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United Kingdom: Creative Industries

Graduate Study Abroad

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The 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.

Richard Maloney

Clinical Associate Professor of Performing Arts Administration


London, United Kingdom

Program Dates:

Travel component: March 11-18, 2023

Required class meetings: Feb. 14, 21, 28 and March 7, all 6:00 - 9:00 pm EST

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are both:
    • U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • Currently hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Related Areas of Study:

  • Media, Culture, and Communication
  • Modern Culture Studies
  • Performing Arts Administration
  • Visual Arts Administration

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 credits and take the following course:

  • MPAPA-GE 2232, Section 095 (Class # 22505) - Creative and Cultural Industries in the US and UK (3 credits)

Offered through the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.



Students stay in shared-occupancy housing arranged by the Office of Global Affairs.

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

Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.


  • Steinhardt Overseas Graduate Tuition Fee (3 credits) - $6,060
  • Graduate Overseas Registration and Services Fees - $687
  • Housing Fee - $500
  • Activity Fee - $500
  • GeoBlue International Health Insurance - Included

Estimated Direct Cost Total - $7,747

Courses offered by the Office of Global Affairs will have the additional "Overseas" disclaimer in the tuition, registration, and services fees posted on your bursar bill. However, these fees align with NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Study Tuition and Fees for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Tuition, Housing, and Activity fees will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for the Spring 2023 term.

PLEASE NOTE: Students are responsible for the purchase of transportation and airfare to/from the program location. All students participating in the program are required to live in NYU-provided housing. Students are also responsible for their own accommodations 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: KayakGoogle Flights, and Student Universe for student rates.

Students are encouraged to budget for study abroad programs based on individual needs. You may use online Cost of Living tools on websites such as NumbeoExpatistan, and Budget Your Trip to budget for your ideal study abroad experience.

Learn about graduate study abroad scholarships and other funding opportunities.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Global Affairs will inform participants about pandemic-related travel and entry requirements for their destination. COVID-19 vaccination is required, and testing may also be necessary for departure to and returning from your program destination.

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. All participants are strongly encouraged to purchase refundable flights.

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. All other passport holders should check their visa requirements on the embassy/consulate website respective of their nationality. For further guidance on visas and other non-immigration matters, contact OGS Outbound Student Services at

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Weather: In March, temperatures in London are usually in the 40°s and 50°s (Fahrenheit). There are occasional rain and very little chance of heavy snow. Visit BBC Weather to learn more about local weather conditions in the United Kingdom.

Pre-Departure Resources:

Visit the Steinhardt Study Abroad Resources website and get a head start on preparing for your study abroad program experience.


Visit the Office of Global Affairs Short-Term Graduate Courses Policies page.

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