Graduate Diploma in Arts Management (Level 6 and 7) in Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 1 year

Intake: February

*Fee: $21,000 (approx.)

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The diploma in Arts Management is normally introduced to support the creative and arts industry in order to train candidates as talented arts managers with skills and knowledge of business and skills to tackle the challenges in unique manner to run organisations related to dance, music, and theatre and visual arts etc. Skills needed for effective management, event management, digital-media communication, management of the project and other business related skills are delivered to the students through theory and practical for the full deep understanding of the practices of the arts. This all is provided with placement where the student has to work with individuals practicing arts or in any of the art-organisation.

Structure of the Course:

Level 6
Compulsory core courses:

Arts Management Concepts in which principals of Art Management are developed through theories and practical. The student also gain the complete knowledge of the market, space and its culture of applied arts management in any setting from local to international.

  • Project Management
  • Choose either from
  • Digital media Communication or Event Planning And Management
    Level 7
    Compulsory courses:

  • Creative Industries
  • Arts Practices
  • Industry Project Part A
  • Industry Project Part B
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who have done their Bachelor’s Degree should apply for the diploma to enhance their skills in Arts and learn to deal with its related business.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5;
    2. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE);
    3. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18);
    4. Pearson Test of English (Academic): PToE (Academic) score of 50

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