Media Management

Media Management

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £16,953
Domestic tuition: £7,000

Program overview

The University of Stirling’s MSc Media Management course is constantly evolving in order to keep up with the globe’s rapidly changing media landscape. It also prepares media managers to meet the challenges posed by unprecedented change and increased competition across the media environment. As a student, you’ll benefit from being taught by highly qualified, international-standard tutors, and will graduate with strong management skills and an analytical perspective on the media industry. You’ll also develop a firm understanding of the evolving regulatory and policy environment in which the media operates. This course provides a theoretical and case-study-based foundation in media economics, finance and business strategy – with advanced study in contemporary media, cultural theories and training in appropriate research methodologies. The course builds on the Division of Communications, Media and Culture's extensive links with the media industry, and draws on a range of related disciplines that range from media studies and economics to marketing and business studies. You’ll also benefit from fieldtrips, including a visit to the state-of-the-art broadcast facilities at BBC Pacific Quay, the V&A Dundee and CodeBase Stirling.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 minimum in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English (Academic) 60 overall with 56 in each sub-skill IBT TOEFL 80 overall with 18 in reading, 23 in writing, 19 in listening and 21 in speaking

Career opportunities

You will leave this course with a range of practical skills and attributes that are widely sought after by employers. Our graduates are located throughout the world, and have gone on to establish successful careers across a wide range of organisations and roles, both in media and in other fields. MSc Media Management graduates who have entered into employment over the past two years are currently working as: Editor-in-Chief Reputation Executive Social Media Researcher Communications Executive Lecturer Online Marketer You don’t necessarily need to progress into a career in the media industry. A Media Management degree is a solid foundation upon which to base a career in a variety of different fields - as shown by some of the potentially less obvious roles that our Media Management graduates are currently working as: Area Manager Regional Sales Director In-house Lawyer Head of Finance

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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