The events industry dominates the media, delivers objectives, and creates positive impacts. It will very soon again fill transport systems, hotels, outside spaces, and venues. 2019 was a landmark year for the industry, reporting spends of £70 billion, over 50% of spend in the UK visitor economy, providing over 700,000 jobs, and generating £165 billion in trade at business events. The chance for the UK to utilise the vitality, excitement, and business and social benefits created by events demonstrates that it remains a welcoming and open industry in a changing political and trading framework. The events industry has come far in terms of its enormous breadth, global competitiveness, expertise, and an indication of how critical it is as part of the government’s strategy to kick-start the economy after the pandemic. This will be an unparalleled opportunity to use both business and leisure events to showcase the country’s abilities and resources, and raise the nation’s pride in doing so. Thus, driving demand for specialist graduates, who not only understand the theories of business and events management but are also equipped with practical experience. This course is designed to prepare graduates for the business and events sector and blends both academic practices with the study of core business skills and management concepts, alongside a live project. In completing this course, students will identify career pathways and develop the professionalism to achieve them.
Year 1 Hospitality, Tourism and Events Environment Academic and Professional Skills Managing Quality in Hospitality, Tourism and Events Business Finance Year 2 Events Management Managing Human Resources Principles and Practice of Marketing Events Design Sustainability in Career Development Year 3 Contemporary Issues Executing Business Strategy Live Project Undergraduate Major Project (Leadership in Practice)
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants studying for other qualifications should contact ARU London to discuss their circumstances. We also welcome applications from mature individuals who can demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience. All applicants are required to have at least 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English and Maths. Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in the UK are required to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on our assessment of your overall suitability for the course. We treat everyone as an individual which means we will look at your whole application including any relevant work experience and personal circumstances as well as your educational qualifications. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
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