They dominate the media, fill transport systems, hotels and venues, along with delivering objectives, motivating communities and creating positive impacts. The events industry is experiencing momentous global growth. The UK events sector currently contributes over £39.1 bn to the economy, thus driving continual demand for specialist graduates, who not only understand both the theories of business and events management but are also equipped with practical experience. Hosting events matters, but not simply because of the money spent in the local economy whilst the event is taking place. Major events focus the world’s attention on one location – increasing people’s interest in visiting, studying or investing there. This degree has been designed to prepare graduates for the Business and Events sector. It blends both academic practice with the study of core business skills and management concepts along with a live project. This synthesis allows students to develop and apply their knowledge, understanding and expertise. In completing this course, students will be able to understand the career specialism that reflects their interests and abilities, identify career pathways and the professional expectation to achieve them.sting there.
Year 1 Hospitality, Tourism and Events Environment Academic and Professional Skills Managing Quality in Hospitality, Tourism and Events Business Finance Year 2 Event Planning and Project Management Managing Human Resources Principles and Practice of Marketing Event Themes and Designs Year 3 International Event Management (15 credits) Hospitality and Venue Management (15 credits) Business Strategy Tourism and Events Management Live Project Undergraduate Major Project (Integrated Case Study)
We’ll assess your progress through a variety of methods from coursework, group assignments, activity-based assignments and exams. You can expect to part take in on-going problem-solving activities, projects and presentations. You’ll also be able to access support material through our ARU Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). All assignments are designed with your career progression in mind and give you opportunities to develop and improve transferable skills employers look for.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|