BA Creative and Cultural Industries Hons

DT597

What you will Study

The programme is a three-year modularised programme. It is an interdisciplinary programme consisting of existing modules drawn from across the College of Arts and Tourism and from the School of Marketing within the College of Business.

In Year 1, students will take a series of core modules and will be allowed to take one module from each of the following three areas: (i) Art and Design, (ii) Music and Drama, (iii) Media and one module from any of these areas and/or Languages.

In Year 2, students will develop a more critical approach to the theory of cultural industries and continue to develop their skills in the practical area of managing a cultural enterprise. Students will also take modules from Art and Design, Music and Drama, Media and one module from either Languages or one of the above areas.

In Year 3, the emphasis in the first semester will be on developing the students’ knowledge and skills in managing the complex relationship that all cultural enterprises have with the state, mass media, general public and funding agencies. Students will also take advanced modules offered by Art, Design, Media, Language and Music. In Semester 2 students will have a choice of completing a practical industry project through Real World Learning or writing a dissertation on a topic in the area of creative and cultural industries.

Module Listing

Year One

Cultural Debates & Everyday Life in Ireland
Cultural Industries
Management & Business Organisation Core Legal Skills
Ireland: Politics, Society & Economics
Basic Accounting
plus 4 modules from the following areas:

Art & Design
Music & Drama
Media
Languages

Year Two

Cultural Industries
Marketing
Employment Law
Project Management
Introduction to PR Skills
plus 4 modules from the following areas:

Art & Design
Music & Drama
Media
Languages

Year Three

Television: Industry, Audiences & Markets
Cultural Funding
Intellectual Property
Media Law
Human Resource Management
Communications Cultural Project with Real World Learning Or Dissertation
plus 2 modules from the following areas:

Art & Design
Languages
Marketing
Media
Music & Drama

Further Information

Kieran Corcoran
School of Art, Design & Printing
email:  kieran.corcoran@dit.ie
tel:  +353 (0)1 402 4141