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Course summary

Experience and understand the creative economy, cultural policy and current best practice in professional arts management.

  • Develop professional networks with help from sector practitioners and academic experts.
  • Boost your employability with work-based experience in arts and cultural organisations.
  • Gain an understanding of arts and cultural management in an international context.
This flexible course adapts to the ever changing world of culture and the arts. It will expand your theoretical understanding and professional knowledge of arts and cultural management, through hands-on experience and work-based learning. We’ll give you the unique opportunity to engage with an extensive range of regional, national and international arts and cultural organisations. These cover the full range of the creative industries including dance, theatre, music, digital creativity, fine art, fashion and heritage. You’ll graduate as a responsive, resilient, flexible and imaginative practitioner, equally comfortable in a variety of settings, adept at working in partnership with a wide range of organisations.

Modules

Building on your own experience and background, you’ll expand your professional arts knowledge, management skills, entrepreneurial thinking and creative leadership skills. Delivered in close collaboration with leading arts organisations, we’ll provide you with the theoretical framework, appropriate skills and practical experience to meet the challenges of working in your chosen field. You’ll cover theory, critical thinking and skills development as well as gaining practical experience. You’ll analyse debates in and around culture and the arts, and apply them to contemporary practice, structures, funding and participation.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed by a variety of methods that may include some or all of the following across the various modules on the course:

  • Reports on work-based assignments
  • Research project reports
  • Portfolios
  • Reflective learning and work-experience journals
  • Reviews
  • Proposal papers for projects, funding or events, business plans, or strategy documents
  • Project progress reports
  • Project evaluations
- Presentations.


Entry requirements

You will normally have a good undergraduate degree in any academic subject. You may be considered without an undergraduate degree, if you can demonstrate considerable relevant experience. You may be asked to attend an interview. If English is not your first language, you'll need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language. The Admissions Team assesses applications individually, but for postgraduate courses we're looking for an IELTS score of between 6.0-7.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (Writing, Listening, Reading and Speaking).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8825 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8825 Year 1
International £17065 Year 1
EU £17065 Year 1
England £8825 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8825 Year 1
Scotland £8825 Year 1
Wales £8825 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Arts Management at Bath Spa University - UCAS