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Postgraduate Diploma in Entertainment and Media Management

Cost Estimation for Postgraduate Diploma in Entertainment and Media Management

Application Fee$200
Program Fee$24,900
Student Service Fee$150
Medical Insurance$2400
Books & Supplies$150 - $350

Housing Options

Housing Application Fee$200
International Village
  • Studio: variable rate per day
  • Single: variable rate per day
  • Double:
American Family Homestay
  • Cost per week: $225
  • Cost per day: $33

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Postgraduate Diploma in Entertainment and Media Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Entertainment and Media Management

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Upcoming Dates


Fall 2020
28-Sep to 24-Sep, 2021


Winter 2021
4-Jan to 24-Dec

Spring 2021
29-Mar to 25-Mar, 2022

Fall 2021
20-Sep to 23-Sep, 2022


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48 weeks

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46 Units

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Further your degree and interest in working in the entertainment industry with a combination of management skills and industry-specific expertise. Master the basics of leading a team with precision, poise, and authority. Complete your understanding of the various steps of film production, including basic techniques and concepts of collaboration on set to post production. Test your production knowledge and leadership know-how in a learning environment through an internship with an American company.

What You'll Learn

  • Ins and outs of American management skills and application
  • Impact and integration of essential production steps, such as cinematography and lighting
  • How to build a portfolio that highlights your potential and demonstrates your value to companies
  • The inner workings How American production sets operate through an internship

Who Can Attend

  • Students who hold a Bachelor's degree in Management, Visual Media, or Film and wish to concentrate or expand their knowledge in the field
  • Students who are enrolled in a Master's in Film or Visual Media at their home institution
  • Professionals who have several years of work experience

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Film or Visual Media (or equivalent)
  • International applicants are required to demonstrate English language fluency and must attain minimum scores of TOEFL PBT 550, iBT 80, IELTS 6.5; or the equivalent*
  • No GMAT or management experience required

*Do you need to improve your English skills first? Learn about our English language programs.

Immigration Information

  • This is a full-time program
  • You must obtain an F-1 (student) visa
  • Dates


    Fall 2020
    28-Sep to 24-Sep, 2021


    Winter 2021
    4-Jan to 24-Dec

    Spring 2021
    29-Mar to 25-Mar, 2022

    Fall 2021
    20-Sep to 23-Sep, 2022

    Where to Stay

    Recommended Housing

    International Village (IV)

    • Conveniently located next to the UCR Extension Center, restaurants, banks, and the main UCR campus
    • Offers three types of living arrangements: studio, single, or double
    • Open year-round
    • For adult students (age 18 or older) only


    • Stay with an American family to practice English daily and learn about American life and customs
    • Fully-furnished room; double-occupancy
    • All meals and daily transportation (to/from school or school-related activities) included
    • Minimum age 14
    • No minimum stay

    Experience California

    Social & Cultural Activities

    Make the most of your California experience!

    Riverside has a friendly community and centralized location. Travel an hour in any direction to explore Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, and other famous destinations.

    Fill your weekends with:

    • Unforgettable places, events, and cultural immersion activities
    • FREE social events to make professional connections
    • Optional trips at a special student rate

    Before You Apply

    You will be asked create an account and you will need to provide a valid email address, mailing address and other personal information.

    Collect any required documents so that you are prepared to upload them.

    Supporting Documents:

    • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
    • Copy of your passport photo page.
    • Statement of Financial Support Form. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
    • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
    • If you are applying as an F-1 transfer student from another U.S. institution, you must submit copies of your current I-20 form, I-94 form, and F-1 visa. If you are accepted, your acceptance letter will provide further instructions on completing your transfer.
    • If you are under 18 years old, have your parents complete the parental release form.

    Note: Some programs require additional documentation.

    “Enrich your life and transform your future by studying in the heart of Southern California. Employers all over the world recognize the University of California as the gold standard in academics. Experience YOUR California dream at sunny UCR - your place to shine.”


    Associate Dean, International Education
    UCR Extension Professional Studies

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