Masters Programs in Creative Economy

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Creative Economy

A creative economy is one where there are several economic activities that are geared towards effective exploitation as well as the generation of knowledge and the right information. The economy incorporates the likes of cultural industries. Creative economy includes activities such as art, fashion, music, films, design, publishing, advertising, software, toys and architecture among other economic activities in the industry.

The need to train young people for professionalism in handling and competently working within the economy has been rising over the years. Today, you can comfortably achieve what is best for your liking thanks to the launch of a Masters degree in Creative Economy. The degree program is offered in major arts and creative studies universities and colleges worldwide. The course is meant to sharpen the talents as well as show some reliable light in the world of creativity.

Creativity is slowly gaining its position in the modern economy. This has made a Master of Creative Economy degree become very important for many people in a variety of industries. One can enroll for the course worldwide and learn effective skills and quality training aspect of the program. It is designed to complement the inner abilities of learners in the industry. Master of Creative Economy has been the best way to nurture the growing need to use creativity in handling modern changes to economy and markets. You will learn the best skills and ideas so as to apply them across industries and worldwide.

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Master in Global Markets, Local Creativities (Erasmus Mundus International Master)

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The programme aims to examine how local places (clusters, cities and regions) and local actors (entrepreneurs, firms and policymakers) generate local competitiveness under global market conditions. [+]

Masters in Creative Economy. Master in Global Markets, Local Creativities (Erasmus Mundus International Master) Global Markets, Local Creativities (GLOCAL) This two-year International Master leverages the complementary and interdisciplinary expertise, resources and networks of four leading universities (The Consortium) in four innovative cities: Glasgow (United Kingdom) Barcelona (Spain) Rotterdam (the Netherlands) Göttingen (Germany) The programme aims to examine how local places (clusters, cities and regions) and local actors (entrepreneurs, firms and policymakers) generate local competitiveness under global market conditions. This two-year programme equips you with the critical skills to make sense of the intersecting complementarity of the global and local but also provides opportunities for practical experience. The degree is ideal for highly talented students seeking a career in urban or public policy organisations, multinational corporations, international consultancies, cultural and creative industries, media or other non-profit organisations. Students will be encouraged to explore a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives on the process and experience of globalisation from a place-based perspective, in particular of cities, creative industries, development and local cultures of entrepreneurship. Programme Structure This is a 2-year full-time degree with two pathways: “Global History & Creative Cities" Pathway 1 (Glasgow, Barcelona, Rotterdam) that stresses economic orders, creative cities and industries, and the history of international relations and globalization. Pathway 1 is suitable for applicants from Arts and Humanities academic background (English Language, Literature, Anthropology, Languages etc.) “Global Markets & Development” Pathway 2 (Glasgow, Barcelona, Göttingen) that stresses global political economy, immigrant entrepreneurship, and global marketing and mass consumption. An academic background... [-]

MCom in Econometrics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 weeks February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of econometric methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications by using econometric techniques either to perform empirical checks on specific economic models, or as tools for forecasting and policy evaluation. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work. [+]

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of econometric methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications by using econometric techniques either to perform empirical checks on specific economic models, or as tools for forecasting and policy evaluation. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce Honours qualification on New NQF level 8/Old NQF level 7, which is deemed applicable by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with departmental-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the department. Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills and/or knowledge development. Candidates may also be required to successfully defend their research proposals at special discussion sessions. Contact details: Dr Christie Schoeman / 011 559 2062 / christies@uj.ac.za [-]