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Master of Business Administration (Creative and Cultural Industries) MBA

Master of Business Administration (Creative and Cultural Industries) MBA

Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Performing Arts (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This course reflects the changing realities of the business world, the evolving requirements of employers and the changing demands of today’s MBA students. The course has a specific focus on creative and cultural industries for those with existing industry experience or aspirations to work in this growing sector. You will acquire specific knowledge in specialised technologies through core modules such as Innovation and Technology Transfer. You will focus on the factors and issues which are recognised as being different or distinctive in this sector compared to other business sectors. Current creative and cultural policies and strategies within the UK and wider will be studied as well as governance models, funding environments and broad success criteria for organisations in this sector.

An MBA is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MBA-qualified business leader can bring to their organisation. While you are studying for this course, you will be an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This gives you access to the CMI's support resources and networking opportunities. If you have 3 or more years' management experience when you graduate, you will be entitled to apply for full membership of the CMI or Chartered status.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



International Business Environment
MBA Dissertation
Managing Solutions Across the Creative and Cultural Industries
Innovation and Technology Transfer
Global Corporate Strategy
Marketing Management
Operations Management
Managing and Leading People
Financial Management and Control

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have either : A lower second-class honours degree or international equivalent with a minimum of six months’ work experience; A third-class honours degree or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of two years’ work experience; Relevant professional or managerial experience demonstrated by a portfolio of evidence.