Master of Cultural and Creative Industries

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093655B

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Master of Cultural and Creative Industries is a program built on the recognition that the cultural sector is one of the most exciting and innovative ones in the contemporary world. Music, film, new media, computer games, publishing, music, the visual and performing arts, tourism, crafts, design and fashion all offer dynamic careers now and in the future. Policymakers at city, national and international levels understand that the benefits of the cultural sector go beyond monetary value and are essential for social well-being. Key to the future of developed and developing countries, this interdisciplinary program provides you with a critical overview of a rapidly growing sector and its many employment opportunities.

The Master of Cultural and Creative Industries offers an individual road map to dynamic careers in the independent arts and creative/cultural industries; working in cultural policy, governance and community development; and/or seeking to place cultural economies in an historical context, and its implications for contemporary practice.

The course offers a research or internship project component, which provides the opportunity to work in interdisciplinary contexts to combine theory and practice in responding to local and global issues at individual, community, corporate and government levels. For instance, you may participate in the unit Shanghai City Lab, a unique program aimed at immersing students in the cultural economy of Asia's new global metropolis.

As a student in the Master of Cultural and Creative Industries, you will be taught by academic staff who are widely regarded as leading experts in their respective fields. Further, you will attend regular presentations from a range of policymakers, industry practitioners, cultural activists, urban planners and community groups. These include Renew Newcastle and Renew Australia; Melbourne cultural policy representatives; live music campaigners; cultural consultants working with indigenous groups; and creative industry practitioners and advisors.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
36,400 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
24 Jul 2023
1 year
Read more1 year/1.5 years/2 years (full time), depending on prior qualifications

Full time
Caulfield campus
900 Dandenong Road
Melbourne Victoria 3145
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry level 1:

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least credit (60%) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

Entry level 2:

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

Or

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least a 50% average in both qualifications, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

Or

A minimum of five years work experience in a cognate field* and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average

*Applicants are required to provide a Curriculum Vitae and a reference from their employer.

Entry level 3:

An Australian bachelor honours degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

Level A

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, No PTE communicative skills score below 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169

Address

Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
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