Mastering Cultural Sector Data, Certificate | Queen Margaret University | Musselburgh, United Kingdom
3 months
865 GBP/full
865 GBP/full
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This Mastering Cultural Sector Data course at Queen Margaret University will provide students with the skills and confidence to understand and appraise the many different types of data available to cultural sector leaders.


It begins with an overview of data in the sector, before moving into a systematic and critical guide to local and national demographic data sets, ways to monitor and measure audiences and their behaviour, and approaches to segmenting and studying political and industry stakeholders.It concludes with a practical interrogation of the many data analysis tools and techniques that can support the work of cultural leaders.

Why should you study a short course in Mastering Cultural Sector Data at Queen Margaret University?

The course is led by cultural sector experts in research and data who have practical experience of analysing and building data sets.The course will give you the opportunity to explore data that is directly relevant to your specific professional context.Your assessment is designed to be of practical application to the organisation(s) you work for/with.

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:
  • types of data in the cultural sector, their strengths, weaknesses and uses;
  • local and national demographic data and open data;
  • qualitative and quantitative data;
  • mapping local assets and catchments;

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course is delivered at master’s level and each applicant must decide if the level of study is suitable for them.
  • Applicants for master’s level study would usually hold an undergraduate degree or have relevant professional experience that supports study at this level. Applicants that have previously studied outside the UK should check that their qualification has been taught at a suitable level to prepare them for master’s level study.

Tuition Fee

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