Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit
HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full-time
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If you've always dreamed of embarking on a practical, challenging and rewarding career within the arts industry, a Bachelor of Arts (Arts Management) from Edith Cowan University in Perth, WA, is the first step towards your dream role.
This industry-focused qualification is specifically designed to prepare students for careers in a diverse range of art forms and organisations – from theatre and dance companies to exhibitions to galleries to concerts and festivals. You'll be studying business theory and practice as it relates to the wider arts industry, gaining the knowledge and practical skills you need in areas such as management, accounting, marketing, financial decision-making and business development.
The course focuses strongly on practical experience, including staffing and managing Front of House for WAAPA productions, and a 10-week industry placement with a professional arts organisation. By the time you graduate, you'll be informed, experienced and job-ready, set to embark upon an exciting arts management career.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
Special Admissions Requirements: All applicants are required to attend an interview. Individual interviews are conducted to provide information about the applicant's experience, motivation and goals. It is important that prospective students have an existing interest and background in the arts and a commitment to extending their knowledge in management and the arts in general.
In this arts & humanities course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Arts (Arts Management) from Edith Cowan University.
Graduates are equipped with the management expertise, leadership abilities, human resources skills and arts industry knowledge needed to seek management roles within a variety of arts organisations and venues.
Wondering where a career in arts and humanities could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Students may pay for this course upfront or through a government HECS-HELP loan (if eligible).
Scholarships and ECU Student Loans are also available to eligible students.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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