Entertainment Management

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ENTERTAINMENT MANAGEMENT  OVERVIEW

Entertainment Management

If you dream of a career as an Artist Manager, Tour Manager, Event Manager, Festival Organiser, Booking Agent, Publicist, Venue Manager or if you want to work at a record label in A&R, Marketing or Publicity, this course is for you.

The Entertainment Management degree is ideal for students wanting to work in the business and management side of the music and entertainment industries. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working within many sectors of the industry including management, publicity, music festivals, touring companies and record labels. With a focus on the logistical side of the creative industries, you will undertake fundamental units such as business strategy and law, marketing, economics, nance, publicity, music publishing, and event management.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships with Laneway Festival, UNIFY Gathering, Paradise Music Festival and more, students have opportunities to apply their business and management studies by partaking in overseas exchange programs, scholarship opportunities at BIGSOUND and sought-after internships and hands-on experience at major festivals. You will also work closely with students from other courses to gain a well-rounded understanding of the business side of the entertainment industries.

This course can also be studied as part of the Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) + Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) double degree.

Diploma

The Diploma of Arts (Entertainment Management) provides students with a fundamental understanding of the business and management side of the music and entertainment industries. The Diploma can be completed in two trimesters of full-time study and you have the opportunity to progress into the Bachelor Degree (subject to academic performance).

Throughout the Diploma, you will:

  • Work with musicians and audio producers;
  • Plan, manage and promote live events;
  • Develop a foundational understanding of publicity, marketing and the media;
  • Gain knowledge and experience in artist and tour management;
  • Secure valuable insight into the music and entertainment industries.

FEE-HELP available to eligible students (no upfront fees), learn more at: www.collarts.edu.au/faq

The Diploma of Arts (Entertainment Management) is delivered at the South Melbourne and CBD Campuses and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited until 2022 (CRICOS Code 088018G).

For admission criteria, click here.

Bachelor Degree

The Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) develops a student’s understanding of the business and management side of the music and entertainment industries. Students build their theoretical understanding of event management, business processes, media, accounting and legal studies, while developing strong practical skills and a portfolio of work that will demonstrate experience in these fields. The Degree can be completed in six trimesters (two years) of full-time study. 

Throughout the degree, you will:

  • Work on industry projects with musicians and audio producers;
  • Manage, promote and produce live events;
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of publicity, marketing and the media;
  • Gain knowledge and experience in artist and tour management;
  • Secure valuable insight into the entertainment industry and access career pathways;
  • Undertake a 60-hour work placement.

FEE-HELP available to eligible students (no upfront fees), learn more at: www.collarts.edu.au/faq

The Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) is delivered at the South Melbourne and CBD Campuses and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited until 2023 (CRICOS Code 084560F).

For admission criteria, click here.

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