Gateway to Cultural Management Studies | SeAMK

Gateway to Cultural Management Studies

Gateway to Cultural Management Studies is an exchange programme offered by School of Business and Culture of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences. The applicants should be students enrolled at a partner university of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

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 in 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.

Course offering

  • Autumn semester 2020

    Not available in autumn semester 2020.

    Professional Studies
    Productization Process, 3 ECTS
    Concept Development, 5 ECTS
    Reality based audiovisual production, 7 ECTS
    New technologies in visual production, 7 ECTS

    Elective Professional Studies: Choose option 1 OR 2
    1) Publication Production, 9 ECTS
    2) Techniques and Technologies of Audiovisual Narrative, 5 ECTS
    Managing and Brokering Skills, 5 ECTS

    Elective Studies
    Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS
    Creating Websites, 3 ECTS

    Language and Communication Studies
    Intercultural communication, 3 ECTS
    Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS

  • Spring semester 2020

    17 Feb 2020 - 22 May 2020


    Knowledge of Art, 3 ECTS
    Service Design, 5 ECTS
    Systematic Marketing, 5 ECTS
    Third Sector as an Employer, 5 ECTS

    In addition, you can choose one of the courses in:


    Publication Production, 6 ECTS
    Editing of Audiovisual Products, 5 ECTS

    You are also free to choose courses in the categories of ‘Elective Studies’ and ‘Language and Communication Studies’:


    E-Commerce Web Design, 5 ECTS
    Digital Marketing, 6 ECTS
    Music Documentaries in Society and Culture, 3 ECTS


    Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS
    Intercultural Communication, 3 ECTS