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Creative Enterprise FdA (Subject to Validation)

Course Overview

The foundation degree in Creative Enterprise will develop students’ knowledge and skills towards the running of their own creative enterprise ventures. Students will learn, through practical and real experiences, how to identify current trends and opportunities in industry, how to create, promote, develop and run their own creative enterprise projects with mentorship all whilst developing their own professional portfolio. Students will have access to spaces and resources at Bath College to incubate, shape, and develop their ideas with a view towards making their enterprise an absolute success.


You will study these topics in one of three specialist subjects:

  • Visual Media Communication
  • Professional Musicianship
  • Theatre Making


This Creative Enterprise FdA course is in collaboration with the University of Gloucestershire.

What topics are covered?

The following pathways will be offered:

  • The Creative Industries
  • Online Enterprise
  • Creative Practice
  • Business Plans
  • Leadership and Management
  • Professional Development
  • Launching and Managing a Creative Enterprise

Who is the course aimed at?

Students learn through practical and real experiences, how to create, promote, develop and run creative enterprise projects as well as develop their own professional practice and performance. Students will be able to explore the wide range of creative industries including Media, Music, Performance and the Arts.

What are the entry requirements?

To join the course you will need:

  • 80+ UCAS points from
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended/Diploma or
  • AS / A2 / A levels or
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • English and maths GCSE (full qualification) minimum Grade C/4

Mature students will be considered on an individual basis.

What qualifications will I gain?

You will gain a Level 5 FdA in Creative Enterprise.

Who is the awarding body?

University of Gloucestershire

Who will be my tutor?

Ed Powell

How will I learn?

The course will be delivered through a blend of formal lectures, guest lectures, industry visits from partner creative businesses and practical exploration and development of skills.

How will I be assessed?

A variety of assessment methods will be used to enrich the learning experience including; coursework, presentation, reflective logs and journals.

What can I do after this course?

Undertaking this course can lead to a variety of employment opportunities which may include any of the following: freelance work, creative arts management, event management or talent management. There are a number of progression opportunities to degree level courses in the creative industries at the University of Gloucestershire.

How much does this course cost?

This FdA in Creative Enterprise costs £7500.

What funding is available?

You can apply for a loan to cover your tuition fees and a maintenance grant/loan for living expenses. To check if you are eligible for funding, please go to the Funding for HE Students page.

What facilities are available?

Students will have access to spaces and resources at Bath College to incubate, shape, and develop their ideas with a view towards making their enterprise an absolute success.

What organisations does the College work with on this course?

University of Gloucestershire Logo

Which department is this course in?

Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.

What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you apply for your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check here for term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

How do I apply?

You can make a direct application for this course by clicking the ‘Apply’ button above. Alternatively, you can apply via the UCAS website.


UCAS code: CEN4
Institution code: B21


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