Taught course

Creative Industries Management

Institution
University of Chester · Warrington School of Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A first 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

October, February

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 Warrington School of Management 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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Warrington School of Management
Email
wsm@chester.ac.uk