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Directed Reading in Cultural Management (AMGT90014)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5Not available in 2019

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeAMGT90014
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Students will undertake a course of directed reading on an approved topic. Areas of study may include management, law, marketing, cultural policy, curatorship and museum practices and their application within the context of the arts sector. Students will be assigned a supervisor appropriate to the specific focus of the reading. Permission to undertake this subject must be obtained from the arts & cultural management coordinator.

Intended learning outcomes

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

  • develop an understanding of one area of cultural management, such as copyright law, audience development, cultural tourism or curatorship;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the literature in the area; and
  • identify research priorities in the area and formulate strategies to an advanced level.

Generic skills

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

  • acquire written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion.

Eligibility and requirements





Non-allowed subjects


Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home


Additional details

  • An annotated bibliography and essay or equivalent writing, that critically engages with the field of study undertaken, totaling 5,000 words (100%) due in the examination period
  • Hurdle: Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of supervision meetings in order to qualify to have their written work assessed.

Dates & times

Not available in 2019

Time commitment details

170 hours

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.

  • Subject notes

    Admission to the Master of Art Curatorship, Master of Arts and Cultural Management is required to take this subject.

  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

    Additional information for this subject

    Subject coordinator approval required

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 27 July 2019