Course Description

Arts Management BA (Hons)

This is the only undergraduate degree of its kind in Ireland, Arts Management brings together the best of business, public relations and event management with the study of arts administration, the music industry and cultural policy. It will equip you with the practical skills required to work in business or the arts. Incorporating cultural field trips as well as work placement, this course has a strong track record of producing graduates with the professional management skills to work in the arts, and the cultural and creative industries.

What will I do?

Students study a wide range of business, event management, music management, and arts-related subjects.  Gain relevant hands-on business experience e.g. running events in music, visual arts, and performing arts.  In year 3, you will spend 20 weeks on a work placement or study abroad. Study the arts, and the cultural and creative industries from a business perspective and develop the skills needed to work in this sector.

Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryPublic Relations, Business
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Awarding BodyIADT
Awarding Body DetailsBachelor of Art
Course Duration4 years
Course TimeFull Time
Entry RequirementsPortfolio: No Min Entry Requirements 2 H5 + 4 O6 / H7 English: O6 / H7 Maths: F2/O6/H7 LCVP is accepted as a sixth Leaving Certificate subject and is counted for points purposes. FETAC Entry Requirements Applicants with QQI Level 5 or Level 6 Awards require distinctions in 3 (of 8) modules. We welcome applications from mature students, who must apply to the CAO.
Carear PathFuture careers Graduates are employed in: Music Management, Festival & Event Management, Theatre Management, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Hospitality, Finance and Management. Recent graduates have been employed by : Madison Square Garden, New York | Wicklow Arts Festival | RTE | Sony Graduates may progress to study at Masters Level.
Phone+353 1 239 4870
Course CodeDL822
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