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Media Management

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    12 months full-time

Course Description

The Masters examines the economic, managerial, legal and cultural frameworks within which media organisations and industries operate. If you are an aspiring or existing media manager, or have a strong interest in the media sector, this programme has been designed for you. It combines advanced-level media and management-related studies with a special focus on media economics and on media and cultural policy.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • In recent years, we have had speakers from the BBC, Channel 4, the Financial Times, the UK communications regulator Ofcom, MTV Europe, The Sunday Herald, the Press Complaints Commission and the British Film Institute.
  • You have the opportunity to pursue your own special interests through elective courses and supervised individual research within a dedicated and well-resourced postgraduate teaching and research centre.
  • The programme is led by an international expert in media economics. You will be taught by academics from the University’s Centre for Cultural Policy Research, Adam Smith Business School and School of Law, and experienced industry figures will give presentations.

Entry Requirements

The normal standard of admission is at least a 2.1 Honours degree.

You are required to submit an admissions statement of around 500 words explaining why you want to undertake this programme at Glasgow.

Fees

Please see our website for fee information

Student Destinations

Course subjects will help prepare you for a range of management careers across the media sector, including in economics, business strategy, media policy, intellectual property rights and marketing.

At the same time, the programme offers an academically engaging and rewarding experience allowing you to embark on policy advisory and consultancy roles or to pursue further postgraduate studies.

Positions held by recent graduates include Scottish Affairs Officer, Manager Internal Communications, Product Manager, Press Officer, Broadcasting Manager and Creative Director.

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