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Course summary

Tap into the dynamic international events industry, which features plenty of exciting career opportunities overseeing the operations of all sorts of events, including weddings, conferences, sporting events, cultural celebrations and much more. Why Study Events Management BA(Hons) at the University of Huddersfield? On campus, you’ll study a wide range of subjects including: • event planning and project management • consumer behaviour and experiential marketing • social media marketing • managing live events and managing client events • global events and innovation. You’ll gain relevant real-world experience on this course. After the second year, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to the test in an optional 48-week work placement in your area of interest, in the UK or abroad, utilising our links with local, national, and international companies throughout many industries. This work placement could potentially enhance your employability and foster personal development. Our Events Management BA(Hons) will prepare you for a variety of potentially exciting careers in a range of fields in the industry. You could work as an international events coordinator, event officer/manager, talent management operations executive or project manager; every huge company hosts events, and thanks to this course, you could be at the forefront of this fast-paced, rewarding industry. You can look forward to a high-quality education here, as we were ranked as best in Yorkshire in the subject Management Studies (National Student Survey 2022). Professional Bodies You’ll also be studying at an AACSB International-accredited Business School. Globally, fewer than six per cent of institutions offering business degrees achieve this accreditation.  Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

Modules

Modules on the first year of this course include: • Hospitality, Events, Leisure, Sport and Tourism (HELST) • Events Operations Management • Principles of Marketing • Professional Skills and Finance • Events Catering. To see the full range of modules and descriptions (including option modules), please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

On average, 14 per cent† of the study time on this course is spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, and workshops etc. Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course. Feedback (either written and/or verbal) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term-time weeks – unless the submission was made towards the end of the session, in which case, feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feedback on final coursework is available on request after the publication of results. †based on 21/22 programme specifications

Professional bodies

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

  • AACSB International

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

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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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 £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Events Management at University of Huddersfield - UCAS