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BA (Hons)Film and Media and Journalism Studies

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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Overview

Bringing together theory and practice, our Film and Media course draws from the University of Stirling’s legacy as a pioneer in Film and Media research and teaching.

This course not only ensures you’re well-versed in theoretical and critical aspects of the subject area, but also have the opportunity to become fully trained in practicalities such as audio production, video editing, scriptwriting and more. Our emphasis on all-round training means you’ll graduate ready to follow in the footsteps of previous Stirling students who have forged successful careers in a range of media roles – from broadcasting and publishing, to advertising and public relations

With over 30 years of experience in researching and teaching journalism, the University of Stirling has established a reputation as one of the UK’s top institutions in the field. This course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of journalism, and offers an in-depth, critical understanding of practice. You’ll work individually and in groups to write articles and prepare portfolios; create pages for print and online news platforms; produce and edit visuals; and contribute to class blogs. Everything you do will deepen your understanding of how professional journalists operate across broadcast, online and print media – and by the time you graduate, you’ll be ready to take your place among them.

Career opportunities

Many Film and Media students from the University of Stirling have established successful careers in media roles spanning broadcast and print journalism, television, radio and film production, media management, advertising, public relations and education.

Differentiating it from other film courses, Stirling Film and Media degree develops a broad understanding of the media industries, together with practical abilities that help make you more employable. Our graduates have won many awards in a variety of media specialisms: for instance, as BAFTA winners in investigative reporting, programme production and scriptwriting. Alumni have also received Emmy awards for visual effects production in film and TV, and Sony Gold Radio Academy awards for BBC Radio 1 documentaries.

Journalism courses open the door to a range of careers where creativity, writing, communication and research skills, are invaluable. Job possibilities include:

Broadcast Journalist
Magazine Journalist
Newspaper Journalist
Online/Digital Journalist
Newspaper Editor/sub-editor
Researcher
Publishing Copy-editor/Proof-reader
Editorial Assistant
Communications Manager/Officer
Public Relations Officer
Political communications
Copywriter

They have extensive links with the media industry, and many of our graduates have pursued successful careers in print, broadcast and online journalism.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States