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Master in Arts and Culture Management

The Master’s programme is designed to train future innovative and resilient leaders in the management of art, culture, creative industries and future entrepreneurs of the industry.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: 160 000 – 320 000 RUB / year
Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia

The programme is designed to develop professional skills in art management and business; to provide future managers and entrepreneurs with the respective analytical skills; to develop understanding of the global trends of the sector, peculiarities of business processes in the state of digitalization; to train skills of innovative start-ups creation; to provide students with experience required for career placement.

The programme graduates will be in demand in art, culture, and creative industries, cultural tourism, entertainment, and creative entrepreneurship.

Who is this programme for?

The exclusive Programme provides students with rigorous intensive study in global trends and business processes in arts, culture, and creative industries; strategic data management; management and entrepreneurship in the state of digitalization; web-analytical instruments; methods of gathering digital footprints and visualization.

The programme is designed to train:

  • Project managers in arts, culture, and creative industries.
  • Entrepreneurs prepared to launch and lead creative business projects and startups.
  • Curators in the arts, culture and creative industries. In this branch of the programme, we train specialists competent in art and management to shape the creative content and to manage projects.
  • Consultants for organizations and projects in arts, culture, and creative industries.

Courses Included:

  • Cultural and Event Management Strategies in Diversity Communities
  • Analytics in Arts and Culture
  • Arts History and Contemporary Cultural Practices
  • Finance, Fundraising and Crowdfunding
  • Legal Environment of Arts, Culture and Creative Industries
  • Research seminar

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I love my programme. In the Master of Population and Development, I feel like I learned how the world works, and so many things that I have seen around the world make more sense to me now. I also love our professors.

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Career Opportunities

The graduates of “Arts and Culture management” will be in demand on the market of cultural and creative industries for positions of creative directors of organizations, including museums, modern art galleries, cultural tourism organizations, theaters, creative business projects, festivals, art funds, in the sector of management and policy-making in culture, art, cultural tourism, creative industries, and creative entrepreneurship.

The graduates can carry on with their academic careers in Russian and foreign universities.

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