BA (Hons) Event Management

UCAS CODE: N200

INSTITUTION CODE: B39

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A 3 year full-time degree available at:


Develop your passion for events of any kind with BA (Hons) Event Management. The course will teach you all you need for a successful career in the live music and creative industries. You’ll connect with the best people in the business to turn your career ambition into a reality.

You’ll graduate with a comprehensive set of creative business and management skills for a diverse range of potential career routes. These include event promotion and production, tour management, booking agencies, event sustainability, wedding and party planning, sporting events, theatrical production, digital marketing, social media management and many more.

Your day-to-day learning will be practical, relevant and cutting-edge, delivered by experienced and well-connected lecturers in small seminar-based classrooms.

You’ll have access to the most exciting artists, festivals and venues in the business today. There will be countless opportunities to put the skills you learn throughout the course into practice. Plus, you’ll have the chance to flex your entrepreneurial spirit by running events, festivals, club nights and more.

Our thriving BIMM community will see you mix with gifted performers, writers, alumni and music industry professionals. You’ll have the opportunity to get ‘hands-on’ industry knowledge under your belt through placements and internships with a wide range of music-focused employers. Alternatively, we’ll support you in your own entrepreneurial ventures.

So, what are you waiting for? Start your career in Event Management today.

Course Specification

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Length of course: This course is taught as a three-year course at levels four, five and six.

Awarding institution: BIMM Institute

Campus delivery: London, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester

UCAS code: N200

Language of study: English

Final award: BA (Hons) Event Management

Admissions Criteria: Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade C or above (64 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language.

Minimum Requirements

Successful completion of a BIMM admissions assessment.

Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade C or above (64 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language.

IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.

Progression

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as Event Promoter, Tour Manager, Booking Agent, Festival Site Manager, Venue Manager, Artist liaison, Fundraiser, or Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager.

Course Fees

Please visit our Fees page for information on access to Student Loans. Please note, UK students eligible for loans are able to borrow the full course fee for BIMM Institute degrees.

Choose your career pathway with our optional modules.

Our undergraduate degree courses allow you to define your own route to success via a range of optional modules. First, you’ll learn the necessary employability skills and find where you’ll fit in the industry. Then, you’ll be able to build your course according to your interests and career aspirations.

Optional career pathways:

Year 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 3
Semester 1
Semester 2

The optional modules advertised as available for BIMM Institute courses are subject to variation dependant on minimum student numbers and the availability of specialist resources at each college (Please refer to our terms and conditions for further detail).

Birmingham
Andy Rea
Senior Lecturer, Festivals & Events/Music Business/PR & Marketing/Journalism

Andy is an award-winning festival founder, freelance event management, public relations and marketing professional, and journalist.…

Brighton
Andy Rossiter
Lecturer, Event Management

Andy is an independent promoter, manager, label owner and music business lecturer. He started out promoting…

Birmingham
Caroline Davis
Associate Lecturer, Events Concept and Design

Caroline specialises in OPUS Arts: Outdoor Places and Unusual Spaces, the name of her recently formed…

Bristol
Danielle Hewitt
Associate Lecturer, Event Management

Freelance Music Events Manager, Social Entrepreneur and Co-founder of W.O.M.E.N, Danielle has been working within the…

Manchester
Dave Boardman
Principal Lecturer, Event Management

Dave managed music programming at the Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, has ran a booking agency and…

Bristol
Gemma Thorogood
Associate Lecturer, Event concept & Design

Gemma is one of the leading producers of food and wellbeing content for UK festivals. Working as a Contents…

London
Howard Monk
Course Leader, Event Management

Howard started to work in events while at university and assisted in various roles, including as…

Bristol
James Scarlett
Event Management & Music Industry Management Lecturer

Following a high-flying but unfulfilling business career in London, James started 2000trees Festival in 2007 with…

Birmingham
Jason Hunt
Course Leader, Music Business

Jason has spent 15 years organising some of the UK’s biggest music events at some of…

Any questions?

For any questions regarding our courses or if you’d like more information on how to apply to BIMM Institute, please contact our Admissions Team on 0844 2 646 666 or email [email protected].

 

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