The Associate Degree in Creative Industries is designed as an award for people with a high level of expertise and technical skill in their creative profession who seek a higher education qualification to support their career development. They may wish to develop in the areas of creative industries management, entrepreneurship and innovation; advance to a related more senior role; or start on a pathway to a higher-level university qualification. The seven creative industries sectors addressed in this course include:
There will be an emphasis on developing knowledge and skills applicable to a multidisciplinary environment that many creative industries workplaces require. Four of the core units focus on the development, management and delivery of a creative industries project/event that will be launched in the last session of the course. The project aims to put into practice all the core unit learning outcomes integrated into a real work application.
Applicants may be regarded as eligible for admission if they have:
In addition, admission to the Associate Degree in Creative Industries requires all applicants to have at least three years relevant creative industries experience. Relevant industry experience includes any work that you have undertaken in the creative industries including vocational internship or secondment with a recognised creative industries company or organisation, and paraprofessional or professional engagement in a creative endeavour or event within your specified creative industries field.