Description

Events managers of the future need to be versatile and confident, managing a wide array of events in innovative ways. This degree equips you to take your place in the events industry, leading the way in events and experience management for the fast-paced creative and cultural industries.

From immersive theatre performances to pop-up gigs, there is an increasing demand for events management skills and knowledge to bring these projects to life. The MA Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths is a truly unique course that will focus on creative and cultural industry events experiences. Combining theoretical knowledge and practical experience this degree is specifically aimed at enabling you to run creative events in this constantly changing environment.

The MA Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths is rare in its close linkage with the creative and cultural industries, and offering modules across three departments. This approach will allow anyone wishing to pursue a career in the cultural and creative industries to gain valuable and cutting edge experience and knowledge.

You’ll benefit from close connections to the events industry throughout your time at Goldsmiths, from opportunities for practical work experience to learning from the experiences and insight of our guest speakers. Practical experience is built into the content of the course which allows you to apply your theoretical and strategic knowledge to real events, honing your planning, organisation and marketing skills. You’ll work with an arts organisation or events manager to put on an event that meets their needs and there will also be opportunities to support the running of festivals like Bestival at Goldsmiths.

Study Details:

MA 1 Year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

  • The Events Industry 30 Credits
  • Events and Experience Management in the Arts 30 credits
  • Festival Management 30 Credits
  • Dissertation 60 Credits

Modules and Structure- Option Modules

  • Cultural and Creative Tourism 30 credits
  • Culture, Tourism and Regeneration 30 credits
  • Tourism in Asia 30 credits
  • Cultural Relations and Diplomacy I: Foundations 30 credits
  • Cultural Relations and Diplomacy II: Explorations 30 credits
  • Entrepreneurial Modelling 30 credits
  • Interpretation, Education and Communication in the Art Museum 30 credits
  • Introduction to Audience Development n/a
  • Music Management 30 credits
  • Project Management 30 credits

Student Destinations

As a graduate from this degree you will be perfectly placed to enter the events industry as an events manager, particularly in the exciting creative and cultural sectors.

This could include:

• Working in an events role for a company or organisation
• Putting on your own events as part of marketing and branding your company
• Running events to promote and support your artistic practice

Fees

These are the fees for students starting their programme in the 2020/21 academic year. Home/EU - full-time: £10450 Home/EU - part-time: £5225 International - full-time: £18900

Entry Requirements

You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard.

You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

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