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Cultrual Policy & Arts Management

GradDip Cultural Policy & Arts Management
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
Commencing in the academic year 2017/18, a full-time (one year) and part-time (over two years) 60 credit Graduate Diploma in Cultural Policy and Arts Management is being introduced. It will complement our existing full-time 1-year taught Masters Degree programme, and offer a flexible pathway for candidates to achieve a Graduate Diploma qualification and a simple process by which they can convert that qualification into a taught Masters Degree award. Note that all of these qualifications are at NFQ Level 9.

You have the option to accumulate 60 credits towards a Graduate Diploma qualification by taking modules offered in Semester 1 and Semester 2, either in sequence (full-time) or over two years (part-time).

Full-time Graduate Diploma students will complete Semester 1 and Semester 2 modules as listed below in a single academic year

Part-time Graduate Diploma students will complete Semester 1 modules in the first year, followed by Semester 2 modules in the second year.

You then have the option to undertake a capstone 30 credit thesis project to fulfil the requirements for the MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management.

Full-time Graduate Diploma students may complete their thesis assignment in either year two or year three.

Part-time Graduate Diploma students will be required to complete their thesis in year three.

Who should apply;
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Duration

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Number of credits

60

Careers or further progression

Careers & Employability
The programme's emphasis on vocational skills, practitioner input, and networking (through work placements), provides those coming from arts and humanities backgrounds with the kind of transferable business skills that will enhance their employability. Graduates will have the capacity to negotiate, research and think strategically about policy issues, and to apply practical management skills (acquired primarily through modules in marketing, management, finance, law and strategic planning), in running arts or heritage organisations on both a strategic and day-to-day basis

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Elizabeth Varley
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 7168162

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Finance
ACC40730

Business 1 (Management)
CULP40010

Cultural Policy 1 (Ireland)
CULP40040

Research Methods/Seminar
CULP40050

Marketing in the Arts
CULP40100

Cultural Policy 2 (Comparative)
CULP40110

Cultural Policy 3 Arts Lives
CULP40240

Business 3 (Strategic Plan)
CULP40270

Work Experience
CULP40280

Law of Cult Pol&Arts Mgmt
LAW41750

Comment

Student Internships
To complete the 60 credit Graduate Diploma, students will have to acquire 8-weeks of work experience with an appropriate organisation in the cultural field, nationally or internationally.

The window for this is April-July each academic year.

Application date

How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Grad Dip Cultural Policy & Arts Management FT (Z245)
Duration
1 Years

Attendance
Full Time

Deadline
Rolling *

Grad Dip Cultural Policy & Arts Management PT (Z246)
Duration
2 Years

Attendance
Part Time

Deadline
Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Course fee

GradDip Cultural Policy & Arts Management (Z245) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 5890
nonEU fee per year - € 12800

GradDip Cultural Policy & Arts Management (Z246) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 3520
nonEU fee per year - € 6400

***Fees are subject to change

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2019/2020 September

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