Creative events are at the heart of the cultural and creative industries — with music festivals, performances, installations, exhibitions, touring, fashion shows, carnivals and much more. The UK events sector is currently worth £42.3 billion to the UK economy with over 25,000 businesses in the sector with 570,000 full-time jobs. The South West region hosts a number of world class events providing a significant boost to local tourism and economies. The course uses its wide network of industry contacts nationally and internationally, to provide students with live project experiences, guest lectures, placements and volunteering opportunities.
On this course, you'll create a live event every year of the course and work with creative practitioners and external clients. We aim to create innovative, capable and creative professionals with practical skills and critical minds, able to flourish in the diverse landscape that is the creative and cultural industries.
BA (Hons) Creative Events Management combines creativity, business and management skills with the experience of staging a wide range of live events. In its twenty fifth year the course has an unrivalled reputation for placing graduates on a management career path in the specialist cultural or creative industries.