Global Affairs

United Kingdom: Creative Industries

Creative and Cultural Industries have grown rapidly over the past 15 years attracting the attention of non-profit arts leaders, government officials, and cultural entrepreneurs.  Drawing on the resources of New York University in New York and London, this course examines the nature of the creative and cultural industries and the development of cultural entrepreneurship in the United States and the United Kingdom from the 1990s to the present.


London, United Kingdom

Program Dates:

Dates in New York: Select dates in January, February, or March to be announced
Dates in London: March 10 - 17, 2018

Application Deadlines:

Effective February 1, this program is closed and no longer accepting applications.

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Related Areas of Study:

  • Media and Culture
  • Art and Art Professions
  • Modern Culture Studies

This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.


Students register for a total of 3 points and take the following course with advisor approval:

MPAPA-GE.2216 Section 095 (Class # 24849) - Creative and Cultural Industries in the US and UK (3 Points)

2018 Draft Syllabus and Itinerary


Richard Maloney, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Performing Arts Administration, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions


2018 Graduate Tuition: $1,660 per point plus registration and services fees

NYU students: This course counts toward your Spring 2018 course load and tuition.

Tuition will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Spring 2018.

Bursar’s Payment Deadline Dates

Learn about Scholarship Opportunities

Other Costs:

2018 Housing Fees: $500

2018 Activity Fees: $300

Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Bursar billing schedule.

International airfare to and from the program location is not included in the program fee. Students must purchase their own round-trip tickets and are responsible for their own accommodation for travel beyond the program dates.

Students will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: KayakHipmunkVayamaGoogle Flights and for student rates.


For dates in New York, students will be responsible for their own accommodation.

For dates in London, students will reside in shared-occupancy residence halls at NYU London arranged by Global Affairs.

Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.

Group accommodation dates correspond with the London program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates. Please keep in mind that flights arriving in London typically depart New York a day in advance.

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date. 

Visa: US citizens require a valid passport and do not require a visa for visits to the UK of less than six months in duration.  All other passport holders should check with their respective visa requirements.

Helpful links: US State Department, UK Visas and Immigration, Center for Disease Control, Lonely Planet Guide, NYU in London

Weather: In London, January temperatures tend to be milder than in New York, usually in the 40°s (Fahrenheit). There are occasional rain and very little chance of heavy snow.

Helpful Links: BBC Weather