Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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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 us for more information.
This program will teach you the core strategic skills to implement your knowledge 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.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
This program has a studio-learning environment that reflects industry practice. All staff members have arts industry experience.
Arts management specialists, as well as program graduates, present lectures and contribute to seminars throughout the year, and you'll attend field trips to industry workplaces. You'll gain feedback on your written assessments and presentations from academics and guest presenters.
All programs are delivered in English.
You will have access to online digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.
This program has strong connections with industry and includes numerous field visits. Working on projects with industry is built into the course content, allowing you to learn as you go rather than waiting for graduation.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
The arts is a growing industry that 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
- freelance artist
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program in arts management is formally accredited.
It provides evidence of substantial achievement for promotion and employment purposes in occupations relating to education and the arts industry.
Exchange opportunities with interstate or international universities are available for all students. The content and skills taught in this program are of a global standard, which allows you to work locally and internationally. The program also has strong links with RMIT's International Artist in Residency (iAIR) program, providing you access to high-profile international artists who visit and teach at the Melbourne City campus.
RMIT's Global Experience Office supports students to undertake an exchange or short-term mobility activity with over 165 partner universities worldwide.
Program and course information
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