The world famous Glastonbury festival has been and gone for another year. With a huge selection of musical and artistic talent coming together to perform at one significant location, it’s an iconic festival visited by thousands of people, and watched by millions more.
If you’re passionate about events and festivals, then why not consider one of these degree routes?
Ok, so you might not be planning a festival on the scale of Glastonbury yet, but irrelevant of scale, having the necessary knowledge and skills is essential in pursuing a career in the events management and/or related industries. Our course is student focused and designed to show you how to plan and manage events, helping you to realise the importance of events in various destinations, whilst exploring industry-related issues and how events/leisure businesses operate.
Working as a music journalist can be your backstage pass to the best gigs, the biggest festivals, and the most spectacular club nights on the planet. Our degree aims to equip you with the writing skills to capture the energy of music in words, as well as more broadly equipping you for careers in other aspects of the media, and music, industries.
What would a music festival be, without the music! Our practically based, exciting and rewarding course provides you with the opportunity to develop your skills as a performer, broaden your knowledge of, and expertise in a wide range of musical genres, and engage with the key musicological debates within popular music.
Studying this course spans the entire popular music journey, taking you through many aspects of the music, media and events industries. We aim to provide you with the opportunity to produce professional-quality music recordings, put on live music events and promote music online. What's more, each year a single is produced and released by students on the course, and this year it reached number one in Amazon UK’s Movers and Shakers chart.