Challenging, diverse and always evolving – the media plays a vital role in the global economy. MSc Media Management equips you to navigate the legal, cultural, economic and technological contexts in which media organisations operate, and equips you with the skills you need to become an outstanding media manager.
MSc Media Management is an interdisciplinary course, consciously designed to be flexible to your strengths and the career you’re looking to excel in. Whether you’re looking to become a masterful events manager, marketing guru, communications expert or entrepreneur in the media, you’ll choose from an impressive array of modules to tailor your learning.
Based in our £80 million specialist Grove building and supported by our Business and Law Schools, you'll be taught by leading practitioners and academics, with opportunities to collaborate with students across a range of disciplines. Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning, you'll develop a critical understanding of management operations in contemporary media industries with a strong focus on research and its impact on audiences, businesses and industries worldwide.
You can find more information about this course in the programme specification. Module and programme information is indicative and may be subject to change.
Our graduates are ambitious and their knowledge and skills are highly prized by employers across the world. Our graduates go on to take up challenging roles within a range of media industries including Public Relations and Communications agencies, Events Marketing agencies, Business Intelligence, Social Networks, Music Licensing and Record Labels. Students from our course have also taken up roles in high profile international companies such as ZDF, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and Bauer Media Group.
Work placements are proven to increase your success in the job market, as well as being a fantastic experience. You can gain credit for any Work placements you undertake by using the experience as a basis for your final Dissertation Project. Students are encouraged to seek out some of the many opportunities London has to offer whilst being supported by one of our dedicated Employability Officers throughout the process.
Theresa is programme leader for the MSc Media Management and an expert in media regulation and audience studies. She has published papers on the legal and regulatory debates surrounding controversial film and is currently developing a project on women's reception of television violence.
Deborah has enjoyed a varied career in a range of capacities in the Australian Film and TV industry, including her work as the convenor of the Advisory Council for the Australian Broadcast Corporation. She is an emerging screenwriter with an emerging research profile in TV sitcom and film narrative comedy.
Anne is a Lecturer in Creative Media and an international, experimental artist. She has exhibited work across the world including Minneapolis, Singapore and Marseilles, and has shown her work in galleries across the UK including the V&A and the Bank Gallery in London as well as on Channel 4.
Josie is the author of five acclaimed Virago books, including The Book of Friendship (2011) and the novel Poker Face (1996), which won the Betty Trask Award and was made into a Film Four short. She has worked as an editor and journalist, writing features and reviews for newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, the Telegraph and the TLS.