Media Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #173 (WUR) ,
The main objective of the Media Management programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is to provide students with the skills required for managing innovative media companies and for the competitive use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in management, preparing them for advanced industrial positions or continued graduate studies.

About

Media Management at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The programme is multidisciplinary, combining media technology, with intercultural communications, business management, project management, and business development.

The Media Management programme focuses on the development and commercial operation of media products and services aimed at the consumer market. The programme consists of courses offering relevant knowledge regarding media technology, product development, media innovation, intercultural communication, market understanding, and enterprise management in the media industry and related fields.

The programme is organized around two main areas, one with technical courses on media production (video, print, web, interactive media). The other area focuses on management, including courses given by the School of Industrial Engineering and Management (KTH) and Stockholm School of Economics, typically in the form of project work. The programme is highly international, with students and faculty coming from all over the world.

Career

Former students work in a wide variety of positions within the media and marketing industries. Examples include digital publishing, broadcasting companies, interactive media firms, and consulting companies such as Deloitte Digital, Tobii Dynavox, Netlight Consulting and Accenture in countries such as China, Sweden, Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Singapore, Cambodia, and India. PhD studies in this field are also possible after this programme.

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Intercultural communication
  • Theory and Method for Media Technology
  • Media Production
  • Program Integrating Course in Media Management
  • Industrial Management, Basic Course
  • Media Law
  • Decision Theory
  • Telepresence Production
  • Social Media Technologies
  • Project Management: Leadership and Control
  • Behavioural Management Control
  • Technology-based Entrepreneurship
  • Team Leadership and Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship for Engineers
  • Business Development Lab of Entrepreneurship Engineers
  • Leadership and Power in Industrial Organisations: Perspectives of Gender and Diversity
  • Leadership in Cross-Cultural and Industrial Contexts
Degree project and thesis

The final semester is devoted to the degree project, which is focused on using scientific methods to solve a problem within the scope of the programme. The project may originate from an industrial problem or be suggested by one of the research groups at the relevant departments. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Programme specific admission requirements

A Bachelor’s degree corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, or equivalent, in computer science, media technology, information technology, human-computer interaction, or similar programme with an engineering or science profile. Alternatively a Bachelor’s degree in social science relevant to the scope of the programme.

Programme specific documents

In addition to the general documents required, the following set of documents is required for the Master's programme in Media Management:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    32175 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32175 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The full programme tuition fee is SEK 310 000
  • EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Funding

Every year a limited number of KTH Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence. Recipients of the KTH Scholarship will have their tuition fee waived for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory.

Applications for the KTH Scholarship for studies beginning in autumn will be open December 1 - January 15.

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