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:
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 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.
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: