Graduate Diploma in Management (Arts and Cultural Management) DGAC




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Develop the skills, experience and knowledge for a professional role in the vibrant arts sector with the only qualification of its kind in South Australia.
Offered in conjunction with the Adelaide Festival Centre, this degree equips students with the diverse business skills and knowledge required to manage successful arts and cultural organisations, programs, festivals, events and venues.

You will work with the Asia-Pacific Centre for Arts and Cultural Leadership - a UniSA and Adelaide Festival Centre joint venture at the forefront of the arts and in engagement with the Asia-Pacific. A focus of the centre is to train and educate younger arts and cultural managers, and also more senior leaders, to world-class levels.

You will study the arts environment, and arts and cultural leadership and governance. As a graduate, you can rest assured that yours is a globally competitive degree that is respected internationally for its quality and relevance to industry. You will be equipped with the knowledge and experience to succeed as a leader within the arts and cultural sectors, enabling you to address the challenges of sustainability that build relationships with audiences and industry stakeholders to enhance cultural vitality.

Study in the capital of the Festival State of South Australia, home to some of the largest arts and cultural festivals and named a City of Music by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN).
Your career

Upon graduation, you will be well-equipped for a role in all areas of the arts and cultural sector. You could be employed by:

museums, galleries, zoos and aquaria
performing arts and theatrical companies
arts centres and venues
festivals and events
arts funding agencies such as government arts departments and councils
small artist cooperatives
entrepreneurial companies that stage events, touring performances and exhibitions
government organisations
entertainment businesses
new media organisations
What you'll learn
The Graduate Diploma in Management (Arts and Cultural Management) is made up of 8 courses. You will complete two courses in your specialisation: Arts Environment, and Arts and Cultural Leadership and Governance. You will also complete four Business School core courses, one research course and one elective. Through these you will develop skills and expertise in areas that include:

Festivals and Events
Marketing Management
Arts and Cultural Audiences


Which department am I in? UniSA Business School

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, to the required standard, from a recognized higher institution in Australian or the international equivalent and/or the equivalent professional work experience. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants are required to have one of the following:
A completed bachelor degree* from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent; or A completed graduate certificate* from a recognised higher education institution; or A Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant field of the arts and two years relevant professional experience; or A minimum of five (5) years relevant professional experience.
* Normally applicants who have completed a degree with a UniSA equivalent grade point average of 4 or better will be eligible for entry.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury

Full Time (1 year)

A$32,700.00 (US$ 25,578) per year

26 February 2018, 11 June 2018

University of South Australia City West Campus, 217-243 Hindley Street, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5000, ADELAIDE, Australia