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EN is an approved centre for UAL Awarding Body Level 4 Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise.

Study at Level 4 gives students the opportunity to begin pursuing specific career areas within the Creative Media and Creative Arts sectors which may have only been explored holistically before. The UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise has been designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to develop their careers as creative professionals and is suitable for students interested in careers in Performing Arts, Creative Media (Film, Media and Media Production), Writing for film and theatre and Music’.

This course offers opportunities to cultivate employability by developing creative enterprise skills and expanding contact bases whilst developing start-up projects and professional practice. Students will have the opportunity to work with external clients and organisations on real live briefs to gain valuable experience that can be used on CVs and applications to creative companies and HE institutions. Students with Level 4 qualifications are provided with the opportunity to fast track into employment or self-employment in the creative industries and have an increased chance of progression into more exclusive and competitive Higher Education providers.

Assessment

All units are internally assessed and then externally assessed and verified by the awarding body.

Entry Requirements

For level 3 students only, who will not be over the age of 18 on the 1st September. Students must have achieved at least Merit / C grades in at least two relevant full Level 3* subjects to be considered for this course and must have demonstrated excellent commitment to learning and high attendance (90+%) during L3 study. *Full Level 3 means two years or a double block vocational course.

Content

During the qualification, students will study the following units:

• Unit 1 - The Creative Entrepreneur

• Unit 2 - The Creative Practitioner

• Unit 3 - The Creative Enterprise

Students must successfully complete all three units in order to achieve the qualification. The qualification offers broad but in-depth knowledge and skills and has been designed to balance practical and creative skills with theoretical studies. Work placement and/or mentoring opportunities and industry-led projects are key elements of this qualification, and will support students to gain a comprehensive understanding of employment opportunities in the sector.

Outcome/Progression

Students completing the UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise may progress into:

1. Employment – students completing this may also start their own business or progress to roles in the creative industries

2. Higher Education - the qualification will support students to develop a portfolio of work enabling them to progress to higher education courses.

This qualification is recognised as preparing students for progression into employment, the following organisations and employers endorse this qualification:

• Creative and Cultural Skills

• Fashion Enter

• Goldsmiths Centre

Course Information

Level

Level 4 Foundation Diploma

Course Work

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