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TH985 - Sustainable Creativity for the Cultural Industries

  • Module code: TH985
  • Module name: Sustainable Creativity for the Cultural Industries
  • Department: School of Theatre & Performance Studies and Cultural & Media Policy Studies
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

◾To identify and critically evaluate conceptions of social, economic and environmental sustainability. ◾To understand and question the links between creativity, the cultural industries and sustainability. ◾To explore the nature of the creative process during sustainable change projects. ◾To understand the consequences of sustainability initiatives for the arts and cultural industries.

Principal learning outcomes

◾To develop a critical understanding of sustainability theories. ◾Understand and critically reflect upon the role of creativity within sustainability theory. ◾Understand and critically reflect on how the creative process can be influenced and shaped by sustainability projects. ◾Critically evaluate the links between sustainability, creativity, and management of the arts and cultural industries.

Timetabled teaching activities

Seminars, Lectures and tutorials.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: TH985-20)
A (Assessed work only) 4000 word Reflective Essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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