The world is changing rapidly as a result of digitalisation, globalisation, web connectivity and social media, making it an exciting time to study digital media.

Our MSc Digital Media and Society has a strong emphasis on understanding the contemporary environment of multi-platform content development, and the potential of multi-channel networks and their consumption. The course will equip you with the skills and experience to become a digital media expert, providing an ideal pathway to a successful digital career across a range of different sectors.

The MSc is part of our growing research and teaching portfolio in digital. With this course, you’ll gain transferable skills for a digital career, with the flexibility to choose your own learning pathway and learning goals.

We have an excellent track record in understanding the needs of students and preparing them for careers where they can contribute to the transformation of the digital economy.

Top reasons to study with us

#1 Gain transferable skills for a digital career, with the flexibility to choose your own learning pathway and learning goals

#2 98% of our postgraduate leavers are in employment or further study within six months of graduating (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2015/16)

#3 The University of Stirling is ranked 1st in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for Media and Film Studies (The Guardian University Guide 2018)

Course details

You can study full–time for one year or part-time over two years.


The taught course takes place within the University’s two 15-week semesters and involves lectures, seminars, tutorials and case-study work.

There is an emphasis on varied assessment, problem-finding, and critical practice modes of delivery.


You’ll be assessed by a variety of assessment strategies, including written assignments, exams, practical teams and individual projects.

Course director

Dr Thomas Allmer

+44 (0)1786 467539


Fees - 2018/2019

  • Overseas £15,250
  • Home/EU £6,300
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Last updated November 14, 2018
This course is Campus based
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12 - 27 months
6,300 GBP
2018/19: Overseas £15,250; Home/EU £6,300
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