The Master’s programme in Arts and Culture Management (St. Petersburg) from HSE University 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.
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.
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.
The programme provides students with opportunities to enrich the experience on the base of the wide range of partners:
- The State Hermitage Museum is the key partners of the Programme
- Dostoevsky Literary-Memorial Museum
- The Russian Museum of Ethnography
- The St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia
- Planetarium № 1
- Hotel "Domina"
- Street Art Research Institute
- Northwest Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Visual Arts Management, Organisation & Leadership View 3 other Masters in Visual Arts in Russia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
International applicants to this Master’s degree programme should hold a bachelor's degree and successfully pass the entrance exams, indicating their ability to acquire knowledge and skills within the framework of the programme.
A preference is given to applicants who are fluent in English, have scientific publications and have demonstrated a scientific aptitude and a motivation to work in the experience industry.
1. Portfolio (which includes CV, motivation letter, diploma, certificates of attended courses, certificates of participation in winter and summer schools, professional certificates, information about available publications, etc.) A detailed description of the portfolio structure and the criteria for its assessment can be found in the document below:
Портфолио МИВ 2022
2. To prepare for the English language qualification exam, we suggest that you get acquainted with the following documents:
Structure of the English language qualification exam
International1870 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1870 EUR per year during 24 months.
- 165 000 – 330 000 RUB/year
Living costs for Saint Petersburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
International students can apply to study at HSE for free through full-tuition scholarships. This merit-based scholarship will completely waive all tuition fees for selected full-degree Master's programmes at HSE. Explore our link for details: https://admissions.hse.ru/en/graduate-apply/financial-aid
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.
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