University of Reading

University of Reading

Creative Enterprise (Art Pathway)

This is the ideal programme for those looking to pursue a career in the fast-growing creative sector. It combines leading academic expertise from the School of Arts and Communication Design, Henley Business School and the School of Law. * Develop your individual practice and research within a collaborative environment * Combine the study of management and entrepreneurship with critical art practice and theory * Join a community of artists focused on entrepreneurial education in the business of art * Experience major galleries, museums and collections and engage in public exhibitions and curatorial projects * Suitable for graduates from a range of subject backgrounds **Art at Reading** Learn from dynamic, high-profile international artists and thrive in our vibrant postgraduate community. Our Department is full of practising artists, curators and writers, and our research-led teaching offers you opportunities to engage with exhibition and curatorial initiatives, theoretical texts and publication projects. We are an active department, and we pride ourselves on the quality and vibrancy of our 24-hour studio community. Our programme of events, performances, screenings and shared discussions across all disciplines creates an inspiring and social environment. As a student on one of our master's programmes, you will find yourself part of this stimulating postgraduate community and intellectual environment. You will work alongside our staff and PhD students who pursue a wide range of research topics and practices. Our postgraduate environment extends out from the University through our external exhibitions and symposia and our associate partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London. You can participate in our Asia network, with opportunities to exhibit in Japan, China and South Korea, and enjoy ICA membership, which gives you access to events, internship opportunities and teaching space in London.

Entry requirements

MA: You should normally have a good honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in art, art history or a related humanities subject, with significant experience of critical study and/or practice. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course modules

MA: * Critical practice or dissertation * International study visit * Mapping the art world * Management in creative and cultural industries * Entrepreneurial management for creative artists MA: * Critical Practice or Dissertation * International Study Visit * Mapping the Art World * Management in Creative and Cultural Industries * Entrepreneurial Management for Creative Artists


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 15,750 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 7,875 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 8,070 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 16,750 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 16,750 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2019 8,070 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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