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MA Learning and Teaching in the Creative Industries

MA Learning and Teaching in the Creative Industries

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Full time | BIMM Institute Brighton | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Multimedia (Design) Art Studies Performing Arts (General) Film / Video / Television Production Teaching (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The MA Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries has been thoughtfully designed so that it perfectly suits both new and experienced educators. This course supports excellence, no matter whether you’re starting your journey as a teacher or looking to deepen your existing knowledge, skills and experience. It’s both flexible and comprehensive, giving you the tools you need to lead the way in the education sector.

By the end of your course, you can expect to be a highly creative, thoughtful and collaborative educator with the skillset to succeed in both further and higher education. You’ll develop your skills, knowledge and agency as a teacher, as well as learning to use educational theory and undertake your own primary research. We take a highly person-centred approach, offering expert tuition, one-to-one mentoring, engaging practical workshops and guided independent study.

Aside from skills development and knowledge acquisition, you will learn to critically examine and challenge beliefs and attitudes in order to find your own voice as an educator.

Focus areas include:

Teaching and supporting learning
Assessment and feedback
Learning theory and psychology
Inclusivity and accommodation for learning need
Creative and experiential approaches to learning
Educational and practitioner-led research
Course design
Critical and social theories of education
Coaching and mentoring in one-to-one settings
Leadership and innovation in education.


This module facilitates your development as an effective coach and/or mentor. You will explore a variety of person-centred techniques and approaches for partnering with learners to support their development and empower them as individuals. You will participate in critical and reflective learning-in-action while receiving professional supervision throughout the module.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

A good degree (normally 2.2 or above) or significant professional experience in the creative arts/industries.