Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting. We offer students of all ages and backgrounds a chance to study either part'time or full'time in our department and to gain an internationally recognised University of London qualification. The programme offers the opportunity for graduates of creative disciplines and other backgrounds, who share a common goal, to create business value through strategic management, innovation and design. London provides an ideal setting in which to examine the structure, role and entrepreneurship within the creative industries.

Course Modules

You complete 8 modules (totalling 120 credits) and write a 12,000'word dissertation (worth 60 credits); you choose 2 15'credit option modules from within the Department of Management and one 30'credit module from the School of Arts. Compulsory modules include: The creative industries: Theory and contexts; digital creativity and new media management; intellectual capital and competitiveness; research methods in management 1.

Course Additional Entry

Normally at least a 2nd'Class Honours degree in any subject area from a UK university or a non'UK equivalent; a professional or other qualification obtained by written examinations approved by the College. Relevant experience, supporting statements and references may be taken into consideration, especially in the case of non'standard applications. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £14,075  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,950  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,050  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,975  Academic year. First year home fees