September 2018


Full or part time


1 year

COurse Description

Validated by De Montfort University, and delivered by Leicester College, this programme aims to provide graduates with professional, work-ready skills and commercial knowledge for successful careers in the creative industries. Emphasis will be placed on the development of skills and knowledge enabling you to become fully engaged, independent, and critical practitioners who have the ability to project manage and understand the requirements for success within your chosen creative industry. This will be achieved through significant research and a project proposal relative to your subject specialism.

What You'll Learn

The ‘project model’ basis of this programme requires you to research, propose, and execute a body of work relevant to your sector. This will be managed through subject-specialist teaching, related to the professional development/project preparation and work-based project modules. Business skills and continuing professional development pertinent to freelance and micro business operation will underpin your activities within these modules. A business for creative industries programme will also be delivered, which seeks to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Critical engagement with key practice and theory will be delivered through the creative and critical enquiry module. The programme aims to produce graduates able to create and market their own work, contributing to the future shape of the creative industries.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry to this course requires successful completion of a level 5 qualification, such as a foundation degree (FdA) or an HND.

You are expected to hold GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or equivalent..

Career Progression

This level 6 course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to work as a freelance / independent practitioner within the creative industries. The course content enables you to develop a portfolio of work that will allow you to display your industry practice and prowess.

Successful completion of this BA (Hons) degree can allow for progression to an MA/postgraduate qualification in associated subject specialisms.