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Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Study UK and international arts funding models
  • Learn the impact of heritage and regeneration policies on regional and national identity
  • Discover the benefits of arts engagement in education, health and prison settings
  • Investigate how issues of diversity are played out in museums
Creative Industries Federation (CIF) membership We are members of the Creative Industries Federation (CIF), which means our art and design students are members as well until they graduate. With 10,000 members in its network, the CIF represents champions and supports the UK’s creative industries, advocating on the issues that matter the most to creative communities. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. You learn through
  • short lectures
  • guest speakers from the arts sector
  • study visits to important cultural sites
  • working on a management project in partnership with Museums Sheffield and other arts organisations
  • seminar activity
  • discussion of reading
  • online reflective blogs
This approach allows you to build your knowledge and skills and grow in confidence, becoming a more critical and independent learner. You will be prepared for the challenge of the final dissertation and, furthermore, for the demands of further study or cultural sector employment. **Applied learning Work placements** You are supported to secure voluntary work experience with a range of partner organisations. These have included Museums Sheffield, Sheffield Industrial Heritage Museums, Sheffield Theatres, Site Gallery, the National Caribbean Heritage Museum and several festival producers. Field trips You have the opportunity to go on study visits to vibrant cultural centres such as: Glasgow, Liverpool, Hull, Leeds and Manchester (some additional costs apply). These visits are complemented by visiting lectures from a range of well-established sector professionals from the visual and performing arts, heritage and community arts sectors.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Arts Management In Practice 30 Critical Issues In Culture 30 Media, Arts And Communication Masters Dissertation / Project 60 Research Methods And Skills For Media, Arts, Arts Management And Global Communication 30 The Context For Culture 30 Final year - Compulsory modules Postgraduate Placement

Assessment method

Coursework


Entry requirements

Normally a degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent in any subject. Professional qualifications and relevant experience can also be taken into account. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below this level we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.


English language requirements

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below this level we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9910* Whole course
EU £16385* Whole course
England £9910* Whole course
Northern Ireland £9910* Whole course
Scotland £9910* Whole course
Wales £9910* Whole course
Channel Islands £9910* Whole course
International £16385* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

With work experience placement, this course costs £11,410 for UK students, and £17,885 for international students. Postgraduate loans of up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses.
Arts and Cultural Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS