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Arts Management and Leadership, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #239 (QS) Kingston, Canada
The Arts Management and Leadership program from Queen's University is ideal for students and working professionals who have the passion and acumen for the arts and see their careers not so much as on the stage but rather directing from behind the scenes - directing the business operations that is.

Overview

The focus is on developing 21st century leadership and management capabilities. Course work covers strategic planning and thinking, a specific focus on comprehensive revenue development in arts marketing and philanthropy, cultural policy, contract negotiations and labour relations, financial and management accounting, and digital entrepreneurship.

The program will focus on inquiry-based research, applied learning in live-site analysis and the rigorous exchange of ideas, producing graduate students who are immediately qualified to assume specialized administrative positions with professional arts organizations and who will eventually assume leadership positions.

In addition to the content and learning objectives of the Graduate Diploma, students in the Master of Arts Leadership program will receive extended education in arts leadership, cultural policy development, digital technologies leadership, entrepreneurship, and labour law and contract negotiations in this heavily unionized, multi-stakeholder industry.

Career options:

The Arts Management and Leadership program from Queen's University focuses on inquiry-based research, applied learning in live-site analysis and the rigorous exchange of ideas, producing graduate students who are immediately qualified to assume specialized administrative positions with professional arts organizations and who will eventually assume leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Arts Marketing
  • Financial Literacy
  • Arts Philanthropy
  • Strategic Leadership & Governance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Cultural Policy
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Arts Leadership Capstone
  • Analytical Research Seminars
  • Theatre Administration
  • Public Relations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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General Requirements

  • A complete application must include official, up-to-date transcripts for all current and previous study the applicant has listed in the Academic Background section of the application.
  • Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript.
  • For applicants to research programs, two current academic recommendations are required from professors under whom the applicant has recently studied. 
  • Two Professional letters of recommendation can be submitted in support of applications to professional graduate programs. 
  • Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Kingston

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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