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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

Master of Arts (Arts Management)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Start a career in gallery, event, museum and arts project management with a program that brings together a global network of curators, academics, managers and artists.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MC034P8, 061673J
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$32,640 per year

About this course

This program will teach you core strategic skills and knowledge to help you succeed in the arts industry

From managing festivals, events and museums to working as an advisor in the community, education and government sector - you'll emerge from this program as a highly skilled, reflective and ethical practitioner committed to making a contribution to arts management and the community.

Learning from industry practitioners and professional educators, you'll recognise, develop and extend your professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and values within a flexible learning framework.

You'll have many opportunities to develop networks with industry practitioners to help establish yourself as an arts professional.

Entry requirements

You must have:

  • successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent overseas qualification

  • undertaken significant work experience or professional practice

To have your professional experience considered you must submit with your application a CV and a personal statement detailing your experience.

Study locations

Melbourne City

Career pathways

The arts industry is increasingly demanding qualifications and professional training. Graduates of this program are employable as skilled senior practitioners in areas such as arts administration and management, and project management, in a variety of educational, training, community and arts settings.

Career paths from this program are broad but all have a focus on arts, community and policy development and engagement and include roles such as:

  • arts officer in local government
  • community officer
  • policy advisor to government
  • management for cultural and artistic institutions
  • festival manager
  • curator
  • freelance artist