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Media Management (MBA)

1 year (full-time) / n/a (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)

Course Aims

Provide students with a solid background in business management theory and practice, and to gain specialised media knowledge and skills to excel and adapt in the field of media management.

Course Description

The programme brings together the Business School’s 25 years experience in delivering highly regarded MBA programmes and the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies internationally renowned expertise in journalism and media.

Participants will study core modules exploring key elements of business management, supplemented by a range of options enabling students to study media issues in depth. Unique modules such as Digital Media Management and Branding and the Media will explore the very latest developments in this dynamic industry.

Course Structure

The taught component of the course is divided between core and optional modules:

Core modules:

Optional modules:

Media Management Project:

The Media Management Project is designed to ensure that students can apply business theory to issues facing media organisations. Where possible, depending on the organisation and nature of the project, students will be placed within a media organisation while working on their project. However a placement cannot be guaranteed.

Skills Acquired

The MBA Media Management will provide you with:

Career Prospects

Our graduates go on to management positions in the media or other creative industries.

Entry Requirements

Suitable for graduates in a wide range of disciplines, including arts, journalism/media and science subjects as well as the usual business-oriented degrees.

The course is aimed at recently qualified graduates who have achieved a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree.

Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass the IELTS exam, obtaining a minimum of 7.0 as an overall score.

Tuition Fees 2016/17

Fees quoted are for the academic session 2016/17. For programmes lasting more than one year, tuition fees for subsequent years of study are subject to an increase of no more than 4.5% per year.

  UK & EU International
Full-time £12,000 £19,500
Part-time n/a n/a
Deposit n/a Includes a £1,000 deposit. More information about our deposit policy.

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Postgraduate Admissions Office, Cardiff Business School  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 6953 



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