Entry requirements

We normally require a second class honours degree (2:2) or above in an appropriate subject. We will consider applications from students with academic backgrounds in areas including business, sociology and law as well as the arts. Candidates with other degrees are welcome to apply provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of experience. Candidates without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level

Months of entry


Course content

With elements of business, finance, marketing, and IT, Arts Management is a complex and exciting discipline to master. From theatre to film, literature and music, it can be applied to many forms of art and reach audiences in evermore innovative ways. Explore strategic, collaborative, and pioneering approaches to management in this challenging course which will equip you with the contemporary knowledge, research skills and business acumen you need to succeed worldwide.

Why study MA Arts Management at Middlesex?

At Middlesex, we recognise that there are a wide range of arts organisations and industries with a diverse number of career paths and further study options for those with an interest in Arts Management. That’s why we developed our course to be flexible and interdisciplinary, with options to tailor your entire MA to suit your individual interests and needs, whether that’s digital media, events, marketing, communications, entrepreneurship or further study beyond this programme.

Based in our £80 million state-of-the-art Grove Building, the creative heart of our University, you’ll be taught by leading practitioners and academics from our Business, Law, Media and Performing Arts Schools, with opportunities to collaborate with students across a range of disciplines and tasks. Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning you’ll develop a critical understanding of arts management operations and the impact of research on audiences and industries worldwide.

Course highlights:

  • Our focus on developing key management skills will enhance your employability in a competitive industry
  • Internationally oriented and designed to accommodate different specialisms, enabling you to develop a wider analytical and global perspective on the issues affecting your work
  • Field trips, major industry links and access to key arts organisations and performance providers across London and the UK, such as Kings Place, the Roundhouse and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
  • Academics who are actively engaged in industries and research, ensuring that you have access to original findings, emerging theories and contemporary debates
  • Access to the well-established evening Concerts & Colloquia series of performances, lectures and masterclasses from leading academics and practitioners in music and the creative industries
  • State-of-the-art computer laboratories and brand new digital media and studio facilities to enhance your studies and prepare for industry-standard equipment and software

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500 per year FT

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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