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.
You 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 organisations and theatre companies allows you to gain real-world experience.
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.
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
G905 Life Skills
T201 Creative Concepts
T602 Creative Enterprise (2 MC)
T601 Arts History (2 MC)
T120 Understanding Drama
T121 Arts and Singapore Society
T122 Introduction to Technical Theatre
T221 Introduction to Arts Management
T222 Production Design
T225 Understanding Directing and Performance
T324 Production Management
T329 Theatre Production Practicum
Option 1: Arts and Production Management Track (26 MC)
B221 Human Resource Management
H220 Introduction to Event Industry
H346 Leisure Events and Entertainment Management
T227 Arts Marketing
T620 Front of House Management (2 MC)
T326 Arts Facilities Management
Option 2: Technical Theatre Track (26 MC) T275 Electrical Fundamental for TheatresT219 Live Sound FundamentalsT223 Stage ManagementT226 Introduction to LightingT228 StagecraftT322 Lighting DesignT621 Drafting for Productions (2 MC)
T380 Portfolio Development
T931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the schools in RP.
For a full listing of entry requirements, please click here.
To graduate with a Diploma in Arts and Theatre Management, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.
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