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Graduate Diploma in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

INTO University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Graduate Diploma in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences
Next enrollment cycle March 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 3,251,218
Course Accredited By NA
1 Years On Campus Postgraduate Pathway Programme

For students who do not meet the academic and English language requirements for a Master’s degree.
Preparing students for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in a range of subjects including Social Research, Education, Media Management, Publishing Studies and TESOL at the University of Stirling.

On campus and online study options

  • This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving students the flexibility to choose what’s best for them.
  • If your student starts online and is then able to travel to the UK, they’ll be able to transfer to an on-campus program in January or March/April 2022. They’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during their studies online.
  • If your student applies for an Online Extended program, they’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus Online or on-campus academic pathway study plan. 

Key information

  • Attend specialist lectures and seminar sessions at the University.
  • Explore research areas of interest at an early stage to pursue in more detail once progressing to the degree.
  • Develop research and analytical skills with one-to-one supervision.
  • Option to progress to a range of degrees at Abertay University, the University of Dundee, the University of Edinburgh, the 
  • University of Aberdeen, the University of Strathclyde and the University of the West of Scotland, as well as the University of Stirling.

Standard Program: Jan March & Sept

  • 3 Terms
  • Extended Program: Jan June & Sept
  • 4 Terms

Enrollment Cycles

  • March 2024
  • September 2024
  • January 2025

Entry Requirements

Standard Course Requirement
Academic requirements

  • Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

English language entry requirements

  • 3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Additional information

  • If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Integrated Programme. 

Extended Course Requirement
Academic requirements

  • Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

English language entry requirements

  • 4 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Additional information

  • If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Integrated Programme.
  • A total of 120 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

Term 1 modules

  • Academic English and Study Skills for Graduate Study 20 Credits
  • Applied Research and Reflection 20 Credits
  • Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study 20 Credits
  • Exploring Media Humanities and Social Sciences 20 Credits
  • Personal and Professional Development 20 Credits
  • Research Methods for Graduate Study 20 Credits
  • Individual Project
     

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