Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Contemporary Art: Sales, Display and Collecting


Entry requirements

This program aims to develop professional skills for the arts sector. Interest in business and thorough knowledge of art history are essential prerequisites. Candidates must have obtained a 4 year undergraduate degree. One year work experience or post graduate study is necessary for students who completed an undergraduate degree in three year English: IELTS 6.0 minimum (or equivalent) No minimum level of French.

Months of entry


Course content

The program consists of 3 trimesters: 2 trimesters of classwork (Oct-Dec/ Jan-March) and a trimester dedicated to internships (April-June) allowing students to gain professional experience (Jan-March). During the last two trimesters, students will work on a personal project to be presented in front of a professional jury in order to validate the certificate.

Each trimester contains 200 contact hours over a 10-week period. Courses are taught in English.

Students are attributed a mentor for personalized coaching and will follow group methodology sessions to guide them in the research and development of their personal project.

1st trimester:

  • History of the Contemporary Art in Europe and United States
  • Economics of the Contemporary Art Market
  • Art Law
  • Art and Project Management
  • Communication and the Marketing
  • Research
  • Development and Management of Artistic projects (content, business plan, legal structure, communication, marketing)
  • Visits and workshops with professionals

2nd trimester:

  • Current and Future Art Markets
  • History of Contemporary Art Outside of Europe
  • E-communication and E-marketing of Art and Luxury Products
  • Negotiating Sales of Art Objects
  • Promoting Artistic Projects
  • Brand, Artists
  • Contemporary Art and Luxury Products
  • Exhibition planning
  • Visits and Workshops with professionals
  • Methodology
  • Mentoring sessions

3rd trimester:

  • Full-time internship and methodology sessions, sessions with mentor to follow up on personal projects.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office