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BA (Hons)History and Journalism Studies

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

If you really want to understand the modern world, it’s essential to unlock the patterns of the past. History courses can help you do exactly that – and here at the University of Stirling, they take an innovative approach to guiding you through the major events and periods that have shaped us all.

The History degree will equip you with a wide range of intellectual and personal skills. You’ll gain an awareness of how different societies across the world have changed over time, by exploring areas such as Scottish, British, European, American and African history. You’ll also engage with different types of history, including political, social, cultural, gender, computer and environmental.

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

A History degree from the University of Stirling opens up career opportunities in a range of sectors, from museums and heritage trusts to the civil service and worlds of marketing and journalism. Jobs directly related to a history degree include:

Heritage manager
Historic buildings inspector or conservation officer
Museum education officer
Museum or gallery curator
Museum or gallery exhibitions officer
Secondary school teacher
Civil Service fast streamer
Jobs where a history degree could be useful include:

Academic librarian
Archaeologist
Journalist
Civil Service administrator
Editorial assistant
Politician’s assistant
Solicitor
Primary School Teacher
Barrister
Marketing Executive
Business Consultant

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