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    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

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  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    1 year FT/ 2 years PT

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    UK/EU £7,200; International £12,500; US $18,125

  • Last Updated

    22 January 2019

Programme Overview

Would you like to be an arts or cultural manager and play an important role in helping works of art in a museum or gallery come alive? This MA programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to do just that, equipping you to become an expert in visual culture.

MA in Visual Arts Management and Curating offers sustained engagement with the visual arts from an intercultural perspective, training students in marketing, public relations, development, management, curating and gallery education within a visual arts context. The programme brings art and design historians, theoreticians, professional practitioners and studio artists together to; 1) offer a thorough grounding in the interdisciplinary, theoretical and methodological issues related to the study of the visual, and 2) equip students with the professional skills and experience to work successfully in a variety of arts and cultural industries.

5 Reasons to Study Visual Arts & Curating

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of visual arts management and curating which will equip you for a career in the creative and cultural industries
  • Studying in central London, one of the world’s top cultural centres, provides inspirational setting for this programme
  • Benefit from small classes (average 10–15 students) and academic support from faculty engaged in leading research and professional practice in the art industry
  • The ability to learn first-hand by frequent on-site visits to the world’s most prestigious museums, galleries and art exhibitions
  • Benefit from an integrated internship that will allow you to apply what you have learned in a real-world workplace setting

Core Modules

Fall Semester (3 core courses)

Research Methods

Arts Policy

Visual Arts Management and Marketing

Spring Semester (3 core courses)


Art Education and the Gallery

International Art Market

Summer Semester (1 of the following)

Internship with dissertation


Extended Thesis Research

How to Apply

Apply online using the direct application form available at http://www.richmond.ac.uk/admissions/postgraduate-admissions/

Visit the MA in Visual Arts Management and Curating page on the Richmond, American International University in London website for more details!






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