2021/22 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
PECI5204M Theoretical Perspectives: Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
30 creditsClass Size: 78
Module manager: Dr Jon Ward
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2021/22
Pre-requisite qualificationsAdmission to the Programme
This module is not approved as an Elective
Module summaryThe module provides post-graduate students on the masters in Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship with the theoretical cornerstones to underpin their understanding of the whole programme of study. Students will evaluate and analyse in depth different theoretical perspectives on a range of areas within the cultural industries.
ObjectivesThe objectives of this module are to develop theoretical understandings of the contemporary interaction of culture and creativity with entrepreneurship within the context of wider academic and policy debates about the significance of the cultural and creative industries.
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Define and locate the fields of culture, creativity and entrepreneurship within the broader context of social, economic and cultural theory.
2. Understand, apply and critique key concepts such as cultural industries, creative industries and the creative economy.
3. Examine the theoretical interaction between concepts of creativity and entrepreneurship.
4. Interrogate the role of public policy in relation to contemporary strategies for developing the cultural and creative industries.
Students develop their analytical and interpretive skills and an ability to critique key concepts in the field of culture, creativity and entrepreneurship.
The module explores theories relating to the key concepts articulated in the title of the course including but not exclusive to the following:
Defining and Locating Culture
From Culture Industry to Creative Industries
Creativity and Culture in Policy
Understanding cultural Value
Creativity, Innovation and Destruction
Creative and Social Entrepreneurship
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||281.50|
|Total Contact hours||18.50|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||300.00|
Private study81 hours - Reading and preparing for seminars
99 hours - Reading and preparing for completion of assignments
99 hours - Assignment research
2.5 hours - Tutorial work
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackSemester 1 has a short assignment (2000 words) followed by a 1-to-1 tutorial to discuss feedback and give guidance. Importantly, this allows academic staff to identify potential issues and signpost students to additional support if required. The second tutorial gives students a chance to receive feedback on ideas for the second assignment (4000 words). Additional opportunities for formative feedback is available in seminars.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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