Taught course

Creative Industries Management

University of Chester · Warrington School of Management

Entry requirements

minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in any discipline. Prior experience of business and/or management is not required for entry onto this programme.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is design to develop professional managers for the rapidly developing Creative Industries sector. Students will study both management theory and practice and the context and operations of selected creative industry aspects.

Programme Structure:

Strategic People Management

Develop an understanding of how human resource strategies and operations can be designed and used to develop a high-performing workforce and ensure a productive and rewarding working environment.

Managing Innovation

Understand the nature of creativity and how to design and manage the innovation processes and the people that lead to great products and services.

Creative Industries Study

A practically oriented extended piece of work this allows you to develop an understanding of the context and operations of an aspect of the creative industries.

Strategic Financial Management

Study the critical aspects of finance for an organisation including interpreting accounts, identifying flows of funds and how to develop budgets to support operations.

Management Research Methods

Learn how a range of research skills can be developed to ensure that you can frame a problem, discover the current knowledge associated with it and develop methods for its systematic investigation.

Management Research Project

Select a management or operational challenge for an area of the creative industries which particularly interests you and design a study to investigate and examine the issues for the area. Produce a report to address the issues making clear recommendations for resolution and further work.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
01244 511000
01244 513111