Employers in the arts and heritage sector often look for a combination of a general arts and culture background with a specialisation in cultural policy, management or education. As a graduate of Arts and Heritage, this will be you.
As a graduate of this programme, you will also possess professional, analytical and other academic skills that employers are looking for. As well as this you will know how to answer questions regarding the policy, appreciation, interpretation, use, conservation, education and management of art in a meaningful way.
The total number of Arts and Heritage graduates is 291 since the start of the programme. The available data (from 201 graduates) show that 98% of our graduates are employed, 2% work as PhD Candidate or have chosen to do a second master elsewhere.
As an Arts and Heritage graduate, you can look for work in:
- Art institutions, e.g. theatres, museums, art centres (e.g. Curator, Collection manager)
- Galleries and auction houses (e.g. Exhibitions manager, Communications Manager, Project assistant)
- Governmental or cultural organisations (e.g. Policy advisor, Cultural manager, Programme coordinator)
- Cultural industries and cultural tourism (e.g. Sales executive)
- Media (e.g. Editor, Journalist, Music critic, TV editor)
- Academia or education (e.g. Researcher, teacher
- Management (e.g. Communications officer, Marketing assistant)
Many of our graduates work in high-level agencies, such as:
- The Art Department of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
- Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
- Dox Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague
- World Heritage Centre, UNESCO in Paris
- Foundation Beyeler in Basel
- Kulturprojekte Berlin
- Verenigde Organisaties Beeldkunst in Brussels
- English Heritage in London