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MA Arts Management, Policy and Practice
Gain specialist knowledge and skills in arts management and cultural policy.

MA Arts Management, Policy and Practice / Careers

Year of entry: 2019

Career opportunities

As well as going into further research, our postgraduates pursue successful careers as managers, administrators, policy-makers or practitioners in various branches of the arts, cultural and creative industries.

Opportunities exist in:

  • the public, private, and voluntary sectors;
  • theatres, opera houses, concert halls, arts centres, museums and galleries;
  • the media;
  • orchestras, theatre companies and dance companies;
  • the Arts Council, British Council, local authorities, tourist boards and various funding bodies.

Examples of specific roles include programming manager, marketing director, education director, development or outreach officer, tour organiser, agent or artist's manager, consultant or market researcher, and freelance workshop leader.

Find out more about careers and employability .