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About

The Masters course in Media Management from University of Stirling was the first of its kind in the UK, and offers excellent preparation for meeting the challenges posed by unprecedented changes and increased competition in the media industries.

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Overview

The University of Stirling ’s MSc Media Management  course is constantly evolving in order to keep up with the rapidly changing global media landscape. It also prepares media managers to meet the challenges posed by unprecedented change and increased competition across the media environment.

As a student, you’ll benefit from being taught by highly qualified, international-standard tutors, and will graduate with strong management skills and an analytical perspective on the media industry. You’ll also develop a firm understanding of the evolving regulatory and policy environment in which the media operates.

This course provides a theoretical and case-study-based foundation in media economics, finance and business strategy – with advanced study in contemporary media, cultural theories and training in appropriate research methodologies.

Careers

MSc Media Management graduates who have entered into employment over the past two years are currently working as:

  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Reputation Executive
  • Social Media Researcher
  • Communications Executive
  • Lecturer
  • Online Marketer

Some of the organisations they work for include:

  • BBC Worldwide
  • Channel 4
  • China Radio HIT FM
  • Vodafone Greece
  • Radio One India (A Midday/BBC Joint Venture)
  • MTV
  • Asia Reach Media
  • McCann Universal Media

You don’t necessarily need to progress into a career in the media industry. A Media Management degree is a solid foundation upon which to base a career in a variety of different fields - as shown by some of the potentially less obvious roles that our Media Management graduates are currently working as:

  • Area Manager
  • Regional Sales Director
  • In-house Lawyer
  • Head of Finance

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Creative Industries 
  • Training for Masters in the Arts and Humanities
  • Research Methods
  • Media Regulation and Policy
  • Digital Culture for Media Managers
  • Advertising 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants requiring a student visa are advised to apply at least eight weeks in advance of the start date.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply.

  • Media Managers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and the profession is keen to encourage applicants from the arts, humanities, business, sciences, and the social sciences. Applications are welcomed from applicants from the broadest range of disciplines.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19145 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19145 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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