France - Western Europe
Cultural Management / Creative industries Management

KEDGE Business School MSc Arts and Creative Industries Management


Program overview

This Master of Science (MSc) programme, which focuses on Arts & Creative Industries Management, is managed by the Creative Industries & Culture Research Centre. The centre aims at producing and sharing knowledge on the effective management of creative industries and culture, and provides a bank of knowledge for students to tap into to enhance their studies.

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

Arts Manager skills

  • Creation & Creativity
  • Politics & Cultural Economics
  • Arts & Creative Industries Strategy
  • Arts & Creative Industries Marketing
  • Arts & Creative Industries Management

Expertise skills

  • Arts & Heritage Management
  • Performing Arts Management
  • Cultural Industries Management
  • Creative Services Management
  • Taste Industries Management
  • Leisure Management

Experiential skills

International seminar, workshops, professional tools, study trips (Creative Provence, Creative West, Creative North)

FINAL DISSERTATION and SIX-MONTH INTERNSHIP in the Arts & Creative Industries field

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

Tuition & Fees

Between 22400 and 31900 €

Short Track (4 years + of higher education):

- Level of studies: M1 completed, or an International Bachelor's degree (Bac+4), or an equivalent of 240 ECTS credits,

- English level: TOEIC (785)/ TOEFL IBT 79/ IELTS (6)/Cambridge First (B2)/ Cambridge Advanced (C1)/ Duolingo 105/ PTE 46 

*exemption for native English speakers or applicants with at least one year of work experience in an English-speaking country. 


Long Track (3 years + of higher education):

- Level of studies: 3 years of higher education attested by a diploma or an equivalent of 180 ECTS credits,

- Level of English: Language score is optional to enter the Long Track, but compulsory to enter the specialisation year of the MSc.

Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)

You would like to resume your studies by integrating our MSc, Master of Science even though you do not have the diplomas normally required to access it? The Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP) allows people who does not have the required qualifications or diplomas to access the different levels of higher education. Find out more about the conditions required.

Employment opportunities & career impact

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : 90% of graduates find a job within 6 months after graduation

Employment opportunities :

Current developments in creative industries have led to the emergence of new careers. Students find highly attractive and selective jobs in management and marketing in the field. France is world famous for its excellence in arts, heritage, culture, cinema, gastronomy, wine, fashion, luxury and tourism. This creative atmosphere has brought out the talent of hundreds of legendary figures.

Nowadays, innovative managers trained in France work all over the world, and are in demand for their specific expertise and skills.


- Production: Producer, Buyer, Director, etc.

- Management and Strategic development: Director, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Development project manager, business Developer, etc. 

- Marketing: Marketing Director, brand Manager, product Manager, sales Manager, partnership and sponsorship Manager, fundraising, digital project Manager, etc.

Communication: Communication Director, events Manager, press Relations Manager, advertising Manager, brand content Manager, social media Manager, etc. 

Application Deadlines

MSc in 1 year :

Admission level : International Bachelor's degree (4 years)

Duration : 12 months

Degree : Master of Science

Campus : Paris

Language : English

MSc in 2 years :

Admission level : Bachelor's degree

Duration : 24 months

Degree : Master of Science

Campus : Bordeaux / Marseille / Paris

Language : English

Faculty profiles

Our faculty consists of 192 permanent professors, across 5 academic departments. They are involved in all our educational programmes, our centres of excellence and expertise, business chairs, research projects as well as supporting our students, being involved in our territories and with our partners. KEDGE's faculty invests in education and plays an active role within the academic community.

Campus facilities & Student Life

KEDGE made the decision to remain at the heart of the city in order to facilitate public mobility between its different sites, be near businesses, benefit from their dynamism and provide a high level of service.

A strategic location

Located in the heart of the city in the exceptional Lumière Building, one of Paris's largest business centres (and business ecosystems), KEDGE Paris is a place of versatility, designed as a bridge between innovation and people, placing entrepreneurship at the centre of the school's philosophy.

Located within the 135,000m2 Lumière building and  spread over 2 floors, it is comprised of two wings linked by a central atrium of 52,000m2. The school not only responds to a functional and technological role  but also brings in an emotional factor, a necessity to meet the aspirations of its different audiences. Everything is based on the profound renewal of teaching by placing entrepreneurship at the centre of the school's philosophy.

Outstanding facilities

  • Various catering areas, including numerous company restaurants
  • Sports facilities
  • A friendly environment near Bercy Village and the BNF (the National Library of France), easily accessible by public transport, with a wide range of accommodation
  • huge co-working area allowing for better collaboration between students and staff and adaptable rooms with a reception capacity of between 40 and 200 students
  • An enhanced digital experience: immersive rooms will enable students to work on practical case studies and a giant screen will be constantly streaming classes or conferences held on the school’s other sites.

An enhanced student experience

KEDGE's campus revolves around 4 main axes: modularity, flexibility, connectivity and user-friendliness.

To respond to new educational, organisational and digital developments, KEDGE Paris wanted to revolutionise the student experience by creating the campus of tomorrow, a place entirely dedicated to educational innovation whereby best practices will be replicated in the school's other locations.

KEDGE also shares its facilities with major companies including: Natixis, SNCF, ING Direct, Société Générale and the Ministry of the Interior.



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