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Arts and Media Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Birkbeck, University of London

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UCAS CODE: NP2F

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BA Arts and Media Management with Foundation Year gives you the opportunity to learn from practitioners and academics actively working in the creative field about managing arts and media organisations in the film and TV sector, museums, galleries and theatres. This flexible programme of professional development forges a combination of creative, critical and management skills and knowledge, as well as developing your technical expertise. Focusing on transferable work-related knowledge and skills, it will enable you to meet the changing demands of creative work and critically engage with the sector. Underpinning this will be an understanding of the critical and theoretical literature on cultural labour and entrepreneurship, ownership and gatekeeping, curatorial practice, leadership, diversity and representation, cultural policy and copyright.Before proceeding to the main degree, you will spend your Foundation Year preparing yourself for a degree in the arts by improving your study and research skills and gaining arts-related knowledge and understanding. You will also have the opportunity to take a language module as part of the Foundation Year.Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, you can automatically progress on to our three-year, full-time, evening study BA Arts and Media Management.We also offer part-time Foundation Year degrees which allow you to spread out your Foundation Year studies over two years. As the 'Foundation Year' is made up of 120 credits, as a part-time student you can take 60 credits in each of your first and second years before starting the main four-year BA Arts and Media Management. This means that you can take six years to complete the part-time degree with Foundation Year.**Highlights**- Our Foundation Year programmes will fully prepare you for undergraduate study. They are ideal if you are returning to study after a gap, if you have not previously studied the relevant subjects, or if you did not achieve the grades you needed for a place on your chosen undergraduate degree.- The emphasis is on genuine professional development especially suited to self-starting and freelance careers.- We offer high-quality teaching and a world-class research environment. This was confirmed in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, which placed Birkbeck 30th in the UK for research, with 73% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent.- The School of Arts is an official partner of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Opportunities for students have included a year’s free membership of the ICA, private views, discounts on all talks and events, free members' screenings and £3 cinema tickets on Tuesdays, up to 25% off ICA Artists' Editions and a monthly e-newsletter.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,560per year

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UCAS Points : 48

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University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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