Creative Enterprise Level 4 Professional Diploma

Develop your knowledge and skills on this career-focused course, awarded by the University of the Arts London.

Have you always wanted to work within the creative arts sector? Do you have a skill, a passion or just an interest in the creative industries?

If you are an artist, a musician, an author or enjoy performing, designing or turning concepts and ideas into finished products and presentations, then this one year Professional Diploma Level 4 course in Creative Enterprise, awarded by the University of the Arts London, will give you the chance to develop and focus your skills and knowledge for a career as a creative professional.

After passing this course, you will be able to progress to university or enter employment in the creative industries.

How much will it cost?

If you are 18 the course is free.

If you are aged 19 or over £4650.00  you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.


There are three units that make up the Creative Enterprise Level 4 Professional Diploma:

Unit 1: The Creative Entrepreneur

This unit introduces you to the fundamental business skills needed to kick-start a creative business venture.

Unit 2: The Creative Practitioner

This unit allows you to develop your creative skills further through research and the development of your specific skills.

Both Units 1 and 2 are assessed at Pass or Fail through the submission of a Creative Portfolio.

Unit 3: The Creative Enterprise

This unit is the culmination of your Creative Portfolio development where you will formalise and present your own sustainable creative enterprise through a professional presentation.

Unit 3 will complete your Level 4 qualification and provide your final grade at either Fail, Pass, Merit or Distinction and is externally moderated by the University of the Arts London.

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.

You will need to have a background in an Arts related subject (music, media, A&D, performing arts, fashion, makeup, literature).

A Level 3 Vocational Qualification with a minimum of Merit Grade or 3 X A levels A*- C

Mature students with relevant experience will be assessed at interview.

Explore your career progression options

If you are considering applying for this programme, why not explore your potential career progression routes using our handy tool.

You can explore live job vacancies, next level qualifications and apprenticeship standards in your local area. Not only this but you can also watch videos of real people talking about their experiences of working in your specific industry or occupation of interest.

Why not visit us at an Open Event and find out more about this pathway.

Why Bracknell and Wokingham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
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    Courses available

  • 95%

    of our graduates go into work or higher education 

  • 60+

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