Entry requirements

Eligible students will typically; hold a first or upper-second class Honours degree (or an international equivalent) in a media, communications, humanities, social science or management discipline; possess at least one year's professional experience in a creative, journalistic or commercial capacity. More importantly, students must bring commitment, an analytical approach, and demonstrate a real interest in the strategic and commercial challenges facing media organisations. Telephone interviews are conducted for suitable applicants.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed to help students cope in the rapidly evolving and increasingly complex world of international media, the course takes an integrated approach to problem solving enabling the student to:

Identify and analyse strategic and operational opportunities and problems;
synthesise viable solutions and shape new initiatives;
implement plans, winning their acceptance within the organisation and transforming vision into reality;
understand and respond to the operational demands of media organisations.

Issues addressed within the course include: The structure and functions of media organisations; The economics of the media and content industries; The impact of new technologies; Globalisation and the Mass Media.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you must show competence in both written and spoken English to the University standard of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please find details of the extensive range of funding opportunities available through the university at www.wmin.ac.uk/funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment67
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7911 5000
+44 (0)20 7911 5788