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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Royal Holloway, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The course

This course combines a thorough knowledge of business practices and the management of projects with a detailed understanding of specific management practices within the media industries. Your knowledge of media management will span traditional and digital media and cover how to manage all levels of project, along with digital and marketing skills essential to navigating the wider media landscape encompassing a variety of business models and audiences.

There will be a number of high-calibre tutors leading this course, many of whom are actively producing for TV and big-screen, as well as publishing extensively in the area of media and communications. You will also benefit from visits by many industry speakers and guest lecturers throughout the year.

  • This course teaches the project management, business and vocational skills essential for working within the media industry and overseeing the life cycle of complex projects from conception to completion
  • This programme believes that learning both creative and business skills is the most effective way to prepare next generation media graduates for the industry
  • The multi- faceted nature of the media demands a multi-skilled professional and that is what we hope the students will grow into through your experience on this programme.

Teaching & assessment

This innovative new course combines two previous successful Masters courses (International Television Industries and Media Management) into a single degree with increased optionality taught by established media professionals as well as experienced project management professionals from the MSc Project Management team.

This course utilises a mixture of teaching methods from lectures, seminars, industry visits to individual tutorials. You will be allocated two Personal Tutors (one from Media Arts and the other from MSc Project Management). Assessment of knowledge and understanding is undertaken through seminar presentations, group projects, writing exercises, and coursework essays. The culmination of your degree will be a dissertation project, Media Industries Report or Production Practice Dissertation.

Your future career

Previous graduates have gone on to work in independent television and film production, for broadcasters like Channel Four in the UK as well as international media agencies such as Comcast Universal International, Fox International Channels, CGTN, Hunan and for distributors, exhibitors and talent agencies.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,900per year

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

University information

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Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

International students will find themselves in a diverse community: students from more than 130 countries live and study at Royal Holloway.
The university welcomes and supports international students. Its dedicated team can help with any questions students may have about studying in the UK.

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