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Global Media Industries

King's College London

M.A.
12 months
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24500 GBP/year
9900 GBP/year
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About

The Global Media Industries course at King's College London gives students the opportunity to study media industries in the heart of London – one the world’s media capitals. It’s been specially designed for those aspiring to work within the media industries, providing students with the practical experience, digital and transferable skills they need for their careers. 

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Overview

This future-facing new Global Media Industries course at King's College London is specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary media industry professionals and students. 

You will learn the vital importance of the different political, cultural and economic dynamics in the digital and global media industries through exposure to a range of local, regional and transnational examples. 

With its mix of theoretical, and sector-based knowledge and skills development, our course will provide you with a critical grounding, conceptual understanding, practical experience, applied knowledge, real-world insights, and the opportunity to not only understand but to reimagine the future of the global media industries. 

Key Benefits

  •  Study at the UK’s market-leading university for degrees in this field, located at the heart of London’s media industries. 
  •  Gain knowledge of the media industries across national and international contexts, with a unique focus on London. 
  •  Choose from a range of specialist modules (eg. Children, Media Industries & Culture, Fashion, Culture & Society, Cultural & Creative Industries in China). 
  •  Take advantage of our strong links with both London and International media organisations providing up-to-date knowledge of current debates and trends. 
  •  Take part in lectures, workshops and live briefs from leading media industry professionals. 
  •  Prepare yourself for a career in the cultural, creative and media industries.

Career prospects

Graduates from our Department use the skills and knowledge that they develop with us to pursue careers in arts management, curating, the film industry, museums, teaching, journalism, and a range of other cultural and creative roles within the global media industries. Others have continued their studies with further research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Media Industries: Perspectives & Approaches 
  •  Media Industry Innovations: Collaborative Project
  •  London Media Industries 
  • Children, Media Industries & Culture 
  •  Cultural & Creative Industries in China 
  •  Cultural Markets 

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

  • Minimum 2:1 honours degree in any discipline. For those returning to study, evidence of appropriate experience will be required. A written personal statement, emphasising both qualifying background and reasons for selecting this programme, will be required. A sample of academic writing should be submitted.
  • The personal statement should explain why you wish to apply for this programme and why you feel it matches your interests, academic background, and, if relevant, your career plans. 
  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24500 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: £4,995per year  
  • Overseas fees: £12,250 per year 

Funding

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