LCCA - London College of Contemporary Arts

Global Master of Business & Management


COURSE OVERVIEW


LCCA’s Global Master of Business & Management programme will prepare you for success in a number of business sectors. The course is ideal for those seeking a well-rounded knowledge of business in order to become a forward-thinking leader within the creative industries.

You will hone your business knowledge whilst developing the creative skills needed to thrive in today’s creative industries. Students will be able to specialise in the following areas: cosmetics and beauty, fashion industry, games industry, global media industries, lifestyle goods, luxury goods and services or the music industry.

Awarded by TEF Gold institute, the University for the Creative Arts, this course will provide students with the specialist knowledge and practical skills needed to apply effective business and management to the creative industries. You’ll be taught through a combination of seminars, tutorials and workshops whilst being encouraged to challenge preconceptions and highlight opportunities for professional business development within your own preferred subject area. 

Students will examine business management from a global context, examining the tools needed tackle challenges of sustainability, societal and governance issues. The course will also look at the varying components of business, enhancing student’s knowledge of finance, marketing, operations, human resources and innovation management.

 

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KEY INFORMATION
Campus

Holborn, London

Intakes

February | October

Duration

One year

Study mode

Full-time, blended learning - online and on-campus

Awarding body

University for the Creative Arts

Tuition fees

UK/EU citizens - £8,000 per annum

Funding

SFE funding available

UCAS INFORMATION
Institution code

L84

Campus code

H

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION THROUGH UCAS

COURSE DETAILS


TERM 1 MODULES

The Business Lecture Series

Learn contemporary business practices used within the current creative industry and gain a foundational knowledge of your chosen area of business. You will also have the opportunity to learn from creative professionals who are experts in the field and will therefore provide you with key industry insights.

Creative Thinking

Understand the definitions, modes and concepts of creativity and its importance for consumer needs and user interface. By implementing creative processes and techniques, this unit will significantly enhance your creative skills.

International Finance, Accounting and Reporting

Grasp effective management accounting techniques during this unit and develop effective planning and decision-making skills. 

TERM 2 MODULES

People and Management

This module will explore historical and contemporary approaches management as you analyse different ways to motivate and manage staff.

International Business Strategy

Examine different approaches to strategic management from an international perspective. You’ll learn how to sustain competitiveness within ever-changing and demanding international as well as industrial environments.

TERM 3 MODULES

Ideas Development and Business Proposal

Through practice research and analysis, this unit will teach you to define and develop individual concepts for business proposals. Your research and practice will be directed and guided by a project proposal in which you negotiate and review your business management practice with your tutors.

Final Creative Business Project

The Final Creative Business Project will allow you to demonstrate everything you’ve learnt in terms of theoretical knowledge and practical skills developed throughout your MA. You will combine all your new, invaluable skills needed to stand out to business consultancy organisations and employers around the world.

Upon successful completion of this specialist business course, students will be equipped to lead in a number of creative industries, including:

  • Fashion
  • Film
  • TV
  • Animation
  • Computer games

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be equipped with the transferable skills and technical know-how for a dynamic career in creative business. For many, a master’s is also a stepping-stone towards a career in academia and MA students could therefore consider pursuing a PhD after graduation.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • An honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline

and/or;

  • Relevant work experience, demonstrating an ability to study at postgraduate level

Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.

If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. If you require a visa to study in the UK, you will also need a minimum score of 5.5 in each individual component.

WHY STUDY AT LCCA


LCCA strives to provide its students with both academic excellence, career focus and a friendly environment across all disciplines. Our boutique campus is located in Holborn, at the heart of central London, with a range of facilities and equipment, making it the perfect place to study.

LCCA offers students opportunities to engage with experts both on and off campus.

Our teachers are experts in their field and will enrich your learning experience, facilitating your access to the most current industry expertise and networks across their creative specialisms.

We provide a range of top undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that are delivered in partnership with TEF Gold awarded institute, the University for the Creative Arts.

FACILITIES

We provide dedicated facilities for students, helping them to produce work at an industry-level standard and preparing them for a bright future. These facilities are the reason why, upon graduation, our students feel prepared to start working from day one.

Our students have access to a range of specialist facilities across the college. These include:

  • Mac studios with 110 Apple iMac. Software includes: GameMaker, Autodesk Maya, Unreal Engine, Cinema 4D, Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
  • Access to WGSN – a leading trend forecasting company for fashion and design businesses
  • Reprographic services
  • 3D printers
  • Fashion studios with 46 industrial sewing machines, overlockers and embroidery sewing machines
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Photography Studio
  • Art and Design Studio
INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

Whether you’re completing your first degree or undertak­ing further study to progress your career or change your career direction, LCCA’s strong industry links and wide networks will help you develop your skills, gain valuable experience and make contacts to boost your career opportunities.

·         Aitor Throup Studio LTD

·         Burberry

·         Calvin Klein Jeans

·         Chloé

·         Claret Press

·         Harrods

·         Hop Fashion

·         House of Fraser

·         James Lakeland

·         Jan Masny

·         Karen Millen

·         Christian Louboutin

·         Bartlett Mitchell

·         Boodica UK

·         Pringle of Scotland

·         Richard Boll

·         Soho House

·         Ted Baker

·         Tommy Hilfiger

·         YKK

·         Yulan Creative

·         Paul Smith

·         Louis Vuitton

·         Maria Grachvogel

·         Net-a-Porter

·         Little Wardrobe London Ltd

·         Claret Showroom

·         ZARA

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