|Study location||United Kingdom, Leicester, Clephan Building|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Arts and Festivals Management is an applied subject where you develop an understanding of academic debates and demonstrate your practical skills through projects and two practical placements in your chosen arts sector. The course structure allows you to develop your interests and specialise as you progress through it.
You will develop a range of interdisciplinary skills such as teamwork, marketing and management theory, fundraising, business planning, licensing, health and safety, programming and cultural policy.
The course will equip you with the practical tools and skills to become leaders in key areas of the cultural arena, including theatres, music venues, galleries, museums and festivals.
Running and Promoting a Venue
Creative Arts Manager: Policy and Practice
Perspectives in the Arts
International Research Project
Research Methods: Dissertation
Research Methods: Placement
Programming and Planning Festivals
Arts and Communities Project
Creative Enterprise and Advance Placement
You will take the above modules and choose from:
Media Industry Management
Music Industry Management
Event and Festivals Management
There are many career opportunities open to our graduates from arts organisations to the events and festivals industry to even working in film and TV. For example Matthew Russell is Executive Producer at The South Bank Centre, Claire Van der Zant is Business Director for Ingenuity, (business consultants for brands and agencies), Saskia Collins is Artist Liaison Manager for Save the Children, Adele Robinson has won a coveted place on the graduate scheme with the prestigious Ambassador Theatre Group, Amisha Karia is Head of Collections and Paintings at Paintings in Hospitals, Charlene McManus is a Company Director for Debbie Allen Associates Management (who look after Sue Perkins and Bradley Walsh) and Dan Jones has set up his own successful company Festaxi, counting Festival Republic among his clients.