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MSc Arts & Cultural Management

Burgundy School of Business – BSB
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
September 2020
Application deadline: 01 July 2020
14,000 EUR

Program description

MSc Arts & Cultural Management

Become a future arts and cultural manager in the dynamic market of cultural and creative industries

A 1-year programme, 100% English taught and designed for world-class students or professionals with a non-French Bachelor degree which equips them to gain managerial positions in the fields of performing arts, cultural heritage, cultural and creative industries, both at a national and international level.

An impressive international network of academics and professionals from Italy, Germany, Spain, the UK and the USA

  • Conference with professionals from the industry (Head of Philanthropy at BNP Paribas, KissKissBankBank etc.)

A broad vision of the sector: from arts budgeting and fundraising to cultural project engineering and event management from an international perspective

  • Organization of an international festival in the arts and cultural sector (in 2017: International Festival in Besançon Excentricités in collaboration with the Institute of Fine Arts) that teaches students how to work with artists at all levels: management, communication, logistics…
  • Creation of a Cultural Diary to understand and analyze the current trends in arts and culture

A special focus on cultural entrepreneurship and assistance in developing entrepreneurial projects

  • Organisation of an art festival or project with artists from the Higher National School of Fine Arts
  • Specific courses dedicated to entrepreneurship: cultural entrepreneurship, intellectual property and copyright, arts budgeting, Cultural project engineering, etc.
  • Personalised coaching for students to develop entrepreneurial projects

International study visits and participation in cultural events

  • Visit to international companies (in 2017: Amazon)
  • One field trip to a European capital  with specific study visits, conferences, events, encounter with professionals (in 2017: Madrid)
  • A joint workshop in a UNESCO world heritage site

Admission requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements:
- A non-French Bachelor degree or a French Master 1in any field
- A passion or project in Arts 
- English language certificate (for non-native speakers) equivalent to TOEIC (785) or IELTS (6.0) or TOEFL (79)

Admission process:
Step 1: Fill in the online application form on BSB's website 
Step 2: Motivation interview 

Application fees:

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Program content

According to EY's study commissioned by CISAC & UNESCO in 2015, the cultural industries are one of the biggest employers in the world. Cultural and creative industries provide 29.5 millions jobs worldwide.
Graduates from the MSc Arts & Cultural Management will gain the knowledge and know-how to take up managerial positions in the fields of:

  • performing arts (theatre, dance, music, litterature…),
  • cultural heritage (touristic sites, museums, galleries…),
  • NGOs in the cultural and creative sector,
  • cultural and creative industries (media, press, films, music industry...)

Tuition fees

14 000€


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About this institute

Burgundy School of Business - Groupe ESC Dijon Bourgogne

Burgundy School of Business - BSB

The Burgundy School of Business, originally founded in Dijon in 1899, is a leading teaching and research school belonging to the network of top French academic institutions in management. Top 1% Business Schools in the world with double accreditation: AACSB and EQUIS Among the...

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The MSc Arts & Cultural Management programme brought me both theoretical and practical knowledge in the cultural field in an international context. Thanks to many professors from different origins and courses of cultural diplomacy, I have a wide point of view of the arts in Europe and around the world. The theory of the first semester allowed me...
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Burgundy School of Business – BSB

29 rue Sambin
21000 Dijon

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