12 months
17510 GBP/year
10080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


In this Global Creative Industries programme from City, University of London you will gain a strong knowledge of the creative industries and its evolution as a force to globally empower economic and social development.


The MA Global Creative Industries from City, University of London lets you explore tensions, organisations and issues that emerge from cultural industries. You will learn how processes interact at a local, regional and world levels.

During this programme you will develop an understanding of how cultural goods are produced and consumed.

You will learn how global cultural trade flows are uneven and why there are consequences for local and national development.


This Global Creative Industries MA prepares you for employment or further academic study in the global cultural world.

You might seek a career in transnational and regional institutions of governance such as international organisations, government administrations, development agencies or global trade bodies.

A range of diverse professions are open to you when you graduate. These can span from the music industry to intellectual property, or from development to investment.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Creative Industries
  • Creative Cities
  • Culture
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility in the Creative Industries
  • International Organisations in Global Politics
  • Global Political Economy – Contemporary Approaches
  • Professional Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

When applications open you will need to submit:

  • A completed application form (either electronically or by post)
  • A certified copy of your undergraduate academic results and degree certificate
  • Proof of English proficiency (if you are not a native English speaker, or someone who has not been taught in English for their first degree subject)
  • Personal statement of up to 500 words on your academic and/or relevant professional experience to date and how it informs your intentions to undertake this course. In addition, you may wish to outline your vision for how the degree will feed into your research or professional career.
A first or upper second class Honours degree from a UK university or a recognised equivalent non-UK qualification in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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    17510 GBP/year
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  • National

    10080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10080 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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