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Gateway to Cultural Management

Gateway to Cultural Management is a Bachelor-level exchange programme offered by Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences. The applicants should be students enrolled at a partner university of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and have suitable/related previous study background. The English language skills of students should be approximately on level B2 on the European language scale. One semester of full-time studies normally includes about 30 ECTS credits worth of courses for each student.

The cultural manager’s core competencies include the design and implementation of productions, productization, brand building, and communication. The cultural manager is able to anticipate and assess benefits of productions, be they cultural, economic, or social.

There is a need for the cultural manager’s competencies in the media and entertainment industry, publishing, sports-related productions, advertising and marketing organisations’ productions, art productions (music, theatre, TV, film), as well as game and other interactive productions. The exchange programme Gateway to Cultural Management offers courses in these fields.

The studies include small group work, expert lectures, company visits, learning assignments, project work and practical training in real learning environments. All courses taught in English by Finnish and visiting foreign professionals.

Course offering

Gateway to Cultural Management exchange programme is offered only during autumn semester.

  • Autumn semester 2021


    Professional studies (all optional):

    • 2K00CL88 Productization Process 3 ECTS
    • 2K00CL89 Concept Development 5 ECTS
    • 2B00BP21 Visual Communication 5 ECTS


    Optional: Production Work package (mandatory to take all 3 courses)

    • 2B00BP32 Production Work II: Design 3 ECTS
    • 2B00BP33 Production Work II: Implementation 4 ECTS
    • 2B00BP34 Production Work II: Documentation 2 ECTS


    Choose only one of the following two courses:

    • 2K00CL93 Techniques and Technologies of Audiovisual Narrative 5 ECTS
    • 2B00BP44 Trends in the Cultural Field 5 ECTS


    Optional studies:

    • KD06CNTT720 Creating Websites 3 ECTS
    • KD07CYEN225 Doing Business in English 3 ECTS
    • KDKMVVO105 Intercultural communication 3 ECTS
    • KD06APSU012 Finnish Language and Culture 3 ECTS
  • Autumn semester 2022

    2 Sep - 16 Dec 2022

    Please choose about 20-30 ECTS for one semester in your Learning Agreement.

    2K00DE33 Trends in the Cultural Field, 5 ECTS
    2K00CL93 Techniques and Technologies of Audiovisual Narrative, 5 ECTS

    The course package  Production Work II (cannot be taken indiviually)  2K00DE30 Production Work II: Design, 3 ECTS
    2K00DE31 Production Work II: Implementation, 4 ECTS
    2K00DE32 Production Work II: Documentation, 2 ECTS


    IB00CX87 Digital Marketing, 5 ECTS
    IB00CX93 Sport and Event Marketing, 5 ECTS

    The course package below (cannot be taken individually)
    2K00CL89 Concept Development, 5 ECTS
    2K00CL88 Productization Process, 3 ECTS


    5W00DE23 Intercultural communication, 3 ECTS
    KD06APSU012 Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    KD07CYEN225 Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS