Taught course

Arts and Cultural Management

Plymouth University · School of Art and Media

Entry requirements

A 2:1 or first class BA (Hons) degree in a supporting subject to include Art History or Fine Art, English, History, Performance Studies, Business Studies, Tourism, Event or Creative Arts Management, Psychology, Human Geography or another Social Science.

Months of entry


Course content

Explore the best of current thinking in the cultural sector to gain an industry-recognised qualification in Arts Management. Study topics as diverse as heritage, curating, events organisation and visitor engagement along with the practical elements of project management, marketing and promotion. You'll be primed to undertake a substantial work placement of your choice and gain a real-world understanding of the creative economy and this vibrant field of employment.

You'll study modules taught by field-leading staff from both Humanities and Business Schools. Taught modules include introductions to the issues, questions and experience of arts management, followed by immersive modules in audiences, communities, participation and learning and funding, financial and project management. You willl complete your studies with a professional project of your choosing, to be carried out in collaboration with a programme tutor and external employer. Throughout your programme of study you will have access to a variety of workshops, research seminars and additional training through the business school.

Information for international students

Evidence of proficiency is required if English is not your first language.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

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