Creative Business Management

MA

2018 entry


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Studying MA Creative Business Management at the UCA Business School for the Creative Industries will push you to the forefront of management in one of the UK’s most successful business sectors. The course will enable you to further develop your creative management skills business acumen which will support your professional development in your preferred creative industry.

This one-year master’s degree will teach you high-level business content and will enable you to collaborate with other Creative Business and Media postgraduate students. Your learning programme will highlight the specialised leadership challenges and opportunities of the creative industries ­– such as fashion, film and TV, animation, architecture or computer games – with a focus on creative business.

Every course within our Business School portfolio is taught with a global perspective, giving graduates the skill set required to pursue a creative business career anywhere in the world. Our teaching programmes are all project based, combining knowledge from both business and the creative industries in order to produce well-rounded, highly employable graduates with a highly-regarded qualification.

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Length of study:

One year full-time

Starts:

September 2018

Campus:

UCA Epsom

Course overview:

Our MA Creative Business Management course is taught at UCA Epsom, home of UCA’s Business School for the Creative Industries. With the UK's creative industries booming, valued at £84 billion last year and creating thousands of jobs, this course is perfectly suited to those with a business background and enthusiasm for creative subjects.

Learning through seminars, tutorials and workshops, you will have the unique opportunity to work with MA Creative Marketing & Advertising students in your first term. You will use in-depth knowledge of the creative economy and how businesses operate to develop your professional working skills, both autonomously and collaboratively.

As you progress through the course you will explore the unique identity of international business practice and strategy specific to creative practices. We will encourage you to challenge preconceptions and highlight opportunities for professional business development within your own preferred subject area.

With the continuing support of UCA’s professional teaching staff, you will develop a final resolved creative business project related to your professional area of interest. Your work will relate directly to your career aspirations, so you will graduate with well-rounded creative business acumen and an internationally recognised qualification to enter your chosen profession at a high level.

Course content - 2018 entry

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course stages

  • Business Lecture Series

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  • Creative Thinking

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  • International Finance, Accounting and Reporting

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Course stages

  • People and Management

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  • International Business Strategy

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Course stages

  • Ideas Development and Business Proposal

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  • Project Management and Business Pitch

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  • Final Creative Business Project

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Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course stages

Business School

The first of its kind in the UK, our new Business School for the Creative Industries builds on our long tradition of collaborating with employers to cultivate leadership, entrepreneurial and problem-solving skills.

Facilities

The MA courses at UCA Epsom share a baseroom with networked computer facilities and you also have access to our extensive range of campus facilities, including: print studios with both screen printing and digital printing facilities, photography studios and darkrooms, 3D workshops, media store for borrowing film and photography equipment.

International study

Find out more about studying in the UK, or studying part of your course abroad at one of our partner institutions (study abroad option not available on all courses).

How to apply - 2018 entry

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Entry requirements - 2018 entry:

Entry requirements

  • A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline

and/or

  • Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

Your portfolio

No formal portfolio is needed for this course - we will assess your written application. Potential offers will be made based on your application form, predicted qualifications, personal statement and reference. You may be invited for an Applicant Day to further discuss your application.

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