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The Cardiff MBA with Media

Take your journalism and media experience to the next level with the Cardiff MBA with Media.

Delivered in collaboration with the School of Journalism, Media and Culture, the Cardiff MBA with Media combines the core ingredients of our flagship MBA with the opportunity to understand the distinct management challenges of the media industry.

You’ll gain a solid foundation of business, management and media knowledge and insight to help you secure senior positions in media organisations around the world. You’ll benefit from teaching delivered by expert academic practitioners underpinned by up-to-the-minute theory and informed by real world, practical illustrations and experiences.

Cardiff MBA with Media students
Cardiff MBA with Media students at work.

Learn how to develop and manage digital media products alongside like-minded, experienced media professionals. You will demonstrate this learning through collaboration on a series of live scenarios that will challenge and develop new ways of thinking about, and working with, specific audiences.

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Business Administration with Media (MBA) (full time) (1 year)

The Cardiff MBA with Media is designed for people with relevant work experience in journalism and media, who have the ambition to accelerate their progression to senior leadership roles.

The Cardiff MBA with Media will help you make a difference

The UK’s creative industries contribute almost £85 billion per year to the economy and major global economies, such as China and India, are beginning to prioritise the growth of creative industries within their own countries.

This creates a demand for effective media managers with enhanced skills and capabilities to respond to the evolving needs of today’s creative industries.

Our challenge-led modules, based on cross-functional and action-based scenarios typically found in the workplace, will equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to be an inspiring leader within the ever-growing creative industries sector.

The business of changing the media is ours. Together we can make a difference.