MA in Arts & Cultural Management

MBA Arts
MBA Arts
Practical information
Entry level
Bachelor or equivalent
Exit level
Master
Intake
September & January

Key Points

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MA MSc MBA logo

• 12 month program

• 100% in English 

• Study in the art & culture capital of the world

• MA and MBA double degree

• +70 nationalities on an international campus

• 2 Tracks: Art Track or Event Track

Exclusive business tour & company visits

• Optional 6 month internship

• Unique professional networking opportunities

• 2 intakes: September & January

Why Choose the MA in Art & Cultural Management?

 

French expertise for an international career.

 

 

Immerse yourself in the world’s artistic and cultural capital: Paris. The City of Light provides you with the perfect environment to study for your specialized Master of Arts (MA) in Art & Cultural Management.

 

Thanks to the myriad of astounding museums, galleries, and monuments, the program takes full advantage of the abundant art and cultural life that Paris has to offer.

 

The MA program is designed to prepare you to meet the demands of the complex art and culture industry, whilst catering for diverse audiences.

 

Combining core courses rooted in business practices together with art history and cultural studies, you will be equipped to become a dynamic, innovative and creative business manager In the field of art and culture..

 

 

 

Double degree with IESA – Institut d’études supérieures des Arts

 

The MA in Art & Cultural Management is delivered in partnership with IESA, one of the most reputable art market schools in Europe.

 

At the end of your studies, you will be awarded with an MA degree from PSB Paris School of Business, and an MBA degree from IESA.

Learning by Doing

Gaining first-hand experience is a key component of the M.A. program, and thanks to the school’s prime location in Paris, the city becomes your classroom!

 

You will also participate in a business tour and company visits in other EU cities in order to gain in-depth knowledge of the European art and culture market.

 

  • Experience total immersion in the arts and cultural industries thanks to business tours
  • Learn firsthand from experts and industry leaders during company visits
  • Expand your professional network

 

Previous business tour and company visits include: Louvre museum, Versailles palace, the Lyon Biennale, Maastricht, London, Berlin, and Brussels to name but a few.

Curriculum

Business Core
Leadership & Professional Skills Modules
Track Choice
Electives
Online Courses

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  • Art History
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Financial Management
  • Digital Business

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  • Leadership & Management: Cours Florent Seminar
  • Career Management
  • Business Game
  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Productivity Digital Tools
  • Business Tours to European Cities

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Performing Arts Track

 

  • Intellectual Property
  • Event Management
  • Legal Environment
  • History of Performing Arts
  • European Policy & Cultural Heritage
  • Socio & Field Survey of Performing Arts
  • Economics of Cultural Industries
  • Performance Art Management Practices

 

Art Track

 

  • History of Fine Arts
  • Museum Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Performance Arts & Curating Exhibitions
  • Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Financing Cultural Projects
  • Tax Applied to Art Environment
  • Socio & Field Survey of the Art Market
  • Legal Environment

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  • Cross Cultural Management
  • European Markets
  • Comparative Business Law
  • Public Relations: Branding Through Social Media
  • Event Management
  • French Language

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  • Management of Fashion and Luxury Companies
  • Arts and Culture Strategies
  • Marketing in a Digital World
  • Leading Innovation in Arts & Culture
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Business Negotiation

Innovative Teaching Methods

 

Benefit from exposure to a highly integrative learning approach:

 

  • blended learning modules, consisting of online and interactive components
  • entrepreneurial projects and business simulations so you gain real business know-how and valuable hands-on experience
  • targeted seminars focused on leadership and management as well as career-building skills. Modules delivered in partnership with Cours Florent, one of France's leading drama training institutes

 

 

What Next?

Opening the door to a plethora of career opportunities:

  • arts commerce
  • exhibition manager
  • event planner
  • museum or gallery curator
  • artistic director
  • theater producer

 

How to Apply

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