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What will I learn?

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, finance, 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 Falls Festival, Grooving The Moo, Melbourne Fashion Week, Ego Expo and more, students have opportunities to apply their business and management studies in real-world situations.

The Diploma of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) is ideal for students wanting to work in the business and management side of the music and entertainment industries.

The diploma can be completed in two trimesters (8 months) of full-time study, where you will have the opportunity to progress into the Bachelor Degree or Double Degree (subject to academic performance).

THROUGHOUT THE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

→ Develop a fundamental understanding of publicity, marketing and the media

→ Manage, promote and produce events

→ Gain knowledge and experience in artist and tour management

→ Get valuable insight into the entertainment industry from experienced teachers

→ Study on-campus, online, or blended, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

Which department am I in?

School of Entertainment

CRICOS

104376C

Study options

Full Time (3 trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,63,705) per year
AUD $8,748 per trimester (AUD $2,916 per unit)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

George Street Campus

2/156 George Street,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,63,705) per year
AUD $8,748 per trimester (AUD $2,916 per unit)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Cromwell Street Campus

67/69 Cromwell Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement

Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent) with no individual band below 6.0:

• IELTS Band Score 6.0

• Cambridge CAE Score between 58-66

• Pearson Academic Score between 51-58

• TOEFL iBT Score between 60-78

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About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students