MA Arts and Cultural Leadership and Management

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Duration Full-time, 1 Year, Part-time, 2 Years
Start date September 2020
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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Building on your own previous experience and background, either from your studies at university or beyond, the programme will expand and develop your creative leadership skills.

Designed and delivered in close collaboration with leading regional arts, cultural and creative organisations, the programme provides you with the theoretical framework, appropriate skills and practical experience to meet the challenges of working in your chosen field within Arts, Cultural and the Creative Business sector.    

We encourage applications from as wide a range of backgrounds and specialisms as possible. The course can also be tailored to suit people already working in the sector who wish to gain experience in leadership and management, or to accelerate career development.

Graduate destinations

This course can lead to art, culture and creative related professions such as arts management, theatre management, a range of creative SME’s, curation, museum management, etc. The course can also support students wishing to go on to study at MPhil/PhD level.

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Postgraduate Open Day

Sat 17 Oct 2020

Experience living and learning on a super-friendly campus with talented creatives - An awesome place to find your calling and kick-start your creative career. Tackle a design brief, have a go at a life drawing or enjoy a live performance.

Undergraduate Open Day

Sat 17 Oct 2020

Experience living and learning on a super-friendly campus with talented creatives - An awesome place to find your calling and kick-start your creative career. Tackle a design brief, have a go at a life drawing or enjoy a live performance.