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MSc Digital Media and Society

Our MSc Digital Media and Society will equip you with the skills and experience to become a digital media expert. Forge your path to a successful digital career.

Digital Media and Society

Key facts

  • Award Masters / MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate
  • Start date October
  • Duration MSc full-time 12 months, MSc part-time 27 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Full-time, Campus based, Stand-alone modules

The world is changing rapidly as a result of digitalisation, globalisation, web connectivity and social media, making it an exciting time to study digital media.

Our MSc Digital Media and Society has a strong emphasis on understanding the contemporary environment of multi-platform content development, and the potential of multi-channel networks and their consumption. The course will equip you with the skills and experience to become a digital media expert, providing an ideal pathway to a successful digital career across a range of different sectors.

The MSc is part of our growing research and teaching portfolio in digital. With this course, you’ll gain transferable skills for a digital career, with the flexibility to choose your own learning pathway and learning goals.

We have an excellent track record in understanding the needs of students and preparing them for careers where they can contribute to the transformation of the digital economy.

  • Top reasons to study with us
  • Flexible learning

    If you’re interested in studying a module from this course, the Postgraduate Certificate or the Postgraduate Diploma then please email Graduate Admissions to discuss your course of study.

  • Research

    The curriculum draws upon the expertise of internationally-reputable research in areas relating to human-centred data networks, platform studies, information economy, and innovative digital research methodologies.

    The Stirling Media Research Institute is an internationally recognised centre for media research and is the research arm of the Division of Communication, Media and Culture. The Institute has national and international research expertise across the humanities and social sciences and hosts the University’s research cluster in Digital Cultures as well as contributing members of other research clusters across the University.

    Members of the Institute are actively involved in a range of international networks and maintain strong links with the media and communications industries, policy makers and other media-related stakeholders.

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