Have ambitions to pursue a career in the fast-growing creative sector? Our MA Creative Enterprise: Communication Design programme combines leading academic expertise from the School of Arts and Communication Design and Henley Business School.
It will enable you to gain the skills and knowledge needed to progress in entrepreneurial careers within start-ups and creative firms.
Develop strategic and creative thinking skills and learn to apply design thinking to business
Major themes include information design, service design, user experience and brand identity
Suited to those who wish to advance their career in the design industry
Modules in design practice, entrepreneurship, management and intellectual property
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent)
Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in a design-related subject. For exceptional candidates without such a degree, you will need convincing evidence of relevant professional experience. In most cases, a relevant practice portfolio and an example of academic writing are also required.
What will you study?
Strategic information design
User-centred design methods
Management in creative and cultural organisations
Financing for entrepreneurship
Intellectual property law: copyright and design
Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please see our modules disclaimer for more information.
How much will it cost?
New UK/EU students: £8,100 per year
New international students: £17,100 per year
These course fees cover the cost of your tuition. Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs. See our information on living costs for more details.
Financial support for your studies
You may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary to help pay for your study. Students from the UK and other EU countries may also be eligible for a student loan to help cover these costs. See our fees and funding information for more information on what's available.
The fees given are for entry in the academic year starting in September 2021, and will be confirmed in your offer letter.You can find more information on fees and funding, including for part-time study, through our dedicated fees and funding page.
What career can you have?
Students studying creative enterprise gain the skills and expertise to progress in entrepreneurial careers, either pursuing start-up opportunities on their own or taking leading managerial roles in creative firms.