MA Arts Management at Queen’s University Belfast

This MA is suitable for a range of participants; early and mid-career arts managers, who wish to develop their practice and understanding of the background, theories and principles of arts and cultural management, will find this degree invaluable. While there is a focus on the publicly subsidised arts sector, the MA does serve as a strong and valuable route for graduates who are interested in creating their own cultural ventures for self-employment.

The MA consists of the following four core modules and a double Dissertation and Work Placement module:

  • Engaging Audiences
  • Cultural Policy: Its Relationship to Arts Management
  • Managing the Arts I: Thinking Strategically
  • Managing the Arts II: Planning for the Arts
  • Work Placement
  • Research Dissertation

And includes training modules in research and practice, covering a number of the following areas:

  • Work Placement
  • Research Methods in Statistics and Interviewing
  • Engagement with Social Media
  • Advocacy and Lobbying
  • Practical Management Skills
  • The majority of students will take on an independent research project during the course.

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

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