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Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism Studies

Heritage and Tourism

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

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Program facts

  • Tuition fees per year -
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  • Program type Bachelor's
  • Language taught in English
  • Start date August

Program Overview

What the University of Stirling says about their program:
"If you have aspirations of working in the heritage, conservation or tourism sectors, our dedicated Heritage and Tourism degree is the perfect starting point. This course is a fully integrated degree taught in conjunction with Forth Valley College, and you'll spend the first two years studying at the college and the final two studying at the University of Stirling campus. The course is supported and shaped by leading organisations such as Historic Scotland, VisitScotland and Scottish Canals, and delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and Forth Valley College. Your studies will reflect the importance of combining academic knowledge with a firm grasp of business. You’ll learn about heritage, history, exhibition design, marketing and environmental studies – as well as the challenges facing the management and promotion of historic and natural environments in Scotland and beyond."

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Program Structure

  • Course details

    The first two years of this course are based at Forth Valley College’s Stirling campus, while Years 3 and 4 are taught at the University of Stirling.

Admissions requirements

These are the minimum requirements for entry to the University. You should also check the subject-specific pages for any other grade and subject requirements.

Applicants must have one of the following:

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UG/PG IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 on each component) Some PG programs (sports management and TESOL have a higher entry requirement on Reading/Writing 6.0)

Undergraduate

A minimum of four passes at SQA Higher Grade or three A-levels or equivalent*. An acceptable pass in entry subjects in the IB Diploma, HNC/D, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent. An approved pass in a recognised Access Course or equivalent.

Postgraduate

A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent.

September intake - deadline June 30 January intake - deadline ongoing

Fees and funding

Choosing to study in the UK is a big decision and the University understands that finance is a key factor. The University of Stirling offers a number of scholarships and funding options to help you achieve your academic ambitions.

If you have the talent, ability and drive to study with the University, they want you to make the most of the opportunity and can help you with your finances.

They offer a variety of funding opportunities to encourage and support ambitious students from all backgrounds, and from around the world, to come and study at the University of Stirling.

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Undergraduate Tuition - £12,450 / year Postgraduate Tuition - £14,300 - 15,950 / program

International UG Scholarship - £2,000 / year (Automatic discount, no need to apply for it)

PG Excellence Scholarship - £4,000 (competitive, students need to apply for it - separate application on the Scholarship Finder page)

Specific scholarships available for Management school, and sports scholarships available for student athletes.

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Visa requirements for the University of Stirling

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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