• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13326
    Tuition (Year)
    13326
    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.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are typically offered career opportunities in the following specialized sectors: cultural heritage and the  arts market; media (television, cinema, radio, traditional publishing and multimedia, the music industry); communication; editing and media; live entertainment; tourism; fashion and design.

Typical professional profiles within these sectors include the following:  

  • Entrepreneurs, freelance professionals, consultants in the fields of cultural heritage, communication, live entertainment, media and fashion  
  • Managers in communication, radio, television and cinema, publishing and new media, fashion, entertainment  and live performance companies  
  • Managers at cultural, museums, archiving, archaeological and tourism foundations and institutions  
  • Consultants and experts in the evaluation and care of artistic and cultural heritage  
  • Program schedule managers in communication companies  
  • Royalty managers  
  • Internal and external communication managers  
  • Organizers of entertainment and festivals 
  • Experts on cultural tourism  
  • Experts on consortium activities (arts, culture, sport and communication)  
  • Planners and developers of theme parks

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 subsectors in the creative economy

Courses include:

  • Strategic Management and Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • International Property Law
  • Team and Project Management
  • Customer Relationship Marketing
  • Fundraising Management
  • Comparative Cultural Policies
  • Customer Relationship Marketing
  • Cultural Studies
  • Major workshop
For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:  Rolling system of selection, from October to May, with Enrollment period open for at least 2 weeks after the results released
  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

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

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.


StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13326 International
  • EUR 13326 EU/EEA
  • First year tuition fee: 13,326
  • Second year tuition fee: 12,711

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.