What will I learn?


Challenging, diverse and always evolving – this master's programme prepares aspiring media professionals to meet the challenges posed by a period of unprecedented change in the local and global media environment. There are numerous and diverse professional pathways in the creative and digital economy and this course is designed to prepare you with key sector skills such as digital media marketing, audience engagement and data analytics to ensure you succeed in the workplace.

Additionally, this offers a wider analytical perspective on the issues affecting media and creative industries and gives emphasis to equipping you with soft skills, new styles of leadership and an appreciation of creativity as an integral part of management practices in the field.

Why study MA Media Management at Middlesex University?

This programme combines applied and theoretical knowledge and understanding to equip you with the vital skills necessary for a successful management career in the media. It's been designed to meet the demands of media professionals by focusing on strong leadership skills, the ability to manage change and to promote innovation and creativity.

You'll study pedagogically innovative modules that draw on interdisciplinary strengths of diverse teaching expertise. This includes areas across media studies, the creative industries, political and digital economy, management, marketing and branding, reflecting current professional trends and academic research.


How can the MA Media Management support your career?

Once you graduate, you'll be equipped to enter a variety of types of employment. You could also choose to continue academic study at a higher level, for example a doctorate.

Recent graduates have gone on to the following roles:

  • Media Manager
  • Media industry consultant
  • Digital strategist
  • Media project planner
  • Social media manager
  • Digital marketing manager
  • Editor
  • Social media analyst
  • Content strategist
  • Creative team leader.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 19,333) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2022


Middlesex University

Hendon Campus,

The Burroughs,


NW4 4BT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.

For international students

We normally require an undergraduate honours degree 2:2 or above in humanities, social sciences or another related subject. Applicants with substantial work experience in the media/creative industries will also be considered and may be admitted and considered through an interview process and their work portfolio. Students must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all four components).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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