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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Creative and Cultural Industries

TU Dublin - Dublin City
TU Dublin - Dublin City
Course Code
DT597
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r1
280
Points Change
+1

Course Summary

This course is designed to produce graduates who can function as creative managers in the creative and cultural industry sector both nationally and internationally.

By sharing classes with students from practice-oriented classes in art, design, music and media, learners on this programme will also, crucially, gain a practical sense of creative practitioners, and their values, motivations and culture.

Graduates essentially will be able to look into, understand, and work between professionals involved in creative development and those responsible for commercialising the results.


The programme is a three-year modularised programme. It is an interdisciplinary programme consisting of existing modules drawn from across the College of Arts and Tourism and from the School of Marketing within the College of Business.

Course Details

College Link > DT597 - Creative and Cultural Industries

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

Number of Reserved Places: 3 places

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Enterprising

Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

Creative

Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

Career Progression

Employment in creative management in arts and media, artists and repertory (A&R), advertising, publishing, design, agent work, criticism, media production, festival management etc. concert promoter, cinema manager. 

Further study in Law, Journalism, Creative Digital Media, Advertising, Art, Design, Arts Administration, Public Relations, Business and Marketing etc. 

An international dimension is promoted by the provision, throughout the three years of the programme, of courses in major world languages and related intercultural studies and communication.

 

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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