MSc Global Media Economics

University of East Anglia    School of Economics

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Business & Management (5) Communication & Media Studies (7) Economics (10)

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Are you captivated by the captivating world of media industries? Look no further than our MSc Global Media Economics programme. This exciting Master's degree allows you to explore the realms of film, literature, and TV through an economic lens. By delving into economic concepts and econometrics, as well as specialised modules in media and communication, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the economic and political contexts of global media. With a focus on enhancing your analytical and numerical skills, you'll be equipped for a successful career in various media roles, from advertising to publishing, finance, and management. No prior economics background required, just a minimum 2.2 Bachelor's degree in any subject. Join us and unlock your potential in the dynamic world of media economics.

About the course

Are you fascinated by the media industries? On this Master’s, you'll examine the worlds of film, literature and TV from the perspective of economics. 

You'll take modules covering economic concepts and econometrics, as well as specialist modules in the areas of media and communication. Through this work, you'll explore the economic and political contexts of global media and advance your analytical and numerical skills. You'll apply what you have learnt on the course by writing a dissertation, which will be supervised by a member of the School of Economics. 

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Entry Requirements

Bachelors degree - 2.2 or equivalent

Degree Subject
Any subject area

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