Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Arts Leadership - Master of Arts in Arts Leadership

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The core courses are taken in the first term. In the second term, students have the opportunity to focus on leadership in a specific art form (e.g. theatre administration, entrepreneurship, cultural policy) or a specific area (e.g. labour relations). In the final term, students’ practicum placements take into consideration their desire to work in a specific art form or area.

First Term – Laddered from the Graduate Diploma
ARTL 801Arts Marketing3.00
ARTL 802Arts Philanthropy3.00
MIR 875Finance and Accounting for HR/LR3.00
ARTL 804Artistic Producing1.50
ARTL 808Contract Negotiations1.50
Second Term
ARTL 806Strategic Leadership and Funding3.00
Electives - Select 3.00 credits from the following (as available):3.00
Theatre Administration
Creative Entrepreneurship
ARTL 816
Directed Study
Final Term
ARTL 810Arts Leadership Capstone Project6.00
Total Units24.00

Skills seminars (non-credit) with industry leaders will be held throughout the program.