Global Media and Management at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Global Media and Management (Taught)

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Course summary

The rapid development of the Internet, social networks and mobile media is transforming the way we deliver news, entertainment and communications to audiences worldwide. A blend of theory and practice, this course will deepen your understanding of the technical, cultural and commercial implications of these changes. Giving you direct experience of planning and preparing creative projects, drawing on our extensive research and consultancy, you’ll develop the specialist knowledge of media production and management skills needed to manage creative activities and enterprises innovatively and effectively. Many of our graduates have gone onto work for top media and entertainment companies. Why choose this course?

  • Keele is ranked among the UK Top 10 universities for the research opportunities offered to postgraduate students (Postgraduate Research Experience Survey, 2019)
  • 24/7 access to extensive digital media production facilities including film and photography studios, a screening room (cinema) and digital post-production labs
  • Large choice of optional modules and hands-on experience of professional media production equipment and industry-standard software, including Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Take part in lectures, workshops and 'live briefs' from leading media industry professionals, including Keele alumni working for major media organisations such as the BBC and Channel 4
  • Keele is a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) Northwest Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership, giving access to funding opportunities if you progress to a PhD
The creative industries are now well-established as one of the fastest-growing and increasingly important sectors of the world economy, generating some $2,250 billion in revenues and representing 3% of world GDP, according to 2020 figures from Ernst & Young. Yet to manage creative activities and enterprises successfully requires both creative expertise and business acumen. Combining media, cultural, management and business studies, our course provides a unique insight into global media and culture from both a corporate and creative perspective. Delivered jointly by the School of Humanities and Keele Business School, it considers production, distribution, marketing, consumption and regulation across a broad spectrum of creative industries, from advertising and publishing to art, fashion, music, film and TV. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree with at least second class lower (2:2) or higher (or an international equivalent) in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Business Studies, Management or Marketing, English Literature with Creative Writing, Sound Design or another appropriate Humanities or Social Sciences subject. Applicants with other qualifications and appropriate experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants will also need 1 academic reference. The English Language entry requirement for International students is IELTS 6.5. The University also accepts a range of internationally recognised English tests. If you do not meet the English language requirements, the University offers a range of English language preparation programmes. During your degree programme you can study additional english language courses. This means you can continue to improve your English language skills and gain a higher level of English.

Fees and funding

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Global Media and Management at Keele University - UCAS