The Events Management undergraduate course offers a practical approach to the successful management of a wide range of events. The degree is available as a 3 year full-time programme or as a 4 year programme including an Integrated Foundation Year; for those without related level 3 qualifications or who may not quite meet the entry requirements for Level 4 entry. Experiences are at the heart of this degree so you will get to plan and deliver and event every year. There are numerous opportunities throughout the course for you to engage in work placements, project work and to network with successful events businesses. Our links with industry provide you with opportunities to gain valuable work experience alongside your studies. Professional body: The Association for Events Management Education (AEME). This course has been designed to contribute towards achieving the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goal: SDG15 of Life on Land. You will cover the following course themes: logistics and operations management, risk management, health and safety, strategy, finance, integrated marketing, communications for events, project management, public relations, sustainability, economic and social impacts of events. We collaborate with industry partners who contribute to the programme through live case studies, guest lecturers and sharing their specialist knowledge as well as offering placements, work experience opportunities and research projects. Industry Partners are also involved in contributing to our bespoke Changemaker week programmes with mock assessment centres, panel discussions, workshops and research presentations. Our partners are core to how the programmes develop and they contribute to course and module development by being critical friends and enabling us to make the courses as up to date and relevant as possible, leading to our students being industry-ready when they graduate. Experiential Learning - Our programme offer more than just knowledge and information. We create countless opportunities for our students to get essential hands-on experience that builds their CV's and their skill base. These opportunities are paid work in the hospitality, events and tourism sectors and together with many voluntary experiences enable our students to gain experience and broaden their horizons, enabling them to find their individual niche and potential career paths. Within the modules and taught content, there are practical modules to develop and deliver events and projects that involve collaboration and research with external partners. Within the programme we utilise different international case studies that enable student to apply their learning in depth through scenario exercises and guest sessions with the project team or client.
List of modules: Stage 1 Event Logistics (20 credits) The Events Industry (20 credits) Service Industry Decision Making (20 credits) Professional Development for Tourism and Events (20 credits) Entrepreneurship for Tourism and Events (20 credits) Events and Tourism in the Media (10 credits) Market Intelligence for Events and Tourism (10 credits) Stage 2 Development Through Work (20 credits) Managing Visitor Attractions (20 credits) Risk Management in Events (20 credits) Events Professional Practice (20 credits) Events and Tourism Research (20 credits) Event Communications 1 (20 credits) Career Launchpad for Events, Tourism and Hospitality (10 credits) Event Hospitality (10 credits) Stage 3 Client-Centred Event (40 credits) Events and sustainability (20 credits) International Destination Management for Tourism and Hospitality (20 credits) Event Communications 2 (20 credits) Service Excellence Design (20 credits) Mega Event Legacies (10 credits) Building your Personal Brand (10 credits) Dissertation (40 credits) Research Project (20 credits)
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the admissions requirements for Events Management we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year Events Management programme which includes an integrated foundation year. This will help you develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you need, in order to successfully progress to the full award. Featuring a reduced tuition fee in the first year, our four-year courses will enable you to successfully follow the degree pathway of your choice while gaining essential study skills. The foundation year of your degree will be studied on a full time basis and is aimed at supporting transition to higher education. Years two, three and four are then studied as a standard degree programme.
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