Taught course

Creative Enterprise (Art Pathway)

University of Reading · Department of Typography and Graphic Communication

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in art, art history or a related humanities subject, with significant experience of critical study and/or practice. See pages 144-145 and website for more details.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn from dynamic highprofile international artists and thrive in our vibrant postgraduate community. Our Department is full of practising artists, curators and writers, and our researchled teaching offers you opportunities to engage with exhibition and curatorial initiatives, theoretical texts and publication projects. We are an active Department and we pride ourselves on the quality and vibrancy of our 24-hour studio community. Our programme of events, performances, screenings and shared discussions across all disciplines creates an inspiring and social environment. As a student on one of our master’s programmes you will find yourself part of this stimulating postgraduate community and intellectual environment. You will work alongside our staff and PhD students, who pursue a wide range of research topics and practices. Our postgraduate environment extends out from the University through our external exhibitions and symposia and our associate partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. You can participate in our Asia network with opportunities to exhibit in Japan, China and South Korea and enjoy ICA membership, which gives you access to events, internship opportunities and teaching space in London.

This is the ideal programme for those looking to pursue a career in the fast-growing creative sector. It combines leading academic expertise from the School of Arts and Communication Design, Henley Business School and School of Law.

• Develop your individual practice and research within a collaborative environment

• Combine the study of management and entrepreneurship with critical art practice and theory

• Join a community of artists focused on the entrepreneurial education in the business of art

• Experience major galleries, museums and collections and engage in public exhibitions and curatorial projects

• Suitable for graduates from a range of subject backgrounds

Students studying creative enterprise gain the skills and expertise to progress in entrepreneurial careers, either pursuing start-up opportunities on their own or taking leading managerial roles in creative firms.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent)

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Professor Alun Rowlands/Lina Džuverović