Pre-Master's in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Stirling

Prepare 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.

Key Facts

Academic Requirements

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject. - *Additional Information: If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry to a combined degree with preparation program.Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see:

English Language Requirements

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Start Dates

02 October 2023

08 January 2024

10 June 2024

30 September 2024

06 January 2025

16 June 2025

Tuition Fee

From: £16,975


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.
  • Progress to a postgraduate degree at the University of Stirling, including:
  • MSc Media Management – the first course of its kind in the UK, and has been running since 1993.
  • TESOL – students have opportunities to shadow and observe teachers in actual classes.
  • MSc Applied Social Research – strong links with the applied crime and criminal justice sector, including Police Scotland and the Scottish Prison Service.

Course Details

Pre-Master's in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Stirling