Birkbeck, University of London
Arts Policy and Management
This Master's degree in arts policy and management is designed for existing arts managers who wish to develop their practice and understanding of the background, theories and principles of arts and cultural management, or for those who wish to pursue a career in arts management and who satisfy other entry criteria. It explores the requirements and benefits of strategic management, balancing theory and practice within the context of the prevailing social, political, economic and technological environments. It focuses on public and voluntary sector arts organisations, but also addresses key commercial sector issues.
Core modules: Arts Administration and Management; Arts Policy and Planning . Compulsory modules: Research Methods in Media and Cultural Studies; Room at the Top: Professional Practice in the Creative and Cultural Industries . Pathway modules: Audiences: participation and learning: Audiences: Communities, Participation and Learning; Creating a Public. Museums and their audiences . Pathway modules: Create your own: The Inside Out of Culture: Theories and Institutions . Pathway modules: Curating: Creating Contemporary Exhibitions (30 CATS); Curating as Critical Practice (30 CATS) . Pathway modules: Performing arts: Managing the Performing Arts (30 CATS); Staging Music Events and Festivals . Indicative option modules: Arts Management and Urban Development; Audiences: Communities, Participation and Learning; Comparative Cultural Policies; Creating a Public. Museums and their audiences; Creating Contemporary Exhibitions (30 CATS); Curating as Critical Practice (30 CATS); Digital Culture; Managing the Arts: Business and Legal Aspects (30 CATS); Managing the Performing Arts (30 CATS); Marketing: Strategies and Planning; Staging Music Events and Festivals; The Inside Out of Culture: Theories and Institutions; Work in a changing sector .
Coursework: a combination of written work-related assignments, presentations, special projects and a research dissertation/independent study.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 8,175 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 4,075 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 2,725 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||WC1E 7HX||London|
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