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MA CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

LCCM

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £10000.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

On this practical, project-focused MA creative entrepreneur programme, you will build prototypes and business plans in a creative and academically rigorous university environment that offers excellent networking opportunities with potential collaborators, mentors and investors. Our small and collaborative classes are designed to bring you up to speed with everything you’ll need in order to develop, manage and thrive as a creative entrepreneur, even if you don’t have any previous business experience.

On this practical, project-focused MA creative entrepreneur programme, you will build prototypes and business plans in a creative and academically rigorous university environment that offers excellent networking opportunities with potential collaborators, mentors and investors. Our small and collaborative classes are designed to bring you up to speed with everything...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

241 Union Street

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£10000.00

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Classroom

241 Union Street

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£6000.00

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Entry Requirements

Our MA provides you with a “start-up” environment where you can develop an idea into a viable business venture in the creative industries. To benefit fully from the MA you should:

  • be an entrepreneurial musician, writer, or technologist with 1 year’s relevant experience and a bachelors degree (2.2 minimum) or 4 years relevant experience and a Level 3+ qualification
  • have English language competency equivalent to CEFR Level C1 (7.0 overall, 6.5 in each category). If English is not your first language. 
  • be able to provide professional references, if applying based on your professional experience.

To apply:

Send your current CV and a written document of approximately 700 words answering one of the following questions:

  1. Describe and evaluate an innovation in the creative industries with which you have been involved. Provide a DVD or a web link to the innovation itself.  If available, a link to a website or blog that reviews this innovation would also be useful. Identify the genre, audience or market and any other relevant information. Examples could include: developing a new original product, a new service or creating a new experience, platform or network. Explain your own contribution to this innovation and summarise what you learned through your involvement.
  2. Describe and evaluate your expertise as a Content Creator for the creative industries e.g. composer, songwriter, author, writer, copywriter. If you have a level 6 qualification you should provide evidence of 12 months expertise. If you do not have a level 6 qualification you should provide evidence of experience for a period of 3 years.  Please provide a DVD or a web link to the creative content itself, and links to any reviews.
  3. Describe and evaluate your expertise as a Platform developer, programmer or curator and social network developer for the creative industries.If you have a level 6 qualification you should provide evidence of 12 months expertise. If you do not have a level 6 qualification you should provide evidence of experience for a period of 3 years.  Please provide a DVD or a web link to the creative content itself, and links to any reviews.

Interviews:

Our admissions team will invite successful applicants to either a group or individual interview, scheduled throughout the year.

The group interview will consist of:

  • Icebreaker
  • Short Collaborations
  • Constructive Positive Review
  • Career goals
  • Q&A

The individual interview will consist of:

  • Skills awareness
  • Role fluidity
  • Learning from experience
  • Career goals
  • Q&A

Places will be allocated against entry criteria on a first-come, first-served basis.

International Students

The same principles apply to applicants from outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) however we are happy to conduct a Skype interview if you cannot attend the college in person. Specific details for International Students are available here.

Register

Once you have received an offer, you can secure your place by completing the registration form and paying the £250 non-refundable registration fee. If you are an international student, we will assist you in preparing to apply for your visa.

Our MA provides you with a “start-up” environment where you can develop an idea into a viable business venture in the creative industries. To benefit fully from the MA you should: be an entrepreneurial musician, writer, or technologist with 1 year’s relevant experience and a bachelors degree (2.2 minimum) or 4 years relevant experience and a...

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