Developed in partnership with Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, this innovative BA: Creative Enterprise will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to build your creative passion and talent towards a sustainable freelance career.

This multi-disciplinary course is open to those who have successfully completed an HND in a range of Creative Industries subjects. You will continue to develop your creative practice whilst undertaking modules that explore finance, marketing, portfolio building, design thinking, project management, and social enterprise.

You will be taught in lectures, seminars, group working and in practical workshops. We have superb on-campus resources including computing, digital and graphic design, jewellery, sound production, film and screen production/ post production, furniture, interior and jewellery workshops in which you can independently develop your professional practice alongside your taught modules. You will be assessed in a wide array of ways across the course, including presentations, reflective journals, reports, essays, and coursework. Key skills developed are

  • Enterprise Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Marketing and Financial Management Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Group-working
  • Critical Reflection Skills
  • Personal Motivation and Resilience
  • 1 year full-time
  • Professional Practice Portfolio
  • Producing Cultural Projects
  • Marketing and Promotion for Creative Practitioners
  • Finance and Fundraising for Creative Start-ups
  • Industry Based Learning Project
  • You must achieve at least a B pass for Graded Units and have achieved 30 Credits from your HND
  • You will need to submit an e-portfolio illustrating your creative practice and process.
  • Creative Business Entrepreneur
  • Creative Service Provider
  • Creative Process Facilitator
  • Creative Educator
  • Portable hard drive
  • USB memory stick
  • Module related Text-books
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process
  • This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise