Q: What do actors, musicians, dancers, bands, clubs, radio stations, theatres, orchestras, writers, TV and film and production companies have in common?
A: They all need highly-skilled, on-the-ball and motivated managers to ensure a successful future.
Our Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management programme equips you with the skills to take your place at the forefront of management across the spectrum of the performing arts.
Average places available: Up to 36 each year
You will graduate as a versatile and independent manager able to work in all areas of the music, theatre and entertainment industries. Along with a healthy résumé, constructed during your studies, you will have a clear vision of your career options and strong relationships with valuable industry contacts.
Our excellent employment record confirms our graduates working in a broad range of senior positions.
Each year we conduct a survey of our alumni who graduated almost four years earlier to find out what they did after leaving us. You can see the results of the latest survey by clicking on the factsheet image.
We also take part in the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey to find out what our graduates are doing six months after they left us. The results are published on Unistats and you can see summary statistics in the Key Information Sets box at the bottom of this page.
Graduates from our Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management degree have worked in managerial roles for a wide range of companies, including Atlantic Records, BBC, BWH Agency, Bukta Festival, Candoco Dance Company, Comic Relief, Island Records, Lyric Theatre, The Ministry of Sound, the Octagon Theatre, Pippa Ailion Casting, Polydor, Qdos Pantomimes, the Royal Court Theatre, SJM Concerts, Sony BMG, PRS for Music, Whatsonstage.com and Women in Film and TV. Many students are offered full-time positions following their work placements.
Other graduates have set up their own businesses, undertaking a wide range of activities within the music, theatre and entertainment industries including event management; organising arena tours; managing and representing successful bands and artists; marketing; publishing; promotion and video production.
Lynette Howell (Management 2000) is a film entrepreneur. Her LA-based company has produced Blue Valentine and Half Nelson. She is pictured here after giving a masterclass to our BA (Honours) Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management students.
Key Information Set
The Key Information Set (KIS) below provides prospective students with facts and figures about studying at LIPA, which are comparable with other institutions.
As part of the Higher Education Funding Council’s work to enhance the information that is available about higher education, the KIS includes information such as:
- Course professional accreditation
- Assessment methods
- Learning and teaching activities
- Tuition fees
- Accommodation availability and cost
- Student satisfaction (National Student Survey)
- Post study employment prospects (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education)
This information is summarised in the “widget” (below). The widget also contains links to the Unistats website that enables you to compare KIS data with other courses.
Please remember to read these facts and figures in conjunction with the other information on the LIPA website to give you the fullest possible insight to studying here.