Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Arts Management

This flexible Postgraduate Diploma is ideal if you are an arts manager wishing to develop your practice and understanding of the background, theories and principles of arts and cultural management, or if you wish to pursue a career in arts management and you satisfy other entry criteria. The programme 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. **HIGHLIGHTS** - Arts and humanities at Birkbeck are ranked fifth best in London, 18th in the UK and 87th globally in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject. - In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Art and Design at Birkbeck achieved 100% for a research environment supporting world-leading or internationally excellent research. - You will benefit from links with arts and cultural organisations, including an optional work placement. - The School of Arts is an official partner of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Opportunities for students have included a year's free membership of the ICA, private views, discounts on all talks and events, free members' screenings and £3 cinema tickets on Tuesdays, up to 25% off ICA Artists' Editions and a monthly e-newsletter.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: You should have a good honours degree in an arts subject, or a good honours degree in any subject together with experience of administration/management in an arts/cultural organisation, or 3 years' relevant experience, for example in a senior management role in an arts/cultural organisation. On the basis of prior learning and achievement, exemption may be possible for up to 50% of Year 1 elements of the programme.

Course modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Coursework: a combination of written work-related assignments, presentations and special projects.

Sponsorship information

The School of Arts offers a small number of bursaries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2019 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2019 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2019 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2019 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2019 10,150 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2019 5,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2019 5,075 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2019 2,800 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2019 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2019 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2019 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2019 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Media and Cultural Studies
Telephone number: 
02030738219