Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Cities, Culture and Creativity

LJMU's MA in Cities, Culture and Creativity provides a broad intellectual and academic understanding of urban development and cultural distinctiveness. - Study in Liverpool, one of the leading arts and cultural centres outside of London (European Capital of Culture in 2008, UNESCO World Heritage Site) - Develop a broad-based understanding of how key institutions, social groupings, and different representations of cities mediate urban development and cultural distinctiveness - Follow a curriculum that plays a key role in developing your approaches to studying and knowledge application in the fields of creativity and culture in urban environments - Enjoy excellent pastoral and academic support for placement opportunities - The course has established itself a strong track record and reputation of moving its MA graduates on to PhD research This exciting new cross-disciplinary MA enables you to study contemporary UK and international cities from socio-economic, cultural, theoretical and practical perspectives.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a minimum 2:1 in a related subject plus a reference Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme You will not be interviewed If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Understanding Cities: Theory, Culture and Social Change (30 credits) Research Methods: Cities, Culture, Creativity (30 credits) Creative Communities (30 credits) Re-Imagining Cities: Using Cultural Policy and Place Marketing (30 credits) Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. You will be assessed via: presentations, essays, a practical portfolio, research-based exercises, critical reviews, research plans, student defined assessments and the dissertation. Self-led investigation is also required and you will be expected to generate assignment titles, case studies and examples for critical evaluation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Telephone number: 
01512315175