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Arts with Business Management

Course Code(s):  6M3618 ABM
QQI Award Code:  6M3618 Arts Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 6M3618 ABM
QQI Award Code 6M3618 Arts Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Are you a business person who enjoys the Arts or are you an Arts Practitioner and interested in learning about the business end of your field while you continue to practice? Do you love the Arts, are a natural organiser and would love a change of career? Or are you interested in pursuing a degree in this field? This course is designed to provide you with a diverse knowledge and understanding of the Arts as well as the core skills to perform as an effective administrator in this field.

What will you Study?

Arts Event Management
Sales and Marketing Management
Exhibition Techniques
Entrepreneurship
Personal and Professional Development
Arts and the Community
Theatre Studies
History and Appreciation of Art and Design

Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AAAXX 6M3618

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Brand Manager - Marketing   Social Media Specialist  
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Data Steward / Data Manager   Health & Safety Officer  
Business Consultant   Business Analyst  
Accounts Team Leader   Chartered Secretary  
Management Associate   Charity Officer  
Company Secretary   Project Manager  
Recruitment Consultant   General Manager  
Managing Director   Management Consultant  
Financial Adviser   Financial Trader  
Hotel General Manager   Business Adviser  
Arts agent / Promoter   Industrial Relations Officer  
Occupational Psychologist   Operations Research Analyst  
Economist / Economist EU   HR Director - Human Resources  
Personnel Manager    Human Resources / Personnel Manager  
Personnel Officer   Human Resources Business Partner / HRBP  
Staff Relations Official   Hospitality Manager  
Equality Officer   Human Resources Assistant - EU  
Information Architect - IT   IT Consultant  
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Musician   Producer  
Director - TV/Film   Stage Manager  
Music Manager   Film Production Manager   
Bank / Financial Manager    Recruitment Team Leader  
Risk Analyst   Travel Agency Manager  
Restaurant / Catering Manager   Retail Manager  
Department Manager   Procurement Officer / Buyer  
Area Sales Manager   Call Centre Manager  
Distribution Manager   Accounts Assistant  
Accountant   Taxation Consultant  
Management Accountant   Facilitator  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Business Organisation & Management
Entertainment & Performing Arts
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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