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Cultural and Creative Industries MA

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MA is for you if culture, technology, power and business excite and intrigue you.

You study cultural industries, institutions, texts, identities and practices from a critical perspective. You’ll explore the meaning of culture as politics and philosophy, and also:

  • explore cultural innovation, promotion and value in a fast-changing world
  • understand how business, technology and the law are redefining cultural practices today
  • gain professional skills needed by cultural and creative organisations in the private and public sectors.

You can also apply for placements. The vibrant city of Brighton & Hove is a hub for cultural, creative and activist enterprise.

CAREERS

Our graduates are well prepared for careers in:

  • media, digital, creative and cultural industries
  • publishing
  • research
  • teaching
  • journalism
  • public relations
  • development work
  • curation.

Some of our graduates also go on to further study.

Graduate destinations

Recent Cultural and Creative Industries MA graduates have gone on to jobs including:

  • junior project manager, TGI Group
  • environmental assistant, Flugger AS
  • campaign planner, Haymarket.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 97

    7th out of 102 5

    18th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    142 70%

    18th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    78th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    146 76%

    19th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    7th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 71%

    23rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    60th

    28

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