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ACM (The Academy of Contemporary Music): Creative Industries Futures (Community Arts & Wellbeing)

Institution ACM (The Academy of Contemporary Music)
Department Academy of Contemporary Music
Telephone 01483 500 841
Study type Taught


Course information This programme offers you the opportunity to be part of a creative community whilst on your journey of personal, professional and academic development towards your own creative industries future. Benchmark your current sector knowledge, your technical and transferable skills gained either through your undergraduate programme or in your early to mid-career. During this intensive critical review, identify and close skills gaps with our professional and academic mentors and your masters peer group.

With this new insight into your values, capabilities, strengths, and interests, you will be supported to investigate creative research opportunities that demonstrate leadership in an applied project. This aims to develop your own expertise in at the forefront of creative practice or enterprise, particularly in interdisciplinary contexts.

This is less likely to be a theoretical thesis and more likely to be a proof of concept, a collaborative tool, a process innovation, or a minimum viable product.

We will enable you to:

Put your ‘ideas into action’ through our rapid collaborative, cross-disciplinary problem solving ‘gym’ in which you and your peers apply creative competences to propose solutions.

Effectively communicate value and impact to potential stakeholders from diverse work environments.

Familiarise yourself with professional networking with academic researchers and professional practitioners in creative industries contexts, such as our very own, Metropolis Studio.

Articulate, influence, and develop the jobs of the future through effective collaboration, critical and creative thinking and the active listening, agility, and empathy required to solve complex problems in any industry.

Create or join a community of practice as lifelong learners.

We welcome recent graduates, post-experience graduates and current professionals with at least 3 years industry experience.

Master of Arts or Master of Science - MA/MSc

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