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2020/21 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MA Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Programme code:MA-PECI/CCFUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Steve Dobson Contact


Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Normally a good honours degree in a relevant discipline. Applications are also welcome from candidates with relevant professional experience (i.e. arts and cultural industries) and equivalent qualifications

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Performance and Cultural Industries

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Performance and Cultural Industries Panel of Examiners for PGT Awards

Programme specification:

At the end of the programme students should be able to:
- explain and interrogate the concepts of culture, creativity and entrepreneurship and the
relationships between them;
- place culture, creativity and enterprise within a range of cultural, social and
economic contexts;
- interrogate the professional, organisational and institutional implications of the roles of
creativity and entrepreneurship;
- explain, interrogate and apply concepts and theories of the arts, cultural industries and
- creative industries within selected socio-economic contexts;
- develop a critically informed approach to understanding professional development issues in
relationship to creative entrepreneurship in the cultural field.

Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Students must study 180 credits comprised from a mix of compulsory and optional modules adding up to 180 credits.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following modules

PECI5107MIndependent Research Project (MA)60 credits1 Sep to 31 Aug (12mth), 1 Jan to 31 Jan (13mth)
PECI5204MTheoretical Perspectives: Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun), Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PECI5706MEntrepreneurship and Cultural Industries30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun), 1 Jan to 31 Jan (13mth)

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to choose 60 credits from the optional modules below:

EDUC5039MCreative Inquiry, Communication and Learning30 credits1 May to 30 Sep
FOAH5000MEngaging the Modern City: The Civic Researcher30 credits1 Jan to 31 Aug
MUSS5830MLive Music Management and Promotion30 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan), 1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr), 1 Jan to 31 May
PECI5104MIndividual Project30 credits1 Jan to 31 Jul
PECI5105MCreative Work30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PECI5106MPerformance and Collaborative Enterprise30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PECI5207MArts Management and Cultural Leadership30 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr), Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PECI5209MCritical Debates in Culture and Place30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PECI5211MAudience Engagement and Impact30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PECI5213MCultural Participation and Participatory Cultures30 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr), Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PECI5214MCreativity and Innovation Management30 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr), Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PECI5215MThe Creative Economy in Global Contexts30 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr)
PECI5216MArts and Activism30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PECI5217MPopular Performance: from music hall to variety television30 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr)
PECI5218MCultural Policy and the Politics of Culture30 credits 

Last updated: 24/05/2021 12:50:37


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