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MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended

University of Bolton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Bolton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

This innovative and dynamic MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended offers you the opportunity to develop key employability skills and extend your expertise in your chosen field of creative practice. Combining focused study in your chosen specialism with essential training to develop the high-level transferable skills needed for success in the commercial creative industries, this course allows you to become the master of your own career development.

Career Opportunities

The MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended offers named postgraduate routes for practice‐based areas including Art and Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Games Art and Development, Live Events, Media, Performing Arts, Special Effects, Theatre, and Visual Effects. Additionally, it’s an excellent option if you’ve been working in a relevant field gaining degree-level knowledge through experience and self-study rather than formal education. This master’s aims to expand the knowledge and expertise you’ve gained through your undergraduate or professional work and pave the way for you to achieve your ambitions.

The creative industries are among the fastest growing sectors in the UK economy (Creative Industries Federation, 2019). As a region, Greater Manchester has over 500 cultural organisations, and is the largest digital, tech and creative cluster outside of London. This master’s degree aims to prepare you effectively for employment in the creative industries so that you’re best able to exploit the varied opportunities offered by this exciting and innovative sector.

As well as building your creative practice, we’ll support you to identify and develop the personal and business skills that are most highly-valued in your chosen area of the creative industries. Not only will this help you get established early on in your career, but you’ll also be primed to take on leadership roles and you’ll have the lifelong learning, problem-solving and decision-making skills needed to adapt to the challenges you face throughout your career.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 86

    93rd out of 97 1

    91st out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    115 51%

    65th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    40th

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    104 51%

    78th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    39th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    74th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    69th

    9

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