Economics and Management for Arts, Culture and Communication, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
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  • English (take IELTS)
Starting in the 2016-2017 a.y., Bocconi University will offer the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management for Arts, Culture and Communication, taught entirely in English.The program gives you a strong preparation in the field of Economics and Business along with a distinctive focus on the Humanities, enhancing your ability to listen and judge critically and constructively.


Through its tailored content and teaching plan, the program aims to engage students who are curious about the artistic (museums, theaters and auction houses), cultural (publishing, music and television) and creative sectors (fashion, design, communication and urban development).During the program, you will focus especially on project management through group projects and workshops inspired by companies and institutions, and managed by faculty members.

Active learning is an essential feature of the curriculum and interaction between students with different backgrounds encourages an exchange of views and development of listening skills.This Bachelor aims to produce managerial and entrepreneurial professionals able to work in international environments thanks to their ability to adapt and interact with different cultures and languages.Milan, a city that hosts a large number of cultural companies and institutions, is the perfect setting for the program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

In addition to a solid grounding in economics, management and quantitative disciplines, the program features specific courses in the humanities. In particular, Method and Research in Arts is arranged into 3 courses, and allows students to learn the artistic and cultural language typical of the Western tradition. It provides them with the appropriate background needed to critically read, understand and appreciate specific subject areas which may lead to a vocation. The first introductory course is compulsory while the other two are monographic courses to be freely chosen. They focus on:
  • Visual Arts: gives students the basis to study and interpret ancient, modern and contemporary
  • visual arts.
  • Visual Cultures: provides an in-depth study of the fundamental topics of visual cultures, such as
  • photography, design, cinema, radio and television.
  • Public Opinion, Information, Narration: participants study the mechanisms which lead to public
  • opinion, analyzing the value of mass communication today and in the past. The objective is to shed light on the connection between information, democracy and totalitarianism.
  • History of Performing Arts: proposes an in-depth study of the important topics of contemporary
  • performing arts by comparing the various disciplines, and the analysis of the elements which are common to and different from the evolution of cinema, music and the theater.
  • History and the Critique of the Culture: introduces students to a historical, critical and
  • phenomenological knowledge of the foundations of Western culture through contemporary and modern art.
Moreover, all the workshops held in the third year are in English. Students either choose one workshop or complete an internship.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Profiles will be evaluated based on the following elements:

  • performance on aptitude test; either the SAT, ACT, or Bocconi Test
  • school transcripts;
  • language and/or IT certificates (if available);
  • activities summary and personal statement.

Student Visa

Students from United States need a visa in order to study in the Italy.
Read more about visa information and requirements for this country.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 11621 International
  • EUR 11621 EU/EEA


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