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Culture, Policy and Management MA

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

A pioneer in defining the cultural landscape for over four decades, this programme lets you design and navigate your own learning of culture, policy and management. You can investigate your own specialist area and shape your own professional path.

Benefits of this course

What you will learn:

how to identify and apply analytical frameworks to your own research and professional practice
ways of evaluating theories and practices of cultural policy and management
methods of analysing key factors affecting cultural policymaking and management
approaches to evaluate research and methodologies within the cultural sector
forms of theorising and communicating principles of cultural policy and management to stakeholders
how to undertake a credible research project in independent cultural policy or management.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

This master’s degree is ideal if you have an undergraduate degree and a passion for the arts. You may also have experience working in the cultural sector and wish to study a specialist field.

This course is flexible and suits a range of interests. Previous subjects have included policies for the creative city, the democratisation of opera and the motivations of young fashion entrepreneurs.


Our graduates find employment across the creative and cultural sector, with many remaining in London and some pursuing careers overseas.

From orchestras and the fine art market, to marketing and management, most of our graduates are employed in cultural roles. They have found work with organisations including:

Barbican Centre (London)
UNESCO (Paris)
Ullens Contemporary Art Centre (Beijing)
Royal Opera House (London)
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (South Korea)
National Art Gallery ‘Astana’ (Kazakhstan).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,510per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 105 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    131 68%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%



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