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Global Cultural Policy and Practice (AMGT90011)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeAMGT90011
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This subject undertakes an in-depth study of the interplay between politics, policy and the creative economy under globalization. We examine how economic, social, cultural, technological and political developments in the post-Keynesian era have influenced the increasing internationalization of the arts and creative industries and the policies that shape them. Particular attention will be paid to the relationship between the state, the private sector and civil society through an analysis of the ways in which globalization shapes cultural policy and practices at local, regional, national and international scales.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of cultural policies in an internationally comparative framework;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the scope and application of cultural policy frameworks and rationales across the arts and cultural industries;
  • understand the processes by which policy is developed and implemented; and
  • demonstrate an ability to apply a range of strategies for the purposes of evaluating the impact and effectiveness of specific policies across a range of sectors in the global creative economy.

Generic skills

At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:

  • be able to demonstrate advanced research and analysis;
  • be able to demonstrate advanced written communication;
  • be able to demonstrate advanced theoretical thinking; and
  • be able to demonstrate an advanced understanding of political, economic, social and cultural contexts

Last updated: 3 April 2019