Graduate Certificate in Arts Management

Course 692-AM (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Graduate Enquiries, Arts & Music Student Centre
Rm 104 (Ground Floor) Old Arts Building
Tel: +61 3 8344 5321/+61 3 8344 6395
Fax: +61 3 9347 0424

Course Overview:

The Graduate Certificate in Arts Management is designed for graduates who wish to work in a range of arts industry environments. It also provides a pathway for potential applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Management who do not have relevant background studies in their undergraduate degree.

Course coordinator:
Dr Angela O'Brien
School of Culture and Communication


Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Arts Management should:

  • understand and appreciate the place of the arts within our culture;
  • gain insights into issues faced by the various stakeholders in the arts industry;
  • be able to identify and use a range of communication modes and styles appropriate to specific purposes within the arts industry;
  • be able to recognise potential legal issues regarding intellectual property within specific arts industry contexts;
  • be able to analyse policies and current issues impacting upon the arts industry;
  • be able to locate resources, information and advice available to the arts industry;
  • plan and complete arts projects from first ideas to final product including budgeting, implementing and acquittal.
Course Structure & Available Subjects:
  • three core subjects
  • one elective subject
Total 50 points - subjects are 12.5 points each, unless indicated otherwise.
Subject Options: Core subjects
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Elective subjects Any third/fourth or fourth year level subject available within the Bachelor of Creative Arts
Entry Requirements:

The Minimum entry requirement is:

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in any discipline, or equivalent.

Note: Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Arts Management without an undergraduate degree are not eligible to apply for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Management or the Master of Arts Management.

Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Graduate Attributes: None
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