The ‘creative industries’, which include media, marketing, advertising, research and design, represent a significant and growing feature of the UK and global economy. This course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to undertake a managerial role in organisations, where creative staff and the commercial responsibilities of the work require managing.
Why Study Creative Industries Management with us?
Taught at our Warrington Campus, this course is designed to develop professional managers for the rapidly developing ‘creative industries’ sector. You will study both management theory and practice in the context of creative organisations. Examples of this could be in the fashion, film, web or publishing industries as a professional manager of projects and/or operations.
Our North West Media Centre (NWMC) has outstanding links with the media industry, including projects with leading organisations such as the BBC, and networks into MediaCityUK and WAcreative – providing opportunities for you to engage with practitioners. Students from the NWMC have gone on to win acclaim and awards in a number of creative industry fields.
What will I learn?
This course has a number of strategic management modules, designed to help you manage people, innovate, and handle financial resources. It includes a practical piece of work, which will allow you to develop an understanding of the context and operations of a specific aspect of the creative industry.
How will I be taught?
Our course is taught at the Warrington School of Management in partnership with the Department of Media.
You will have access to contemporary practical IT suites located on Warrington Campus, including 24/7 access to the onsite library.
How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed through a mixture of project work, written assignments, presentations and a research report.
A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in any discipline will normally be required*. Prior experience of business and/or management is not required for entry onto this programme.*Applicants who have extensive experience and who demonstrate they have the academic potential to complete the award may be considered for entry.
Recipient: University of Chester
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