in Creative & Culture Entrepreneurship
Do you want to create a sustainable career and future for yourself in the vibrant creative and cultural industries? Have you got a great idea and you want the tools to help to make it a reality? Do you want your idea to have an impact? Are you interested in harnessing your creative or cultural talents and learning more about how to use them for an entrepreneurial venture?
Creative and Cultural entrepreneurship is defined by those who practice it; the mindsets that drive them, the principles they employ to accomplish their work, and the impact that work has on the wider community. Trinity College Dublin has designed a new part-time Springboard+ postgraduate certificate (Level 9) in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship. The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship is delivered through online sessions.
This course will have a strong focus on the Galway and Dublin regions and their surrounding areas. Galway and Dublin have a reputation for artistic creativity and this course aims to nurture creative talent, entrepreneurship skills, and support pathways to job creation and economic development. Applicants from any county in the Republic of Ireland may apply, however priority will be given to those who live and/or work in the Galway and Dublin regions.
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Creative and Cultural entrepreneurship is defined by those who practice it; the mindsets that drive them, the principles they employ to accomplish their work, and the impact that work has on the wider community.
On this practical Postgraduate Certificate (Level 9) in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship, participants will learn everything that they need to develop, manage, and thrive as a creative and/or cultural entrepreneur, even if they do not have any previous business experience. The ability to make meaningful creative and cultural contributions to society through an economically viable and sustainable model is a unique skill, one that should be nurtured and developed over time. Participants on this programme will have access to networking opportunities with potential collaborators, mentors and investors. Participants will collaborate across disciplines, bringing together people with diverse yet complimentary skill sets and backgrounds.
Module 1: Career Pathways
This module explores principles of Design Thinking - Evolution of Innovative Ideas in Multidisciplinary Teams. Participants will also explore the changing nature of work.
Module 2 - Innovation & Creativity
This module explores principles and practices associated with creativity and innovation. It exposes students to frameworks and methodologies for idea generation, problem solving and creative collaboration.
Module 3 - Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship
This module introduces the process involved in creating, leading and scaling entrepreneurial start-up venture in the creative and cultural sectors.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship is delivered online, providing participants with an accessible and flexible approach to learning while having the ability to keep working or to dedicate themselves to building their own business full-time. This is an ideal opportunity to discover your creative value and develop a sustainable career while pursuing a postgraduate certificate.
Participants will have access to leading academics from Trinity College Dublin . They will also have access to a world-class creative and cultural online community at the university, which features regular industry-leading guest talks, masterclasses, and events.
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Dr Daniel Rogers
The postgraduate certificate course will be open to graduates with a level 8 honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognised third level institution. Those with demonstrated entrepreneurship aspirations will be prioritised. As part of the entrance criteria, all applicants will be required to submit a 1-page personal statement outlining their motivation to undertake the course.
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may still be considered if they can demonstrate their suitability for the course based on recognition of prior learning (RPL) under Trinity’s RPL policy and procedures.
All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present qualifications in the English language that pass the grades set by IELTS or TOEFL (or equivalent). Please click here for further information.
All students are required to have a laptop or a PC, a webcam and stable Internet connection.
How To Apply
Registration is now closed.
For more information, please contact Jane Flanagan, Student Recruitment Officer, on (086) 0 320 487 or or via email.