Taught course

Creative Industries Management

Institution
University of Chester · Chester Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An honours degree in a complementary area, usually 2:2 or above, and/or suitable work experience, is required.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency to IELTS 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in each band or equivalent.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

Course overview

The ‘creative industries’, which include media, marketing, advertising, research and design, represent a significant and growing feature of the UK and global economy. This course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to undertake a managerial role in organisations, where creative staff and the commercial responsibilities of the work require managing.

Why Study Creative Industries Management with us?

This course is designed to develop professional managers for the rapidly developing ‘creative industries’ sector. You will study both management theory and practice in the context of creative organisations. Examples of this could be in the fashion, film, web or publishing industries as a professional manager of projects and/or operations.

Our North West Media Centre (NWMC) has outstanding links with the media industry, including projects with leading organisations such as the BBC, and networks into MediaCityUK and WAcreative – providing opportunities for you to engage with practitioners. Students from the NWMC have gone on to win acclaim and awards in a number of creative industry fields.

How will I be taught?

Our course is taught at the Chester Business School @ Warrington in partnership with the Department of Media.

You will have access to contemporary practical IT suites located on Warrington Campus, including 24/7 access to the onsite library.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through a mixture of project work, written assignments, presentations and a research report.

For a full-time student, there are ten to 12 contact hours per week via lectures, seminars, tutorials and tutor surgery sessions, and you will be expected to undertake at least a similar number of hours of private study per week. Contact hours for part-time students will be on a pro-rata basis.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees/postgraduate-fees-2020-21/postgraduate-taught
International students
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-finance/tuition-fees

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Chester Business School @ Warrington
Email
k.saunders@chester.ac.uk