University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Biological and Environmental Sciences

The school offers research programmes within 3 research clusters: ecological and environmental processes; evolutionary ecology and conservation; geoarchaeology and environmental history.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent for EU and overseas students; IELTS 6.5 (with a score of at least 6.0 in each skill).

Course modules

Supervision is available in: ecological and environmental processes: soils; ecosystems ecology; cell science; environmental radioactivity; hydroecology and fluvial geomorphology; evolutionary ecology and conservation: behavioural and evolutionary ecology; population genetics and conservation of endangered species; spatial ecology; sustainable development; geoarchaeology and environmental history: soils, sediments and landscape history; palynology; landscape visualisation.

Sponsorship information

NERC; BBSRC; Carnegie Trust; University studentships; industry; charities


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 15,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 15,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

Key information

Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Affairs
Telephone number: 
01786 467046