Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Arts, Business and Creativity

The course examines the theoretical aspects of the creative industries and the social, cultural, economic, political and increasingly international contexts in which they operate.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, preferably in a creative industry related subject, such as business and management studies, fine art, music, creative writing, or design. Students should also be able to demonstrate some relevant experience in the creative industries gained on a full-time, part-time or voluntary basis. Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degrees and those with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub sections), or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Arts as enterprise freelancing in arts and culture 1; business enterprise for postgraduate students; research methods; arts, business, creativity extended project (dissertation); understanding and managing creative enterprises; arts as enterprise - freelancing in arts and culture 2; understanding and managing creativity.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 15,740 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Newcastle University Business School
Telephone number: 
0191 208 1503