Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Nottingham Trent University

Events Management

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Course summary

This two-year Foundation Degree programme has been designed to enable a multidisciplinary study of Events Management at a higher level. You will gain a theoretical and practical understanding of the Events Industry. The modules on this course will provide you with the skills and experience necessary for successful employment through a combination of theoretical study and practical tasks. This programme will allow you to enhance your current knowledge and skills in order to develop as an informed events specialist. Your learning will include lectures, seminars, guest speakers, conferences, practical tasks at events, trips, peer-group learning and independent study. The programme allows you to study modules such as:

  • Special Events
  • Marketing in Events
  • Events and Hospitality Planning
  • Crowd Safety
  • Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
Your academic and course tutor will work with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress to ensure that you achieve your best. Features/Benefits:
  • Induction and team-building trips
  • Opportunity to attend local events, festivals and conferences
  • Plan and deliver your own Young Enterprise event as part of a team
  • A chance to gain work experience placements through the college’s HE contacts
  • Opportunities to achieve additional qualifications such as the ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management, and the Food Safety Certificate in Catering
  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.
Progression Opportunities Following completion of this course, many students have progressed to a final-year BA (Hons) Top-Up Degree here at Loughborough College in Events Management, Leadership and Management, or Hospitality Management. Others have gone directly into employment in both the events industry and other related service sector industries.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Customer Care, Work Based Experience, Leadership, Marketing, Introduction to Events, Event & Hospitality Planning 1 and Research and Academic Skills. Year 2 Modules: Research Project, Human Resource Management, Finance, Special Events, Business Enterprise & Event & Hospitality Planning 2

Assessment method

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N820
Institution code:
L77
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome application from mature student over the age of 21 and may be flexible on our normal offer. If you show a commitment to succeeded and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
100%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
70%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
EU £12500 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1
Channel Islands £12500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £12500 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Events Management at Loughborough College - UCAS