The Cultural Industries: Theory, Policy and Practice

Module code: MS7211

Throughout this module, you’ll be delving into the key social and cultural theories relating to the cultural, media and creative industries. To understand their full impact, you'll look at the varying economic and cultural policies that influence them. You’ll also look at how these industries operate by evaluating the different management, work and labour issues that underpin their operation. By understanding how the cultural industries operate, you'll gain a better understanding of what influences them as well as their role in creating culture in our society.

Learning

  • 11 hours of lectures
  • 11 hours of seminars
  • 1 hour of tutorial
  • 2 hours of external visits
  • 125 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Essay, 3,000 words (100%)