Events Festivals and Venue Management with Foundation Year
The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.
This innovative degree provides you with the skills and inside knowledge needed to work in event management.
During this course you’ll combine theory with practical work elements and gain a broad understanding of how events are planned, marketed, developed and run.
We’ll also give you a firm understanding of the music and live event business. You'll learn about the unique nature of working in music event management and look at a number of entrepreneurial approaches to the music business. You will also spend time exploring the social and cultural factors that affect the production and consumption of popular music.
What are the course entry requirements?
Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for the 3-year undergraduate Program, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a Level 4 course, will be considered for the 4-year Program including a Foundation Year.
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Foundation Year Modules
- Introduction to Music Management, Production and Performance
- Preparing for Success: Knowledge & Creativity
- Preparing for Success: Self Development & Responsibility
- Inquiry Based Learning
Year 1 Modules
- It's Not All Rock N Roll
- Licence to Thrill
- Event Hospitality
- Marketing and PR for Events
- Music Cultures
- Entertainment Industry Framework
- Managing your Brand
- Principles of Marketing
Year 2 Modules
- Event Management
- Venue Management and Concert Promotion
- Crowd Management & Visitor Safety
- Wedding Planning (optional)
- E Commerce for the Music Industry (optional)
- The Music Entrepreneur
Year 3 Modules
- Strategic Event Management
- Mosh Pit Politics
- Digital Music Marketing
- Music Industry Contracts
- Research Methods
Academic Year 2020-2021 Full-time Fees
- Home and EU: £9,250 per year
- International: £12,500 per year
Alternatively, you may choose to pursue a career in stage and venue management or further your studies at postgraduate level.
What are my career prospects?
Successful Bucks graduates can look forward with confidence to a career in the world of live music, event management and entertainment. You’ll be qualified for work in event marketing and promotion, festival organisation and tour management. You’ll also be prepared for roles such as operations managers, events officers and corporate events coordinators.
Entrepreneurship is taught throughout this degree to give you the skills needed to work as a self-employed professional, or to launch your own business within live music and events management.
About this institute
Buckinghamshire New University
“Shortlisted in the International category of WhatUni Students’ Choice Awards 2019’’ With a rich 125-year history, Buckinghamshire New University offers high quality, employment-focused degree programmes in a wide range of subject areas, from pilot training to business, and nursing and...
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