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The new MA in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship programme, with an exit route at Postgraduate Diploma level, will be attractive to undergraduates who either wish to develop a business arising from an existing creative practice or to understand how to create the infrastructure and environment for new creative businesses in the fields of Computing, Drama, Design, Media and Communications or Music to flourish in a variety of contexts (eg city, rural, regional, national). The MA will be taught in partnership by a number of departments within Goldsmiths and with key individuals and organisations in the creative and cultural industries sector. Our collective approach is to integrate entrepreneurship within the development of creative practices and to take a ?creative? approach to the development of new businesses and the infrastructure that supports them. This programme is designed to allow you to continue to innovate, but also to provide the requisite businessentrepreneurial skills and attributes to commercialise your creative and cultural practices andor knowledge. You?ll be able to build on a historical and theoretical understanding of cultural and creative industries and the development of a cultural economy to create your own creative initiatives, which might be research-based, policy-based, practice-based, or a combination of any or all of these. What you study: The programme contains four taught courses and a further dissertationportfolio component. You will have a range of choices throughout the degree enabling you to design a pathway that is most relevant to your academic, business and career ambitions. All students take 'Theories of the Culture Industry: Work, Creativity and Precariousness' and 'Entrepreneurial Modelling', and your chosen pathway will determine the 'Creative Practice' course and 'Entrepreneurial Practices and Modes of Production' course that you take. In order to enable collaborative learning amongst those seeking to develop creative and cultural businesses and those already within them, we intend wherever possible to teach all students together, irrespective of the particular route on which you are registered. Careers: The programme will enable those who have previously studied an area of creative studypractice, such as music, media, theatre, design, or computer games, to start a career developing a business arising from an existing or new creative practice. This may relate directly to a 'product' or 'process' arising from you own practice or to a form of 'expertise', 'consultancy' or 'knowledge'. The programme will also equip those who wish to work within organisations that develop the infrastructure and environment for new creative businesses with the capacity to flourish in a variety of contexts. Skills: You can expect to develop an independence and integrity in developing creative ideas. You will be able to apply entrepreneurial approaches to creative projects and demonstrate an understanding of different business models to establish a creative enterprise. You will also develop team-working and leadership skills, and effective business and communication skills. Entrance requirements: You should normally have an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant subject. If your first language is not English you need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS or equivalent. Computing (games and entertainment): A high degree classification or high level professional experience in a discipline related to computing in the creative industries, including computer games, filmTVvideo post-production, social media and the web, visualisation and computer graphics-based practices. Drama (performing arts) pathway: Relevant experience is desirable. Design pathway: A high degree classification in a discipline that has a demonstrable relationship to design andor research. Applicants with relevant work experience will also be considered. Media and Communications pathway: Experience in media a
The new MA in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship programme, with an exit route at Postgraduate Diploma level, will be attractive to undergraduates who either wish to develop a business arising from an existing creative practice or to understand how to create the infrastructure and environment for new creative businesses in the fields of Computing, Drama, Design, Media and Communications or Music to flourish in a variety of contexts (eg city, rural, regional, national). The MA will be t...