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BA (Hons) Creative Enterprise SCQF Level 10

Fife College

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  • Qualification

    BA - Bachelor of Arts

  • Location

    Fife College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE INFORMATION

Developed in partnership with Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, the new BA (Hons) Creative Enterprise will equip you with the practical skills and expertise you need to transform your creative passion and talent into a sustainable freelance career.

Drawing on the success of creative ‘hubs’ and ‘incubators’, the two-year multi-disciplinary programme will be open to those who have successfully completed an HND in a range of creative industries subjects, including Jewellery, Photography, Interior Design and Computer Animation.

You will continue to develop your creative practice under the guidance of a mentor while undertaking modules that explore finance, marketing, design thinking, project management, and social enterprise.

The course, delivered at the College’s Glenrothes Campus, will be led by staff with international enterprising business experience in the creative eir lived experience will ensure that all of the content is tailored towards the realities of working as a freelancer or running a small business within the creative industries.

From day one you will be encouraged to start developing your business and each module has been designed to support you in creating a business model that will work. As such, in the final year, you will also create a fully developed business plan rather than a dissertation for your honours project.

Structure

Following your HND, you can opt to study for an honours degree over two years or an ordinary degree over one year. You will complete the range of modules each year as outlined.

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

You will be taught in lectures, seminars, group working and in practical workshops. We have superb on-campus resources including computing, digital design, jewellery, sound, film, post production, furniture, & art studios in which you can independently develop your professional practice alongside your taught modules. You will be assessed in a wide array of ways across the course, including presentations, reflective journals, reports, essays, and oral examinations.

Awarding Body:

The BA and BA (Hons) degree will be conferred by Queen Margaret University.

SKILLS DEVELOPED

This eclectic and inspiring course will give you the expertise to succeed in bringing your creative business to market. You'll learn enterprise and entrepreneurial skills and have your critical thinking sharpened to a fine point.

You will develop:

  • Enterprise Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Marketing and Financial Management Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Reflection Skills
  • Personal Motivation and Resilience

FURTHER STUDY

Students can go on to further study in areas of:

  • Post-Graduate Qualifications in a range of specialist areas

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) :

One of the Creative HND Awards (gained after 2015) listed below, with Graded Unit at A/B: HND Jewellery; HND Sound Production; HND Radio and Podcasting; HND Fashion Design and Manufacturing; HND Photography; HND Visual Communications; HND Furniture; HND 3D Interior Design; HND Art & Design; HND 3D Computer Animation; HND Acting and Performance; HND Screen. You will also require a tutor reference (internal candidates will require a positive ILR), a strong portfolio and a personal statement.

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University information

Fife College

  • Campus address

    Fife College, Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY, Scotland

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