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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Media Studies Management Skills (Specific)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

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.

CAREER PROSPECTS

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.

Modules

Service Science is an emerging discipline that aims to combine fundamental science and engineering theories, models and applications with facets of the management field, particularly knowledge, supply chain and change management, in order to enhance and advance service innovation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,000

Entry requirements

The normal standard of admission is at least a 2.1 Honours degree. If you do not meet the standard academic criteria but have substantial relevant professional experience, you will also be considered for entry to the programme.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more