Graduate Diploma in Arts Management

Graduate Diploma in Arts Management

POSTGRADUATE

An exit award from the Master of Arts (Arts Management), this degree will teach you the core strategic skills to implement your knowledge in the arts industry.

Student type:
Mode of study:
On campus and blended learning
Entry score:

See MC280

Duration:
Other
Fees:

See MC280

Next intake:
Not applicable
Location:
Melbourne City
Mode of study:
On campus and blended learning
Entry score:

See MC280

Duration:
Other
Fees:

See MC280

Next intake:
Not applicable
Location:
Melbourne City

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Arts Management (GD028) is available as an exit award of the Master of Arts (Arts Management) MC280.

Whether you are pursuing a career in the arts management field, or you are already working in it, your studies in this degree will help you gain capabilities that broaden your professional opportunities as an artist or manager. 

Our Arts Management postgraduate studies are structured to maximise your prior learning and to provide pathways to suit your professional and academic needs. It is geared to meet the needs of practitioners who are working or wish to work and/or broaden their career opportunities as artists or managers.

Upon completion of the program, you will have the skills, professional knowledge and capabilities to work effectively in the arts management industry.  You will be aware of the changing environment and able to operate effectively within the various contexts of this environment with practical skills, outputs and networks in arts management. The program is geared to the contemporary worker and workplace with the aim of fostering leadership in arts related workplaces and delivering a program of study that meets real world needs relevant to a wide range of arts management workplaces.

Details

As an exit award from the Master of Arts (Arts Management), the Graduate Diploma in Arts Management is based in a studio learning environment that reflects industry practice. All staff members have arts industry experience.

You will be required to attend on-campus seminars throughout the delivery of the program so that you can critically engage with the lecturers, students and visiting industry professionals.

There will be regular opportunities to critique presentations of your own work and the work of others in a group setting with your lecturers and fellow students.

The reading materials and associated texts for each seminar are available online. 

Blended learning options

Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.

Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional and vocational practice.

The knowledge and skills you will acquire throughout this degree and how they can be applied in your career are described in the learning outcomes.

In order to exit the Master of Arts (Arts Management) with the Graduate Diploma in Arts Management, you will need to complete one core subject and 72 credit points from the Arts Management options. Visit the course structure for full details. 

Course structure

Choose a plan below to find out more about the subjects you will study and the course structure.

Graduate Diploma in Arts Management
Program code: GD028

Title
Location
Duration
Plan code
CRICOS
Graduate Diploma in Arts Management
City Campus
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time (2 semesters)
GD028P8
103236A
Location
City Campus
Duration
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time (2 semesters)
Plan code
GD028P8
CRICOS
103236A
Graduate Diploma in Arts Management
City Campus
1 year full-time
GD028P8
103236A
Location
City Campus
Duration
1 year full-time
Plan code
GD028P8
CRICOS
103236A

Note: International student visa holders can only study full-time.

Career

The arts industry is increasingly demanding qualifications and professional training.

Career paths 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

Pathways

The Graduate Diploma in Arts Management (GD028) is available as an exit award of the Master of Arts (Arts Management) MC280. 

You will have the option of exiting with the Graduate Diploma in Arts Management (GD028) if you have successfully completed 96 credit points listed in this program structure, or a combination of completing some courses and having been granted credit for previous study at an equivalent level (AQF 8), i.e. honours, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in the field of Art.

Fees

The Graduate Diploma in Arts Management (GD028) is available as an exit award of the Master of Arts (Arts Management) MC280. See the Master of Arts (Arts Management) for full fee information.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.

If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact Study@RMIT for more information.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.