• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12714
    Tuition (Year)
    12714
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The Master of Science in Economics and Management in Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi relies on three main assets: Bocconi’s international reputation for research and teaching in economics, management and law; Milan, with its economic vitality and vibrant creativity; and Italy, with its artistic and cultural tradition.

About

The Economics and Management in Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment program at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi relies on three main assets:

  • Bocconi’s international reputation for research and teaching in economics, management and law
  • Milan, with its economic vitality and vibrant creativity
  • Italy, with its artistic and cultural tradition.

These elements represent the ideal setting for preparing students to build an international career as managers or entrepreneurs and professionals in fields commonly referred to as the creative industries, including the visual arts, the performing arts, cinema, the media, publishing, entertainment, tourism, fashion, design and luxury.

Core courses are complemented with workshops that help participants fully understand the dynamics of each subfield of the industrial and non-industrial arts and cultural sectors. Workshops embrace a practitioner’s perspective and a down-to-earth approach as core lectures and case discussions are enhanced with different off-campus visits, various meetings with managers and professionals, commissioned business projects and field research on emerging issues and challenges that creative business and public sector organizations in the arts and cultural fields are facing.

Graduates will be able to integrate the use of economic and management techniques and tools with the understanding of the specific dynamics and complexities of the creative industries.

Programme Structure

Program Structure

The program is structured in in two different blocks: core requirements and majors.

In the first block student will develop advanced knowledge and competencies in the areas of intellectual property rights, data analysis, strategic management and corporate governance, comparative cultural policies and fundraising, project and event management, consumer relationship management and cultural mediation, performance management and evaluation,

In the second block, the student will choose one of the following major including compulsory and elective courses and workshops which aim at better defining and specializing students’ skills and professional orientation in different fields and subsector in the creative economy:

  • Arts Markets, Heritage and Culture;
  • Cities, Tourism and Events;
  • Fashion and Design;
  • Media;
  • Performing Arts and Enterteinment.

Students choose a foreign language which is different from the program instruction language and from their native language. In classes taught in English, in order to get the language credits required for the degree, international students must study Italian plus another European language to be chosen from among French, German, Spanish, Portuguese or also English. Native Italian speakers must study two other European languages.

Please note that the course requirements may be subject to change.

Program Structure

First year

First Semester

Main topics:

  • Strategic Management and Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • International Property Law
  • Team and Project Management
  • Performance Measurement and Evaluation

Second Semester

Main topics:
  • Fundraising Management
  • Comparative Cultural Policies
  • Customer Relationship Marketing
  • Cultural Studies
  • Major workshop
Second Year
Majors
  • Arts Markets, Heritage and Culture
  • Cities, Tourism and Events
  • Fashion and Design
  • Media
  • Performing Arts and Entertainment

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Every year Università Bocconi establishes the maximum number of students that can be admitted to a given degree program. By doing so, the University guarantees the best possible living and study conditions for students, allowing them to successfully complete their degrees and enter the job market.

The Bocconi Graduate School offers pre-experience Master of Science programs, for students coming directly from previous studies (Bachelor degree) or also with some brief work experience.

International applicants

In all the selection rounds, International applicants are selected on the basis of a process that takes into consideration all elements of their profile, focusing on three components:

  • Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test
  • Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program
  • Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal statement, possibility of personal assessment interview.

1.Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test

The aptitude test scores provide a fair and objective way to compare applications. Bocconi requires only the total score (verbal and quantitative sections) of the GMAT or GRE.No particular scores are required to participate to the selections

2.Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program

The undergraduate GPA and transcripts are an indication of the applicant's previous academic performance. No particular scores are required to participate to the selections

3.Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal Statement

The Director of the Master of Science program will evaluate the various documents and information included in the dossier and verify the applicant's overall profile, experience and knowledge.Applications will not be evaluated if any of the 3 above mentioned elements is missing.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12714 International
  • EUR 12714 EU/EEA

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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