ICMP’s CertHE Live Event Management course looks to the future of the live events sector. Developed in consultation with key bodies in the industry, it has the ever-evolving live music ecosystem at its core. Across the one-year course, you’ll develop management, creative and entrepreneurial skills, gain real-world live industry experience and be encouraged to consider the future of the industry. A comprehensive introduction to the live event environment, you’ll study wide-ranging topics including venue management, events marketing, event producing, promoting and more. From day one, you’ll start to become familiar with the language of live events as you explore business jargon and learn how live music professionals communicate with each other. You’ll develop a variety of hands-on project management skills, as you learn what it takes to build a successful business in the live events field. As part of your study, you’ll work in a live production space, picking up highly practical skills like running soundchecks, setting up basic lighting rigs, understanding the importance and challenges of hosting ‘zero carbon’ events and learning techniques for getting the most out of a live production team. Successful live music events rely heavily on digital technology, so you’ll learn to build a creative online campaign with cut through, as you explore the principles of content creation and content marketing. Designed for a new generation of UK live events professionals, this innovative and unique course has been developed in consultation with a range of industry bodies including the Music Venue Trust and the ground-breaking charity, Attitude is Everything. You’ll study in small, personal learning groups with guidance from established live event tutors. At the end of your year of learning, you’ll have a broad understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to run innovative, inclusive, diverse and environmentally sustainable live music events across the multi-billion-pound UK live events industry. Or, if you choose to continue your studies, successful completion of this course offers a direct link to ICMP’s BA (Hons) Live Event Management degree, allowing you to move straight into the second year of the programme.
- The Music Business
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Marketing
- Fundamental of Live Production
- The Live Music Ecosystem
- Venues and Hospitality
Assessment activities will include a variety of student presentations, individual and group projects, portfolios, case studies, written examination papers, aural examinations, coursework, reflective journals, group problem solving, and self and peer assessments. The assessment breakdown of this programme is: 5% written | 95% coursework
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International students will typically hold a relevant equivalent qualification, please check your qualification with our Admissions team. In addition, you should hold a relevant English language qualification equivalent to CEFR Level B2. ICMP are able to sponsor students that require a Student Route Visa to study in the UK. For more information on the application process contact [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Whole course|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Whole course|
Additional fee information
For students to be eligible for SLC funding, they must be studying a designated course. Courses at the ICMP are designated each year by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. We have developed together with valued partners several scholarships and bursaries which supplement our outreach and widening participation activities and enhance access to our courses. Please contact our admissions team for more information.