Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme offers you the chance to engage with the key issues in the formulation of arts and cultural policy and the administration of the arts, in particular those relating to the performing arts. This MA from the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship will enable you to develop an awareness of and a critical approach to the discipline, by studying arts policy and practice in Europe, audience development, fundraising, arts education, cultural tourism, regeneration through arts, arts diversity and social inclusion, copyright and the role of the arts in relations and diplomacy as well as national and cultural identity. The programme enables you to develop the following skills: Critical awareness of cultural policy issues; Preparation of specific audience; development and fundraising strategies for arts organisations, and more generic strategic plans; Leadership and teamwork skills. Graduates typically go on to careers in the following areas: Cultural policy: researching, developing, writing, analysing and evaluating policy; Management in building-based and touring theatre, dance, music and visual arts organisations; Arts education, arts regeneration and arts for social and community purposes; Audience development, programming and planning.

Start Date:

2019-OCT-01. 2019-OCT-01.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £10,140 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £18,340 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £10,140 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £5,070 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £9,170 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £5,070 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject. Students might also be considered for some programmes if they aren?t a graduate or their degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that they have the ability to work at postgraduate level.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0.