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Economics and Management of Arts and cultural activities

Ca' Foscari University of VeniceVenice - ITALY

Field(s) of study: Art Management, Economics
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: -- €
Course cost: 2 061 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Jan
to
Apr

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 200

Program Language

  • Italian

Course length: 

2 years (24 months)

Start of the program: 

September 2018

Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years

NOTICE: You can apply for this Degree Programme through mastersbooking.com only if you are an international student. Here follows the categories considered:

  • EU citizens and EU-equated citizens
  • Non-EU citizens with an Italian residency permit
  • Non-EU citizens residing in Italy with an Italian qualification
  • Non-EU citizens residing outside Italy
  • Italian citizens with a qualification obtained abroad

Italian citizens with Italian qualifications must follow a different procedure. For more info please visit: http://www.unive.it/pag/9791/.

This Master's Degree programme allows you to understand the nature and processes of cultural production, out communicating with the professional world of management and culture and activating marketing processes.

You will have the opportunity to benefit from an internship to apply your new knowledge in the field and prepare you best to enter into the world of work.

The lectures, teaching approach and nature of the thesis allow you to make new connections between culture and business in the crucial relationship between creativity and innovation, with significant results.

 

The Master's Degree course integrates skills, research methodologies and professional approaches from the humanities and economic management fields. The graduates will have the ideal skills to be employed by museums, galleries, foundations and other cultural organisations operating in Public Administration, in the third sector and in the corporate profit world. The lectures, the teaching approach and the nature of the thesis allows you, among all, to make new connections between culture and enterprise, in the critical relationship between creativity and innovation, with significant exchange effects.
The educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships (even abroad), in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work. During the whole university career, the various skills and knowledge acquired by students will be assessed through written and oral examinations.
The degree exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

 

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Graduates in Economics and Management of Arts and Cultural Activities will be able to hold managerial positions of high responsibility involving planning, organization and management of cultural activities and events within companies, cultural institutions and regional bodies. Furthermore, they may operate in the areas of project management, management control, artistic supervision, conservation and enhancement of arts and communication.

Entry requirements

Entry qualification: Bachelor diploma (or higher)

For Academic year 2018/19, admission onto the Master's Degree programme in Economics and Management of Arts and Cultural Activities requires:

  • an adequate personal preparation;
  • specific curricula requirements, matured with the obtainment of a definite number of credits in certain disciplinary fields;
  • understanding of english language at level B2: process of verification and cases of exemption are indicated in the dedicated web page. Each understanding will be verified by the office at the moment of matriculation.

Admission criteria: 

 

Entry qualification: Bachelor diploma (or higher)

Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation, which is checked through the pre-evaluation procedure.
For students holding qualifications gained abroad: a minimum three-year degree is required.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.

You will need official translations along with verified copies of the original documents.

The official translation can be issued in the country of origin or in Italy - either by a local court of law, by court interpreters or by official translators. The entry qualification documents must also be legalised or bear the Apostille stamp certifying that the signature or seal on the document is genuine, and submitted in the original or certified copy.

You do not need to legalise the documents if:

  • the qualification has been awarded by one of the signatory Countries of the European Convention of Brussels of 25 May, 1987 - Law 106/1990 (Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy);
  • the qualification has been awarded by a German institution, following the Italo-German Convention on the exemption from legalization of public documents - Law 176/1973.

You must bring the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

 

Language requirements:

Italian
B2 level is required.
As proof of Italian language level we accept the following international exams:

  • CELI
  • CERT.IT
  • CILS
  • PLIDA

Please notice that students lacking suitable certification in Italian will have to take a preliminary Italian language test, held every academic year at the beginning of September.

The following students do not need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency: Italian mother-tongue students, EU students (wherever resident), non-EU students who have been living in Italy for at least a year.

English
B2 level of English language is also required.
We accept the following international exams:

  • IELTS 4.0-5.0
  • TOEFL iBT 57-86

Please notice that students lacking certification in English will be required to fulfill the requirement in the first year of studies.

 

Course cost description: 

Cost of the Degree Programme :

  • EU students: 2061€ 
  • Non-EU students from OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland and Turkey): 2100€ 
  • Non-EU students from developing countries (http://www.unive.it/): 700€
  • Students from all other countries: 1200€

In addition, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of forms of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university.