Creative Enterprise MA

This course is in clearing with spaces available


Course options

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  • MA Creative Enterprise, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 10800 per year
  • MA Creative Enterprise, home applicant, part time

    • Home Applicant
    • Part time
    • Pound 1800 per 30 credit module
  • MA Creative Enterprise, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 15420 per year
  • MA Creative Enterprise, international applicant, part time

    • International Applicant
    • Part time
    • Pound 2570 per 30 credit module

Course modules

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Working in the Creative Industries

Investigating Media and Communication Industries

Professional Practice and Research Methods (Mental Wealth)

Creative Project Design

Developing a Creative Business

Strategic Thinking and Leadership

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

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Your future career

Your future career

Studying for your MA in Creative Enterprise with the University of East London will ensure you have enhanced employability and future earning power prospects. The graduates from this programme will have developed the creative entrepreneurial skills to establish a prosperous freelance career, grow a successful business or enter the job market with enhanced entrepreneurial skills.

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I can see this appealing to creatives already working in agencies, but wanting to develop their skills, or those needing a higher qualification to ensure progression in the workplace."
John Mather

Chair of the British Design Fund

How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. Our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

Our dedicated and award-winning team provide you with careers and employability resources, including:

  • Online jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work.
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts 
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services
  • Careers workshops and employer events 
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme which issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you’ve mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

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We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top

  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship support 
  • We are ranked 6th for graduate start-ups 
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations 
  • Support in starting a new business, freelancing and self-employment 
  • London on our doorstep

What you'll learn

During this intensive programme you will study six core modules to cover the main business disciplines needed to be a successful leader. Each module is 30 credits resulting in a total 180 credit programme. 

In addition to these core subject specific areas, through this programme you will also develop and enhance your personal skills by having opportunities to step outside of your comfort zone, challenge yourself and your beliefs, and push the boundaries, all within a safe and supported environment. This MA Creative Enterprise programme will enhance your ability to think and act both creatively and strategically, develop high-level problem-solving skills, and increase your decision-making abilities. You will learn how to work collaboratively and independently, developing your skills in communications, team working, leadership and time management amongst many others.

How you'll learn

The programme is taught by a team of experienced tutors who are all industry experts in their own rights, resulting in our teaching always be dynamic, innovative and fresh. The programme team deliver the modules with the passion that results from their wealth of experience in the industry, always ensuring the learning is relevant to current and future industry practice. 

Each module will incorporate both theoretical and contextual learning, with knowledge developed through a range of practical activities, guided reading, discussions, lectures and seminars, project work and reflection. The programme is rooted in practical, real world experience, allowing the students to immerse themselves in the creative sector through our extensive links with major organisations and brands based in London.

How you will be assessed

The programme uses a range of formative and summative assessment methods to support the development of and reflection on learning. Each module is assessed separately and there is typically one assessment submission for each taught module, therefore three assessments in each term. The MA in Creative Entrepreneurial Practice is awarded when a student has successfully passed all six modules. 

Knowledge is assessed by a combination of:

  • Coursework
  • Reports
  • Project work 
  • Group work 
  • Case Studies

Campus and facilities

Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

Who teaches this course

This course is delivered by the School of Arts and Creative Industries

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.