This degree is Recognized by the French State (RNCP) at Level 1.
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A professional course for those who aim to work as art consultants or in private collections, foundations or public institutions this masters in museum studies provides essential knowledge of art history, the art market and collections management.
Increasingly the private collector and museum are playing a more important part in the cultural landscape of the global art world. Our innovative MBA in Art Collecting Management has been devised to provide students with the art historical knowledge, business skills and curatorial experience to work as consultants to collectors; in arts management or art market consultancy; or to work in private collections or private museums. Taught by an international team of academics and professionals, the programme provides the tools by which students can gain a deeper understanding of the international, global art world in which collectors move today.
Two tracks are offered: one focusing on contemporary art, the other on the old master market of fine and decorative arts.
These museum studies courses combines academic studies with on-site visits and discussions with professionals. Two study trips form part of the course curriculum. Students are encouraged and helped to find internships after the summer trimester so that they learn about the complexities of the art market from within.
Students who have completed a BA in 3 years may apply to the Pre-Master program. Students in their final undergraduate year may apply for admission and will be required to provide proof of graduation prior to full registration.
English proficiency IELTS 6.0 on all bands required. Students with IELTS 5.5 may enroll in an intensive semester in English.
It is also possible to start this program in January instead of September. Feel free to contact us to know more about it.
This museum studies graduate program consists of 2 trimesters of coursework followed by a research trimester, providing 600 contact hours over the twelve months of study. The first two trimesters are intensively taught through a combination of core business studies, including finance, marketing and communication and law with classes in art history and cultural management. In addition to visits to professionals, collectors and collections in Paris, there are two study trips to important European art centers such as Berlin, Brussels or Florence. Throughout the year, students work on a professional group project led by a coach who guides them on the execution of arts and cultural projects; they also prepare an individual business thesis under the supervision of a personal tutor to be submitted at the end of the year.
Museum passes and entrance fees to art fairs are included in the program.
History of Art –option of either contemporary or old masterworks of art
History of the Art Market I:
Structures and Economics of the Art Market
Creating value for the collector
Psychology of the collector
Collections Management I: The collection, its presentation and its audiences
Marketing and Communication
Visits to art fairs and workshops with professionals.