This course is ideal if you wish to gain the knowledge and skillset to establish your own business or work effectively in an entrepreneurial and creative environment.
If you used all five of your choices on your original application and you’re not holding an offer, you’ll be able to add another choice using Extra. And the Extra good news is that South Essex College has places on all of its higher education programmes and teacher training courses so it is not too late to study for your future.
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The course is designed to provide you with both a theoretical and practical knowledge of business engagement alongside developing your creative and strategic skill set to enable and enrich your entrepreneurial and enterprise talents.
It also accommodates and acknowledges the importance of the creative industries as the fastest growing part of the UK economy and recognises the opportunities this sector now provides for future employment. It is an area that would benefit from an injection of entrants who are able to bridge the business-creatives divide. This course aims to arm you with the skills to bridge the gap by unifying business and creative orientations.
Lectures will take place in small groups, with no more than 30 students, while workshops and seminars will be no larger than 15 students. This will enable high quality interactive and student led teaching through the duration of the degree programme.
When not attending lectures or other timetabled sessions you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study. Typically, this will involve reading journal articles and books, working on individual and group projects, undertaking research in the library, preparing coursework assignments and presentations. A range of excellent facilities, including the library, the Learning Resource Centre and the Forum, supports your independent learning.
A range of methods are used to develop skills and to assess progress and learning. Assessment methods include:
You will receive formative feedback as part of your one-to-one sessions with your unit teachers. You will also receive summative feedback on all formal assessments undertaken by coursework. Feedback is intended to help you learn and you are encouraged to discuss it with your unit leader tutor. Feedback can be given in a range of different ways in order to accommodate a variety of learning styles and aptitudes including group critiques, recorded verbal feedback and written feedback.
We aim to provide you with feedback within 20 working days of hand-in (for al formal coursework assessment).
You can progress to post-graduate education, pursue a career in an entrepreneurial and/or creative environment or establish your own business.
You will need a minimum of 80 UCAS points from one or more of the following:
Applying for a course is simple:
If you have any questions, a course adviser is here to help you.