Arts and Cultural Management

Canterbury Christ Church University

12 months
13000 GBP/year
7970 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Arts and Cultural Management degree offered at Canterbury Christ Church University is for artists/practitioners and project managers who wish to develop further knowledge, skills and understanding as confident leaders and managers in the arts.


Learning and Teaching

Arts and Cultural Management degree offered at Canterbury Christ Church University  will develop your conceptual and critical skills, which will allow you to engage with arts and management in an insightful way. The curriculum is designed to allow you to pursue opportunities within specialist fields of study to an advanced level, including undertaking an extensive independent project or dissertation of your choosing.

You will gain understanding of organisations, managerial techniques and arts practices in the current arts and cultural landscape in the UK.

You will have a placement that will enable you to develop greater self awareness, professionalism and apply practical and organisational project management skills.

What can I do next?

Here are some possible careers/next steps :

  • Manager with an arts/cultural organisation – programming/curating/event manager/project manager
  • Freelance developer of arts/cultural experiences/events
  • Community outreach officer
  • Freelance performer
  • Undertake further study (PhD)

Students that have undertaken this programme have become freelance artists establishing their own companies and events. One Alumni works for the BBC on audience statistics for Strictly Come Dancing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles and Practice - Research Skills
  • Cultural Leadership
  • Curatorial
  • Performance Programming 
  • Spaces and Places 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA/BSc degree in any subject at 2:1 or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7970 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time UK / EU: £3,985


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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