University of Westminster

Course Introduction

Designed to help students cope in the rapidly evolving and increasingly complex world of international media, the course takes an integrated approach to problem solving enabling the student to: identify and analyse strategic and operational opportunities and problems; synthesise viable solutions and shape new initiatives; implement plans, winning their acceptance within the organisation and transforming vision into reality; understand and respond to the operational demands of media organisations. Issues addressed within the course include: the structure and functions of media organisations; the economics of the media and content industries; the impact of new technologies; globalisation and the mass media.

Course Additional Entry

Eligible students will typically; hold a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or an international equivalent) in a media, communications, humanities, social science or management discipline; possess at least 1 year's professional experience in a creative, journalistic or commercial capacity. More importantly, students must bring commitment, an analytical approach, and demonstrate a real interest in the strategic and commercial challenges facing media organisations. Telephone interviews are conducted for suitable applicants.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £1,575  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £950  Credit module. First year home fees