What will I learn?

The ‘creative industries’, which include media, marketing, advertising, research and design, represent a significant and growing feature of the UK and global economy.

Course overview

This course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to undertake a managerial role in organisations, where creative staff and the commercial responsibilities of the work require managing.

Why study this course with us?

This course is designed to develop professional managers for the rapidly developing ‘creative industries’ sector. You will study both management theory and practice in the context of creative organisations. Examples of this could be in the fashion, film, web or publishing industries as a professional manager of projects and/or operations.

Our North West Media Centre (NWMC) has outstanding links with the media industry, including projects with leading organisations such as the BBC, and networks into MediaCityUK and WAcreative – providing opportunities for you to engage with practitioners. Students from the NWMC have gone on to win acclaim and awards in a number of creative industry fields.

Which department am I in?

Chester Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£12,450.00 (US$ 15,541) per year
This is a fixed fee

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Start date

October 2020


Warrington Campus

Crab Lane,


WA2 0DB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor's Degree from a recognised institution with 2.8 or above. IELTS: 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill).

For international students

Students need an honours degree in a complementary area, usually 2:2 or above, and/or suitable work experience. Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency to IELTS 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in each band or equivalent.

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About this uni

The University of Chester is home to students from 130 countries and offers more than 400 degree programmes with a focus on practical learning.

  • Diverse international student body
  • Guaranteed accommodation for international students
  • Located in the 2nd most student-friendly city in the UK 2019
  • Top ten UK university for postgraduate research