A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, preferably in any subject which provides a basis for involvement in the creative industries, such as media, design, fine arts, music or music technology, film, photography, creative writing, computer graphics or acting. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have a 2:2 honours degrees or non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience.
Months of entry
This course provides an entrepreneurial education for creative graduates. It will suit those who want to start, develop and manage a business or work freelance in a creative industry. Newcastle University Business School developed the course in collaboration with the School of Arts and Cultures and key creative industry stakeholders.
The course examines the theoretical aspects of creativity and the creative industries within their social, cultural, economic, political and increasingly, international contexts. At the same time, it provides students with a setting to start-up a business and to engage on real projects with regional stakeholders.
The Arts, Business and Creativity MA has been developed in response to the increasing worldwide demand for creativity in practice from:
- government policy makers
Key decision makers within business and government recognise the vital importance of the creative industries and the creative business sector in regeneration and the economic growth of regions and whole nations. Graduates in this field are very much in demand.
The course is for creative graduates who want to turn their artistic and creative talents to a viable career or business start-up. It will also suit those involved in developing and growing enterprises within the sector. The course is for individuals with some involvement or experience of creative industries.
Information for international studentsTo study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Paul Richter, Degree Programme Director, Business School, Newcastle University Business School
- +44 (0) 191 208 1503