BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons) Arts, Festival and Cultural Management (with Professional Practice Year)

**This course was previously titled BA/BSc (Hons) Arts and Festivals Management and will be replaced by our BA/BSc Arts, Festival and Cultural Management course from 2022 – check back soon for new course information!**If running an arts venue or a festival sounds like your dream career then this unique course, run by our Business School for the Creative Industries at UCA Epsom, will give you the tools and skills you need.The entertainment and performance sector is experiencing year-on-year growth, with the ever-present need for escapism, whether that be through comedy, theatre, music, spoken word or dance.Our BA/BSc (Hons) Arts and Festivals Management introduces you to the fast-moving world of events and promotions, where no two days are the same and you will find yourself working alongside creatives and performers, as well as industry executives.You’ll gain an understanding of what goes on behind the scenes to stage an event – be it a local multi-arts venue or a major music festival such as Glastonbury – and how logistics, programming, ticketing, staffing and catering come together to create a unique experience.You’ll build knowledge of the increasing role played by social media and digital communications in the marketing and publicising of events, and how new technologies are changing the face of performance – from immersive and interactive theatre to holograms and virtual reality. This course includes a Professional Practice Year. You’ll spend two years learning with us at our dynamic and innovative Business School for the Creative Industries at UCA Epsom, before putting what you’ve learned into practice through a year-long placement.Your course team will help facilitate your placement, making use of our extensive industry connections to help you find a paid role that you feel passionate about. On conclusion of the placement, you’ll return to complete your final year of study – applying what you’ve learned on the job.

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£16,250 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time