MSc Arts & Cultural Management


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Programme Description

MSc in Arts & Cultural Management

The MSc Arts & cultural management is an English-taught postgraduate program that aims is to train future arts and cultural managers, who will be able to work in the dynamic and market of cultural and creative industries, both at a national and international level.


  • Cultural entrepreneurship
  • Arts marketing
  • Digitization & creative industries
  • Cultural project engineering (hands-on experience in the organisation of a cultural event or project)


  • 1 Field trip in a European capital city: study visits and conferences, with cultural policy makers and practitioners
  • The organisation of a cultural event or the development of a cultural project (cultural project engineering)
  • The development and the presentation of a « cultural diary » by student
  • Entrepreneurship in cultural and creative industries


The cultural industries are one of the biggest employers in the world Cultural and creative industries provide 29.5 million jobs worldwide . (Source: EY, 2015 –study commissioned by CISAC & UNESCO)

The master prepares students for middle and managerial positions in the fields of performing arts (theatre, dance, music, etc.), cultural heritage (cultural heritage sites, museums, galleries, etc), NGOs in the cultural and creative sector, cultural tourism, cultural and creative industries (media, press, films, music industry, etc.).

The students will be able to work as event and project managers in the cultural sector, administration managers and assistants for cultural and creative organizations, in community development, in communication, fundraising and development. Special focus will be put on assisting the students in developing their entrepreneurial project.


Academic Requirements

A non-French Bachelor’s Degree in any major.
French candidates must have completed a French Master 1 to apply. Application is also possible for French students holding a bachelor degree only if they have a relevant working experience (minimum 3 years).

Candidates should demonstrate a personal interest/ experience in one of several arts or creative fields and or have a professional project in the sector.

Language requirements

Important note for the Fall 2020 intake: in view of the current circumstances related to COVID-19, measures have been taken to make language tests more flexible: 
- No language test is now required for the registration file
- Language levels will be assessed indirectly through motivational interviews
- If the candidates have a language test previously carried out, they can attach it to the registration file

Application deadline
July 16, 2020


Duration: 1 year

Next Start: September 2020

Language : English

Tuition fees: €14,000

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International recognition

  • BSB belongs to the top 1% Business Schools in the World with a dual AACSB/EQUIS accreditation
  • BSB’s Master in Management degree is EPAS accredited and is ranked in the Top 100 of the Financial Times (September 2018)
  • BSB created in 1899 and has longstanding ties to the business community.
  • BSB has an impressive network of 16,000 alumni around the world.

Personalised accompaniment

  • Small classes (20-40 students maximum)
  • Individual support for your application process and visa procedures.
  • Personal advice to help you build your professional project and find your work placements or first job.


  • 500 International students
  • 66 different nationalities
  • 36% international professors
Last updated May 2020

About the School

Founded in 1899, Burgundy School of Business is a leading teaching and research school belonging to the network of top French academic institutions in management.?? With its deep commitment to the val ... Read More

Founded in 1899, Burgundy School of Business is a leading teaching and research school belonging to the network of top French academic institutions in management.?? With its deep commitment to the values of responsibility, openness and creativity, Burgundy School of Business places entrepreneurial management firmly at the centre of its teaching and research mission: to train managers ready to act as entrepreneurs in both business and society areas. Read Less
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