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Digital Asset and Media Management

King's College London

M.A.
12 months
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26500 GBP/year
9900 GBP/year
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This MA Digital Asset and Media Management course ,at King's College London looks at the creation, management, curation and repurposing of digital media and digital assets.

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Overview

The Digital Asset and Media Management MA at King's College London takes a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, allowing you to explore and critically assess competing theories and practices from across new media digital management, archival, and information science. 

This will provide you with a well-rounded understanding of the requirements across many domains. In recent years there has been an explosion in the volume, complexity and range of digital content in a variety of media. 

This has been called the big data revolution and is closely connected to the increasing interest in the digital economy as an engine of growth.

Key Benefits

  • We draw on a wide range of expertise, offering insights into curatorial and archival practices of dealing with digital assets as well as into technologies and wider socio-economic questions such as rights and project management.
  • The course tutors offer unrivalled expertise in technologies and processes that allow the quick and efficient storage, retrieval and reuse of digital assets. They come from a diverse and highly interdisciplinary background, having run digital archives or worked in the digital industries in the past.
  • Through the optional internship module students can have direct access to some of the world’s most important culture and media institutions.
  • Close links and regular speakers from the content sector give students insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.

Career prospects

There is an increasing demand for professionals with digital asset and media management expertise. Our MA responds to this demand for digitally literate professionals to work in the educational and heritage institutions as well as the publishing, broadcast, and creative content industries.

 The skills and knowledge that you will develop over the course of our MA will make you valuable to all institutions concerned with the effective management of their information and media assets, for example, museums and galleries, archives, media organisations, publishing houses, government and industry and healthcare and law firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Web Technologies
  • Digital Publishing
  • Communication and Consumption of Cultural Heritage
  • Material Culture of the Book
  • Metadata Theory and Practice
  • Digital Asset and Media Management in the Broadcast Media
  • Digital Asset and Media Technologies in Practice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent) valid in any discipline and/ or substantial work experience involving the management, use or creation of digital media and resources.
  • Please provide a writing sample of around 500 words, answering the following questions. Please note this an essential requirement and supporting statements which do not answer the questions below will not be assessed as part of your application. 
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time 

  • Home/EU fees: £4,995 per year
  • Overseas fees: £13,275 per year

Funding

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