Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Media Management

Postgraduate Subjects and Courses Open Events How to Apply Campus and Facilities Fees, Financial Support and Scholarships Student Experience North West England MSc Media Management International Students Can Apply Overview Course In Depth Modules Entry Criteria Careers and Employability Finance Apply Related Courses Overview UKPASS Code: P052225 Course Length: 1 Year Full-Time, 2 Years Part-Time Start Dates: September 2017 Department: Department of Media Location: Edge Hill University Gain a theoretical, industrial and case study based foundation in media industries, finance and business strategy; Develop management skills and an analytical perspective on the media industries; Experience advanced study in contemporary media and cultural theories. This MSc in Media Management will equip you with a sound critical understanding of the strategic management operations of the contemporary media industries. Initially, you will develop your research skills by studying the critical, theoretical and methodological approaches to media. You will gain specialist knowledge of management in the creative industries before selecting elective modules to tailor the MSc to your own requirements. The programme culminates in the production of a written dissertation. If you want to prepare yourself to meet the challenges posed by the competitive and constantly changing media environment, and in particular if you are aspiring to a management role in the media or creative industries, then this is the programme for you.

Entry requirements

To join this MSc you should have a minimum of a UK lower second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. For overseas applicants, IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required. Alternatively, you may apply with appropriate professional qualifications and experience.

Course modules

Researching media and culture; media and creative industries; dissertation project; film and media theory and analysis; reading new Asian cinemas; screen genres; cinema, history and national identity; media, culture and identities; strategic marketing planning; strategic brand management; advertising and marketing communications; public relations and reputation management; leadership and management development; strategy, culture and change; business planning and finance; management in the 21st century; entrepreneurship; success in the digital economy; innovation and organisational entrepreneurship; international intellectual property law.

Assessment methods

Academic essay to reports, research portfolios and projects.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

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