Master of Fine Arts in Cultural Leadership

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 31,160

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • An undergraduate degree, or
  • At least five years’ documented professional experience in the arts, cultural, creative or other relevant sector/s, including evidence of sector leadership experience.

English Language Requirement:

  • English language proficiency equivalent to an overall band score of 7.0 or 8.0 IELTS, depending on the course.

*Applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree may be considered on the basis of evidence of extensive relevant professional experience.


  • Cultural Transformation and Sustainability (Lead subject – 60 credit points)
  • Leadership and Governance (15 credit points)
  • Communication and Advocacy (15 credit points)
  • Cultural Policy and Practice (15 credit points)
  • International Placement (30 credit points)
  • Contextualising Practice (15 credit points)
  • Practice-based Research (30 credit points)

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