Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Arts and Media Management

Core modules equip students with an understanding of the necessary knowledge of cultural management, and encourage students to consider enterprise and entrepreneurialism in this context; the programme synthesizes critical examination of cultural management theory and practices with the wider background, policies, theories and principles of working in the arts, cultural and creative industries; cultural management within the artistic, creative and cultural contexts is becoming increasingly internationalised and the global nature of cultural management in each of the degree areas is explored within the context of international policy, funding and advances in collaborative working; the programme addresses the nature and process of managing a creative and cultural organisation and recognises that managing staff, teams and volunteers and strategies for workforce development are key elements of the cultural manager�s role.

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess 1 of the following:a degree in an arts related area; a degree in a non-arts related area with a proven interest in an art form or aspects of cultural management and or considerable relevant work experience.

Course modules

Working in mass communication industries; post modern media culture; organisational management in cultural and non commercial organisations; dissertation; the cultural manager.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months
MA Distance learning - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East
Online/Distance learning

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4444