Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Music Events and Artists Promotion - Level 3 (UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma)

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Course Code: FE0294-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: West Durrington Campus Start Date: September 2019 Duration: 2 Years Qualification: UAL Diploma in Performing & Production Arts Level 3 Awarding Body: UAL

Course aims

This hands-on course is ideal if you are interested in a career in music events, festivals, gigs, touring or artist promotion. You will learn through real-world scenarios to promote, manage and curate exciting projects and to develop industry networks. There will be opportunities to work at external venues and also with students from other College departments, such as media and photography.

Entry requirements

To join this Level 3 course, you should have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, preferably including English and maths. 

If you do not have the above grades, you can start on the Level 2 introductory course

Entry requirements

Course content

  • Event management
  • Media and press skills
  • Website and social media development
  • Developing an artist’s profile
  • Working in the music industry
  • Artist and music funding

Why this course at the MET?

  • Learn in a state-of-the-art, dedicated creative arts facility 
  • Practical, hands-on learning from tutors with industry experience 
  • Excellent links to the music and events industry
  • Department rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Northbrook MET is highly regarded in the music industry as a provider of excellent training.

The MET's music department has a broad range of staff who are all practising artists and producers involved in the region's exciting music scene. Our staff are here help you realise your potential.     

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.    

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Northbrook MET is the renowned creative facilities and atmosphere at our West Durrington Campus. The campus is a dedicated arts space, with the music courses running alongside theatre arts and art & design courses. You will collaborate with like-minded, passionate students and benefit from the various creative projects that take place, such as theatre shows, music gigs and art exhibitions. The campus is regularly used by professional creatives, which further highlights the quality of our industry-standard facilities.

Further study & future careers

Further study -  You can progress to university level, either at the MET or at other universities. Northbrook MET degrees include Music Business & Management, Music Production, Music Performance or Creative Industries Event Management. Brighton MET also offers an FdA/BA 

degree in Creative Music Production.

Future careers 

  • Record label management
  • Event management
  • Artist development
  • Booking agent

Further study & future careers

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