Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy

This programme provides engagement with the study of cultural policy and practice in Europe in the broader context of international cultural relations. The course explores variedly labelled areas such as arts policy and management, globalisation, cultural relations, public diplomacy, cultural and arts diplomacy, external communications and place branding and examines topics such as mobility of cultural practitioners, project management, cultural identity, inter-cultural dialogue, mutuality, propaganda, soft power, hegemony, influence, perceptions. The programme is designed to enable students from to understand, apply and critically evaluate theoretical perspectives, approaches and methods in the study of the changing and diverse relationships between culture, arts, politics and international relations and communication. The course also addresses policy, professional and practitioner concerns and issues in the international cultural relations field through the use of case studies and practical examples from the field involving a wide range of organisations (governments, international organisations, corporations, NGOs and individuals).

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree of at least 2nd Class standard in a relevant subject.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,760 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

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