Graduate Diploma in Science, Computing and Engineering

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

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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.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

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. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
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Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 10 June 2022 3 Terms
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£16,475
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475
28 March 2022 9 December 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£15,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of Dundee
  • University of the West of Scotland
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Big Data skills are in high demand and they attract high salaries. Around 88% of data scientists have an MSc, making it a passport to careers in this field.

If you want to become a data scientist, this University of Stirling course is for you. It will give you the skills in Python, R, Hadoop, NoSQL, Spark, and machine learning needed to land your dream job.

This is a one-year, full-time taught MSc where you’ll learn coding skills and develop a firm basis in maths and statistics. It covers Big Data technology, advanced analytics, and industrial and scientific applications.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Specialist Modules:

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester, and coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

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. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 10 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475
28 March 2022 9 December 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£15,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of Dundee
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Students sit in a lecture

Big Data skills are in high demand and they attract high salaries. Around 88% of data scientists have an MSc, making it a passport to careers in this field.

If you want to become a data scientist, this University of Stirling course is for you. It will give you the skills in Python, R, Hadoop, NoSQL, Spark, and machine learning needed to land your dream job.

This is a one-year, full-time taught MSc where you’ll learn coding skills and develop a firm basis in maths and statistics. It covers Big Data technology, advanced analytics, and industrial and scientific applications.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Specialist Modules:

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester, and coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

INTO Stirling student Gundit
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