Master's programme in Media Management

The main objective of the master's programme in Media Management is to provide students with the skills required for managing innovative media companies. The programme equips you for managing positions, business developing, entrepreneurship skills, preparing you for advanced industrial positions, or continued graduate studies.

Application dates for studies starting in Autumn 2020

16 October 2019: Application opens
15 January 2020: Application deadline
3 February 2020: Deadline for supporting academic documents (all applicants) and documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
3 April 2020: Notification of selection results
August 2020: Arrival and start of studies

Media Management at KTH

The master's programme in Media Management is multidisciplinary, combining media technology, with intercultural communication, business management, project management and business development.

The 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. During the two years all students will follow a programme integrating course that ties the programme together, covers cross-course topics and provides contact with the industry. The final term 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.

The programme is organised 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.

This is a two year programme (120 ECTS credits) given in English. Graduates are awarded the degree of Master of Science. The programme is given mainly at KTH Campus in Stockholm by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (at KTH). 

Courses in the programme

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. Doctoral studies in this field are also possible after this programme.

Students

Find out what students from the programme think about their time at KTH.

"KTH is one of the most well respected and established universities in Europe."

Anna Youngquist, USA

Meet the students

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