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Global Media Industries MA

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Our course gives you the opportunity to study media industries in the heart of London - one of the world's media capitals. It's been specially designed for those aspiring to work within the media industries, providing students with the practical experience, digital and transferable skills they need for their careers. With its mix of theoretical, and sector-based knowledge and skills development, our course will provide you with a critical grounding, conceptual understanding, practical experience, applied knowledge, real-world insights, and the opportunity to not only understand but to reimagine the future of the global media industries.

Key benefits

  • Study at one of the UK's market-leading universities for degrees in this field, located at the heart of London's media industries.
  • Gain knowledge of the media industries across national and international contexts, with a unique focus on London.
  • Choose from a range of specialist modules (e.g. Children, Media Industries and Culture, Entertainment Industries, Games Industries and Cultures, Immersive Media and Extended Realities, Media Industries and the City)
  • Take advantage of our strong links with both London and International media organisations providing up-to-date knowledge of current debates and trends.
  • Prepare yourself for a career in the media, cultural or creative industries.

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Employability

Graduates from our Department have used the skills and knowledge developed with us to pursue careers in a range of creative, entrepreneurial, or business roles within the global media industries. Others have continued their studies with further research.

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Employability

Graduates from our Department have used the skills and knowledge developed with us to pursue careers in a range of creative, entrepreneurial, or business roles within the global media industries. Others have continued their studies with further research.

Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful, and you are required to meet any conditions and/or you need a Student Visa to study at King’s.

King's College London is committed to the recruitment of students with the greatest academic ability and to maintain a diverse student population. In order to ensure a balanced international student population for our most competitive programmes, we have implemented the following deadlines:

  • The final application deadline for any students who are currently residing in mainland China is 7 January 2023 (23:59 UK time). 

Please note: if you reside in mainland China and apply for this programme after the above deadline, your application may be automatically withdrawn and you will not be eligible for an application fee refund. 

  • Our first application deadline for any other applicants is on 6 March 2023 (23:59 UK time). The programme will remain open until the final application deadlines below if there are places still available:
  • Overseas (international) fee status: 24 July 2023 (23:59 UK time)
  • Home fee status: 24 August 2023 (23:59 UK time)

After the first application deadline, the programme will close at any point once it is full. Please note, you will not be eligible for an application fee refund if you apply after the first application deadline, and we are unable to process further offers because places are filled and we close the course before the final application deadline.

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