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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary:

  • Study all aspects of events management
  • Creatively design and deliver different types of events.
  • Develop skills in leadership, people and project management.
  • Collaborate with venues, entertainment, caterers and authorities.
  • Gain industry accredited qualifications in Licensing (BIIAB) and Health and Safety (IOSH).
On this course, you’ll learn about events design, technology, marketing, operations, safety and successful business management. You’ll design a range of events – from festivals and concerts to fashion shows, brand launches, sports and esports, conferences, exhibitions and luxury weddings. By collaborating with events professionals, you’ll gain valuable skills to help you develop your career. 100% of our graduates are in work or further study fifteen months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes Survey). How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world of events, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. Our award-winning lecturers have years of professional experience in different sectors of the events industry. They’re actively involved in applied and impactful research. So you’ll be able to understand the latest trends in events management and apply your knowledge to the design and delivery of live events – all making you stand out to employers. You can learn more about our students’ work and experiences on our Instagram account. You learn through
  • lectures, seminars and workshops
  • planning and producing your own live event
  • live projects with external organisations
  • industry guest speakers, field trips and site visits
  • attending or volunteering at live events and festivals
  • independent study and group work
Applied learning - Work placements At every level of the course, you’ll put knowledge into practice through live projects and professional work opportunities. You can access placements, volunteering opportunities and work experience through our relationships with industry professionals and leading events management companies, such as Festival Republic. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you industry experience to prepare you for your future career – and allows you to graduate with an Applied Professional Diploma to add to your CV. For example, in the past, students have undertaken placements with Olympia London, Walt Disney Florida, Mini UK, Ashfield Meetings and Events, Hotvox, Coombe Abbey, Warner Bros UK, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Emu Events, TRO Experiential Marketing Agency, Visit Britain and Porsche UK. Live projects Live projects are embedded within every level of your course – culminating in the final year where you’ll design, plan, market and deliver an event. This could be for a charity or a business client, using all of the skills, knowledge and experience you’ve gained on the course. Networking opportunities Our links with industry mean you’ll be able to engage with a wide range of guest speakers from across the events industry. Guest speakers have included Martin Green of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Hull City of Culture 2017 and London 2012 organising committee (LOCOG), Simon Graveling of Athens 2004, London 2012 and Sochi 2014, Arther Forbes-Whitmore from Ticketmaster, Lucy Kinsella from Festival Republic, Simon Read (Event Producer) from Ashfield Meetings and Events and Jon Hughes from KPMG. You’ll also benefit from our membership with the Association of Events Management Educators and National Outdoor Events Association.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Module Applied Academic Skills 20 Creating And Marketing Experiences 40 Events And Festival Industry And Concepts 40 Finance And Data Interpretation 20 Year 2 Module Conference, Exhibition And Business Events 20 Event Operations And Safety Management 40 Module Experiential Marketing Events 20 Language 20 Learning In The Workplace 60 Personal And Professional Development 40 Weddings And Personal Events 20 Year 3 Module Placement Year - Final year Module Hot Topics In Events, Festivals, And Esports 20 Live Event Experience 40 Managing Outdoor, Sporting, Cultural And Creative Events 40 Module Language 20 Strategic Experience Design 20

Assessment method

Coursework Practical TBC

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry with prior credit - we consider applications for direct entry to the final year from those holding Higher National Diplomas or equivalent qualifications If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent. We welcome applications from people of any age. We may be flexible in our normal offer if you can show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience. This must show that you will benefit from and finish the course successfully. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/event-management/bsc-honours-events-management/

Additional entry requirements

Other


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum score of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

Unistats information

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15860 Year 1
International £15860 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/2025 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/2024 are £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fees for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £15,860 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,500-£2000. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Events Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS