Edinburgh is arguably the most famous festival city in the world. Travellers flock to this tourism-friendly city to experience its thriving cultural, seasonal and special events. Where better to study festival and event management?
With our close connections within Edinburgh's festival community, and the number of tourist ventures and operations in and near the city, you'll have plenty of options for part-time work and employment after graduation.
This advanced degree will equip you with the knowledge you need to successfully co-ordinate and plan international festivals or events, including conferences, or devise policies and strategies for the overall industry.
In this course, you'll develop business and marketing skills that relate specifically to the management of large and small scale events and festivals with an international focus. Through lectures, guest speakers and case studies, you'll develop an advanced understanding of the issues and concepts involved in the industry. You'll learn broad skills, such as formulating policy and planning for the future, as well as developing your abilities in research, time management and presentation methods.