MA Arts Management, Policy and Practice / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

As well as going into further research, our postgraduates pursue successful careers as managers, administrators, policymakers 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, festival management, museums and galleries;
  • orchestras, theatre companies and dance companies;
  • the Arts Council, British Council, local authorities, tourist boards and various funding bodies.

The University has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help boost your employability.