Business of the Creative Industries (Hons), B.A. | University of York | York, United Kingdom
36 months
21950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Business of the Creative Industries (Hons) programme from the University of York will prepare you to become a future creative business leader with this unique and innovative course.

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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.

Career opportunities

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
  • Advertising
  • Creative business leader

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business for Screen 
  • Content Development 
  • Story 
  • Creative Materials 
  • Business for Performance 
  • Creative Business Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • ABB

Access to Higher Education Diploma

  • 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • DDM

Cambridge Pre-U

  • D3, M2, M2

European Baccalaureate

  • 75% overall

International Baccalaureate

  • 34 points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21950 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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