This flexible course adapts to the ever changing world of culture and the arts. It will expand your theoretical understanding and professional knowledge of arts and cultural management, through hands-on experience and work-based learning.
We’ll give you the unique opportunity to engage with an extensive range of regional, national and international arts and cultural organisations. These cover the full range of the creative industries including dance, theatre, music, digital creativity, fine art, fashion and heritage.
You’ll graduate as a responsive, flexible and imaginative practitioner, equally comfortable in a variety of settings, adept at working in partnership with a wide range of organisations, and understand the arts and culture as a vital part of the wider economy.
Applicants will normally have a good first degree (2.1 or above) in any academic subject. Applicants without a first degree may be considered if they can demonstrate considerable relevant experience; they may be asked to attend an interview.
If English is not your first language then you will need to provide evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English.
On the course you combine bespoke Arts Management modules with a choice of Business and Management modules in your own particular areas of interest. These include:
Arts Management in the 21st century
Managing Arts and Cultural Events*
Extended Placement Project or Dissertation in Arts and Cultural Management
Creative Enterprise: a New Business Venture
International Business Environment
Advanced Academic and Business Skills**
* module subject to approval for 2017
** Recommended for international students whose first language is not English
Careers in arts management are varied and cover every cultural and artistic area. They include roles in:
Events and venue management
Programming events and seasons
Community engagement and social inclusion
Education and learning
Managing artists and performers
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