Global Master of Business & Management MBM

UCA Epsom - 2020, 2021


This course is part of:

Length of study:

One year full-time

Campus:

UCA Epsom

Entry requirements:

Honours degree and/or relevant work experience

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Course entry options:

September 2020

February 2021

September 2021

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Course overview

Studying Global Master of 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 and with a specialism in one of eight categories.

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. Your degree will be awarded with a specialism in either: Cosmetics and Beauty, Fashion Industry, Fine Art, Games Industry, Global Media Industries, Lifestyle Goods, Luxury Goods and Services, or Music Industry.

This one-year degree course will teach you high-level business content and will enable you to collaborate with other Creative Business 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.

Our Global Master of 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.

Please note this course has previously been titled MA Creative Business Management.

Course details

  • Core units

    These are the Core units you'll undertake during your year of study:

    • Creative Industries: Global Industry & Futures
    • Creative Industries: Leadership
    • Postgraduate Bootcamp 1: Creativity
    • Business Economics
    • Creative People & Organisations
    • Marketing & Communication
    • Bootcamp 2: Forecasting & Predictive Analytics
    • Managerial Accounting & Finance
    • Strategy & Decision Making
    • Operations & Technology Management
    • Human-centred Innovation & Design
    • Bootcamp 3: Competitive Intelligence & Research
    • Masters Project

     

  • Elective units

    You will have a choice of these Elective units depending on your chosen specialism. You will choose from one of these units:

    • Global Cosmetics & Beauty Industry & Business
    • Global Fashion Industry & Business
    • Global Fine Art Industry & Business
    • Global Games Industry & Business
    • Global Media Industry & Business
    • Global Luxury Industry & Business
    • Global Music Industry & Business

    You will then have a choice from these:

    • Circular Economy in Fashion (A)
    • Augmented & Synthetic Experiences (A)
    • Trends & Forecasting (A)
    • Business Analytics (A)
    • Creative Business Start-up (B)
    • Strategy: Management & Implementation (B)
    • Talent Management in the Creative Industries (B)
    • Investment in the Fashion Industry (B)
    • Investment in Fine Art (B)
    • Investment in the Music Industry (B)
    • Behavioural Studies & Consumption (B)

     

  • Fees and additional course costs

    Tuition fees
    The course fees per year for 2020 entry are:

    • UK and EU students full-time - £8,000
    • International students full-time - £16,250 (standard fee)
    • International students full-time - £15,600 (full early payment fee)

    Additional course costs
    In addition to the tuition fees please see the additional course costs for 2020 entry.

    Further information
    Find out more about our course fees and any financial support you may be entitled to:

    These fees are correct for the stated academic year only. Costs may increase each year during a student’s period of continued registration on course in line with inflation (subject to any maximum regulated tuition fee limit). Any adjustment for continuing students will be at or below the RPI-X forecast rate.

  • Fee discounts and scholarships

    To support all of our current students and our recent UK and EU alumni to progress to the next level of study, we have developed a new range of fee discounts across a range of courses.

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 extensive screen printing facilities, photography studios, 3D workshops, media store for borrowing film and photography equipment.

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UK/EU applications

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International applications

If you are applying for more than one course in the UK please apply via UCAS, to apply direct to UCA please use the links below:

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Due to visa requirements, this course is not available to students that require a Tier 4 (General) visa

If you have another category of visa please contact us: internationaladmissions@uca.ac.uk to find out if you are eligible to study.

If you're interested in joining Year 3 of this course, please contact our Admissions Team on +44 (0) 1252 892 960 or admissions@uca.ac.uk

When to apply:

You can apply throughout the year but we recommend you try and apply as early as possible so you have time to arrange accommodation and visas, if required.

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Entry requirements

UK entry requirements

  • An honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline

and/or

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

Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.

International entry requirements

To view the equivalent entry requirements for your country please select it in the list below.

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Non-UK equivalent qualifications

English language requirements

Don't meet the international entry requirements or English language requirements?

You may be able to enter the course through the following entry courses:

Pre-sessional English courses in the UK or China

UCA International Foundation courses

The UCA International College

Your portfolio

No formal portfolio is required for this course. We'll require you to attend an Applicant Day which will include an interview. This will also give you the opportunity to visit us, meet the course team and see the facilities. If you wish to bring work for discussion at your interview, you're welcome to do so.

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