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Project Management for Creative Practitioners, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #591 (QS) London, United Kingdom
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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Home and European Union

  • MA part time £4,180

Overseas (not EU) 

  • MA part time £8,415

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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