University of Gloucestershire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Events Management

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Course summary

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Students will gain and understanding of the development, planning, marketing and execution of a range of events such as business, cultural, music, sport and financial events. This interactive course combines theory and practice over a three year period, with two years as a taught element and the third year undertaken as placement year. From the first year you will acquire core events management knowledge and skills across a breadth of areas including business, celebratory, sport and cultural and music events. You will have the opportunity to focus on the development key management principles of event design, planning, resourcing, management and marketing. The combination of theory of event managements and the practical opportunities through creative event design and work placement will develop academic knowledge of key business and events principles, whilst developing professional skills and key employability skills. You will have the opportunity to work in large and small teams and independently to plan and run events as well as working with partner organisations to establish key foundation principles of event design and management ready for your career in events. This course is suitable for entry into a range of careers as well as self-employment, (eg, working as a wedding planner/celebratory events management, festival and concert management, working in venues such as hotels and sporting venues, developing and managing events programmes or working in a number of organisations such as the public sector hosting key community and public events.) This multi-disciplinary course can provide access to a range of employment opportunities. Delivery is through lectures, workshops, tutorials, practical activities, work experience and case studies. Assessment is through exams, reports, presentations and practical activities as well as observations and reflections on placement experiences. On successful completion of the taught and placement elements, there are opportunities for progression on to a full BA (Hons) Events Management degree. This course is taught at Gower College Swansea Tycoch Campus and Sketty Hall Campus

Course details


Year one, Level 4 modules include: • Events in context • Personal and professional portfolio • Events and hospitality management • Marketing principles • The global business environment Year two, Level 5 modules include: • Marketing experiences • Creative event design • Live event production • Managing an events, hospitality or tourism business

Assessment method

The course is lecture and placement based and assessment is through exams, practical write-ups, reports, presentation and practical application of event management.

How to apply

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Gower College, Swansea
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at or on +44 1792 284007.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Grade 4/C in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required.

Additional entry requirements


Interview applies to all students applying

English language requirements

International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. We run pre-sessional English language courses to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs and fee information can be found at:
Events Management at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS