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Arts and Cultural Management, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Canterbury, United Kingdom
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.

Overview

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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time programme cost:  £3,850

Living costs for Canterbury

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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