This course responds to the need to prepare students to conduct research on the Cultural and Creative Industries at the undergraduate levels, and to provide a platform for further research in these areas at the graduate level. It provides information on research in general and focuses on terminologies and methodologies that are suited to research in the Cultural and Creative Industries. The course also examines some country-specific issues as well as issues affecting the Caribbean as a region, and provides students with information on research and policy development in the Cultural and Creative Industries.