Main study areas: Natural sciences; management, finance & business law; education; arts; languages; social sciences.
Students: Total 9000 (7000 full-time, 2000 part-time); male/female ratio 2:3. First degree students 7000 (6000 full-time, 1000 part-time), of which 350 international, 1000 mature on entry. Postgraduates 2000. Teaching staff: 440 (140 research).
A top UK research-led university.
Location: Central Scotland.
Average entry UCAS points: 250+.
Admissions info: AS-levels accepted in combination with 2+ A-levels or equivalent. UCAS tariff not used; offers made on basis of specific grades.
Drop-out rate: 6%.
State school entry: 92%.
Accommodation: All first years guaranteed accommodation.