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Graduate Diploma in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

INTO University of Stirling, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 22,900

Course Accredited By

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  • 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

  • January 2023
  • March 2023
  • September 2023

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
     
  • Standard Fees :£16475 
  • Extended Fees: £18495

 Additional Fees: 

  • C = Compulsory / O = Optional
  •  Course related fees
  •  Enrolment fee C £150.00 
  • Textbooks (3 term) C £240.00 

Other fees

  •  Airport pickup O Edinburgh International Airport Not applicable to students on our online courses £70.00
  •  Airport pickup O Glasgow International Airport Not applicable to students on our online courses £70.00 
  • Social programme O Activity costs range from free-£50 Not applicable to students on our online courses £50

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