Taught course

Media Management

Institution
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Media, Communication and Sociology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree or equivalent OR significant work experience in media industries

International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.0 with no individual component score below 5.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This innovative and dynamic new course develops an understanding of media businesses and the global environment in which they operate. It brings together a study of media industries with an analysis of management processes, drawing on a wealth of academic and industry expertise to equip you with the skills required to pursue a career managing in the media and creative industries.

This course is particularly aimed at people interested in, or working in, management careers in international media industries, as well as advertising, festivals, marketing, PR and media relations. The only such degree in Edinburgh, it is international in outlook and engages with new technological and business developments such as the impact of digital distribution on media industries, or the global significance of social media platforms. It also has strong links with major international media and creative organisations.

This course is particularly aimed at people interested in, or working in, management careers in international media industries, as well as advertising, festivals, marketing, PR and media relations. The only such degree in Edinburgh, it is international in outlook and engages with new technological and business developments such as the impact of digital distribution on media industries, or the global significance of social media platforms. It also has strong links with major international media and creative organisations.

Combining key theoretical and applied components, the course will offer you a strong critical understanding of management operations of the contemporary media industries as well as of different areas of creative industries work.

In a highly competitive job market, learning from highly experienced professionals is an important asset. Staff at QMU have developed strong links with major global media and creative organisations and regularly invite senior executives and policymakers to share their wealth of expertise with students. Our teaching staff produce world renowned research, and engage globally with media industries practitioners and organisations.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,500
International students
£13,000

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@qmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 474 0000