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BA (Hons) Festival and Event Management

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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38,625 GBP

Program description

BA (Hons) Festival and Event Management

Hoping to pursue a career in festival management? Got a passion for outdoor events? By focusing on practical event management techniques and established business theory, this hands-on festival and events management program supports you to take theories learnt in the classroom and apply them to a range of live events.

The University’s approach to events and festival management starts with an emphasis on practical industry insights and transferable business management skills.

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Admission requirements

This is the ideal course for students who want to enter the world of professional events management while specializing in festivals and large outdoor events. Students should aspire to careers related to event planning, bookings, logistics or fundraising.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Tourism and Events Business Practice
  • Event and Activity Safety Operations
  • Introduction to Festival and Event Management
  • Professional Practice for Tourism and Events
  • Leisure Marketing (Tourisms and Events)

Year two

Core units

  • Work Based Professional Studies
  • Managing Service Operations
  • Tourism and Events Research Skills
  • Festival Planning
  • Applied Festival Management


  • Music Festival Management
  • Applied Event Staging
  • Work Placement

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three

Core units

  • Dissertation for Leisure Services (Tourism and Events) OR Leisure Services Consultancy Project
  • Strategy for Management and Marketing
  • Contemporary Issues in Festival and Event Management


  • Perspectives on Arts and Cultural Festivals
  • Outdoor Festival Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Business Start-Up
  • International Marketing for Tourism and Travel

Tuition fees

UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

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About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Contact info

Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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