University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Creative Industries and Cultural Policy

This programme provides an interdisciplinary grounding in the key economic, cultural and policy forces shaping the development of the creative industries at global, national and local levels. Theoretical and analytical depth is coupled with an emphasis on the realities of contemporary cultural production, in order to deliver both a rigorous academic experience and a foundation for a career in the sector.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Also required to submit a personal statement of around 500 words explaining why the applicant wants to undertake the MSc in Creative Industries and Cultural Policy at Glasgow, in addition to an academic transcript, references, and linguistic proficiency documentation. If applicants do not meet the standard academic criteria but have substantial relevant professional experience, they are also considered for entry to the programme.

Course modules

Modules include: creative industries and cultural policy; contemporary cultural production; managing innovation and creativity; project management; research methods 1 and 2: Optional modules: business finance; analytical marketing; digital transformation; learning and development; processes of entrepreneurship and innovation; internationalisation of smes; intellectual property law; festivals; film tourism; popular music politics; issues in audience management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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