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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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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.
This course is Commonwealth Government Supported for eligible students.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts follows an academic calendar that is slightly different to ECU's standard academic calendar. For more information about semester start dates, study weeks, exam periods and breaks, please refer to ECU's Important Dates page.
General Manager, Arts Marketing Manager, Audience Development Manager, Sponsorship Manager, Business Development Manager, Communications Manager, Program Manager, Venue Manager, Producer, Events Coordinator
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.