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Course summary

This course brings together the latest industry research of the Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies with the entrepreneurial knowledge of the Nottingham University Business School. Cultural industry insight You'll get a thorough grounding in how the cultural industries are structured, organised and operate. You'll also look at the policy framework they operate in and the unique professional roles and practices they've developed. Business development skills On the business side you'll study entrepreneurial creativity, how to launch new ventures and lead entrepreneurial growth. Through this distinctive combination you'll come to appreciate the relationship between fundamental research and its practical application. By the end of the course you'll be:

  • fluent in the financial, marketing and managerial aspects of the cultural industries
  • ready to make a significant contribution to the cultural and creative sector of the economy


Teaching for this course takes place in the Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies (at University Park Campus) and Nottingham University Business School (at Jubilee Campus). You will normally undertake a year-long research project focusing on a topic that interests you. In addition you will take a variety of modules covering aspects of the Cultural Industries and Entrepreneurship.

Assessment method

Most modules are assessed through extended essays. You may also be involved in presentations, videos, short answer questions or research proposals. You will also produce a detailed research project report.

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. We've had students with degree backgrounds in media, arts and culture, sociology, business and management. If you are unsure whether your degree is suitable please contact us. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Cultural Industries and Entrepreneurship MSc at University of Nottingham - UCAS