12 months full time; 24 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £5,500 part time £2,750
International: full time £11,500 part time fees
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
This innovative new MA, based in the University’s cutting edge research Culture Lab, is a practice-based, transdisciplinary programme that focuses on emerging creative practice and creative entrepreneurship in the digital age. It is designed for artists, designers, musicians, writers, computer scientists and practitioners who are interested in exploring novel disciplines in relation to transdisciplinary practice in order to expand their current work portfolio and to learn new technologies and skills.
You will have the opportunity to study a broad range of disciplines including film, music, creative writing, theatre, fine art, digital media and creative computing. The aim of the programme is to train young professionals by means of critical thinking and cutting edge skills, in order to respond to the requirements of the rapidly growing sectors of the culture and creative industries.
Throughout the programme there is a great emphasis on exploratory practice, innovation and transferable knowledge to prepare you for the ever-changing creative and economic environment. The programme will allow you to focus on one principal area of interest, combine two or opt for an even greater level of mix.
Find out more detailed information about the programme modules
Normally an upper-second-class Honours degree or international equivalent in one of the following subject areas: digital media, film, music, fine art, multimedia communication, visual communication and design, creative writing, architecture, museum and art curatorship, and computer science. If you hold a non-standard qualification, and/or have relevant work experience, please contact the School and speak to the Degree Programme Director before you apply.
Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of creative work with their application.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.