Project Management for Creative Practitioners at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Project Management for Creative Practitioners (Taught)

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • You will study and collaborate with creative professionals from the art and design economy.
  • Our links to professional practice help ensure your studies are relevant to the workplace.
  • You will have an opportunity to complete the course with a professional certificate in an agile management framework, which is internationally recognised. This certification is accredited by APMG.
About this course Project, product, and design management, commercial and operational skills are an advantage to art and design graduates, along with a critical understanding of what it means to deliver value (beyond monetary value), can provide a boost for mid-career creative practitioners. This course offers tailored opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills in design and project and product management. You will participate in designing projects, develop a portfolio of projects in response to live briefs and deliver a major project working with key stakeholders or on your own personal enterprise and development pathway. You will gain skills in areas such as entrepreneurship, funding, marketing, collaborative practice, resource management, risk assessment and, importantly for creative practice, agile work flow. Example modules
  • Principles of Project Management
  • The Creative Freelancer
  • Designing and Running Successful Projects
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.


Example modules: Principles of Project Management; The Creative Freelancer; Designing and Running Successful Projects. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises practicals (e.g. pitch presentations, reflective presentations and demonstrations) and coursework (e.g. project evaluation, reflective essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation). The approximate percentage for how you will be assessed on this course is as follows, though depends to some extent on the optional modules you choose: Type of assessment: Coursework: 50% Practical: 50%

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree (or equivalent) in art and design practice disciplines or, have professional experience in the creative industries (this may also include performing arts practice). Candidates will be offered an interview. This will be a two way conversation, either at the campus or via Skype, about the course contents and, the experience and ambitions of the candidate.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £18700 Year 1
England £10900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10900 Year 1
Scotland £10900 Year 1
Wales £10900 Year 1
International £18700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the course provider webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Project Management for Creative Practitioners at Kingston University - UCAS