Middlesex University London - Professional Practice, Creative Industries Professional (DL) MA

Middlesex University London

Professional Practice, Creative Industries Professional (DL) MA

This is a highly flexible online Distance Education MA designed for professionals working across the creative industries. The course has been developed especially to allow you to continue working, integrating your professional practice and expertise with academic learning. The programme allows the individual practitioner to focus specifically on their chosen area, for example Producing, Artistic Management, or Arts/Industry Leadership.

Why study MA Professional Practice, Creative Industries Professional at Middlesex University?

Building on the success of our MA Professional Practice Dance Technique Pedagogy, the first programme of its kind in the country, this unique MA combines critical reflection and individual practice at one of the UK’s top universities for creative industries practice and research.

The course title includes a (Specialisation) option, to allow you to choose your specialisation during your studies, giving your degree the respective title such as Professional Practice, Creative Industries Professional (Producer) or Professional Practice, Creative Intustries Professional (Artist Manager).

Entry Requirements

We accept the equivalent of the below qualifications from a recognised overseas qualification.

You do not need a degree or professional qualifications to be considered for this course but should have equivalent professional experience

Applicant should be currently or recently engaged in professional level creative industries practice.

Further requirements

We also offer a week-long Dance and Writing Professional Practice: Summer Intensive, which supports potential students in bridging practice and academic writing skills.

To find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country please visit the relevant support in your country page. If you are unsure about the suitability of your qualifications or would like help with your application, please contact your nearest regional office for support.

English language requirements for international students

You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all four components). Visit our English language requirements page for a full list of accepted tests and qualifications.

If you don't meet our minimum English language requirements, we offer an intensive pre-sessional English course.

Career Prospects

What will you study on the MA Professional Practice, Creative Industries Professional?

This MA programme is rooted in reflective practice – the course enables you to use your existing skills and knowledge, and find ways to explore your current practice.

The course is divided into three modules with flexibility to pay per module and complete each phase in a time frame that works with and around your professional commitments and individual ambitions.

Course Details

  • You’ll have the flexibility to shape your studies around work commitments so that you can pursue your ambitions with structured support from experienced academic practitioners
  • Your practice is placed at the centre of your research investigation, making your study applicable within the profession and of value to colleagues, employers and other students
  • You’ll be part of a vibrant international creative industries research culture, with access to influential and internationally respected work across the field
  • Your professional experience will be used to claim 80 credits of your MA
  • As a student you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module and access to Middlesex's extensive online library.

Review of Professional Practice: Life learning, professional learner (10 credits)
Advanced Practitioner Inquiry: Meaning making in action (30 credits)
Independent Professional Practice Project: Cultivating questions through inquiry (60 credits)

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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