This unique Masters programme enables you to discover and acquire the key skills required to sustain creative practice in the 21st century. If you are seriously looking for an alternative to being an employee and aspire to meet the challenges of setting up as self-employed in a creative practice or creative venture, then this is the ideal course.
The course is interdisciplinary and is designed for those who wish to work in the exciting and fulfilling world of creative sector. This includes those who want to make a creative contribution to society, whose aims and objectives are not primarily focused on commercial outcomes—visual artists, creative writers, musicians, performing or digital artists and recent arts graduates seeking to work in the context of cultural provision.
Degree Subject: Humanities or Social Sciences (preferred)*
Degree Classification: 2:1 or international equivalent
All applicants will need to submit a sample of their work alongside their application and might be interviewed by the Course Director.
* A degree is preferable but not essential. All applications will be considered based on the applicant´s background and experience.
Students for whom English is a Foreign language
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
PTE (Pearson): 62 (minimum 55 in all components)
Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.
The Arts Plan
Students undertake an individual 5 year Arts Plan (supported by tutorials and seminars) identifying their creative aims and objectives for the next 5 years enabling students to develop a valuable practical tool for future professional use.
Resources for the Arts
This module reviews the current funding structures and identifies opportunities for fundraising and generating resources for the Arts.
Key Roles and Playmakers
A series of invited visitors introduce leading roles and functions undertaken by individuals and organisations in the cultural sector. Guest speakers identify the frameworks operating in the Arts, including the political, social, charitable, corporate and educational contexts.
Artists and Contemporary Practice
A series of established contemporary artists, writers and musicians, present their careers and professional creative work experience and discuss students’ work to support and progress the students’ individual creative activity.
Technical / Professional briefings
A series of briefings from specialists in key professions to cover basic level professional functions required to sustain contemporary creative practice.
Dissertation and Assessment
Assessment is based on eight pieces of coursework and a final dissertation or creative project / practical work / performance with a contextualised commentary.
A full range of key skills to advance your creative practice; This includes financial management, legal copyright, self-employment, communications, digital technology and social media plus assess to resources via fundraising and explore new routes to your target market with your personal opportunities to develop your creative work.
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