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Course summary

What is special about this course? This PgCert Festival and Events Management provides a flexible learning experience for those aspiring to work within the fields of management and leadership in festival and events contexts. The programme explores three key strands within festival and events planning and delivery, exploring what it means for heritage, the arts, and music. If you have an interest in festivals and events, are already working in the industry and looking to upskill, or seeking formal recognition whilst working in organisations where festivals and events are commonplace, this is the course for you. Due to the nature of the programme, you can select option modules from three key areas, heritage, music, and art, to better tailor the course to a context suited to you. Special features ◾The course is delivered fully online, allowing you the flexibility to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments ◾Strong emphasis on employability, with a focus on teaching sector specific skills and creating strong industry links throughout ◾Taught by staff who have practical experience working in the festival and events sectors, and informed by relevant academic research ◾Use of discussion boards, e-portfolios and videos to stimulate discussion and develop a learning community environment ◾Connections to local and national professionals within the context of festivals and events ◾Opportunities to network and develop professional links across the heritage, arts and music fields ◾You can study full-time or part-time for the Postgraduate Certificate in Festival and Events Management, or take individual modules as continuing professional development to enhance your career while you are working

Entry requirements

◾Honours degree at 2:2 or above, in a relevant subject relating to humanities, cultural studies, museum studies, business or science ◾Non-native speakers should have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no element below 6.0 ◾Non-standard applicants will have relevant professional and sector experience considered in place of the above qualifications ◾Potential applicants with non-standard qualifications can apply to study a single module as an access point for the wider programme ◾This is a Category 2 PVG course: PVG Scheme membership is required for specific optional modules/unit(s), where there is guaranteed contact with vulnerable groups in optional modules/unit(s), but an alternative pathway exists to achieve target qualification. For further information visit our PVG scheme webpage

Fees and funding

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Festival and Events Management at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS