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Centre for Cultural Policy Studies

Prospective Students

The Centre offers a distinctive portfolio of postgraduate study opportunities:

Taught Master's degrees

MA in Creative and Media Enterprises

MA in Global Media and Communication

MA in International Cultural Policy and Management

MA in Arts, Enterprise and Development

PhD Research

We welcome applications for PhD degrees in cultural policy studies, creative industries, and media and communication.


Researchers within the Centre continue to extend and define the field of cultural policy and cultural research in areas such as evaluation and impact studies, creative industries policy, heritage projects, implicit cultural policy, memory, media and creativity.

Our research is closely integrated with teaching – our research interests are directly informed by our teaching and vice versa. We have an outstanding reputation for the quality of our research and we foster a dynamic research culture within the Centre and beyond.

Explore current research themes and projects

Read about staff research interests

Nino Macharashvili

“Come open-minded to the course, take as much as possible, use the time to explore your interests as broadly as possible and have fun! Studying this course is not a destination, it is a journey!‬‬‬‬”

Nino Macharashvili
MA in Creative and Media Enterprises 2011-2012


Theatre and Performance Studies

Faculty of Arts

Students walking

Digital Storytelling in Research and Teaching

Staff and students in the Centre have been exploring the opportunities that digital media production and storytelling can offer in knowledge creation and developing a reflective approach to learning and personal development. You can watch some of the MA in Global Media and Communication students' videos or find out how researchers, film-makers and technologists got on in Warwick's first storytelling ‘Popathon’.