From global crises to the UK economic and political situation, journalism informs our view of the world. Learn the skills and practices of contemporary journalism in a digital, multimedia era. Engage with a range of creative writing genres, including fiction, poetry and travel writing. Study with internationally-renowned writers, journalists and researchers. Enjoy our programme of visiting speakers from the world of broadcasting, publishing and newspapers. Enter your work in student competitions. Opportunities for media work placement experience. Social policy examines the ways in which societies distribute resources and develop services. Learn about the social and economic challenges facing both Scotland and the UK. Address some of the major questions of our time, such as how social policy should adapt to a changing global, digital, connected and information-rich world. Gain insight into how different societies organise their resources to meet individual and social needs. Undertake an extended investigation into a topic of your own choosing for your Honours dissertation.