University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Digital Media, Publishing and Law

The course offers a flexible interdisciplinary exploration of key contemporary developments shaping the creative industries. This course will benefit those seeking to develop their understanding of contemporary communication and its legal, regulatory and industrial contexts.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (6.0 in all bands).

Course modules

Core modules explore legal, theoretical and industrial perspectives on the contemporary communications environment. Optional modules include: media, law and/or publishing studies including media economics, news and digital media; advertising, marketing management and communications; information technology law.

Assessment methods

Assessment tasks vary between modules and include essays, reports, presentations, practical assignments, exams, and collaborative course blogs.All candidates for the MLitt write a 12,000-word dissertation, which is due in August.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 4,500 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MLitt Full-time £ 11,900 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MLitt Part-time £ 4,500 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
MLitt Part-time £ 11,900 per Whole course (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

Key information

Student Recruitment and Admissions
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01786 466655