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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Learn to understand and manage the entire production process, from development and planning, to working on location and overseeing creative post-production work.

Why study MA Production Management at BU?

  • Foster a network of creative collaborators that will become the foundation of your future career
  • Learn from media professionals who have expertise and experience of working in the industry
  • Analyse the different skills and approaches necessary to manage both scripted and unscripted productions
  • Develop important soft skills around Conflict Resolution and Project Management that will enhance your ability to manage people as well as logistics
  • Work across multiple projects to build your CV and hone your skills for an area of the industry looking for fresh talent
  • Learn in an environment that balances the need for both technical and soft skills in managing productions
  • Have access to industry-standard Production Management software Movie Magic Scheduling 6 and Movie Magic Budgeting 10

Work within our Master's Framework

BU’s MA Framework brings together students from across 7 specialisms - Scriptwriting, Producing, Production Management, Directing, Cinematography, Post Production Editing and Sound Design for Screen – to work on collaborative production projects across the 1-year degree. Cross-degree collaboration imitates a professional environment in which to hone your production management skills.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    20 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44 (0)1202 961 916