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MA Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship(Part-Time)

Year 1

Learning outcomes

completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able:

- critically and creatively to evaluate current issues and research in Performance and the Cultural Industries ;
- to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of research techniques, applicable to their own research interests, within the field of culture, creativity and entrepreneurship;
- apply these techniques to a range of theoretical and practical concerns in the arts, cultural and creative industries;
- to exhibit mature and sophisticated competence in the identification and application of theories and concepts drawn from a range of disciplines, including the art sand social sciences to debates about the interactions of culture, creativity and entrepreneurship
- to conduct an independent extended research project.

Transferable (key) skills

Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;
- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;
- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;
- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;
- critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.


Achievement for the Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:

- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;
- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;
- evaluating received opinion;
- making sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.


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