The UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to develop your career as a creative professional. Whether you are looking to start a career as a freelance photographer, build a business selling your line of fashion products, grow sales for your eCommerce shop or develop your creative career in another direction, this course will give you the skills you need to make it a success.

You will learn how to develop entrepreneurial skills through assignments involving positioning and branding your creative enterprise in a crowded marketplace, reflecting on business models and cultural policies and develop your skills in project management, copyright law, budgeting, pitching, and marketing.

You will have the opportunity to define and develop your own artistic ambitions through supported workshops and self-directed study. You will conduct case studies into competitors, carry out feasibility studies to clearly define your place in the creative market. On completion of the course, you will have created a business plan enabling you to take forward your creative enterprise into a professional context.

As the course focuses on developing the skills required to build a creative business, it is suitable for applicants from a wide variety of creative fields including art and design, fashion and textiles, photography and graphic design.
Students will complete three units, each of which will be assessed through a portfolio of work completed over the duration of the course. Students will not be required to sit exams on this course.

The units include:

  • The Creative Entrepreneur
  • The Creative Practitioner
  • The Creative Enterprise.

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Tuition fees are payable for all Higher Education courses and the fee for this course is displayed in the information above. This can be paid for in a number of ways:

• HE Loan (or Advanced Learner Loan for some courses)
• Instalment Plan
• Lump sum

HE Loans are easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000.

If you applying for our Level 4 Creative Enterprise Diploma, there may be no fees to pay if you are under 19 at the start of the course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 200.