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MA Digital Media Management (Full time - Manchester)

Course Description

Hyper Island’s MA in Digital Media Management program offers an immersive learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The programme combines a broad range of topics, including digital technology, business transformation, strategy, service design and research methods with real world application, developing the leaders of the future.

The Digital Media Management is a Masters-level leadership program, designed in partnership with the industry and accredited by Teesside University. It is designed to prepare you for a leading role in the media, creative, and digital industries. This post-graduate program gives you an insight into the thought processes that drive some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies.
Designed in collaboration with industry, the program provides those wanting to develop or refine their strategic and digital skills or transition into the digital and creative industries. It presents a unique opportunity to learn from leading industry thinkers and apply principles in a learning environment that mirrors real world challenges.

You will embark on a transformative journey to becoming a new kind of leader, who is adaptive, collaborative and creatively driven, who can go beyond conventional thinking and practices to create effective teams and business value.

You will be challenged by real world situations and given the opportunity to work on live briefs for clients. You will be challenged to create business and brand strategies and develop innovative solutions based on creative concepts.

In addition to group projects, Digital Media Management students are expected to complete individual assignments to compliment each group task.

At Hyper Island, you will be immersed in collaborative and high-energy learning environments that mirror the modern workplace dynamics. We value both professional and personal development and we seek to help you achieve that by supporting you with new methods, tools and knowledge to develop your abilities.

Following successful completion of the taught part of the programme (24 weeks), you will progress to an industry based research project (18 weeks). This is your chance to put your learning to work in an independent research or professional context and helps you to take the next step in your career.

Hyper Island will help you design your project and apply it within your career domain. To successfully graduate with a Master's degree, you will present the findings from your project using reports, videos and prototypes as appropriate to your chosen problem to examiners from industry, Teesside University and Hyper Island.

This programme will explore a wide range of business, technical and creative topics:

- Creativity, idea generation and concept development
- Change management, transformational leadership and group dynamics
- Entrepreneurship and learning from start-ups
- Business strategy, business development and business transformation
- Branding and communication, the role of brands, consumer insights
- Project management techniques, budgeting, pitching and planning
- Digital and mobile technologies, prototyping and development
- Designing for the consumer: human interaction, research and user centred design

Visit the MA Digital Media Management (Full time - Manchester) page on the Hyper Island website for more details!

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UK Hyper Island Scholarship - Single Award

We are pleased to be able to offer one scholarship place for a student joining an MA programme in the UK, starting in January 2017. The scholarship will cover the full cost of the course fees.

Value of Scholarship(s)



To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:Be a UK passport holder
Earn less than £25,000 per year
You cannot be a homeowner
Provide a supporting statement as part of your application.

Application Procedure

You can apply for the UK Hyper Island Scholarship on our website. You will need to submit evidence that you meet the eligible criteria listed above and write a supporting statement.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.International students (outside EU) applying for the MA DMM program in Manchester are required to prove their English skills. A test score of 6.5 on the IELTS is required.Swedish applicants can apply for CSN (governmental student loan/bursary) for the MA DMM program. Just apply as usual via csn.se and state Teesside University as study location.

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