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Film & Media and Journalism Studies BA (Hons)

University of Stirling

Key Information

Course duration: 4 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 12th for Communication & Media Studies (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    173
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    59.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    4.07 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: PP35

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: BBB
SQA Higher: AABB over 1 sitting or AABBB over 2 sittings

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £1,820 per year
Overseas students: £12,140 per year

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The Course

Summary

This degree develops a broad understanding of the media industries, together with practical abilities that help make you more employable. 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. There are also regular visits from members of our professional advisory board – who are experts able to bring crucial insights from the front-line of industry directly to you. Adding flexibility to your studies, you can combine Film and Media with one of 14 other courses, and tailor your degree to match your unique interests and ambitions.

The digital age has transformed the way news is reported and consumed, with more media platforms available than ever before. A degree in Journalism Studies from the University of Stirling equips you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge you’ll need to make a mark in this rapidly-evolving arena. This course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of journalism, and offers an in-depth, critical understanding of the practice. 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. Your employability is one of our highest priorities, and we want to make sure you have every possible advantage when you enter the job market. We offer a comprehensive employability and skills programme to help you maximize your time at Stirling and develop the attributes required by employers. We also have a dedicated Faculty Employability and Skills Officer and a Careers and Employability Service that work in partnership with academic staff to ensure you get the best out of your University experience and are given the right opportunities to make you ready for the world of work.

Start Dates

  • 9 September 2019 at Main Site

University of Stirling

University League Table Ranking: 40th

The University of Stirling is an innovative university with a pioneering spirit and a passion for creating impact. Located at Scotland’s heart, Stirling offers over 300 flexible courses designed to develop forward-thinking graduates from around the world.

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Postal Address

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University of Stirling
Grange Road
Stirling
FK9 4LA
SCOTLAND

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