What will I learn?
In this exciting degree, you will develop an advanced understanding of contemporary management theory and how it applies to the various elements of the creative arts and cultural industries.
You will develop leadership and problem-solving abilities, and the knowledge and skills to inform policy-making at government and peak industry body levels. Your studies will cover arts management, arts philanthropy, and arts and cultural events. You will learn the complex relationships between government, not-for-profit and private sponsorship of the arts.
You will study areas such as arts management and philanthropy, and arts and cultural events management. As a graduate, you can rest assured that this 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.
Upon graduation, you will be well-equipped for a management 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
funding agencies such as government arts departments and councils
small artist cooperatives
entrepreneurial companies that stage events, touring performances and exhibitions
new media organisations
What you'll learn
The Master of Management (Arts and Cultural Management) is made up of 16 courses; eight arts and cultural management courses, two business and management courses and six electives. Through these you will develop skills and expertise in areas that include:
Arts and Cultural Leadership and Governance
Accounting for Management
Arts and Cultural Audiences
Festivals and Events
Venues and Facilities Management
Which department am I in? UniSA Business School
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.
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 diploma* from a recognised higher education institution; or
A completed graduate certificate* from a recognised higher education institution.
* Normally applicants who have completed a degree with a grade point average of 4 or better will be eligible for entry. Applicants who have:
completed a bachelor degree in a business or arts discipline; or
completed a bachelor degree which includes a major in business, commerce, marketing, management or arts; or
completed a graduate certificate in a business or arts discipline; or
completed a graduate diploma in a business or arts discipline,
are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL (18 units) Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1.5 years of full time study or equivalent part time study.
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.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Australian Pacific College
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