This programme is offered either full and part time basis
MSc Media Economics is designed to attract students from film, literature and media based undergraduate degrees, who have studied some statistics, and who wish to develop their analytical skills to understand the economic and political context of the industries in which they hope to pursue their careers. If you are an economics graduate, the course will enable you to understand the media better.
The course will equip you with the skills required to enter a career in the business aspect of the media, for example account executives in advertising, a career in publishing, finance and management positions in broadcasting.
Degree Subject: Economics or other relevant subject
Degree Classification: 2.2 or equivalent
If a student has a substantial background in Economics, we may require them to take ECO-M005 and ECO-M006 in place of ECO-M019 and ECO-M032 respectively. For such students, a wider range of Economics options would then be available.
Compulsory Study (160 credits)
Students must study the following modules for 160 credits:
ECONOMICS DISSERTATION (60 CREDITS)
ECONOMICS OF THE MASS MEDIA
Option A Study (20 credits)
Students will select 20 credits from the following modules:
Employability is a very important aspect of all the School’s degree programmes. We use a wide range of assessment methods in our teaching that enable students to develop and practise a number of skills, which are highly valued by employers.
As well as encouraging students to attend frequent university-wide careers and employability events, we have our own individual careers programme offering a number of economics focused events. These include careers coaching workshops, alumni speakers discussing their career paths and offering advice on securing employment.
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