Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Media and Creative Enterprise

The course is designed to help students understand the environment and the practices for cultural entrepreneurship, and in completing their studies students will be able to develop their own creative initiatives for research, practice or consultancy activities within the cultural industry sector. The course takes a critical approach to investigating the realities of working in the cultural sector, as an aspect of the cultural ecologies research at the Birmingham Centre for Media and Culture Research. Previous students have gone on to work in marketing and in social media for companies such as England Athletics. They have also created their own businesses or freelance creative consultancies.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a 1st or 2nd Class degree and 2 references and/or, appropriate professional experience, other qualifications or achievements. Applicants are advised to read around the subject of media enterprise. International students need a minimum IELTS level of 6.5.

Course modules

Creative industries and cultural policy; enterprise; cultural enterprise; production lab or research methods; MA by practice or MA by dissertation.

Assessment methods

The course involves high-level practice and theory, including live projects, and students will be assessed purely on their coursework; there are no examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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