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Creative and cultural industries

Creative and Cultural Industries graduates can be found in a wide range of professions.

The national annual report 'what do graduates do?' shows you what graduates from Arts, Creative Arts and Humanities subjects went on to do.

Graduates from Creative and Cultural Industries may often be interested in certain jobs such as being an artist, a musician or as an arts administrator. However there are lots of other possibilities as about 60% of graduate jobs are open to graduates from any discipline, so graduates can also be found in other contexts such as business and management. There is a database of graduate jobs on the prospects website where you can look up different kinds of jobs and find out about entry requirements, pay scales, training and where to find work.  

Also on the prospects site is a range of information sheets for different subject areas outlining potential career options related to those subject areas. The following information sheets may be particularly interesting to graduates from creative and cultural industries:

The Sector Skills councils provide information relevant to particular career areas. There are sector skills councils in the following areas:

 TV, Film, Radio, Interactive Media, Advertising, Animation, Computer Games, Facilities, Photo Imaging, Publishing, Fashion and Textiles 

Crafts, Music, Performing, Heritage, Design and Arts.

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