Study arts management

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Learn from national leaders to gain practical and internationally recognised knowledge of creative production and arts management.

Why study arts management at QUT?

  • Translate your professional expertise and interests into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods.
  • Develop an advanced level of investigation and critical thinking to apply to your practice.
  • Complete a thesis or creative project to further your skills and advance your knowledge.

Flexible study approach

Depending on your interest, you can study a coursework degree, or a research degree as either:

  • a thesis with our Doctor of Philosophy or our Master of Arts (Research)
  • a practical industry-focused creative work and a written component with our Doctor of Creative Industries.

Hands-on learning

Our postgraduate courses offer industry-linked learning, with professionals and academics in the field delivering informed, practical content. We have connections with local and national leaders in festivals and events, so you benefit from their experience, mentorship and real-world project or internship opportunities.

You'll graduate with enhanced creative industries networks and the confidence to develop your own entrepreneurial projects, events and programs.

Further your professional practice

Our range of postgraduate arts management courses lets you incorporate practice-led research into your profession, meaning that you can complete your research degree as you work. A research degree can also prepare you for a career in a range of research-oriented and policy-focused roles.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Creative Industries Precinct offers a world-class space with some of Australia's most sophisticated digital facilities. Here, you can collaborate with and work alongside like-minded creatives in an interdisciplinary environment that inspires imagination and innovation.

Pathways to a research career

Studying one of our postgraduate arts management courses offers a pathway towards a more research-focused career in industry or academia, where you'll be qualified to apply your creative practice research skills.

Become a leader in the arts

Specialise in your creative field to build the leadership, management and administration skills you need to run productions, events and festivals.

You can also choose to study the areas most relevant to your professional development. Assessment projects can be practical and customised to your own interests and development needs as an arts producer.

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Creative Industries Faculty

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    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059