Master's Degree in Arts and Cultural Management + Master of Science in Arts Administration

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Why You Should Apply

  1. Save money
    Save money by getting two university master’s degrees at special tuition rates:Students are afforded a partnership tuition rate for their first semester of study in the U.S., which represents 50% off the regular tuition fee and makes getting a BU degree more affordable. For the Master of Science in Arts Administration at Boston University.
  2. Save time 
    Save time by getting two university master’s degrees in as little as 18 months: Students may complete a master’s degree in Boston in as little as 8 months (instead of 12). Do two work placements in two countries: Acquire professional experience and gain insights into two different arts administration systems by doing an work placement in both Spain and the U.S. For more information on work placement opportunities, click here for Barcelona and here for Boston
  3. Work in the U.S
    Students in the degree pathway programme have the opportunity to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), which grants them authorisation to work in the U.S. for up to 12 months upon the completion of the master’s programme
  4. Both master's degrees are highly respected
    Degrees from both institutions are highly respected, and can open doors to a promotion, a better job or a new career.
  5. Take advantage of two different cultures
    Take advantage of two different cultures and networks: Studying in two big international cities can help you acquire the skills necessary to become a more competitive job candidate on the global market and create a large international network

Choose from three different options:

  1. Degree Pathway Program

    University Master’s degree in Arts and Cultural Management at UIC Barcelona
    3 trimesters (October - July)
    60 ECTS

    Master of Science in Arts Administration at Boston University Metropolitan College (BU)
    2 semesters: Spring (January – May) & Summer (June – August)
    48 ECTS (32 U.S. credits)

  2. Degree Pathway Program PLUS a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management

    Master’s in Arts and Cultural Management at UIC Barcelona
    3 trimesters (October - July)
    60 ECTS

    Master of Science in Arts Administration at BU
    2 semesters: Spring (January – May) & Summer (June – August)
    48 ECTS (32 U.S. credits). If you choose selected elective subjects in fundraising within the BU curriculum, you may also earn a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management at BU

  3. Single master's degree PLUS a graduate certificate in arts administration:

    University Master’s degree in Arts and Cultural Management at UIC Barcelona
    3 trimesters (October - July)
    60 ECTS

    Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration at BU
    1 semester: Fall (September – December)
    24 ECTS (16 U.S. credits)

Whichever option you choose; you must complete the master's degree in Cultural Management at UIC Barcelona in order to qualify to travel to Boston for the rest of the programme.

Prerequisites & admissions

Admission application at Boston University

  • Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent (240 ECTS)
  • Currently be enrolled in the Master’s Degree in Arts and Cultural Management at UIC Barcelona
  • Have an average mark of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 7-8 on a scale of 10
  • Have completed the University Master’s Degree at UIC Barcelona prior to studying in Boston
  • Have the required English proficiency of TOEFL 95 IBT or IELTS 7.0

Prices

Boston University

  1. Master of Science in Arts Administration at Boston University Metropolitan College (BU)= $31,117 tuition fees + $558 = $31,675*
  2. Master of Science in Arts Administration at BU= $31,117 tuition fees + $558= $31,675* If you choose selected elective subjects in fundraising within the BU curriculum, you may also earn a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management at BU
  3. Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration at BU= $18,500 + $852 = $19,352*


Please note:

  • Pricing does not include health insurance or cost of living (e.g., housing, personal expenses) in either city
  • Pricing corresponds to the 2021-2022 academic year for spring and summer. Tuition and fees are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees at Boston University
  • UIC Barcelona students are afforded the partnership tuition rate during their first semester of study, which represents 50% off regular tuition fees at Boston University, Metropolitan College
  • BU requires that each student proves available funds of $47,688 (for Master's) and $25,782 (for graduate certificate). The bank must provide a letter confirming the availability of this amount.

Application Process Deadlines for 2020-2021

Fourth call for applications

  • Deadline for submitting documents: 7 May 2021
  • On-line interviews with preselected candidates: between 17 and 21 of May 2021 (Only if required)
  • Communication of results:  24 May 2021
  • Deadline to book a place:   7 June 2021

Fifth call for applications

  • Deadline for submitting documents: June 7, 2021

Sixth call for applications

  • Deadline for submitting documents: July 9 2021

Important: Only if there are places available in June/July 2021, we will open an extra admission call. Therefore, the earlier you complete the admission application process, the greater opportunities you will have of getting your place. Remember that to apply for admission you can do it while you are completing your undergraduate studies, it is not necessary to wait until June / July once you have finished the final exams