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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Winchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Digital media has transformed the way we make and consume news, entertainment and communication. On this UK master's course in global media management you’ll learn how to analyse this fast-changing landscape - and influence its development. You’ll explore critical concepts through in-depth research and practical projects, preparing you for success in the global creative and communications industries.

Discover the social, cultural, political and technological impact of the changes brought about by digital media.

On this MA course you'll develop in-depth understanding of how people engage with the world through the internet, social networks, press and mobile media.

Real-life case studies will help you examine organisations’ communications strategies, learning how ideas are developed and how users respond to them.

You’ll also learn the skills to become an expert digital media practitioner yourself, covering topics from gamification to citizen journalism.

The course is taught in an art-school environment, so you'll be using industry-standard software, cameras and video equipment.

Highlights of the course include:

  • opportunities to develop your own media campaign
  • a research project and critical paper on a topic of your choice
  • world-class researchers with expertise in the creative industries
  • behind-the-scenes visits and field trips

With a strong emphasis on employability, the course will help you to develop your professional profile in preparation for a role in the creative and communications industries, or for further study at PhD level.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,850per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 97 3

    11th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    138 68%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    7th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    179 75%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    57th

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