) or equivalent

4 term: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0
                                                        Principles of Accounting (20 credits)                                                                          Study of Society (20 credits)                                                                                    4 term: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0
in all subskills) or equivalent                         Understanding Media (20 credits)                                                                               Understanding Media (20 credits)                                                                                 in all subskills) or equivalent

If you do not meet the minimum English language         You will need to earn 120 credits to successfully complete your pathway programme. The specialist              You will need to earn 120 credits to successfully complete your pathway programme. The specialist                If you do not meet the minimum English language
requirements you should apply for our Academic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          requirements you should apply for our Academic
                                                        modules you take will depend on your intended degree programme. Please note not all modules will               modules you take will depend on your intended degree programme. Please note not all modules will
English course. See page 35 for more information.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       English course. See page 35 for more information.
                                                        run each term. For detailed module descriptions, please visit: www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses              run each term. For detailed module descriptions, please visit: www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses
If you are intending to progress to the University of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   If you are intending to progress to the University of
                                                        Please note: module credit values are under review and subject to change.                                      Please note: module credit values are under review and subject to change.
Stirling you may qualify for entry to our Integrated                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Stirling you may qualify for entry to our Integrated
Programme. See page 16 for further information.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Programme. See page 16 for further information.
                                                        Progression options                                                                                            Progression options
Award and validating body                               See pages 17–18 for details of the degree programmes at the University of Stirling, and page                   As well as the degree programmes at the University of Stirling listed on pages 17–18, there                      Award and validating body
Successful completion of the International                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Successful completion of the International
                                                        24 for the degree subjects at other Scottish universities you can progress to from this pathway.               are a range of additional degree options available. The table below is not comprehensive, but is
Foundation programme leads to the award of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Foundation programme leads to the award of
Certificate of Higher Education (SCQF Level 7)                                                                                                                         an indicative list of some of the more popular options available. See also page 24 for the degree                Certificate of Higher Education (SCQF Level 7)
from the University of Stirling.                                                                                                                                       subjects at other Scottish universities you can progress to from this pathway.                                   from the University of Stirling.

Tuition fees                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tuition fees
See page 36 for course dates and prices.                                                                                                                                Degree subject                   Requirements                                English level %    Final grade %   See page 36 for course dates and prices.

For full course information visit:                                                                                                                                      Combined Honours BA (Hons)†                                                  60                 60              For full course information visit:
www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses

                                                           2nd                                                             Top 20
                                                                                                                                                                        English Studies BA (Hons)        Study of Society                            60                 60

* All students commencing courses with a published                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     * All students commencing courses with a published
   September start date must be 17 years old by                                                                                                                         History BA (Hons)                Study of Society                            60                 60                 September start date must be 17 years old by
   31 December of that calendar year. For all other
   start dates, students must be 17 years old on the
                                                           in Scotland for Marketing                                       in the UK for Economics                                                                                                                                         31 December of that calendar year. For all other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           start dates, students must be 17 years old on the
                                                                                                                                                                        International Politics           Introduction to International Politics      60                 60
   published start date of the programme.                  (The Complete University Guide 2018)                            (The Complete University Guide 2018)         BA (Hons)                                                                                                          published start date of the programme.

                                                                                                                                                                        Law LLB                          Law and Legal Systems                       60                 60

                                                                                                                                                                        Philosophy BA (Hons)             Study of Society                            60                 60

                                                        Special features                                                                                                Religion BA (Hons)               Study of Society                            60                 60
                                                         	Develop the presentation and communication                      	Benefit from learning in an environment
                                                           skills required to pitch products and ideas.                      that focuses on seminar-style teaching.    Scottish History BA (Hons)       Study of Society                            60                 60

                                                         	Reinforce your theoretical learning                             	Choose from a wide range of subjects
                                                           through real-life case studies on local                           to ensure the breadth of knowledge        ** The International Foundation offers progression to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at
                                                                                                                                                                           some Scottish universities. For further details please contact the INTO admissions office.
                                                           and international business.                                       required for your future studies.         † Combined Honours options available include: History and Politics; English Studies and
                                                                                                                                                                          History; History and Journalism Studies; History and Law. Religion is only available as a
                                                         	Reflect on how knowledge from a range                                                                          combined honours degree.
                                                           of modules and topics can be applied
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                                                           within a business setting.
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   application, contact our Admissions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     application, contact our Admissions
   team or your education counsellor.                   ** The International Foundation offers progression to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at                                                                                                                                        team or your education counsellor.
                                                            some Scottish universities. For further details please contact the INTO admissions office.

