International Cultural Policy and Management

University of Warwick

M.A. On Campus
12 months
21280 GBP/year
9460 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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International Cultural Policy and Management MA trains your professional & managerial skills in policy-making roles for this growing field. Investigate current issues and themes with expert guidance at University of Warwick's Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies.


This International Cultural Policy and Management MA course at the University of Warwick invites you to engage with the growing importance of culture in a range of policy contexts, preparing you for the diverse managerial challenges of careers in the cultural sector. Taking the international dimension of cultural policy and management as its starting point, the programme draws on experiences and examples from around the world.

 In addition, it gives you the skills needed to anticipate future developments. You will engage with the practical realities of cultural and managerial practice and critically reflect on the real-world examples you encounter. Investigating current issues, themes and developments in cultural policy will enable you to develop your research skills.


Graduates from these courses have gone on to work in television, film, theatre, museums, art galleries, events, festivals, communications, data analysis, research, PR, publishing and have even set up their own businesses. They have gone on to work for employers including: Acacia Avenue, Barclaycard, BBC, British Embassy, Bankside Films, The Economist, EMEA, Facebook, Fox Networks Group, Global Influencer, ‘Squared’ at Google, The Academy of Urbanism, OVO, Penguin Random House and Sky.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cultural Theory
  • International Cultural Policy
  • Developing Audiences for Cultural Organisations
  • Managing Cultural Organisations
  • Sustainable Creativity for the Cultural Industries

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re a UK or EU resident, there are no application deadlines. But places are limited, so you should submit your application as early as possible.




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21280 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time

  • Home/EU: £4,730
  • Overseas: £10,640


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