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150 Point Master of Arts and Cultural Management

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The Master of Arts and Cultural Management is a vocationally orientated program which prepares students for a management career in the arts, entertainment, and cultural industries, including theatre, dance, music, visual arts, and film and in cultural policy development in government or industry peak bodies. The program focuses on the relationship between management practices and creative production and presentation in an international context. The program delivers subjects in the key areas of management, law, cultural and creative industries, policy and marketing together with challenging analytical content that assists graduates to participate in the ethical, political and philosophical dimensions of creative practices in an international context. Students can choose their core subjects from a wide range of offerings that encompass the fields of management in the arts, art and social change, global cultural industries, and policy and advocacy.

The Graduate Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management (Advanced) is also available.

Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Masters of Arts and Cultural Management should:

  • develop an appreciation and overview of the arts within our culture;
  • understand, access and contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of arts policy within Australia and internationally;
  • understand the role of marketing in positioning arts organizations to attract audiences and funding from a diversity of sources including government and the private sector, and attracting opportunities for international exchange;
  • understand the demands for managing small and large projects, developing tenders, or managing small business enterprises;
  • understand laws, regulations and protocols (including cultural property rights) within various art forms;
  • demonstrate an understanding of financial management, budgeting, costing and planning; and
  • demonstrate a high level of leadership potential and ability to function ethically, imaginatively and resourcefully within the arts and cultural industries in ways that will advance the arts and promote them within Australia and internationally.
Last updated: 11 November 2018