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Creative Arts Business and Enterprise Professional Diploma Level 4

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Bracknell & Wokingham College,
Church Rd,
Bracknell, RG12 1DJ

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Develop your knowledge and skills on this career-focused course, awarded by the University of the Arts London

Have you always wanted to work within the creative arts sector? Do you have a skill, a passion or just an interest in the creative industries?

If you are an artist, a musician, an author or enjoy performing, designing or turning concepts and ideas into finished products and presentations, then this one year Professional Diploma Level 4 course in Creative Enterprise, awarded by the University of the Arts London, will give you the chance to develop and focus your skills and knowledge for a career as a creative professional.

After passing this course, you will be able to progress to university or enter employment in the creative industries.

How much will it cost?

If you are 18 the course is free.

If you are aged 19 or over £4650.00  you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

What I'll learn

There are three units that make up the Creative Enterprise Level 4 Professional Diploma:

Unit 1: The Creative Entrepreneur
This unit introduces you to the fundamental business skills needed to kick-start a creative business venture.

Unit 2: The Creative Practitioner
This unit allows you to develop your creative skills further through research and the development of your specific skills.

Both Units 1 and 2 are assessed at Pass or Fail through the submission of a Creative Portfolio.

Unit 3: The Creative Enterprise
This unit is the culmination of your Creative Portfolio development where you will formalise and present your own sustainable creative enterprise through a professional presentation.

Unit 3 will complete your Level 4 qualification and provide your final grade at either Fail, Pass, Merit or Distinction and is externally moderated by the University of the Arts London.


How I'll learn

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.


Entry Requirements

You will need to have a background in an Arts related subject (music, media, A&D, performing arts, fashion, makeup, literature).

A Level 3 Vocational Qualification with a minimum of Merit Grade or 3 X A levels A*- C

Mature students with relevant experience will be assessed at interview.


How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register for our online service and verify your account
  • Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs). 

Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.