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|UNIVERSITY:||Universty of Stirling|
|ACCOMMODATIONS:||API students are all housed in 4-7 bedroom apartment-style accommodations on campus. Each student will have their own single-occupancy bedroom along with a shared kitchen, dining, and living areas. Housing is self-catered. With the exception of those participating in the summer school, students will need to provide their own kitchenware (crockery, utensils, etc). Additionally, the university’s catering department offers superb value catering options on campus. Most flats have sinks in the bedrooms and all housing has shared shower and toilet facilities. All housing is fully networked, enabling residents to access the university’s computing resources, including internet. 24-hour concierge services are available on site. Bedding packs will be provided for all API students.|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:||English|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS PER SEMESTER
Semester credits: 15
Students who choose to study abroad in Stirling with API enroll in courses with Scottish and other international students at the University of Stirling – one of the most popular universities in Scotland. The university offers courses across five major areas, including health and well-being, culture and society, environment, enterprise and the economy, and sport.
The University of Stirling award credits based on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). To determine U.S. semester credit equivalency, common practice is to divide the SCQF amount by 4. Generally, one course at Stirling is worth 20 SCQF credits, which equates to approximately 5 U.S. semester credits. 3 Stirling modules (60 SCQF credits) is considered a full-semester load, and 6 course modules (120 SCQF credits)is considered a full-year load. Students take 3 courses per semester and earn up to 15 U.S. semester credits.
API students receive their transcripts from the University of Stirling upon completion of their program.
|ACCEPTANCE TO U.S. UNIVERSITY REQUIRED:||No|
||January 12, 2018 - May 12, 2018||$14,800|
|Fall 2018:||September 7, 2018 - December 15, 2018||$14,800|
|Academic Year 2018-2019||September 7, 2018 - May 11, 2018||$28,800|
|Spring 2019||January 11, 2019 - May 11, 2019||TBA|
Stirling is the ancient capital of Scotland, laying at the heart of the nation’s history and linked to two of its best known heroes, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. Occupying a strategic position in the cultural heartland of Scotland, it is surrounded by glorious countryside and yet under an hour away from both Edinburgh and Glasgow. The cobblestoned streets of the Old Town wind upwards towards the Castle, set on a craggy outcrop 250 feet above the surrounding landscape. The Wallace Monument overlooks some of the most important battle sites in Scottish history, but the city itself buzzes with a lively, cosmopolitan and student friendly vibe, a mix of history and modern. Stirling is one of the U.K.’s most attractive places to live and offers a full menu of performing arts, nightlife and shopping combined with the community feel of a smaller city.