Graduate Diploma of Business (Arts and Cultural Management)

Deakin University

Course details

Level of study: Graduate Certificates

Summary

The arts and cultural sector is a significant and growing industry in Australia and globally. The sector requires strong, capable and passionate arts managers, and this course is an acknowledged education leader in the field.

Highly effective arts and cultural managers need expertise in management, marketing and finance as well as leadership and innovation. These disciplines and skills are essential to the success of arts and cultural organizations if they are to be culturally vibrant and financially viable.

This course combines the structure of a business education with focused industry expertise from the arts and cultural sectors.

You’ll develop strategic marketing skills relating to audience development, branding, market segmentation, promotions and e-marketing. Other areas of study include: event management, cultural policy and its context, strategic planning, volunteer management, fundraising, sponsorship and philanthropy, management of community creative processes, and managing entrepreneurial activity within the creative industries.

The course is led by staff with extensive practical experience in management and leadership in the arts and cultural sectors. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with a range of industry representatives, gain exposure to the work of cutting edge practitioners and thinkers, and integrate your work and learning through work placement opportunities.

Course Structure

To complete the Graduate Diploma of Business (Arts and Cultural Management), students must attain a total of 8 credit points of core units. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.

Graduate outcomes

Career outcomes

This program prepares graduates for leadership roles across the range of cultural organisations including: performing arts, visual arts, festivals, community events, facilities, publishing houses, music venues, screen industries, cultural heritage and museums.

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
39,400 Per Year
Read moreThis fee refers to full time and its guide for online students
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
1 year
Online study
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Minimum course admission criteria - Bachelor’s degree or higher OR two years relevant work experience OR evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

IELTS: Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT: 79 Writing 21; TOEFL PBT: 577 Writing 4.5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY: 176 No band less than 169

PTE: 58 No less than 50 in each skill

OET: Overall C+

DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (60%)

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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