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Arts, Business and Creativity, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The Arts, Business and Creativity programme from Newcastle University was created in conjunction with the School of Arts and Cultures and key stakeholders from the creative industries.

It examines the theoretical aspects of creativity and the creative industries within their social, cultural, economic, political and increasingly, international contexts. It provides you with a setting to start-up a business and to engage on real projects with regional stakeholders.

Career:

Graduates from the course have undertaken various roles including:

  • Art Director
  • Art Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Social and Digital Marketing

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Arts as Enterprise ‐  Freelancing in Arts, Media and Culture 
  • Business Enterprise for Postgraduate Students
  • Understanding and Managing Creativity
  • Research Methods (ICE/ABC/E-Business)
  • Arts, Business, Creativity Extended Project (Dissertation)
  • Creativity: Theories and Applications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course. 

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class
Recommended score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of Upper Second Class or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Your degree should be in a subject that provides a basis for involvement in the creative industries. We will consider degrees in non-creative subjects if you can show relevant work or voluntary experience.

Examples of creative subjects include:

  • media
  • design
  • fine arts
  • music or music technology
  • film
  • photography
  • creative writing
  • computer graphics
  • acting

Your application should show your experience within the creative industries. Your experience could be in a professional, voluntary or an unpaid capacity.

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have a 2:2 honours degrees or non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

UK

  • Full time: £10,200
  • Part time: £5,100
EU
  • Full time: £10,200
  • Part time: £5,100
International
  • Full time: £19,200

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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