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Media – Media Production Management BA (Hons) Degree Level 8

Course Code: MPM

Duration: 1 Year

This is a unique, one year progression, media production management BA honours degree for individuals who wish to work in the media industry as producers.

A unique, one-year progression, media production management BA honours degree for individuals who wish to work in the media industry as producers.

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OVERVIEW

The Media Production Management degree is designed to equip dynamic creative students with the skills to play their part in transforming the increasingly globalised creative industries. The degree is designed to address many of the wider issues encountered by creative arts/media students and is focused on how their work can be developed, managed and marketed in the modern world.

It is a one-year progression course for students who have successfully completed a Higher National Diploma in Media/Digital/Music/Games/Art & Design (or related field) or have accumulated a minimum of 120 ECTS in media or related area.

The degree is awarded by Dublin City University and students have full access to all DCU facilities.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Research Methods
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
  • Media and Entertainment Law
  • Project Management
  • International Media Marketing
  • Popular Culture Studies
  • Strategic Media Management
  • Media Project
  • Dissertation

 STUDENTS’ WORK

View past students’ work.

This is a unique, one year progression, media production management BA honours degree for individuals who wish to work in the media industry as producers.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Higher National Diploma in Media, Creative Arts or related area with a merit/distinction profile or 120 ECTS in media or related area. Suitable HNDs include:

CERTIFICATION

BA (Hons) Degree in Media Production Management, Dublin City University (NFQ Level 8)

PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES

As part of the interview process, you are required to prepare a 200 – 300-word proposal for a practical project you would like to complete during the degree year. This is used to assess your ability to communicate a project proposal in written form. At this stage, you do not have to secure a client and you are free to change your idea if you are offered a place on the programme.

The project proposal should outline the following:

  •  IDEA                                                                                                                                                       A paragraph or two outlining the general idea for the project
  • CLIENT
    A shortlist of potential clients (Someone who might commission the work)
  • TARGET AUDIENCE
    An indication as to who might read, listen or watch your production
  • RESOURCES
    What resources are required to complete the work?  (financial/time/equipment)
Projects may include EPs, short films, documentaries, websites, radio documentaries, podcasts, live performances, training videos to name a few. However, they need to have a real-world application and be produced to a professional standard.
If you have any queries, please feel free to email the coordinator with any questions you may have.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

Ms. Christine Moynihan

Programme Coordinator

Phone +353-1-6269421
Mobile +353-873384283

Email christine.moynihan@bcfe.ie

This is a unique, one year progression, media production management BA honours degree for individuals who wish to work in the media industry as producers.

PROGRESSION

The creative industries are amongst the most rapidly growing sectors of the global economy in the 21st century and are providing many exciting opportunities. Graduates from the degree are working around the world in a wide variety of roles in the media, music industry, digital media, marketing and the public sector. Recent graduates are working for RTE, TV3, Newstalk, Reuters, Core Media, LinkedIn, IMRO, Maximum Media, BBC, Pay Pal, Google and eBay.

Some graduates choose to continue their education and pursue postgraduate studies at masters and doctoral level.

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