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Enterprise Development for Creative Practices (Postgraduate Diploma, L9, 60 ECTS)

Status: Register Interest


Level

09

Duration

1 Year

Department

Art & Design


Start Date

TBC

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Clare Street

This programme is aimed at non-business graduates who are interested in starting a creative enterprise, looking to advance their careers by achieving a qualification in business with a focus on the creative industries sector or supporting the advancement of creative graduates into other sectors where organisations are increasingly hiring creative graduates for their creativity, critical thinking, problem solving and innovation capabilities.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must possess a primary honours degree or equivalent.

Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPL) will be granted based on relevant experience and training in accordance with LIT's RPL policy.

This is a Level 9 postgraduate diploma award. It is expected that candidates would be comfortable with technology. Ideal candidates would be those with previous design experience that may require enhanced technical qualifications to further their career. Prior experience with technology would be an advantage. This understanding is usually demonstrated with a portfolio of previous work or RPL.

Successful candidates will then be called for an interview.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

New Enterprise Creation & Development (10 Credits): Fundamentals for starting a business.

Business Dev. & Management Practice (10 credits): Time & Project Management, Branding, Marketing & PR.

Leadership & Entrepreneurial Dev. (10 credits): Strategic Leadership, Negotiation, Ethics & Sustainability.

Scaling a Business (10 credits): Business modelling for a growth organisation.

Innovation & Product/Service Dev. (10 credits): Innovation - creative problem solving / design thinking.

Communication (10 credits): Presentations & Pitching, Digital Marketing & Content Creation

Are there opportunities for further study?

**TBC PL

What are the career prospects?

**TBC PL

More Information

Delivery

TBC for 2022

Time Commitment

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Assessment

TBC for 2022

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9, 60 ECTS)

Application Deadline

TBC for 2022

For queries relating to the course

Springboard@lit.ie

For academic queries

eleanor.moloney@lit.ie

Course Fees

TBC 2021

This programme will be 90% Springboard+ funded for applicants in employment and 100% funded for applicants that are unemployed and on a qualifying payment.

Please see www.springboardcourses.ie for eligibility criteria details.

 

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