Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Start date


    01 Jan 0001

Discover a dynamic career with our unique insight into the workings of the entertainment industry. Entertainment is one of the most exciting sectors to enter and you will learn how to attract audiences to live events, media and visitor attractions.

Learning from industry professionals and experts, you will gain a valuable understanding of the entertainment industry and build contacts with potential employers. You will visit a number of entertainment venues and enjoy guest lectures from managers, agents and promoters. You will also be able to put what you study into practice through work placements and a live consultancy project.

Whether you want to specialise in music or nightclub promotion, marketing, or theatre or artist management, you will gain the employability skills and knowledge of the entertainment industry to help you fulfil your ambitions.


Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 38% of our research was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management unit.

This course is scheduled to start in September 2020 in the new Leeds School of Arts building based at our City Campus. Should there be any delays or changes to this schedule, the delivery of some, or all modules for this course, may take place in existing facilities at our Headingley and City Campuses.

You will visit entertainment venues to go behind the scenes and see how a real venue is managed. By learning from leading experts you will gain a valuable insight into the industry and start to create a network of contacts to call upon after you graduate.

Our focus is on employability, entrepreneurship and building the skills to prepare you for the world of work. You will gain hands-on practical experience in areas such as organising your own live event, working on real industry projects and media development.

Artist in Residence Programme

The Artist in Residence programme gives our students an opportunity to work with professional artists and gives them a taste of what is it like to work on a professional music project. So far we have welcomed artists Chris T-T, Ian Prowse, I Monster, Tom Williams and Utah Saints.

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