Media Management, M.A. | Arcada University of Applied Sciences | Helsinki, Finland
12 months
10000 EUR/year
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If you are looking for tools to manage a media team, a media organisation or your own brand in a sustainable way, then look no further – the Media Management programme from Arcada University of Applied Sciences has got you covered! Regardless of whether you are a freelancer, an influencer or represent a larger corporation, innovative ways of increasing the quality of media are a necessity.

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About Media Management at Arcada University of Applied Sciences

In today’s world, know-how in media management is a key competence for every organisation. A media manager today does not necessarily have an educational background in media or culture. We believe that a successful media manager needs to have a multidisciplinary understanding of the media, based on leadership, technology and culture. The master’s degree programme in Media Management at Arcada provides you with skills, competencies and knowledge needed for navigating the ever-changing media environment.

The Media Management programme from Arcada University of Applied Sciences presents you with real-life cases and projects useful to a media manager in any organisation. It gives you a unique opportunity to integrate your previous studies and professional experience with fresh in-depth knowledge. Media management is a rapidly growing research field that analyses the economic, cultural and technological transformations and tendencies in the media industry. In this programme you will also find yourself in a research-oriented environment.

What you will learn

  • To display an evidence-based approach to the changing media industry and the operational improvement of media organisations
  • To acquire the ability to comprehend innovation performance in different contexts
  • To take part in substantive discussions and make decisions according to changing circumstances
  • To determine the most appropriate procedures for media innovation processes
  • To independently draw conclusions for complex problems related to the implementation of new technologies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management and Leadership
  • Media Innovations
  • Media Technology and Leadership
  • Theories & Practisies in Media Management
  • Knowledge Creation and Methodology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The application is open 5–18 JAN






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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible to apply to Media Management, you must have a suitable bachelor's degree, e.g. within the field of Media and Communications, Arts and Culture Management, Business Management, Media and Information Technology, Art&Design, Advertising, Literature, Culture Studies or Entertainment Law.
  • All applicants must, in addition to the requirements listed above, have a minimum of two years (24 months) of relevant work experience gained after the completion of the bachelor's degree in order to meet the eligibility criteria.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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