Cultural and Creative Industries

King's College London

M.A. On Campus
12 months
24500 GBP/year
9900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This multi-faceted Cultural and Creative Industries course at King's College London examines the structure and history of the cultural and creative industries and explore practical and theoretical issues facing cultural entrepreneurs, professionals and policy-makers.


Cultural and Creative Industries at King's College London is a unique interdisciplinary course that draws on cultural theories, cultural history, digital culture, management, screen studies, geography, cultural policy, gender and fashion. This exciting and contemporary course also makes use of our links with and proximity to Tate Modern, Southbank Centre and the British Film Institute.

Using a range of analytical tools from sociology, history and cultural studies, the course draws on teaching, research and professional expertise from both King’s academics and professionals working in the field. Ideally suited for students looking for a career in the arts or creative industries.

Key Benefits

  • Located at the heart of London’s arts and media industries.
  • Guest lectures from industry professionals and researchers provide up-to-date knowledge of current debates and trends.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Contested Culture: Formations
  • Analysing the Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Research Approaches
  • Arts-based research Project
  • Aesthetic Economy and Aesthetic Markets
  • Art and Globalisation
  • Creatives: Working in the Cultural Industries
  • Cultural and Creative Industries in China
  • Cultural Management in Small Arts and Cultural Organizations
  • Cultural Markets
  • Cultural Memory
  • Cultural Policy
  • Culture and the City

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent) in any discipline. For those returning to study, evidence of appropriate experience will be required. 
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


  • Home/EU fees: £4,995 per year  
  • Overseas fees: £12,250 per year 


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Cultural and Creative Industries
King's College London