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International Foundation                                Science, Sport, Computing                                                                                      Science, Computing                                                                                                          International Foundation

Start dates                                             and Engineering (SSCE)                                                                                         and Engineering (SCE) (6 month)                                                                                             Start dates
June, September and January                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        January and April

Programme length                                          Progress to Year 2 of a range                                                                                 Progress to Year 2 of a Science or Computing focused                                                                     Programme length
3 terms or approximately 9 months                          of undergraduate degrees at Stirling                                                                           undergraduate degree at Stirling                                                                                         2 terms or approximately 6 months
4 terms or approximately 12 months

Class hours
                                                          Choose to progress to one of nine                                                                             Progress to Year 2 of a Engineering or Pharmacology                                                                      Class hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Average of 21 hours per week
Average of 21 hours per week                               leading Scottish universities*                                                                                 focused undergraduate degree at the University of Dundee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Class size
Class size                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Maximum of 16 students per class
Maximum of 16 students per class                        What will I study?                                                                                             What will I study?                                                                                                          for English language teaching
for English language teaching                           Core Mathematics and Statistics (20 credits)**                                                                 English Language for Academic Purposes (20 credits)
                                                        English Language for Academic Purposes (20 credits)                                                            ICT, Research and Study Skills (10 credits)                                                                                 Age requirement
Age requirement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    17 years and above*
17 years and above*
                                                        ICT, Research and Study Skills (10 credits)                                                                    Introduction to British Culture and Society (10 credits)
                                                        Introduction to British Culture and Society (10 credits)                                                       Pure and Applied Mathematics (40 credits)                                                                                   Academic entry requirements
Academic entry requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local
                                                        Specialist modules                                                                                             Specialist modules
Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  equivalent to meet the same standard) with
equivalent to meet the same standard) with              Biology and Human Physiology (40 credits)                        Introduction to Psychology (20 credits)       Biology and Human Physiology (40 credits)                                                                                   good grades.
good grades.                                            Chemistry (20 credits)                                           Introduction to Sports Studies (20 credits)   Chemistry (20 credits)
                                                        Introduction to Business (20 credits)                            Physics (20 credits)                          Principles of Computing (20 credits)                                                                                        English language entry requirements
English language entry requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5
                                                        Principles of Computing (20 credits)                             Pure and Applied Mathematics (40 credits)     Introduction to Psychology (20 credits)
3 term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           in all subskills) or equivalent
in all subskills) or equivalent                                                                                                                                        Physics (20 credits)
                                                        You will need to earn 120 credits to successfully complete your pathway programme.                                                                                                                                                         If you do not meet the minimum English language
4 term: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0                                                                                                                               You will need to earn 120 credits to successfully complete your pathway programme. The specialist                           requirements you should apply for our Academic
                                                        The specialist modules you take will depend on your intended degree programme.
in all subskills) or equivalent                                                                                                                                        modules you take will depend on your intended degree programme. Please note not all modules will                            English course. See page 35 for more information.
                                                        Please note: not all modules will run each term.
If you do not meet the minimum English language                                                                                                                        run each term. For detailed module descriptions, please visit: www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses
requirements you should apply for our Academic          For detailed module descriptions, please visit: www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                                                                                                         Award and validating body
                                                                                                                                                                       Please note: module credit values are under review and subject to change.
English course. See page 35 for more information.       Please note: module credit values are under review and subject to change.                                                                                                                                                                  Successful completion of the International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Foundation programme leads to the award of
If you are intending to progress to the University of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Certificate of Higher Education (SCQF Level 7)
Stirling you may qualify for entry to our Integrated    Progression options                                                                                                                                                                                                                        from the University of Stirling.
Programme. See page 16 for further information.         See pages 17–18 for details of the degree programmes at the University of Stirling, and page
                                                        24 for the degree subjects at other Scottish universities you can progress to from this pathway.                                                                                                                                           Tuition fees
Award and validating body
Successful completion of the International
                                                                                                                                                                       University of Stirling progression options                                                                                  See page 36 for course dates and prices.

