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Cultrual Policy & Arts Management

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

Careers or further progression

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

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

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

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

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2018/2019 September

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