University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Media Economics

MSc Media Economics is designed to attract students from film, literature and media based undergraduate degrees, who wish to develop their analytical skills to understand the economic and political context of the industries in which they hope to pursue their careers. If you are an economics graduate, the course will enable you to understand the media better. The course will equip you with the skills required to enter a career in the business aspect of the media, for example account executives in advertising, a career in publishing, finance and management positions in broadcasting.The programme should appeal to those who wish to pursue a career in the areas of management or the mass media.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent, in Economics or another related subject. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.

Course modules

Core modules: Econometric Methods; Economic Concepts; International Trade; Economics of the Mass Media; Politics and Mass Media; Economics Dissertation. Optional modules from a list including: Multinational Firms; Financial Mathematics; Natural Resources And Environmental Economics.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be carried out through combinations of coursework and exams. You will also write a dissertation on a topic of your choice, supervised individually by an academic from the School.

Sponsorship information

A variety of Scholarships may be offered to UK/EU and International students. Scholarships are normally awarded to students on the basis of academic merit and are usually for the duration of the period of study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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01603 591515