Graduate Diploma in Science, Computing and Engineering

General

Program Description

Prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in a range of specialist and technical subjects at the University of Stirling.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 3 Terms
  • Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January
  • Fees: From £15,075
  • Class hours: 20 hours per week on average
  • Class size: 16
  • Class duration:
    • English classes per week: 6 hours
    • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
    • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

  • Award: Graduate Diploma of Higher Education (SCQF Level 10) from the University of Stirling.
  • Course options:
    • Standard (3-term, 9-month programme)
    • Integrated (2 years, combines a postgraduate degree with a Graduate Diploma)

Entry requirements

Standard

  • Academic requirements: Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Integrated Programme. Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications.

Integrated

  • Academic requirements: Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Integrated Programme. Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications.


*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Last updated September 2018

About the School

Often described as one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, the University of Stirling campus is unique. Set within a 330-acre estate with its own loch and castle, surrounded by the beautiful Sco ... Read More

Often described as one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, the University of Stirling campus is unique. Set within a 330-acre estate with its own loch and castle, surrounded by the beautiful Scottish countryside. This creates a relaxed, peaceful atmosphere. And with 11,000 students, you'll feel a big part of the community there. You'll find the INTO Centre at the heart of campus, just minutes away from the main University of Stirling library, sports centre and Students’ Union. Read less