Interview and Portfolio
Minimum UCAS points:
- Old system: 160
- New 2017 system: 64
from one of the following:
BTEC/UAL Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in an appropriate subject
- A Levels – at least 56 points (or 140 in old system) from A2 Levels (including relevant subjects Media/Photography/Film Studies/English and Foundation Studies Diploma in Art & Design)
- Access Diploma in related subject
- An equivalent overseas qualification together with a proven ability in spoken and written English (IELTS 6 overall - an overall score of 6.0 is required, with a minimum score of 6.0 or above for the writing element and 5.5 for all other sub skills)
It is strongly advised that all Higher Education applicants will have successfully achieved an A*- C grade in both GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent qualification), to enable them to successfully complete their studies at Northbrook College and enhance their future career prospects.
Mature students from a variety of different backgrounds with relevant experience would also be considered.
Individual offers may vary.
Following the FdA qualification, graduates have the option of studying for one more year to gain a BA (Hons) degree, either on one of Northbrook’s final year ‘top-up’ courses or at another university. Alternatively, students can enter directly into employment or freelance work on completion of the FdA. Potential BA top-up courses at Northbrook include Music Business & Management, Theatre Arts or Creative Media Practice.
Employment opportunities for Events Managers in the creative sector are many and varied. You could find work at festivals such as Glastonbury, be on the team for events such as the BAFTA awards or BRITS, or be involved with fashion shows, PR events, gigs, performances, conferences, promotional events, or community arts events. Our course takes a practical approach to managing events with ‘hands on’ experience of live projects, and collaboration with co-workers, clients, artists and audiences, developing skills for careers in
managing events in the Creative Industries.