Study arts management

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

Why study arts management at QUT?

  • Develop skills in leadership, management, administration, entrepreneurship, marketing and professional communication.
  • Learn to run productions, events and festivals in a range of exciting industries.
  • Gain experience and contacts in your industry through professional placements and projects.

Build real-world skills

Develop adaptive, cutting-edge, multidisciplinary skills in creative production and arts management, helping you shape your career. You'll build knowledge, creativity and practical skills across a range of complementary study areas.

You'll also gain a detailed knowledge of current policy, industrial and production practices across a range of art forms, new trends and technologies.

Hands-on experience

Learn first-hand from local and national leaders in festivals and events. You'll hone your leadership, management, communication and audience development skills, and your ability to present, promote and market productions, projects, events and exhibitions.

Graduate with well-developed skills in communication, project management and digital media, an up-to-date insight to the creative economy, and an appreciation of creative collaboration.

Work integrated learning units in your final year will prepare for your career as an entrepreneur, consultant, project manager or creative professional.

Put your skills into practice in real-world theatre, dance, music, art, new media, film and television companies through internships, industry projects and other networking activities.

Learn from the best

Throughout this course, you'll be taught by some of Brisbane's most effective, highly educated arts managers and industry professionals, and benefit from their networks and insights.

Pathways to postgraduate studies

Turn your creative interests and professional expertise into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods. Complete your research as either a thesis or a practical industry-focused creative work, with a written component.

Career outcomes

Our graduates work as producers, managers and marketers in:

  • theatre
  • dance
  • music
  • visual arts
  • television
  • film projects.

They work as leaders and high-level consultants with:

  • governments
  • businesses
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • independent arts, cultural and creative organisations.

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Creative Industries Faculty

  • Postal address:
    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059