Journalism and Publishing
Journalism and Publishing courses
3rd in Scotland
and Top 10 in the UK for Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations
The Guardian University Guide 2022
2nd in Scotland
and Top 10 in the UK for Communications and Media
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
Graduate careers in Journalism and Publishing
Our Journalism and Publishing courses open the door to a range of careers where creativity, writing, communication and research skills are invaluable. Many of our graduates have established successful careers in the media and publishing in areas such as:
- broadcast and print journalism
- radio and film production
- editorial roles
- media management
- advertising and public relations
Our graduates have won many awards in a variety of media specialisms. These awards include BAFTAs in investigative reporting, programme production and scriptwriting; Sony Gold Radio Academy awards for BBC Radio 1 documentaries; and Emmy awards for visual effects production in film and TV.
Journalism and Publishing research
Journalism and Communication research at the University of Stirling is carried out by the Communications, Media and Culture research group. Their work encompasses research into screen and print media, digital and social media, public communication and promotional culture, heritage and archives.
The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Book Cultures was established in 1982, and has since developed a global reputation for its research activities, and its industry links. The centre focuses on book, magazine, journal and digital publishing. Through their research, the centre critically analyses the past, present and future of publishing.
Postgraduate research opportunities
As a Journalism or Publishing research student at the University of Stirling you'll work with research specialists in journalism and public relations in addition to researchers working on many aspects of media representation, media institutions, media and communications policy, and also on numerous relationships between media, culture and society. See our PhD and MPhil opportunities in: