The Master offers a unique learning experience for embracing a management career in the art and creative industry.
The one-year program aims at developing skills and providing tools to deal with the new challenges of the domains of both visual and performing arts, with an international perspective. Students will have the opportunity to undertake a rigorous training in humanities (e.g. the history of visual and performing art) and a solid economic and managerial preparation (e.g. cultural policy, accounting and fundraising for the arts, HR management for the creative industries). Lectures will be held in the heart of Milano, allowing students to merge the learning experience with the cultural atmosphere of the city. Besides classes, students will have the opportunity to practice their knowledge through field projects and internships.
The ideal participant is a young graduate or someone just starting work who has a strong interest in forging a career in the management of cultural institutions and companies in Italy and abroad.
The ideal candidate has a strong commitment to understanding the underlying logic and the special characteristics of the culture industry as well as strong motivation to contribute to the advancement of management in the field. The master is addressed to graduates of all faculties, who are in possession of a Bacherlor’s or Master’s of Science degree or who expect to graduate. For applicants whose first language is not English, or have not completed a degree program taught in the English language, we require an English proficiency certificate.
Applicants unable to provide one of these certificates will be asked to take an English language test.
The Master’s degree in Arts Management offers professional opportunities in the fields of :
- Marketing and Communications
- Legal Affairs
- Projects and Events Management in cultural institutions and companies
Other professional opportunities are in consulting and service companies in the field of promotion, communication and management of cultural events, products and services.
The Master's programme in Arts Management is made up of core and advanced courses. At the beginning of the programme, participants will be involved in a team building experience.
The goal of basic courses is to reinforce competencies related to the two souls of the Master's Program: Humanities and Management. The courses provide training for skills in art history and arts management and they will give participants the opportunity to balance their competencies.
- Art History
- Performing arts history
- Visual Arts Management
- Performing Arts Management
The goal of advanced courses is to build up competencies in specific fields of arts management, in order to provide participants with advanced knowledge about how to solve problems and to cope with the challenges of the arts field
- Cultural Policy - 6 credits
- Marketing for the Arts - 6 credits
- HR and Leadership in the Arts Industry - 6 credits
- Accounting and Fundraising in the Arts Industry - 6 credits
- Law and the Arts - 6 credits
- Media in the Arts - 6 credits