MRes Business Management and Social Justice

Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Finance

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MRes

UCAS CODE

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

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January 2024 September 2024

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • On campus
FullTime RD2377
RD2377

Fees and Funding

Here's the fees and funding information for each year of this course

January 2024

Attendance

Fee

Note

Home
Full time, 1 year
£7,980
Per year. You don't need to pay this up front
Part time, 2 years
£3,990
Pro-rata full time fee
International
Full time
£15,340
Per year. You don't need to pay this up front
Part time
£7,670
Pro-rata full time fee

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
    Optional Modules
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    Developing a Creative Business

    This module will equip you with the knowledge and skills to launch your own business in the Creative Industries. It is designed to provide comprehensive, exciting, and relevant methods for you to develop enterprise skills to turn your creative practice into a commercially viable business. You will use traditional and contemporary approaches to business modelling and planning, including the Business Model Canvas and the Design Council Design Thinking Process, to capture the elements needed to run your business. This will include fully investigating the sector and the challenges for early-stage entrepreneurs to position themselves in a fiercely competitive environment and identifying the opportunities and threats that will help you survive and achieve success.

    The module will evidence the value of using an iterative process when starting, scaling and managing a creative business. The module is delivered in an engaging, visual and practical style balancing academic theories with practical, commercial and realistic advice and support, providing the skills needed to develop and grow a successful creative business post-graduation.

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    Strategic Thinking and Leadership

    This module has been designed to develop and enhance strategic business leadership and management skills to prepare for a career in the creative industries. This module will provide you with the opportunity to explore your career aspirations as creative industry leaders and develop the knowledge and skills to drive business growth.

    Strategic thinking skills and understanding are essential for leadership, and you will learn how to use strategic thinking to analyse the critical factors and variables that influence sustainable business success. You will undertake a strategic enquiry into a creative organisation which will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of benchmarking, setting goals, developing strategic plans to anticipate threats and achieve goals and leading/managing high performance. You will graduate from this module with the skills to be a great leader, using goal directed, reasoned and purposeful thinking to make decisions in a timely manner in response to the complex contemporary issues facing the sector.

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    Working in the Creative Industries

    This module will explore the full spectrum of the creative industries and analyse the opportunities in the sector to develop a career from existing creative practice or discover new career options, collaborations, or partnerships. This programme allows you to develop the skills required to become a successful freelancer, start a business as a sole trader, or a business employing others. There will be the opportunity to work on a creative project and develop collaborative relationships to develop a portfolio of work. Completion of the module will result in enhanced industry knowledge, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial mindset necessary to identify opportunities and build a successful career.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

University Square Stratford and Docklands

University Square Stratford and Docklands, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD; USS campus - University Square Stratford

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

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.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER