This was the first programme in the UK to examine the business of creativity by focusing on the special relationship between creativity, strategic management and cultural entrepreneurship. You’ll be invited to develop your understanding of creative organisations, teams, value creation, and markets within the global creative economy.
We encourage you to discover a creative approach to management and a managed approach to creativity, which can then be applied to a range of scenarios and industries.
This course will invite you to critically reflect on the theories and ideas that shape industry practice, and help you to tackle the real challenges of running a creative business.
- Creativity and Organisation
- Managing Intellectual Property
To view the core modules in greater detail, please visit this page.
As the final stage of your Masters course, you will undertake a 'Major Project'. To learn more about this project please visit this page.
If you would like to view the full list of optional modules in greater detail, please visit this page.
As one of your three options, you may also choose an Applied Management Module. These give you the opportunity to apply your learning in situ or in practicer elated contexts.
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
You will learn in an international environment through interaction with academic experts, guest speakers and industry practitioners. The core modules are taught through a combination of lectures, workshops and student-led presentations and discussions. These sessions are complemented by self-directed learning and access to resources and activities in a virtual learning environment. Depending upon your selection of Optional Modules you will also have the opportunity to apply your learning in a professional context. The course is designed to facilitate participation and critical self-reflection.
Typical contact hours range between 6 to 10 hours each week for core teaching – this excludes additional workshops, research seminars and guest speaker sessions.
There are between 25 to 30 students on each of the four taught Master's courses.
- All coursework.
- Written assignments come in a variety of forms: essays, case studies, evaluations, reports, proposals, portfolios and business plans.
- Group presentations and tasks, team building exercises, and creative and practical projects
- Major Project represents a significant body of research and writing on a topic of your choice supervised by an experienced researcher
Our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of managerial and creative roles in TV, advertising, digital media, research, marketing, rights management or have setup their own creative enterprises.
As a department we don't have any scheduled events. However, we are happy to receive emails from potential applicants or visitors to arrange a customised visit, where you can meet the appropriate course director and chat with current students.
To Visit Warwick...
There are a number of different ways to visit the University of Warwick throughout the year. We host bespoke PG visits, where you can talk directly with your chosen department and explore our campus through a personalised tour. Some departments also host their own events and open days, where you can learn more about your department or course of study. To find out more about all of these opportunities, visit our Postgraduate Visits page.
Full-time: 1 year
(September 2019 - September 2020)
Part-time: 2 years
(September 2019 - September 2021)
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.
Department of Study
Location of Study
University of Warwick
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In 2017/18, we allocated approximately £36 million in scholarship funding to postgraduate students. The University is also part of a number of prestigious government Scholarship schemes, including Chevening, Fulbright,
Commonwealth and Marshall. For more information click here.
Additional Course Costs
For all MA courses, the cost of two bound copies of the major project will amount to £25 and field trips or off-campus assignments are estimated to cost between £100-£200, although this will depend on which option module has been chosen or the nature of a project or placement undertaken for an applied management module.
Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.