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BA (Hons)Film and Media and Politics

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

When you study Politics at the University of Stirling, you’ll increase your awareness of the different political systems, ideologies and policies that impact people’s lives regionally, nationally and globally. They’re ranked among the best universities for Politics in Scotland, and are highly regarded for our strong, research-led approach to teaching.

A Politics degree helps you develop the intellectual, communication and analytical skills employers are looking for. You’ll open the door to a wide range of career opportunities – from politics itself, to connected arenas such as commerce, civil service, journalism, law and teaching. There are also plenty of opportunities to broaden your horizons by studying abroad during your course, including through our Politics-specific partnership with the Universities og Gothenburg in Sweden.

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.

From social and political research to journalism, marketing and HR, their Politics course opens up a broad range of career opportunities. Potential employers include international organisations such as the UN, the third-sector, the civil service, local and national government, lobbying organisations and commercial businesses. Jobs directly related to a Politics degree include:

Government Social Research Officer
Public Affairs Consultant
Civil Service Fast Streamer
Public Relations Account Executive
Politician’s Assistant

Other roles where a Politics degree is useful include: Market Researcher, Marketing Executive, Journalist, Charity Officer, Forensic Accountant, Public Relations Officer and many more.

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