University of Winchester

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The University of Winchester

Media Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Our dynamic Masters course in Media Management offers a combination of practical management skills and theoretical knowledge to prepare you for an exciting career in one of the fastest expanding sectors in the UK and beyond. As a new postgraduate provision, the course prepares you to become a professional, who can navigate the rapidly evolving media world, at national and international levels. Our approach combines cutting-edge theories with contemporary case studies of real-life situations from across the globe. We will equip you with a wide range of key media management skills to thrive in a complex and evolving media landscape and support you to become a leader in business, culture, and entrepreneurship. You will acquire critical thinking, analysis, research, planning and management techniques which can be used in multiple sectors and contexts. In developing a deep understanding of historical debates and present issues, you will be in a strong position to face any challenge your future may bring in the creative industries and beyond. Together we will survey prevailing global concerns regarding identity, equality, big data, politics and the economy framed by the production, distribution, and consumption of contemporary media forms. We will support and extend this by hands-on teaching, where you will be able to develop your practical media and management competencies and to create a rich portfolio of work and contacts. You will leave the course with strong transferable skills, management skills and the media expertise needed to excel in the creative industries. As such, this programme will enhance your employability and expand the horizons of your professional career paths. Over the years, we have built strong links with local employers, such as independent film producers, radio stations and newspapers. These, along with our state-of-the-art multimedia facilities, will help you build a combination of practical and transferable skills, creative thinking and applied academic knowledge so that you stand out in a competitive job market.

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6An overall score of 6.0, including 5.5 in writing is required. If you require Student Visa sponsorship, you will require a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9550 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9550 Whole course
Scotland £9550 Whole course
Wales £9550 Whole course
Channel Islands £9550 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £9550 Whole course
EU £17450 Whole course
International £17450 Whole course

Additional fee information

For further information about any additional costs associated with this course please see the individual course page on the University of Winchester website (
Media Management at University of Winchester - UCAS