The Core modules are compulsory and form the basis of the Masters course. They are run in the Autumn Term (October--December) and for full time students will take up most of their working week. The two Core modules are:
Core module 1: Culture in Development
Examines the global policy frameworks for culture, arts and Development: the ideas, aspirations, ethics and policy strategies for using the arts, culture and creative industries within human, social and urban Development.
Core Module 2: Arts, Community and Enterprise
Explores instances of arts and cultural enterprise within local contexts. It will look at cases and examples and ask practical questions on creativity, leadership, management and running an enterprise.