Our top 8 Clearing courses for 2023

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As Clearing opens and results day draws nearer, you may feel mixed emotions. Overwhelmed? Nervous with a dash of excitement? Information overload? However you’re feeling, we want to help make Clearing as smooth as possible.

Clearing is the perfect opportunity to pivot and look at subjects you may not have previously considered. To help you with a little bit of inspiration, here are our top Clearing courses for 2023: 

1. Nursing Clearing courses

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Our nursing degrees don’t just teach you the theory; our practical experiences on campus and placements and our partnership with NHS Forth Valley will prepare you so that when you graduate, you’ll be a confident healthcare practitioner.

A career in nursing offers flexibility to work in hospitals, care homes or in the community. And with our study abroad opportunities, it could also take you around the world!

Check out our Clearing courses in Nursing.

2. Computer Science Clearing courses

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Join an industry that’s in demand and growing rapidly. Our computing science degrees will teach you to solve problems and build up plenty of practical experience in computer systems.

Our Computing courses are well regarded: we were top 10 in the UK for Computer Science and Information Systems in the Guardian University Guide 2022. 

You’ll also get the chance to secure placements in a range of business settings, from local SMEs to large corporations. 

Take a look at our Computer Science Clearing courses

3. Economics Clearing courses

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Tackle real-world challenges and learn to find solutions with a degree in Economics. The business skills you learn will be transferable and sought after across many industries, opening up a wealth of opportunities for you.

We’re ranked top 10 in the UK for Economics (The Guardian University Guide 2023) and our alumni go on to have diverse careers, from Economic Analysts to Members of Parliament.

Check out our Economics Clearing courses.

4. Sport Clearing courses

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Take your passion for sports to the next level and transform lives. Our sports degrees deliver results, and we work closely with the industry to deliver cutting-edge teaching. 

We’re Scotland’s official University for Sporting Excellence and 1st in Scotland for research in Sport and Exercise Sciences (REF 2021). Our specialist facilities include an Olympic-sized swimming pool, The National Tennis Centre, pitches and much more.

Check out our Sport Clearing courses

5. Secondary Teaching Clearing courses

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Are you ready to inspire the next generation? Our innovative undergraduate degrees in Secondary Education give you more time to grow and develop as a teacher than the standard one-year PGDE route, and offer the perfect blend of theory with practical classroom experience. 

Combine your education qualification with a specialist subject such as mathematics, religious studies, English or much more. We also offer science teaching courses in collaboration with Forth Valley College. 

Take a look at our teaching and education Clearing courses

6. Accounting and Finance Clearing courses

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A degree in Accounting and Finance can open the door to many prestigious financial careers. Areas of study include accounting, banking, finance, economics and investment analysis. and will put you in good stead for a career in the financial sector.

Take a look at our courses and find out why we’re top 20 in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022).

Check out our Accounting and Finance Clearing courses.

7. History Clearing courses

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Take one of our history courses and gain a unique understanding of the modern world by studying the significant events and periods that have shaped society. 

A degree in history will give you many transferrable skills that are useful in a range of careers, including conservation, heritage, tourism and teaching. 

There’s no better place to study history than at Stirling. We are located near the sites of some of Scotland’s most significant historical events, and we’re ranked 1st in Scotland for Student Experience in History (National Student Survey 2022). 

Take a look at our history Clearing courses.

8: Criminology Clearing courses

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Are you intrigued by the social justice system, fascinated by the social contexts of crime, or want to create a positive impact on society? A career in Criminology can be diverse, with many exciting roles to choose from.

By studying Criminology at the University of Stirlng, you will learn from experts and be taught the latest developments. We are ranked Top 5 in the UK for Criminology (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).

Check out our Criminology Clearing courses.

We’d love for you to join us at Stirling. If any of these courses have inspired you to apply or change your mind about what you want to study, register your interest for Clearing today. Or if you would like to see more, take a look at our full list of Clearing places available for 2023.

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