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 October 2019 for Semester 1 2020 intake
Please note: later applications for some courses may be accepted through until 31 December 2019
- 31 March 2020 for Semester 2, 2020 intake
Please note: later applications for some courses may be accepted through until 31 May 2020
- Scholarship deadlines
In applying past the deadline, students should take into account student visa deadlines.
International applicants can apply up to one year in advance of their studies. That is, if a student would like to commence in Semester 1, they can apply from Semester 1 of the previous year
- For more detailed information please visit the Graduate Coursework application information web page
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 Oct for Semester 1 and 31 March for Semester 2.