University of Chester

University of Chester

Creativity and Education for the Professions

This is an advanced degree programme for graduates and a wide range of professionals who want to develop or enhance their skills and knowledge as creative workers within a professional context; the programme combines staffing from 2 faculties: Education and Children�s Services together with Arts and Media and the partnerships which underpin it, providing students with the opportunity to work alongside colleagues in cultural organisations.

Entry requirements

This course is open to both graduates and non-graduates with professional experience; graduates must have a background in creativity, education or the professions or a related background acquired through previous study (a Bachelor�s degree); non-graduates are admitted to the award-bearing aspects of the programme by virtue of their professional experience; they must have a background in creativity, education or the professions or a related background; they must attend a compulsory interview with the programme leader to ascertain their ability to succeed on the programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Engagement with creative practice; creative practice in cultural organisations; creative professional enquiry; extended research project.

Assessment methods

The range of assessment approaches includes a combination of practical and written assessments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Campus Chester CH1 1SF North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000