Masters Programs in Entertainment Business

Compare 4 Masters Programs in Entertainment Business

Entertainment Business

A master’s degree typically gets students ahead by providing expert-level skills to apply to their chosen career fields. This advanced degree usually takes between one and three years to complete, and the additional expertise gained through the program generally opens more job opportunities and positions of higher authority.

What is a Master in Entertainment Business? This degree teaches the commercial side of mass media and entertainment. Students will typically learn how to identify entertainment trends and how to plan major productions to meet deadlines. Students will also usually be involved in working with teams to organize festivals and fairs. Learning how to develop a solid business plan is generally a key aspect of the coursework. The degree may prepare graduates to become a manager in such fields as film, television, entertainment events and music.

Students who pursue a Master in Entertainment Business have the opportunity to learn the secrets of creating a successful business. Students often are able to build vital networking opportunities with entertainment industry managers and leaders, enabling the student to follow important job leads, while simultaneously learning critical communication skills.

The cost of this type of degree can vary widely depending on where the school is located, how prestigious the program or school is and other factors. It’s always wise to research cost and financing before applying.

With a Master in Entertainment Business, graduates are usually in high demand in production and communication departments, and they can progress to a general manager position. Often, graduates use their skills and networks to develop their own company using a business to consumer or business to business model. Becoming a talent agent for acting, singing or even professional sport stars is also a viable avenue for many who complete this program.

The entertainment industry needs people who are passionate but organized. If you are interested in an advanced degree in this field, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Media Studies with a specialisation in Media & Business

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Media & Business programme is specifically designed for students with an international outlook and an entrepreneurial mindset. As a student, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the multiple challenges of today’s media and communication professions. [+]

Masters in Entertainment Business. Master in Media Studies with a specialisation in Media & Business Why choose Media & Business in Rotterdam? The Media & Business programme is specifically designed for students with an international outlook and an entrepreneurial mindset. As a student, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the multiple challenges of today’s media and communication professions. The programme is a perfect match for you, if you are fascinated by the dynamics of the media business and the intricacies of business communication. New digital technologies and globalisation have transformed the business of media as well as the life of other industries. International trade has strongly increased, markets have converged, ownership structures have shifted, consumer behaviour has changed, and new media products and business models have been developed. The Media & Business programme allows you to explore these developments and the ways in which media firms and other companies adapt to altering business conditions and new modes of communication and business. As part of its distinctive focus on the labour market, the Master’s programme fosters close collaborations and engagement with the media industry in the form of ‘real-life’ cases and projects, guest lectures, and thesis internships. Students can join two different Honours Projects and also have the opportunity to extend their study to go on exchange. One of the courses: Media & Business Transformations New media have evoked changes in many industries: holidays are increasingly booked online rather than at a travel agency; customers willingly... [-]

Master in Media and Entertainment Management

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 12 months January 2018 Italy Rome

The new Master in Media and Entertainment Management aims to train professionals who can work efficiently and internationally in the field of Media & Entertainment: Movies / TV / trans media, video games, publishing industry, communication, music, web-based companies, theme parks and museums. The course includes numerous meetings with industry professionals. Students can benefit from the experience of managers of Cinecitta World, creative designers of Saatchi & Saatchi and experts of Ariadne Capital. Managers of the Media & Entertainment industry, entrepreneurship and start-ups, thanks to the know-how and business tools acquired can enter prestigious roles in different sectors, where creativity and managerial skills are fundamental. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Entry Requirements: The Master in Media and Entertainment Management seeks to recruit students with an Honours Degree, Italians and foreigners, and young professionals who want to pursue their career in this field. Structure and Methodology: Through a cross-sectional approach and the involvement in many design workshops, participants are asked to work in teams or individually, by simulating the professional reality typical of companies in the sector and the wide world of entrepreneurship and startups. The programme is structured into three main areas. A first part is dedicated to the fundamentals of the industry with the objective of analyzing the different business models. It is broad and includes areas Movies / TV / Trans average (production company, operator of pay-TV), Games (developers, publishers) Publishing (publisher, retailer online and offline) Music (record company, publisher ) Web-based and ICT companies (Online retailer, thematic portals) Experience Economy (cinema, museums, theme parks) Venture Capital, public agencies and consultancies focused on these areas. Areas such as Media & Entertainment are deeply examined, in particular, its interaction with the cultural and creative sectors and the International economic aspect. The second part of the pathway of study focuses on specific areas of development, production, distribution and use of content. Through taught workshops, participants learn to develop and produce audiovisual works, video games, music, books and hybrids contents. Students are expected to acquire knowledge of vertical strategies of digital communication, on the economic aspects, on the management of business relationships. This will display... [-]

MFA in Themed Entertainment Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Savannah

Pursue your career as a themed entertainment designer at the first and only university to offer an M.F.A. degree in this multibillion-dollar international business. We leverage a creative culture to give you access to related programs and work with professional partners on innovative concepts. [+]

Masters in Entertainment Business. Create unforgettable experiences with themed entertainment Pursue your career as a themed entertainment designer at the first and only university to offer an M.F.A. degree in this multibillion-dollar international business. We leverage a creative culture to give you access to related programs and work with professional partners on innovative concepts. Our faculty members have designed experiences for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Universal Parks and Resorts and Walt Disney Imagineering — now it’s your turn to lead the professional sphere as a creative thinker, storyteller, designer and producer. M.F.A. in themed entertainment design Available at: - Savannah ARCH 714 Advanced Parametric Design and Generative Modeling Strategies for the Building Arts* ARTH 757 Media Art CLC 580 Collaboration† ELDS 704 Electronic Design* INDS 503 Design Visualization, Communication and Documentation PROD 750 Digital Visualization for Production Design PROD 770 Professional Practices in Production Design THED 720 Themed Entertainment Industry THED 730 Concept Design Studio THED 735 Component Design Studio THED 765 Design for Themed Entertainment THED 775 Themed Environments and Attractions: Design Development THED 777 Collaborative Design Studio THED 790 Themed Entertainment Design M.F.A. Thesis — 700-level ANIM, ARCH, DWRI, FILM, IDUS, INDS, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SERV, SFDM, SNDS or VSFX elective† — 700-level ANIM, ARCH, DWRI, FILM, IDUS, INDS, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SERV, SFDM, SNDS or VSFX elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 90 hours Careers... [-]

Master Program of Digit Creation and Entertainment Interactive

Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Taiwan Tainan

Master Program of Digit Creation and Entertainment Interactive (English-taught) - Taiwan design industry has won 450 awards in 4 major international design awards in Japan G-Mark, USA IDEA, Germany iF and Reddot ... [+]

Master Program of Digit Creation and Entertainment Interactive  (English-taught)

Establishment Background

1. Taiwan design improvement has won international affirmation

Amid knowledge economy era, more and more successful enterprises have already shifted organization resource from mass production to unique design and innovation.  For enhancing market competition, increasing sales volume and profitability and avoiding low-price war, Taiwan government and enterprises highly aware have already advocated the concept of design value added aggressively.  Taiwan design industry has won 450 awards in 4 major international design awards in Japan G-Mark, USA IDEA, Germany iF and Reddot, including 10 top awards since 2003.  Taiwan industry design even won 65 awards in Germany iF design competition in 2006, surpassing Japan and Korean and ranking the second next to host country Germany and topping in Asia.  It proves Taiwan designers have already reached top international level and also “design” is a trend that Taiwan must continue development. ... [-]