Kingston University

Kingston University

Managing in the Creative Economy

This course focuses on management issues and challenges in the creative economy. This creative economy encompass designers, authors, film makers, musicians, architects and other 'content' creators. By the end of the course, students are equipped with the leading-edge knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in this area.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree in a relevant area; 2 years' work experience in the creative industries; relevant work experience taken in lieu of qualifications; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: Design thinking and entrepreneurship in practice; managing creativity and innovation; leadership in the creative economy; contemporary issues in the creative economy; financial resource management; managing operations; managing people and organisations; marketing; personal research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes essays; case studies; reports and presentations; plus the final dissertation or business report (approximately 15,000 words).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,150 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

Key information

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