Entry requirements are normally a minimum of 200 points which may include: A Level, AS and GCSE qualifications, Foundation Diploma, National Diploma or equivalent qualifications.Creative and Performance Arts, Design, Technical Theatre, Project Management.
3 years Full Time
Hull School of Art & Design, Queens Gardens
An award of Open University
The cultural and creative sectors contribute significantly to the UK economy. All arts disciplines depend on the interaction of artist and audience. The creation and management of events such as gigs, catwalk shows, exhibitions and live performances require imagination, creativity and good organisational and technical abilities. A sound knowledge of health and safety, relevant, up to date legal knowledge. and an understanding of how to market and promote events to different audiences are essential. Whether your interests and background are technical, business or arts-based, the course prepares you to enter the arts events management industry. Arts events management requires many skills. Apart from essential knowledge, the skills required by the industry include the ability to work from concept to realisation of an event. Understanding of context, location and audience, meticulous planning and organisation, team working, communication skills, technical and design ability will all be developed during the course. As you progress, you will develop your own interests and aptitudes. Work experience opportunities will help you to decide on your route into the industry. You will learn to be enterprising and entrepreneurial, to prepare you for employment or freelance work.
Your future is open to a broad range of opportunities which may include working as a self-employed practitioner, offering design solutions for the staging of arts events, planning the logistics of a touring collection of artefacts, curating an exhibition space, staging live performances or raising funds for arts projects, installations and exhibitions. You may offer services in financial and project management, team leadership and entrepreneurship having developed a detailed understanding of the planning, management and safe and effective delivery of Arts Events. Post-graduate study is a further option on graduation.
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