48 months
15900 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Plan for your future with a Digital Media (Hons) degree from the University of Stirling. The career-focused media courses rank among the best in the UK.

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As the speed of change in the media continues to accelerate, the demand for graduates able to embrace new technologies and innovative methods of content delivery is also growing. The University of Stirling ’s Digital Media (Hons) course meets this demand head-on, and is shaped by the same expert teaching and research that has made our media courses among the best in the UK. 

This Digital Media course is a fully integrated degree taught in conjunction with Forth Valley College, and you'll spend the first two years studying at the college and the final two studying at the University of Stirling campus. 

The course will provide you with practical training in the tools, applications and possibilities of the digital environment – from the creation of journalistic and multimedia content to its effective use across television, film, online channels, radio and beyond. The overarching aim of the course is to make sure you’re work-ready and equipped with a broad range of mass media skills.

Every business, organisation and media outlet relies on digital communications to get their message out there. With the skills to produce creative digital content that helps them stand out in a saturated market, you’ll be opening the door to a world of exciting opportunities.


We’re rated among the best universities in the UK for media, and many of our graduates have established successful careers in film, media and journalism. These include working in television and radio industries as journalists, scriptwriters, directors, administrators and technicians. 

Some have made careers in the press and publishing or in the arts and cultural industries. Others are working in advertising, public relations, market research, community media and new media. Digital media courses vary in scope and content, but our programme is designed to make sure you graduate as a well-rounded, highly skilled and digitally literate individual able to work effectively across a range of media platforms.

You’ll not only have the practical skills to create stand-out digital content, but you’ll also understand the ethical, legal and theoretical dimensions of the industry – making you a valuable asset to any organisation that relies on the power and reach of digital media.

  • You’ll be ready to hit the ground running and put your practical training to work as soon as you graduate.
  • Open the door to a world of opportunities – digital media skills have never been more in demand.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Digital Creativity
  • Social Media Marketing: Contexts and Strategies
  • Researching the Media & Culture 
  • Applied Digital Media: from theory to practice
  • Production: Online Content
  • Advertising

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

SQA Highers

  • BBB

GCE A-levels

  • BB

IB Diploma

  • 28

BTEC (Level 3)

  • MMM

Essential subjects

  • English

Widening access students

  • Widening access students may be eligible for an adjusted offer of entry.
  • Care-experienced applicants will be guaranteed an offer of a place if they meet the minimum entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland £9,250

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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