Bachelor of Arts (Arts Management)

Subject areas WAAPA offers the only full-time undergraduate Arts Management course in Australasia.

The course has an international reputation for excellence built on the success of its graduates who have found work as arts managers in events, production, venues, finance, sponsorship, marketing, publicity, promotion and human resources, both in Australia and internationally.

Provides a foundation in business theory and practice for the arts industry. The program is specifically industry-focused and designed to give students the knowledge and skills to work
in a diverse range of art forms and organisations including theatre companies, venues, dance companies, exhibitions, galleries, concerts and festivals.

An emphasis on academic study and experiential practice gives students the opportunity
to apply theory to practical situations and workplace scenarios by developing their understanding of art forms and processes within various arts organisations.

By studying at WAAPA, students have opportunities for practical experience and during the later stages of the degree, practical experience is gained in the wider arts industry. It is
expected that graduates from the course will possess a high level of management expertise, together with leadership abilities, human resources skills and a broad knowledge of
the arts industry which will enable them to function as arts managers in an intelligent, effective and sensitive manner.


Careers: General Manager, Arts Marketing Manager, Audience
Development Manager, Sponsorship Manager, Business
Development Manager, Communications Manager, Program
Manager, Venue Manager, Producer, Events Coordinator

See more course information:
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Prerequisites Requirements: Interview / Prac
Admission Requirements: Applicants must apply to TISC and also directly to WAAPA.
Admission is based on interview and academic results.

Individual interviews are conducted to provide information about the applicant’s experiences, motivation and goals. It is important that prospective students already have an
interest and background in the arts as well as a commitment to extending their knowledge in management and the arts in general.
Duration 3 years full-time / On-campus Type Bachelor Campus Mount Lawley   WA

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