What will I learn?


This Master’s degree enables you to experience the specific requirements of creating original work. This innovative postgraduate course will develop your practical and theoretical skills.

Additionally, you will develop a critical understanding of entrepreneurship and management for the fast-evolving creative industries. Whether you wish to set up a business, consider a career change, or advance into a managerial role, this is the course for you.

How we assess you

You will learn and be assessed through a wide variety of teaching methods depending on your chosen postgraduate course. These include online materials, guest lectures, group assignments, case studies, field visits, dealing room simulations, presentations, applied projects, consultancy work and examinations. On average examinations of core modules form between 15 - 50% of the assessed work. The remaining comes from coursework, including a written dissertation or project depending on your chosen programme.

Continuing your career

Studying creative enterprises can help you to progress in an entrepreneurial career either by pursuing a start-up opportunity or taking a leading managerial role in a creative firm.

Our alumni have come from backgrounds with considerable exposure to small or medium-sized enterprises within the creative sector. The course will equip you with the skills needed to implement creative and commercial strategies for enterprises in the creative sector.

Which department am I in?

University of Reading

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£22,500.00 (US$ 30,767) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected September 2022


Henley Business School



RG9 3AU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have four year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA of 3.0. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual postgraduate degree programmes.

For international students

Undergraduate degree: Minimum 2:1 or the equivalent from an Internationally recognised university. Degree discipline: Any discipline - usually in film, theatre, television or media, or a related humanities subject. IELTS 6.5 with no component below 6.0 in any sub-skills.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Reading

The University of Reading has great links to businesses and an international reputation for high-quality research and teaching.

  • Ranked among the top 20 per cent of universities worldwide
  • Approximately 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  • 98 per cent of the research rated internationally recognised
  • Over 21,000 students from over 165 countries

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