Gestão de Indústrias Criativas

The Pos-Graduation/Master Degree in Management for the Creative Industries is a joint initiative of the School Arts and Católica Porto Business School at Catholic University in Porto, with support from CCD - Digital Creativity Center.

The creative industries represent "the activities which have their origin in individual creativity, skill and talent and the potential for job creation and wealth, through the generation and exploitation of intellectual property" DCMS 1997

Enterview with David Parish by Michael da Costa Babb (program opening 2011/12)

This proposal aims to provide university training in the emerging area at a global level, aimed towards:

  • Training specialists in the application of knowledge in terms of financial management, legal and operational in the creative sector;
  • To publicize the main national cultural practices and the ways these influence the development of creative industries;
  • Increase efficiency, effectiveness and economic and sociocultural impact of cultural and creative projects;
  • Encourage the creation of critical mass that reflects the creative industries sector strand in its business.
  • The Masters consists of a school year curriculum (60 ECTS) and one year School dedicated to developing a Master's Thesis (60 ECTS). The conclusion curricular component of the Masters is a postgraduate training.

Applications for the Master Degree in Management for the Creative Industries are open to holders of BA or BSc degree, with a route curricular minimum of 180 ECTS, with special preference for areas of the Arts Culture and Management.


Luís Teixeira (Scientific Coordination - School of the Arts)
Henrique Manuel Pereira (Scientific Coordination - School of the Arts)
Francisca Guedes de Oliveira (Scientific Coordination - Faculty of Economics and Management)


Bruno Costa Testimonial (2014-2015 student) (in portuguese)



The Cultural and Creative Sector was responsible in 2006 for 2.8% of wealth established in Portugal, a percentage higher than the weight of the food industries and beverages or textiles and clothing.

Study of Augusto Mateus & Associados (2009)


For more information about registration, please go to the application page.

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