Project Management for Creative Practitioners

Kingston University

12 months
17600 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Project Management for Creative Practitioners course at Kingston University builds on Kingston School of Art's international reputation for excellence in creative arts and design. Its purpose is to help creative practitioners develop the skills and knowledge required to operate as a project manager within creative projects.


The Project Management for Creative Practitioners course at Kingston University is multi-disciplinary, the student body comprises creative professionals and practitioners from across the art and design economy. Project management will be taught through tailored provision of content with an emphasis on:

  • creative responses to working in differently scaled organisations;
  • negotiating with non-creatives, building and executing strategies for funding and marketing, creating business strategies in a cultural economy;
  • team building;
  • resource management;
  • risk assessment;
  • professional writing; and
  • developing a pragmatic understanding of the political, social and economic relationships between public, private, commercial and philanthropic organisations.

After you graduate

This course equips graduates with the skills, knowledge and confidence (plus industry recognition) to work on creative projects as a team member or project manager.

Programme Structure


  • Principles of Project Management
  • The Human Problem: Working with and Managing People
  • Designing and Running Successful Projects
  • The Creative Freelancer
  • Major Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

  • A BA(Hons) degree (or equivalent) in arts, design or have professional experience in the creative industries.
  • All candidates will be offered an interview, at the campus or via Skype. This is a two way conversation about the course contents, and the experience and ambitions of the candidate.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Home and European Union

  • MA part time  £5,225

Overseas (not EU) 

  • MA part time £9,680


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Project Management for Creative Practitioners
Kingston University