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Bournemouth University: Production Management

Institution Bournemouth University View institution profile
Department Department of Media Production
Telephone 01202 961916
Study type Taught


Learn to understand and manage the entire production process, from development and planning, to working on location and overseeing creative post-production work.

Why study MA Production Management at BU?

  • Foster a network of creative collaborators that will become the foundation of your future career

  • Learn from media professionals who have expertise and experience of working in the industry

  • Analyse the different skills and approaches necessary to manage both scripted and unscripted productions

  • Develop important soft skills around Conflict Resolution and Project Management that will enhance your ability to manage people as well as logistics

  • Work across multiple projects to build your CV and hone your skills for an area of the industry looking for fresh talent

  • Learn in an environment that balances the need for both technical and soft skills in managing productions

  • Have access to industry-standard Production Management software Movie Magic Scheduling 6 and Movie Magic Budgeting 10

Work within our Master's Framework

BU’s MA Framework brings together students from across 7 specialisms - Scriptwriting, Producing, Production Management, Directing, Cinematography, Post Production Editing and Sound Design for Screen – to work on collaborative production projects across the 1-year degree. Cross-degree collaboration imitates a professional environment in which to hone your production management skills.


At Bournemouth University (BU), our courses are crafted alongside leading industry experts, passionate about their subjects and your development.

Our approach of integrating our globally recognised research and industry practice means our degrees are designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to pursue your passion.

Bournemouth University - To learn is to change

Our motto is ‘To learn is to be changed.’ We are renowned for our research and teaching excellence in a range of subjects, including:

  • Business
  • Health
  • Media Practice
  • Forensic archaeology

As a result, we’re the highest ranked UK university in the Times Higher Education …

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