The Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) for the Screen Industries, delivers Master’s-level business and management education to professionals working in, or wishing to work in film, television, animation, post-production, visual effects, games, sound design and music for moving image, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR).
This is an online, blended learning course that complements and enhances the portfolio of the three programmes within the Screen School: Film and TV, Moving Image and Digital Arts, and Sound and Music and Sound Arts.
The total duration of the programme is eighteen months, by the end of which you'll have completed a major project, dissertation or business plan, bringing together the key elements of your learning and equipping you for the next steps in your career journey.
What you can expect
The course combines formal instruction in the key knowledge, skills and understanding required for the achievement of an Executive MBA, with the provision for analysis and learning based on authentic, current, case studies and scenarios gathered from a range of practitioners in its target industries.
Its central approach will be to allow learners to apply best practice in advanced management in the key areas of leadership, marketing, finance, organisational management and strategy and marketing to their work, whilst understanding how such practice is enacted in real, global, cross-media scenarios.
Course begins: September 2020
The majority of teaching will take place online using latest blended learning tools and techniques to create a truly engaging, immersive learning experience. Three intensive face to face teaching sessions will be held during the course at a venue in London.
- Intensive One: October 2020
- Intensive Two: February 2021
- Intensive Three: October 2021
Who is this course for?
This course has been designed for professionals from a broad range of backgrounds. You may be employed by a giant media organisation, or working as a freelancer, or be a professional working in another sector looking to develop the skills needed to build a career in the screen industries. There is no requirement for you to have previously studied a screen subject.
What applicants will have in common is valid, demonstrable work experience of at least three years, plus the drive to succeed as a strategic leader in this innovative, growing sector.
You are most likely to be:
- A screen freelancer or practitioner or creative looking to extend your business acumen.
- An entrepreneur looking to establish or grow a screen enterprise.
- A manager or creative in the screen industries looking to develop your strategic leadership skills.
- A manager in another sector whose business is diversifying to include moving-image products for internal or external consumption.
- A manager or creative in another sector who wishes to move into the screen industries.