University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Creative Business Management

Many companies within the creative sector are small and need the right business and management knowledge and skills to develop their businesses; the aim of this postgraduate certificate course is to introduce creative graduates to the concepts, theories and practice of creative business management; the course covers the basics of small firm business management by examining the key functions of marketing, finance and project management within a creative business context; as part of the course, students undertake a full-time placement within a creative business in order to help them develop the right transferable skills that enables them to compete effectively within the job market.

Entry requirements

1 of the following is required: a recognised UK 1st degree or its equivalent; a BTEC HND or HNC; NVQ level 4; an equivalent professional qualification; professional or technical experience deemed to be appropriate for this programme.

Assessment methods

Within each module the assessment methods are designed to contribute to continuing development; students are given regular feedback on ways to improve work so that they can develop their knowledge and skills as the course progresses; there are no examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

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