What will I learn?

The Diploma in Arts and Theatre Management (DATM) is a unique programme which provides training in both arts management and technical production for the arts and theatre industry. The programme covers both local and international perspectives in the arts and is designed to prepare you for an exciting career in the arts and cultural sectors. Students will acquire many sought-after skills such as stage and production management, arts marketing, lighting design, production design, and front-of-house and arts facilities management.

Practical training at our purpose-built cultural Centre, The Republic Cultural Centre (TRCC), forms an integral part of your learning journey. In addition, industry attachment with established arts organizations and theatre companies allows you to gain real-world experience.

Course Outcomes:

  • Learn about the day-to-day operations of arts companies and arts venues
  • Gain access to state-of-the-art theatre facilities to hone your skills as a technical specialist
  • Visit arts organisations and universities around the world on our overseas study trips
  • Undergo a 16-week industry attachment programme with organisations such as Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Resorts World Sentosa, TheatreWorks, ACT 3 International, and many other established events companies

Career Opportunities:

DATM graduates can look forward to operational, administrative, and managerial positions in integrated resorts, arts-related organisations, and theatre and production companies. They can also take on technical roles in theatre productions.

  • Arts Administrator
  • Stage Manager
  • Front-of-House Manager
  • Lighting Designer
  • Production Coordinator
  • Technical Theatre Specialist
  • Arts Liaison Executive
  • Arts Programming Manager
  • Set and Costume Designer

Which department am I in?

School of Technology for the Arts

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$26,919.00 (14,75,014) per year
Tuition Fee Payable (after Tuition Grant): SG $9,050
Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

School of Technology for the Arts

9 Woodlands Avenue 9,

738964, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements: O-level holders must have English language with grades 1-6, mathematics (Elementary/Additional) with grades 1-7, any three other subjects (to be eligible for admission, they must also have sat for one subject for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type) with grades 1-6; aggregate type (ELR2B2-A); NITEC holders must have subjects with GPA greater than equal to 3.5; Higher NITEC holders must have subjects with GPA greater than equal to 2.0. Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements: A-level holders must have the obtain an A-S grade for General Paper (English Medium), obtain an A-E grade for three other H2 subjects, and must have taken GCE 'A' Level examinations whilst studying in a Junior College / Millennia Institute in Singapore.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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