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MPhil in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

 

***Please note this course is not accepting any new applicants for 2017.18***

 

Course Structure

The MPhil course offers three different strands to allow students to take taught modules worth 60 ECTS and an entrepreneurial research module worth 30 ECTS in their creative practice or to explore an area of alternative creative discipline:

  • Creative Technologies: including computer games, interactive entertainment and digital media
  • Performance Arts: including drama, music and dance
  • Visual Culture: including design, fine art, visual art, film and animation

Strand 1: Creative Technologies

Taught modules (60 ECTS): Students who elect to pursue the Creative Technologies Strand must take all the following mandatory taught modules worth 40 ECTS:

  • Module 1: History of the Culture Industries (10 ECTS)
  • Module 2: Entrepreneurial Modelling (10 ECTS)
  • Module 3: Design Thinking (10 ECTS)
  • Module 4: The Entrepreneutrial Journey (10 ECTS)

Students pursuing this strand must also select two modules (each worth 10 ECTS) from the following options:

  • Module 4: Visual Computing (10 ECTS)
  • Module 5: Introduction to Programming for Digital Media (10 ECTS)
  • Module 6: Games, Design and Development (10 ECTS)

Strand 2: Performance Arts

Taught modules (60 ECTS): Students who elect to pursue the Performance Arts Strand must take all the following mandatory taught modules worth 40 ECTS:

  • Module 1: History of the Culture Industries (10 ECTS)
  • Module 2: Entrepreneurial Modelling (10 ECTS)
  • Module 3: Design Thinking (10 ECTS)
  • Module 4: The Entrepreneutrial Journey (10 ECTS)

Students pursuing this strand must also select two modules (each worth 10 ECTS) from the following options:

  • Module 7: Strategies of Analysis in Theatre and Performance (10 ECTS)
  • Module 8: Screenwriting (10 ECTS)
  • Module 9: Practice of Writing (10 ECTS)

Strand 3: Visual Culture

Taught modules (60 ECTS): Students who elect to pursue the Visual Culture Strand must take all the following mandatory modules worth 40 ECTS:

  • Module 1: History of the Culture Industries (10 ECTS)
  • Module 2: Entrepreneurial Modelling (10 ECTS)
  • Module 3: Design Thinking (10 ECTS)
  • Module 4: The Entrepreneutrial Journey (10 ECTS)

Students pursuing this strand must also select two modules (each worth 10 ECTS) from the following options:

  • Module 10: Cinema and Ireland (10 ECTS)
  • Module 11: Animation: History and Practice (10 ECTS)
  • Module 12: Text and Image: Theory and Practice (10 ECTS)
  • Module 13: Curating Art in Theory and Practice (10 ECTS)
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Research module (30 ECTS): Students in each strand must also take a research component of the course worth 30 ECTS:

  • Module 14: Entrepreneurial Project/Dissertation - under supervision in Trinity or Goldsmiths

The lecture hours for both full-time and part-time are the same. In year one, the part-time students must complete the 60 ECTS credits for taught modules. They then have the second year to complete their project/dissertation.
Full-time students must complete their projects/dissertations by September of the academic year they are registered for.