London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Stimulating and diverse, Arts and Festival Management offers exciting career opportunities in the cultural and creative industries.

Course Modules

Year 1: Modules: arts and festival management framework; accounting and finance in the arts; arts and festival work placement 1; arts policy framework; arts and festival marketing. Year 2: Modules: managing arts events and festivals: planning; managing arts events and festivals: production; arts and festivals work placement 2; law and the cultural sector; performing arts management (option); modern museum and gallery practice (option). Year 3: arts and festival fundraising; arts and festival work placement 3; managing music (option); arts in education and community settings (option); dissertation (double module).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • DipHE
  • GCE A-level
  • Tariff 104-112
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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68% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 52%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 70%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 62%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 80
Studying 5
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 5

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 8%

Total Coursework: 78%

Total Practical: 14%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation