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Course summary

Learn to understand and manage the entire production process, from development and planning, to working on location and overseeing creative post-production work. Why study MA Production Management at BU?

  • Foster a network of creative collaborators that will become the foundation of your future career
  • Learn from media professionals who have expertise and experience of working in the industry
  • Analyse the different skills and approaches necessary to manage both scripted and unscripted productions
  • Develop important soft skills around Conflict Resolution and Project Management that will enhance your ability to manage people as well as logistics
  • Work across multiple projects to build your CV and hone your skills for an area of the industry looking for fresh talent
  • Learn in an environment that balances the need for both technical and soft skills in managing productions
  • Have access to industry-standard Production Management software Movie Magic Scheduling 6 and Movie Magic Budgeting 10
Work within our Master's Framework BU’s MA Framework brings together students from across 7 specialisms - Scriptwriting, Producing, Production Management, Directing, Cinematography, Post Production Editing and Sound Design for Screen – to work on collaborative production projects across the 1-year degree. Cross-degree collaboration imitates a professional environment in which to hone your production management skills.


Managing Scripted Productions; Storytelling; Managing Unscripted Productions; Approaches to Industry; Media Production Masters Project.

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

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Production Management at Bournemouth University - UCAS