12 months
23500 GBP/year
14500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Creativity - Innovation and Business Strategy programme at The University of Exeter is a pioneering programme bridges the gap between innovation and management to inspire a generation of creative industry entrepreneurs and professionals.

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  • Develop your understanding of creative industries in the UK and internationally, learn to navigate the creative process, communicate effectively and work collaboratively to make your ideas a reality
  • Gain access to industry specialist guest tutors, professional placements, and expert lecturers, in order to develop the key skills and knowledge you will need for a career in the creative industries
  • Immersion in interdisciplinary creative practices such as storytelling, filmmaking, improvisation, gaming, branding, art installation and creative writing. Opportunities to transform spaces and places under the supervision of expert creative practitioners


The Creativity - Innovation and Business Strategy programme at The University of Exeter has been designed to prepare you for a range of careers within the creative industry sectors and enable you to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of your own. Not only will you graduate with a diverse mix of skills that are appealing to many employers in the industry, you will also have built a network of key contacts throughout your studies that may lead to employment post-study. 

Whether your goal is to create an innovative start-up company, design a ground-breaking application or reach management level in a large corporation, the University of Exeter will help you make this a reality.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ideas Generation and the Creative Process
  • Creative Management
  • Cultures of Creativity
  • Digital Business Models
  • Leadership and Global Challenges
  • Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a subject that includes some coverage of Film Studies, Drama, Business Studies, Media and Communication or other creative disciplines. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £7,250 part-time
International fees per year:
  • £11,750 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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