Goldsmiths - University of London

BA Arts Management

This programme will equip you for working life in the arts and cultural industries, with a specific focus on working in and managing the arts.

Why study BA Arts Management at Goldsmiths?

Goals and Objectives

You’ll learn fundamental arts management skills through a balanced foundation of academic and professional practice modules with examples drawn from across artistic disciplines.
In compulsory modules, you’ll cover key cultural policy concepts such as:
• events management
• funding systems and fundraising
• audience development and audience evaluation
• budget and planning
• working in cultural organisations
• cultural policy


Year 1
Arts in London
Introduction to Arts and Cultural Theory
Fundraising in the Arts
Visual Culture
Principles of Arts Management
Events Management
Perspectives on Capital: Cultural, Social, Financial, Critical
Digital Cultures, Digital Literacies

Year 2

The Audience in Theory and Practice
Contemporary Arts and Cultural Theory
Managing Arts Organisations and Cultural Businesses
Professional Practice in Arts Organisations and Cultural Businesses
Cultural Policy in the Arts

Year 3
You complete a dissertation and undertake an independent Professional Practice Project. You also choose optional modules to the value of 30 credits.


We accept the following qualifications:

A-level: BBB
International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall with Three HL subjects at 655
Access: Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject-specific modules
Scottish qualifications: BBBBC (Higher) or BBC (Advanced Higher)
European Baccalaureate: 75%
Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H2

International qualifications
We also accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.
If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.0 with a 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5 to study this programme. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for degree-level study.

Goldsmiths - University of London
New Cross
London SE14 6NW
United Kingdom

Victoria Alexander

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 (0)20 7717 3381

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