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Festival and Entertainment Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.• Gain real-world skills in practical classes, live projects and work experience.• Study the essential aspects of planning and delivering safe and effective events, from delivering persuasive pitches to delivering the event itself.• Gain a solid base in business.The festival and entertainment industries offer diverse roles for graduates. After one year studying alongside other business foundation students, you’ll learn how to deliver exceptional events, and build important industry contacts. * How you learn*The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Festival and Entertainment Management course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You will develop your skills through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, and projects.On the full degree, field trips, site visits and work with external organisations enhance your understanding the festival and entertainment industry and its unique challenges.The full course includes two externally accredited and industry recognised qualifications — the BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal License Holders and the IOSH Managing Events Safely award. Both enhance your employability and are included as part of the course fee.You learn through• delivering your own festivals and entertainment experiences• guest speakers from industry• problem solving exercises using real-world challenges• case studies from industry• individual and group presentations• field trips• site visits• working with external organisations**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in between your second and third years of the full degree. This gives you real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Through our strong relationships with employers we can help you to secure a valuable placement opportunity and support you while you're there. We have a team of staff and tutors who will support you to find the placement that suits your ambitions.Alternatively, you can complete the Learning in the Workplace semester where you work and study at the same time, with academic lessons carried out remotely during allocated study periods while on placement.*Live projects *During the first and second year of the undergraduate course there will be a live element where you will either deliver your own festival or live entertainment experience. In the final year you will work on consultancy project alongside an external partner.**Field trips**There will be an opportunity to join field trips and site visits during the course that enhance your learning and given a practical application to knowledge gained in the classroom.**Networking opportunities** Through the event management HUB, students on this degree will be able to participate in the various networking events that we host throughout the year to support students in making industry contacts.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:CC at A Level MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

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