Global Media Management

MA - UCA Epsom - 2018, 2019

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We have developed our MA Global Media Management course for those looking to pursue a career in the dynamic and ever-changing world of international media. By learning about distinct areas of media management, you will acquire the specialist creative business knowledge required to work at a senior level in a multinational media empire. 

Based in UCA’s Business School for the Creative Industries at our Epsom campus, you will be perfectly placed to study some of the world’s most high-profile and successful media brands, such as Facebook, the BBC, Sky and the Huffington Post. Working with real-life case studies, this postgraduate degree offers a solid, up-to-date framework for you to advance your career in the creative media industry.

Every course within our Business School portfolio is taught with a global perspective, giving graduates the skillset required to pursue a creative business career anywhere in the world. Our teaching programmes are all project based, combining knowledge from both business and the creative industries in order to produce well-rounded, highly employable graduates with a highly-regarded qualification.

MA Global Media Management will give you the skills you need to produce media management project plans suitable for today’s creative industries. By evaluating global media corporations and applying theory to real-life case studies, you will develop advanced skills in media planning, communication, forecasting and strategy.

Your learning programme will consist of seminars, tutorials, workshops and critiques, giving you the unique opportunity to collaborate with other creative business and media students at our Business School. You will explore all media types, including digital, TV, print, online and social media.

Our MA Global Media Management degree will allow you to specialise in your own preferred creative industry for your final project. Whether you plan to embark on a new career at a senior level, progress in your existing career or use your entrepreneurial skills to start your own creative management business, you will graduate from this course with the business acumen that you need to pursue your chosen career path.

Length of study:

One year full-time


UCA Epsom

Also available at UCA Rochester

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Entry year(s):

2018, 2019

Entry requirements:

Honours degree, normally 2.1 or above, and/or relevant work experience

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Course details

  • Term 1

    Business Lecture Series

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    Media Trends

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    Media Management

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  • Term 2

    Digital Communications and Strategy

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    International Business Strategy

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  • Term 3

    Project Management and Business Pitch

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    Final Creative Industries Project

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  • Fees

    Uncover all the costs involved, as well as the grants, loans and other financial support you may be entitled to.

  • Fee discounts & scholarships

    To support all of our current students and our recent UK and EU alumni to progress to the next level of study, we have developed a new range of fee discounts across a range of courses.

Business School

The first of its kind in the UK, our new Business School for the Creative Industries builds on our long tradition of collaborating with employers to cultivate leadership, entrepreneurial and problem-solving skills.


The MA courses at UCA Epsom share a baseroom with networked computer facilities and you also have access to our extensive range of campus facilities, including: print studios with both screen printing and digital printing facilities, photography studios and darkrooms, 3D workshops, media store for borrowing film and photography equipment. There is also a modern library with a wealth of books, journals, special collections and online resources.

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Entry requirements

UK entry requirements

  • A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline


  • Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

Consideration will also be given to applicants who present a degree with a lower classification, but can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.

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Your portfolio

No formal portfolio is needed for this course - we will assess your written application. Potential offers will be made based on your application form, predicted qualifications, personal statement and reference. You may be invited for an Applicant Day to further discuss your application.

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