University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Event Management

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Course summary

Course Overview

  • This vocationally oriented course is designed for aspiring managers in the fast-growing events industry.
  • Our Event Management course will enable you to develop a wide range of professional and academic skills which you’ll then apply to the organising of live events throughout the course. We’ll help you to develop your creativity so that you’re adept at designing and delivering professionally-run events which exceed expectations.
  • The modules will teach you everything you need for a successful career as you build specialist skills in management, strategy, marketing, finance and human resources. Together these skills will help you to ensure that every aspect of your events run like clockwork.
  • We also offer optional modules which mean that you can tailor your studies to your career ambitions, whether you want to work in corporate events, sports, music festivals or other areas.
Why study with us
  • Our Events Management course is ranked 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021).
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Event Management is ranked 1st in the UK with 96% of students satisfied with the quality of academic support (National Student Survey 2020)
  • You’ll have the option to undertake a 48-week paid placement in the events industry, giving you vital insights into the role of an events manager in a real-life situation.

Course details


Year 1: Core modules: Principles, Planning and Practice of Events, Exploring Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, Developing Professionals in Tourism, Hospitality and Events Year 2: Core modules: Events in Action, Arts, Cultural and Heritage Events, Marketing for Events; Theory and Practice, Tourism, Hospitality and Events Employability and Talent Management, Applied Research and Service Quality in Tourism, Hospitality and Events. Suggested options: Language, International Corporate Hospitality and Business Events, International Visit, International Issues in Hospitality, The Tourist: Behaviour and Culture, Managing Sporting Events, Learning from Work, Wellness Tourism and Hospitality - Markets, People and Place In this year an option for many students that provides opportunities for students to gain experience in the UK and internationally. Year 3/4: Core Modules: The Future of the Events Industry, Festivals in Society and Culture, Managing for Strategic Success in Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Management Development in Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Research Strand: (choose one of four) Single Research Project, Dissertation, Consultancy Project for Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Enterprise for Tourism, Hospitality and Events. Option Modules: (choose one) Managing Quality in Service Organisations, Contemporary Issues in Food & Drink, Dark Tourism: Managing Difficult Heritage, Sport Tourism Management, TH&E Experiential Learning, International Fieldwork

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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Event Management at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS