Comments about Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise) - On Campus - Melbourne - Victoria
The Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise) provides intensive training in developing a new creative venture, including business and strategic planning in the creative industries, alongside creative practice and development in writing, publishing, new media, performance and/or film. It culminates in the development of a start-up creative enterprise or production outcomes for a project. Students may undertake the Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise) (8 cp) in part time or full time mode. The course builds on core units of Arts Audiences, Arts/Media Law and New Ventures, with the option of an elective in areas such as photography, dance, events/working in creative teams and fundraising. It culminates in developing the project in a studio-based incubator environment. Every student will bring to the course a creative idea, concept or project that is to be developed through learning, practice and mentoring in enterprise skills and creative production in a studio-based incubator environment. Industry practitioners and professionals will act as mentors to the 'classroom as incubator'. The Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise) is a unique course, offering local creative practitioners a lifelong investment in their entrepreneurial and economic future. It also meets a growing international student demand for transferring education in the creative arts to a creative business.
To be eligible for admission into the Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise) applicants require: * a bachelor degree from an approved tertiary institution; or * qualifications deemed to be equivalent; or * extensive relevant work experience undertaken at a senior level as deemed appropriate by the Course selection team.
Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise)
Fees and charges
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study. If you are studying a graduate certificate of 4 credit points, your total course EFTSL is 0.5.
This is a fee-paying course. Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees. For more information about FEE-HELP go to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/fees/.
Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2009 can be viewed at http://www.deakin.edu.au/current-students/handbooks2009/search.php .
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
To qualify for the award of Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise) a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study from the units listed below:
ACE701 Arts Audiences in the Creative Economy
ALJ724 Law Media and Communication
ALR715 New Ventures in Creative Enterprise
Trimester 1 and trimester 2
ACE704 Creative Enterprise Incubator (4 credit points)
ACE705 Creative Incubator A (2 credit points)
ACE706 Creative Incubator B (2 credit points)
Select 1 elective from:
ACE707 Imaging for Media
ACM716 Building Creative Teams
AMC701 Motion Capture Boot Camp
MMM793 Project and Event Management
MMM799 Arts Fundraising and Sponsorship
Students who enrolled prior to 2009 can contact the course coordinator to discuss unit selection options.
Admission requirements - general
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide
Admission requirements - specific
To be eligible for admission into the Master of Arts (Creative Enterprise) applicants require:
* a bachelor degree from an approved tertiary institution; or
* qualifications deemed to be equivalent; or
* extensive relevant work experience undertaken at a senior level as deemed appropriate by the Course selection team.
Advanced standing - general
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Advanced standing - specific
Applications for advanced standing will be considered depending on the quality and subject matter of the student's prior qualifications and professional experience.
The Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and the Masters course of Film and Video comprise a suite of fully articulated courses.
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Film and Video will lead to admission into either the Graduate Diploma of Film and Video or the Master of Film and Video with up to 4 credit points of advanced standing.
Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Film and Video will lead to admission into the Master of Film and Video with up to 8 credit points of advanced standing.