Foundation programme leads to the award of                                                                                                                             See pages 17–18 for details of the degree programmes you can progress to from this pathway.                                 For full course information visit:
Certificate of Higher Education (SCQF Level 7)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses
from the University of Stirling.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   * All students commencing courses with a published
Tuition fees                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          September start date must be 17 years old by
See page 36 for course dates and prices.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              31 December of that calendar year. For all other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      start dates, students must be 17 years old on the

                                                           Top 5                                                          Top 25
For full course information visit:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    published start date of the programme.
www.intostudy.com/stirling/courses                                                                                                                                     University of Dundee progression options
                                                                                                                                                                       You can progress to six degrees at the University of Dundee from this pathway.
* All students commencing courses on a published          in Scotland                                                    in the UK for Computer Science               The following table provides information about which modules you need to study and what grades
   September start date must be 17 years old by
   31 December of that calendar year. For all other        for Sport Science                                              and Information Systems                      you need to achieve to be guaranteed a place at the University of Dundee in September 2019.
   start dates, students must be 17 years old on the
                                                           (The Times and The Sunday Times                                (Guardian University Guide 2018)
   published start date of the programme.
                                                           Good University Guide 2018)                                                                                  Degree subject                  Requirements                                            English level %* Final grade %**
                                                                                                                                                                        Civil Engineering               Principles of Computing (60%); Foundation Physics       60 with minimum       65
                                                                                                                                                                        BEng (Hons)                     (60%); Pure and Applied Mathematics (60%)               55 in all subskills
                                                                                                                                                                        Civil Engineering               Principles of Computing (60%); Foundation Physics       60 with minimum       65
                                                                                                                                                                        MEng (Hons)                     (60%); Pure and Applied Mathematics (60%)               55 in all subskills
                                                        Special features
                                                                                                                                                                        Electronic Engineering          Principles of Computing (60%); Foundation Physics       60 with minimum       65
                                                             evelop your understanding of the physical
                                                            D                                                             	Benefit from learning in an environment     BEng (Hons)                     (60%); Pure and Applied Mathematics (60%)               55 in all subskills
                                                            sciences through real-world experiments.                        that focuses on seminar-style teaching.     Electronic Engineering          Principles of Computing (60%); Foundation Physics       60 with minimum       65
                                                                                                                                                                        and Physics BEng (Hons)         (60%); Pure and Applied Mathematics (60%)               55 in all subskills
                                                         	Attend lectures at the University that will                    	Choose from a wide range of subjects to
                                                                                                                                                                        Mechanical Engineering          Principles of Computing (60%); Foundation Physics       60 with minimum       65
                                                           consolidate and broaden the knowledge you                        ensure the breadth of knowledge required    BEng (Hons)                     (60%); Pure and Applied Mathematics (60%)               55 in all subskills

                                                           learn in practical classes.                                      for your future studies.                    Mechanical Engineering with     Principles of Computing (60%); Foundation Physics       60 with minimum       65
                                                                                                                                                                        Renewables BEng (Hons)          (60%); Pure and Applied Mathematics (60%)               55 in all subskills
                                                                                                                                                                        Pharmacology BSc (Hons)         Biology and Human Physiology (60%);                     60 with minimum       60
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Chemistry (60%)                                         55 in all subskills
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                                                        *	The International Foundation offers progression to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at
   application, contact our Admissions                      some Scottish universities. For further details please contact the INTO admissions office.                 *	If you do not achieve the required English language grade, admission will be guaranteed if you hold                         application, contact our Admissions
   team or your education counsellor.                   **	If you are intending to progress to a degree in Engineering or Mathematics, you will take Pure                 IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.                    team or your education counsellor.
                                                            and Applied Mathematics as a compulsory module instead of Core Mathematics and Statistics.                 **	If you do not achieve the required overall grade, entry to Year 1 of a four year degree is guaranteed
                                                                                                                                                                           on obtaining 55% overall and 55% in the named compulsory modules.

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