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Arts, Festival and Cultural Management

Queen Margaret University

12 months
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About

This MA Arts, Festival and Cultural Management at the Queen Margaret University welcomes applications from those who have not studied management previously. Flexible study options and a diverse curriculum mean that this course is suited to those already working in the sector or those who wish to.

Overview

Responding to the changing role of arts and cultural managers, this MA will produce graduates who have a better understanding of the management of cultural organisations and the individual factors that influence the environment in which they function.

The MA Arts, Festival and Cultural Management at the Queen Margaret University is designed as a conversion degree and we welcome applicants who have not studied management previously. It is suitable for both graduates who wish to add a vocational management emphasis to their first degree and those with equivalent professional qualifications or experience. It is likely to be of interest to those who studied the arts and humanities at undergraduate level or those with significant workplace experience who would like to gain a formal qualification in a flexible manner.

Why QMU?

  • International cohort of students working closely and collaboratively with staff.
  • Range of guest lecturers and field trips to key cultural organisations and festivals across Scotland.
  • The only postgraduate course of its kind in Scotland.

Responding to the changing role of arts and cultural managers, this MA will produce graduates who have a better understanding of the management of cultural organisations and the individual factors that influence the environment in which they function.

Careers

You will be qualified for a broad range of management positions within a wide spectrum of cultural organisations and festivals. Previous graduates have gone on to work in theatres, performing arts organisations, galleries, local government, and cultural agencies. In addition, many now work in festivals within the UK, Europe and internationally. Potential careers might include producing, fundraising, marketing, programming, or audience development, as well as many other roles across the cultural industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Debates in Cultural Policy
  • Designing Qualitative Research
  • Leadership, Governance and Strategy
  • Fundraising, Development and Finance
  • Arts Management in Practice
  • Evaluating Arts and Cultural Projects/ Planning and Marketing Cultural Projects

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standard: A UK honours degree or equivalent OR significant work experience in cultural organisations or festivals.
  • International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Funding

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