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 25 – 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 2024

    2 September 2024 - 18 December 2024

    Please choose about 25-30 ECTS for one semester in your Learning Agreement. Please note that changes to the course selction can be done only with good reasons during the exchange period.

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

    The course package one
    (All courses has to be taken together)
    2K00DE30 Production Work II: Design, 3 ECTS
    2K00DE31 Production Work II: Implementation, 4 ECTS
    2K00DE32 Production Work II: Documentation, 2 ECTS

    The course package two
    (Completion of both courses is recommended. Concept development can be selected as an individual course, but the Productization process course must be taken together with Concept development)
    2K00CL89 Concept Development, 5 ECTS
    2K00CL88 Productization Process, 3 ECTS

    KD07CYEN225 Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS
    IB00CX87 Digital Marketing, 5 ECTS
    IB00CX93 Sport and Event Marketing, 5 ECTS
    2K00DM48 Basics of Sustainable Development, 3 ECTS

    LT00DB97  Intercultural Communication, 3 ECTS
    KD06APSU012 Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS