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MSc Arts & Cultural Management

Burgundy School of Business – BSB
Length: 1 year
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Dijon
Language: English
Start date: September 2019
Application deadline: 07 June 2019
Price: 9,800 EUR

Program description

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 1
- English language certificate (for non-native speakers) equivalent to TOEIC (785) or IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (79-93)

Admission process:
Step 1: Fill in the online application form on
Step 2: Oral motivation interview (Skype)

The admission process is now closed for our 2018 intake. The next admission session is October 2018 for 2019 intake.

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Burgundy School of Business - BSB is an international School of Management, situated in Dijon and Lyon, France. BSB offers top-level Management training programmes to French and international students: Bachelor, Master in Management and postgraduate programmes designed for recent graduates or professionals. In this video you get to meet some of Burgundy School of Business’s students.

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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. Their rankings certify their expertise: Belonging to the Top 1% Business Schools in the world...

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Marion   |   6/14/2018
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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