Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Contemporary Arts Consultancy

This is a professionally focused programme for graduates wishing to work in the cultural and creative industries. It is oriented around a 'live' consultancy project with an external organisation where you will take responsibility for a consultancy-based project. The project will help resolve practical issues and problems faced by a client organisation from the creative industries and the cultural and heritage sectors. Typically client involvement is 1-2 days a week over 4 months, with lectures scheduled on 1-2 days a week to allow flexibility to carry out project work. Students complete 4 modules, a consultancy project report, and a dissertation.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, or professional qualifications/experience. For students whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score 6.5 score (minimum of 6.0 in each element), or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: Critical thinking; research theory and methods; dissertation; consultancy skills and practice; creative industries placement; strategic thinking in the arts.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of coursework (including project proposal, project methodology/design, client project report) and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,750 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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