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Events Festivals and Venue Management

Bucks New University
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
12,500 GBP
Start dates
High Wycombe
12,500 GBP
September 2020

High Wycombe
12,500 GBP
February 2021

Program description

Events Festivals and Venue Management

Is it your dream to work in the events management industry? Our course covers the fundamental principles of event management, setting you up perfectly to enter this industry.

At the heart of our course you’ll find a combination of theory with practical work elements and gain a broad understanding of how events are planned, marketed, developed and run.

Coupling both theory and practical will ensure you are well placed in the sector when it comes to employability. By the end of the course you will have a CV made up of knowledge and experience at well-established high profile events.

During your time at Bucks you will establish 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.

Program content

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
  • Dissertation

Tuition fees

Academic Year 2020-2021 Full-time Fees

  • Home and EU: £9,250 per year
  • International: £12,500 per year

Career opportunities

What are my career prospects

This course is geared around employability with a focus on creating opportunities for students to enhance their CV, build their networks and improve their overall standing within the industry. Students who have done previous events courses with us have gone on to work at some of the UK’s leading festivals, venues and operators.

Our course caters to the following career pathways:

  • Event Planner
  • Concert and Live Music Events Promoter
  • Festival Manager
  • Venue Manager
  • Wedding Planner
  • Events Marketing & PR
  • Licensing
  • Tour Manager
  • Health & Safety

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About this institute

Bucks New University

Bucks New University

“Shortlisted in the International category of WhatUni Students’ Choice Awards 2019’’     With a rich 125-year history, Bucks New University offers high quality, employment-focused degree programmes in a wide range of subject areas, from pilot training to business, and nursing...


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Contact info

Bucks New University

Queen Alexandra Road
HP11 2JZ High Wycombe Buckinghamshire
United Kingdom

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