Master Arts Management - Máster en Gestión del Arte
This vocationally oriented program, including an optional internship placement, will give you the superior knowledge and skills base you need to pursue management careers in the arts and cultural sector.
The Master of Arts and Cultural Management delivers transferable skills you can apply across a broad range of art form contexts including film, theatre, dance, music and the visual arts. You will also develop a practical understanding of cultural policy development in local councils and government.
There is an optional moving image specialisation, allowing you to focus on management and curatorship of film.
We’re proud of our vast community of alumni excelling in cultural management careers across the globe.
100 point program
1 year full-time
an honours degree in a cognate discipline, with at least H2B (70%) average,or equivalent; or
an undergraduate degree in any discipline, and a postgraduate diploma in a cognate discipline with at least H2B (70%) average, or equivalent; or
an undergraduate degree in any discipline, with at least H2B (70%) average, or equivalent, and at least two years of documented, relevant work experience, or equivalent.
150 point program
1.5 years full-time
an honours degree in any discipline, with at least H2B (70%) average, or equivalent; or
an undergraduate degree in any discipline, with at least H2B (70%) average, or equivalent, and at least one year of documented, relevant work experience, or equivalent.
200 point program
2 years full-time
an undergraduate degree (including at least 50 credit points at second-year level or above in subjects requiring written and analytical assessment), with at least H2B (70%) average, or equivalent.
Gain practical skills to project manage small and large enterprises and broaden your understanding of issues concerning the arts, including financial management and contract negotiations.
Sharpen your leadership potential and ability to function ethically, imaginatively and resourcefully to advance the arts and promote them nationally and internationally. *Expand your professional networks and put your skills into practice with a national or international internship placement.
The Master of Arts and Cultural Management degree usually comprises a 200-point course, however you may be eligible to earn your degree with 100 or 150 points depending on previous studies and experience. You can undertake the program full-time.
As well as the sample plans shown below, you can also visit the course handbook for more information, including a full list of subjects.
Cultural Policy and Power
Cultural Festivals and Special Events
Indigenous Photography, New Media, Film
Film, Art and Exhibition
Screen Media and Mediated Experiences
Censorship: Film, Art and Media
Cultural Studies in Asia
Human Rights on Screen
Visual Culture Industries
History & Philosophy of Museums
Internship II (Placement & Research)
Film Production: From Script to Screen
Film Festival Cultures
Arts Festival Coordinator
Arts Policy Officer
Festival Marketing and Communications
Event PR Coordinator
Community Arts Coordinator