University of Melbourne

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Master of Arts and Cultural Management


The University of Melbourne

Room 104, Ground Floor

Parkville, New South 3010


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts and Cultural Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts and Cultural Management is a vocationally orientated program which prepares students for a management career in the arts, entertainment and cultural industries, including theatre, dance, music, visual arts and the moving image, and in cultural policy development in government or industry peak bodies. The program focuses on the relationship between management practices and creative production and presentation in an Australian and international context. The program delivers subjects in the key areas of management, law, cultural and industry policy and marketing together with challenging analytical content that assists graduates to participate in the ethical, political and philosophical dimensions of creative practices in an international context. Students can choose electives which enable them to develop a closer understanding of specific industry sectors including theatre, visual art and museums. - Choose electives to develop a closer understanding of specific industry sectors including screen, theatre, visual art, music and museums. - Gain skills to manage small and large projects, develop tenders, or manage small business enterprises and understand financial management, budgeting, costing and planning. - Understand state, federal and international legislation and cultural property rights within various media, including film and multi-media. - Develop leadership potential and ability to function ethically, imaginatively and resourcefully within the arts and cultural industries in ways that will advance the arts and promote them within Australia and internationally. A new specialisation in Moving Image enables students to obtain a graduate qualification in the management and curatorship of film and new media. The Master of Arts and Cultural Management (Moving Image) is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to work in the film culture industry.


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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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