Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Music | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Music Events and Artists Promotion | Level 3

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

Why this course?

Festivals and events come in all different shapes and sizes, and can be found in venues from theatres and stadiums, to fields and beaches. This exciting course will help you to plan, promote and produce events in the theatre, art and music sectors.

You’ll work alongside our venue coordinators to learn through real-world scenarios to promote, manage and curate exciting projects and to develop industry networks. You will learn in our state-of-the art music studios and work both industry-expert tutors

The year culminates in a three-week creative arts festival in which students take on key roles in planning, management and coordination.

This Level 3 Diploma leads directly onto the second year, the Extended Diploma, where you will further develop your event management understanding and specialist skills, and gain the experience needed to progress to university or seek employment.

Start dates

September 2020 Apply

Please note: Applications for courses starting in September 2020 will be processed in late October 2019.

Open events

Come along to one our open events to find out more about studying at the MET. You will be able to tour our facilities, meet our tutors, watch demonstrations and speak to current students.

These events take place in October and November from 5-7pm.

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

You can also apply for as many colleges and courses as you wish - so keep your options open!

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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

Course topics include:

  • 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

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

After the Diploma progress to the Extended Diploma (year 2).

On successful completion of the Extended Diploma you can progress to university-level, either at the MET or at other universities. Northbrook MET degrees include Music Business & Management, Music Production and Music Performance.

Future careers include:

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

Further study & future careers

Course costs

UK and EU students do not have to pay fees if they are under 19 on 31 August in the year they are studying.

More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.

Course costs

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