Taught course

Arts and Cultural Management

University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • An undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent.

Meeting this requirement does not guarantee selection.

2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • Prior academic performance; and
  • Relevance of previous studies.

Months of entry

February, July

Course content

The Master of Arts and Cultural Management is a vocationally orientated program which prepares students for a management career in the arts, entertainment, and cultural industries, including theatre, dance, music, visual arts, and film and in cultural policy development in government or industry peak bodies.

The program focuses on the relationship between management practices and creative production and presentation in an international context. The program delivers subjects in the key areas of management, law, cultural and creative industries, policy and marketing together with challenging analytical content that assists graduates to participate in the ethical, political and philosophical dimensions of creative practices in an international context. Students can choose their elective subjects from a wide range of offerings that encompass the fields of management in the arts, art and social change, global cultural industries, and policy and advocacy.

The Graduate Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management (Advanced) is also available.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Melbourne Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 3 9035 5511