Courses

Master of Creative Industries

HECAMCI

We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI).

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The MCI aims to build on your creative networks, strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice with supervisory guidance from experts in your field. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries – enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Course Structure

The Master of Creative Industries curriculum model is based upon three thematic streams. These are (1) Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation (2), Applied Research and (3) Creative Practice

There are three embedded exit points for the MCI, which are:

  • Graduate Certificate of Creative Industries (one semester/48 Credit Points)
  • Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries (two semesters/96 Credit Points)
  • Master of Creative Industries (three semesters/144 Credit Points)

What do I need to do to enrol?

The MCI accepts qualified graduates or appropriately qualified industry experienced professionals.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Creative Industries Information Sessions

When:
Wed 14/11/2018, 3:00pm
Mon 17/12/2018, 11:00am
Mon 14/01/2019, 1:30pm

Where:
Building Q Level 3 rooms 302&303, Fairfield Campus

Courses: Master of Creative Industries
Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries
Graduate Certificate of Creative Industries

Local Students

Code

HECAMCI

Campuses

Fairfield

Department

Visual Arts - HE
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 1.5 years

Part-time: 3 years

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM (1st and 2nd semester)
Wed - AM and PM (1st and 2nd semester)
Tue - AM and PM (3rd semester)
Thu - AM and PM (3rd semester)

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor on 03 9269 8400

Modes of Delivery

Mentorship, Formal Supervision, Online, Classroom

Fees

Per Semester: $8350
Per Year: $16700

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Materials

We will provide a list of required materials and books at the start of the course.

You will have access to PhD qualified staff, accounting software packages, journal databases and other library collections

Entrance Requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years) Applicants are not admitted under this category. Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study Applicants are not admitted under this category. Applicants with higher education Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in a Creative Arts discipline or other appropriate area, such as Arts Management or Arts Education with a credit average awarded by a recognised university or tertiary institution. Applicants with work and life experience A minimum of five years full-time equivalent work or creative practice experience in creative and performing arts or in an industry position related to creative and performing arts.

Pathways to further study

Once you have graduated as a Master of Creative Industries you may choose to go onto further study such as undertaking a PhD in the Arts or other related field

Career Pathways

You will find employment through creative enterprise, as an
  • arts professional
  • practising artist
  • self-employed arts entrepreneur
  • arts in the public service sector
  • academic creative arts employment

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

International Students

Code

HECAMCI

CRICOS Code

083046K

Campuses

Fairfield

Duration

Full-time: 1.5 years

Modes of Delivery

Mentorship, Formal Supervision, Online, Classroom

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $9400
  • Tuition fees per year: $18800
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Entrance Requirements

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in a Creative Arts discipline or other appropriate area such as Arts Management, Arts Education, with a credit average awarded by a recognised university or TAFE. For more information, applicants are encouraged to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information Sessions. Alternatively (for prospective applicants without a completed undergraduate degree) - candidates may enter the Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate by demonstrating a minimum of five years full-time equivalent work or creative practice experience in creative and performing arts or in an industry position related to creative and performing arts. Academic: Undergraduate degree in Creative Arts or other appropriate area in the Arts
English: Academic IELTS 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0, Pearson PTE Academic 58 overall with no individual communicative skill below 50, or Melbourne Polytechnic recognised equivalency.

Alternatively (for prospective applicants without a completed undergraduate degree) - candidates must have a minimum of five years full-time equivalent work or creative practice experience in creative and performing arts or in an industry position related to creative and performing arts.

Materials

Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department

Pathways to further study

Once you have graduated as a Master of Creative Industries you may choose to go onto further study such as undertaking a PhD in the Arts or other related field

Career Pathways

You will find employment through creative enterprise, as an
  • arts professional
  • practising artist
  • self-employed arts entrepreneur
  • arts in the public service sector
  • academic creative arts employment

Enrolment Intake

  • February
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Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects
MCI101 CREATIVITY
MCI102 CREATIVE INDUSTRIES ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MCI103 DEVELOPING CREATIVE ENTERPRISES
MCI104 CREATIVE PRACTICE 1
MCI201 CREATIVE PRACTICE 2
MCI202 PROJECT DESIGN
MCI203 CREATIVE PROJECT 1
MCI204 ARTS LAW
MCI205 STRATEGY IN CREATIVE ENTERPRISES
MCI301 CREATIVE PROJECT 2 & 3
MCI302 CREATIVE PRACTICE 3
MCI303 CREATIVE INDUSTRIES LEADERSHIP
MCI304 DEVELOPING ARTS AUDIENCES
MCI305 GRANT WRITING