Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

Degree level: Undergraduate

Management of Music, Entertainment, Theatre and Events

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Course summary

Actors, musicians, dancers, bands, clubs, radio stations, theatres, orchestras, writers, TV and film and production companies all have one thing in common. They all need highly-skilled, on-the-ball and motivated managers to ensure a successful future. Our Management of Music, Entertainment, Theatre & Events programme equips you with the skills to take your place at the forefront of management across the spectrum of the performing arts.

Course details


Year 1: Context 1, Entertainment Law, Introduction to Professional Practice, Managing Organisations, Marketing, The Professional 1, Raising Funds and Managing Finance. Year 2: Context 2 (Cultural Policy), Enterprise and Business Planning, Live Performance and Event Management, Music, Entertainment, Theatre & Events Management in the Contemporary World, Practical Management Project, The Producers, The Professional 2. Year 3: Practical Management Placement (The Arts Manager), Literature Review, Management Research Paper, The Professional 3, Contemporary Issues in Management.

Assessment method

You are assessed through practical projects during which you take on an increasing amount of responsibility. You provide written reports and evaluations of your work, as well as participating in individual and group presentations and the occasional exam. Before you graduate, you choose two topics that will be useful to you to research. You present one at our annual conference and produce a 10,000 word research report on the other.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £16700 Year 1
Channel Islands £16700 Year 1

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Management of Music, Entertainment, Theatre and Events at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts - UCAS