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Graduate Diploma in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

Prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in a range of subjects including Social Research, Education, Media Management and Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Academic requirements:

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

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 September 2018 7 June 2019 3 Terms £15,075
7 January 2019 23 August 2019 3 Terms £15,075
23 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
-
7 January 2020 21 August 2020 3 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Several INTO Students listen  to their teacher in class

This course leads to a Master’s level qualification from an education centre ranked 5th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

The University of Stirling’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) gives the perfect balance of theory and practise through a range of innovative teaching methods. You’ll be taught by TESOL professionals who have combined experience of living and teaching in all continents of the world.

On completion, you’ll possess the knowledge and practical skills to be a confident, critically reflective, and enterprising teacher.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester, and coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Combining your pathway programme with your chosen degree, you can apply for one visa for the full duration of your degree.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Academic requirements:

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

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Several INTO Students listen  to their teacher in class

This course leads to a Master’s level qualification from an education centre ranked 5th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

The University of Stirling’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) gives the perfect balance of theory and practise through a range of innovative teaching methods. You’ll be taught by TESOL professionals who have combined experience of living and teaching in all continents of the world.

On completion, you’ll possess the knowledge and practical skills to be a confident, critically reflective, and enterprising teacher.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester, and coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Academic requirements:

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

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 September 2018 7 June 2019 3 Terms £15,075
7 January 2019 23 August 2019 3 Terms £15,075
23 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
-
7 January 2020 21 August 2020 3 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Several INTO Students listen  to their teacher in class

This course leads to a Master’s level qualification from an education centre ranked 5th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

The University of Stirling’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) gives the perfect balance of theory and practise through a range of innovative teaching methods. You’ll be taught by TESOL professionals who have combined experience of living and teaching in all continents of the world.

On completion, you’ll possess the knowledge and practical skills to be a confident, critically reflective, and enterprising teacher.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester, and coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Academic requirements:

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

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Several INTO Students listen  to their teacher in class

This course leads to a Master’s level qualification from an education centre ranked 5th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

The University of Stirling’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) gives the perfect balance of theory and practise through a range of innovative teaching methods. You’ll be taught by TESOL professionals who have combined experience of living and teaching in all continents of the world.

On completion, you’ll possess the knowledge and practical skills to be a confident, critically reflective, and enterprising teacher.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester, and coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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