Goldsmiths - University of London

MA Events and Experience Management


Events managers of the future need to be versatile and confident, managing a wide array of events in innovative ways. This degree equips you to take your place in the events industry, leading the way in events and experience management for the fast-paced creative and cultural industries.



Goals and Objectives

From immersive theatre performances to pop-up gigs, there is an increasing demand for events management skills and knowledge to bring these projects to life. The MA Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths is a truly unique course that will focus on creative and cultural industry events experiences. Combining theoretical knowledge and practical experience this degree is specifically aimed at enabling you to run creative events in this constantly changing environment.

The MA Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths is rare in its close linkage with the creative and cultural industries, and offering modules across three departments. This approach will allow anyone wishing to pursue a career in the cultural and creative industries to gain valuable and cutting edge experience and knowledge.

You’ll benefit from close connections to the events industry throughout your time at Goldsmiths, from opportunities for practical work experience to learning from the experiences and insight of our guest speakers. Practical experience is built into the content of the course which allows you to apply your theoretical and strategic knowledge to real events, honing your planning, organisation and marketing skills. You’ll work with an arts organisation or events manager to put on an event that meets their needs and there will also be opportunities to support the running of festivals like Wilderness.


Curriculum

Creativity, Events, and Eventfulness
The Events Experience - Theory and Design
Festival Management
Dissertation

You also study one other 30 credit option modules, allowing you to tailor the programme to your specific interests, from areas such as tourism, project management, arts management and music
Cultural and Creative Tourism
Culture, Tourism and Regeneration
Tourism in Asia
Cultural Relations and Diplomacy I: Foundations
Cultural Relations and Diplomacy II: Explorations
Entrepreneurial Modelling
Interpretation, Education and Communication in the Art Museum
Introduction to Audience Development
Music Management
Project Management


Admissions

You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard.

You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

International qualifications
We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.
If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0 to study this programme. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for postgraduate-level study.

Goldsmiths - University of London
New Cross
London SE14 6NW
United Kingdom

FACULTY
Dr Sara Linden

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 (0)20 7296 4255

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Caroline Hambly | Events and Experience Management

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