Develop the leadership and entrepreneurial skills to manage and inspire the UK's creative industries. This Business of the Creative Industries (Hons) degree from the University of York will teach you how to combine advanced business knowledge with practical production and insight into film, television, theatre and interactive media.
The creative industries are a major UK success story. Together film, television, theatre, games and music contribute £110 billion to the national economy every year.
These industries are always on the look-out for talented graduates with business skills to continue the UK's growth as it develops new international partnerships and enters new creative markets across the globe.
Careers and skills
We will equip you to develop a career in a range of creative production areas: screen, stage, games, festivals, public events, and more. You will learn a number of key skills, such as techniques for managing large-scale projects, budgeting and fundraising, distribution and marketing strategies, negotiation methods and you'll acquire knowledge of legal and regulatory issues relating to the creative industries. You'll learn this while exploring your own potential as an entrepreneur, to not only run but initiate new creative work, and find the next business opportunity in still untapped areas of digital media.
We expect graduates of this degree to become the creative entrepreneurs of the future, contributing to Britain’s world-leading reputation for delivering high quality arts and entertainment.
The majority of our graduates move into staff or freelance roles in the film, television, video and interactive media industries. Likely roles include:
- Producer in film, theatre, television or video games
- Film or TV commissioner, scheduler, event programmer
- Executive in leading creative institutions and media companies
- Marketing, distribution
- Creative business leader
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- Business for Screen
- Content Development
- Creative Materials
- Business for Performance
- Creative Business Leadership
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBusiness Administration Communication Studies Digital Communication View 208 other Bachelors in Digital Communication in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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Access to Higher Education Diploma
- 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher
BTEC National Extended Diploma
- D3, M2, M2
- 75% overall
- 34 points
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International19600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19600 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.