University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Global Media Management

The internet, social networks and mobile media are transforming the way news, entertainment and communications are produced and consumed. This degree will give you a critical understanding of the technological, social, cultural and political implications of these changes, and the skills to engage with and shape them. Covering contemporary topics ranging from gamification to citizen journalism, you'll learn about organisations' communications strategies and management practices, with a focus on how ideas are developed and how audiences and users respond to them. Informed by world-class research and taught within a creative art school environment, the course will enable you to explore the latest debates through practice-based projects using social media, photography, video and blogging. You'll learn from leading researchers and external practitioners, gaining industry insights through guest lectures, behind-the-scenes visits and field trips. With a strong emphasis on employability, the course will help you to develop your professional profile in preparation for a role in the creative and communications industries, while its academic rigour means it is also excellent preparation for doctoral research.

Entry requirements

MA: Upper second class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University

Course modules

Core Modules: Professional and Academic Skills, Critical Media Practice, Global Media: Ideas and Debates, Global Media: Industries and Technologies. Optional Modules: Sustainability, Creative Thinking & Problem Solving, Digital Cultures, Entrepreneurship, Experimental Publishing, Exploring the Visual Language of Display, Global Marketing, Visual Culture.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods vary by module, but will include illustrated essays (essays created on a webpage with embedded videos, images, links), presentations, a portfolio linked to professional and academic skills activities, a research proposal and your final project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Winchester School of Art SO23 8DL South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Business, Law and Art
Telephone number: 
02380594393