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. Economics studies how wealth is created and distributed and informs government policy on sustainable economic growth. Develop excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly valued by employers. Gain the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to different audiences. Benefit from teaching by staff who have strong links with policy-makers in Scotland and with industry. Study in a department with consistently high NSS results. Through a real-world policy-oriented approach, learn how economic concepts are useful to understand and improve the world around us.