Cultural and Creative Industries: Industry Experience (889P4)

60 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

All year

You develop a project in relation to professional practices in the Cultural and Creative Industries through a portfolio of critical work making up an original and researched project. This includes a portfolio of work related to a professional work environment.

You will compile a relevant biography of critical, textual sources and industrial sources as appropriate, and critically evaluate these in constructing a response to a chosen question or topic.

You use primary and secondary research using suitable methodologies.

You undertake industry experience in a relevant organisation as part of your research for this project.


100%: Practical (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 600 hours of work. This breaks down into about 600 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.