Taught course

Creative Industries and Cultural Policy

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Arts
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

You are required to submit a personal statement of around 500 words explaining why you want to undertake the MSc in Creative Industries and Cultural Policy at Glasgow, in addition to an academic transcript, references, and linguistic proficiency documentation.

If you do not meet the standard academic criteria but have substantial relevant professional experience, you will also be considered for entry to the programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides an interdisciplinary grounding in the key economic, cultural and policy forces shaping the development of the creative industries at global, national and local levels. Theoretical and analytical depth is coupled with an emphasis on the realities of contemporary cultural production, in order to deliver both a rigorous academic experience and a foundation for a career in the sector.

  • You will be taught by the world leading teams in the Centre for Cultural Policy Research and the Adam Smith Business School. Frequent invited speakers will provide current industry insights from across the sector.
  • Glasgow offers an ideal environment for students studying the Creative and Cultural Industries. It is a culturally vibrant city, with thriving music, theatre, and visual art scenes, and the greatest concentration of creative industries in Scotland.
  • This programme is suitable for those working in or seeking to enter the cultural and creative industries. It is designed to develop your critical and analytical skills and your understanding of the ways in which policy trends, emerging business models and new working practices are combining to reshape the sector.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £8,000
International students
Full time: EU £8,000 Non EU £16,650

Please see the range of scholarships that are on offer.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Melanie Selfe
Email
melanie.selfe@glasgow.ac.uk