Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Future Media (Pro)

This course has been co-created with global communications agency McCann Erickson, as well as a panel of other top digital advertising and marketing agencies, to build a vocational Master's degree that gives students intensive, real-world experience. Successful students gain either an MA or MSc in their subject, depending on which route they take. Graduates are industry-ready, and have gone on to work with established companies 383 Media, ASUS, Decathlon and BEC-TERO. Students will work on digital marketing campaigns, brand and product promotion, developing mobile and social media content and devising digital and video campaigns. Students will be working from 9 to 5, 4 days per week for 9 months in the Future Media Studio at Birmingham City University's New Technology Institute. For the remaining 3 months they will be working with industry partners to professionalise their own expertise in their choice of specialism.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be graduates. Candidates may be accepted if they can demonstrate equivalent experience and/or qualifications. Applicants may have existing qualifications in: marketing; business studies; English/linguistics; economics/statistics; multimedia/digital content creation; art and design; media and communications; journalism/public relations; psychology. Ideally applicants should be able to demonstrate a talent/aptitude for areas such as: project management; ideas and strategy; design and/or content creation; research, statistics and analysis; social media. International (non-EU) students also require the following: English IELTS score of 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any bands). Students who have TOEFL or Pearsons are also encouraged to apply.

Course modules

MA core modules: future media; discovery creative technical and planning; project management and solutions; creative skills design and production; the new rules of digital communication; development and deployment; Master's by practice. MSc core modules: future media; discovery strategy and research; project management and planning; web analytics and social media monitoring; the new rules of digital communication; deployment and planning; Master's by practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
NTI Birmingham Birmingham B5 5JU West Midlands

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