AUB event managers are also experience architects. The world of events and festivals is full of well-organised project managers. However, the most successful Event Managers are those that can also design experiences. Focusing on that blend of project management and design skill is what makes studying Events Management at Arts University Bournemouth unique among event management courses. This course will provide you with the skills that you need to become not only the experienced manager that is at the heart of every event but an experience architect, a designer of time. The ultimate creative process is to conceive and deliver unique experiences that stand out from the crowd and becomes a source of inspiration to others. During your studies you'll work with peers from your course and collaborate across many relevant courses at AUB to design and deliver live events and festivals in each and every year of your course. What you will learn The practical nature of the course means that you have opportunities to build a portfolio of work experience that potential employers will find attractive. Alongside your academic studies you'll also be offered further opportunities to add to that portfolio including a formal work placement. It is the stories that you tell about the many projects you worked on and the contacts that you make with our stakeholders and Alumni that will help you to seamlessly transition into the career you want to pursue. The Alumni from this course are among some of the most successful and creative Event Managers in our industry. When you join us you'll be taking the first step towards joining them. We'll connect you with our network and a range of industry practitioners via guest lectures and site visits to events and festivals. Many students secure employment via the network of contacts that they develop on the course. By the end of the course you will be able to... Our graduates have gone on to use their design and management skills in festival production, experiential marketing, brand activations, fashion shows, wedding planning, managing world-class museums, and fundraising for leading charities. By developing your practical design, project management and research skills, we'll help you become not only an experienced manager that's at the heart of every event but an experience architect, a designer of time. Studios and resources We provide all the resources that you’ll find in an events business. You’ll be able to work with equipment sourced specifically for your live projects, including lighting, sound, projection, staging and exhibition materials. We will also provide funding for your live projects so that you can produce work of a size and scale that looks and feels like a professional festival or event.
Coursework and practical work
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 3
**Please see AUB's website for a full list of our entry requirements, including tariff points where applicable.** We are happy to accept a wide range of qualifications, including but not limited to: A Levels, BTEC Extended Diploma, OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma, BTEC Subsidiary Diploma(s), Access to HE courses, Scottish Highers, IB Diploma Programme, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. We can also accept many EU and International qualifications. See website for details. Email Admissions ([email protected]) with any queries about entry requirements. We welcome applicants who are currently studying or who have gained a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and this qualification meets our level three entry requirements. This is a recommended qualification for many of our courses but it is not a compulsory qualification. Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 qualifications are considered on an individual basis and we are happy to accept applicants with a combination of Level 3 qualifications. Please check your qualifications using UCAS Tariff calculator and remember we are looking for the equivalent of 3 A levels if you are combining Level 3 qualifications. AUB tailors its offers to the qualifications an applicant is studying and looks for applicant to be studying a relevant creative subject. AUB makes offers based on up to three A Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications with the most UCAS Tariff points attached to them to give applicants the best chance possible at achieving our required tariff (120 UCAS Tariff points in most cases).
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, speaking and listening)|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||minimum score of 18 in writing, listening, and reading and 19 in speaking.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||Overall score of 180|
|PTE Academic||54||A minimum of 51 in each component|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||Overall score of 200|
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|