Gain superior knowledge and a firm skill base to pursue management careers in the arts and cultural sector. The Master of Arts and Cultural Management will develop your transferable skills so you can traverse a broad range of art form contexts, including film, theatre, dance, music and the visual arts.
With a vocational pathway in mind, the Master of Arts and Cultural Management program includes an optional internship placement. You'll develop a practical understanding of cultural policy development in local councils and government.
Who is it for?
Whether you want to continue studying, or are coming back to study to advance your professional skills, you'll refine your project management of small and large enterprises and broaden your understanding of issues concerning the arts, including financial management and contract negotiations. Designed for those who want to sharpen their leadership potential and abilities to function ethically, imaginatively and resourcefully in order to advance the arts and promote them nationally and internationally. Through the Master of Arts and Cultural Management, you will expand your professional networks and put your skills into practice with a national or international internship placement.
Where will it take me?
As a Master of Arts and Cultural Management graduate, you can expect to advance your career in areas including:
- Screen-based production, distribution and exhibition
- Galleries and museums
- Community arts
- Theatre, dance and performing arts
- Cultural policy development and evaluation
- Art marketing, development, philanthropy and fundraising
Our graduates are employed at leading arts and cultural organisations across Australia and internationally, including:
- Roundabout Theatre, new York
- Arts Centre Melbourne
- Melbourne International Film Festival
- Edinburgh International Comedy Festival
- Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
- Australia Ballet
- 31 May, 2018 for Semester 2, 2018 intake*
- 31 October, 2018 for Semester 1 2019 intake
- 31 May, 2019 for Semester 2, 2019 intake
- Scholarship deadline
It is strongly recommended your application is submitted by the following dates to ensure enough time for your student visa processing.
- Later applications may be accepted from onshore applicants. Please email Arts Grad admissions
- For more detailed information please visit the Graduate Coursework application information web page.
*Please note: This is a late application closing date. Submitting your application during this period may impact on your ability to receive a visa in time for commencement of classes. The Department of Home Affairs suggests submitting your visa application no later than 6 weeks before class commencement to avoid late commencement, and no earlier than 3 months before you are due to commence. Please see the Future students website for more details
Please note: If you wish to be considered for a scholarship or bursary at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences you must submit an application to a GSHSS degree by 31 March 2018 noting that you must supply your final results and evidence of course completion by 30 April 2018 to meet the requirements of the scholarship criteria. If you are not able to meet these deadlines, you will be considered for the following intake.