Events Management (with Foundation Year) at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

From a birthday party to a music festival or a product launch to the World Cup final, memorable events make life special and take planning, skill and, above all, creativity. Our BA Events Management degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in a vibrant industry that contributes an estimated £36 billion to the UK economy. At UEL you'll be learning just a few miles from some of the capital's most famous venues – including the Excel Centre, O2 Arena and the Olympic stadium - and learning in London gives you access to some of the most exciting cultural pioneers in the world. Take a look at our own guide to East London to see what's nearby! The course is designed with your career in mind; it is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality and you'll benefit from placements and guest lectures held with industry leaders across the capital.


Foundation Year: Developing Academic Skills (Core), Developing Academic Literacy (Core), Introduction to the Experience and Visitor Economy (Core), Communication Management in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Core), The Customer Experience (Core), Employability in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Mental Wealth) (Core) Year 1: Personal Skills for Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Mental Wealth) (Core), The Business Environment for Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Core), Introduction to People, Organisations and Management (Core), Understanding Hospitality, Event and Tourism Experiences (Core), Service and Experience Marketing (Core), The Event Industry: Concepts and Approaches (Core) Year 2: Principles of Event Theming and Design (Core), Finance for Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Core), Leadership in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Core), Professional Practice in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Mental Wealth) (Core), Celebration, Ritual and Culture in the Events Industry (Core), Professional Development in Practice - Internship (Optional), Food and Beverage Management (Optional), Hospitality Management and Service Delivery (Optional), Destination Marketing (Optional), Optional placement (Optional) Year 3: Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) (Core), Sport and Event Tourism (Core), Financial and Revenue Management (Core), Research Project (Core), Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Experience Economy (Tourism, Hospitality & Events Industries) (Core), Exploring Professional Practice in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Mental Wealth) (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

Year 1 - 100% coursework; Year 2 - 95% coursework, 5% examination; Year 3 - 80% coursework, 20% practical.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14820 Year 1
International £14820 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Events Management (with Foundation Year) at University of East London - UCAS