Arts and Festivals Management

University for the Creative Arts

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Learn how to run a successful arts venue or festival on our BA/ BSc (Hons) Arts and Festivals Management course, run from our dynamic and innovative Business School for the Creative Industries at UCA Epsom. There’s a growing need for those with the skill to manage an arts venue or festival, not only in the UK but globally, and with the tools and experience gained through this course you’ll be equipped to meet that demand. You’ll develop your understanding of business overall, how venues and festivals are organised and come up with ways to improve them both culturally and economically. Using our extensive facilities, you’ll learn how to analyse data, improve your organisational skills and become a confident communicator. And you’ll also gain vital core business acumen – from accounting and finance, to marketing and HR - through a series of Business Seminars, which you’ll share with students from other courses across the Business School. There are options to take industry placements and study abroad in the second year.

Course details

Modules

You’ll be introduced to the various aspects of arts and festivals management, learning how to design an experience, ensure it’s safe and how to cater for different consumers. You’ll also take part in the shared Business Seminars, giving you a chance to interact with several other courses at the school. The units covered are outlined as follows: Introduction to Festivals Running and Promoting a Venue Understanding Consumers Business Seminar I Designing a Venue Experience Cultural Management: Policy and Practice Managing Safety and Experience Business Seminar II


Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeN820
Institution code C93
Campus nameEpsom
Campus codeE

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Listening 5.5, Reading 5.5, Speaking 5.5, Writing 5.5

We require evidence of your English language ability to meet the requirements for your course. If you're a Home student and studied in the UK, we require GCSE English at a minimum grade C/4 (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2). If you’re an EU student and studied a European qualification, we may accept the English Language score from your main qualification - please review your country from the list on our website to see whether we will accept it: https://www.uca.ac.uk/international-study/equivalent-qualifications/ If your qualification is not on this list, we accept the following English language qualifications: IELTS (overall score 6.0), TOEFL ibt (overall score 88), PEARSON PTE Academic (overall 55), Cambridge Proficiency Exam (overall score 169), Cambridge Advanced Exam (overall score 169). If you need a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you will need to take an IELTS test, and achieve an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum score of 5.5 for each element (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing).

For more information on English Language Requirements, please visit our website:

https://www.uca.ac.uk/International-study/language-requirements-support/


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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £16250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note the International Fee will reduce to £15,600 if paid in one instalment prior to enrolment.
Arts and Festivals Management at University for the Creative Arts - UCAS