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Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary

  • Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.
  • 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. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Events Management course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree. 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. 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. Plus our links with local and national event organisers mean you’ll be able to undertake work experience in a variety of settings. Previous work experience has been offered by Glastonbury Festival, BMW, Welcome to Yorkshire, O2 Academy Sheffield, Tramlines Festival, The Great North Run, Leeds and Reading festivals, Cancer Research UK, Sheffield United, Festival Republic, Boomtown and Detonate Festivals, English Heritage, and Global Brands UK.
  • 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. Since 2002 we’ve developed an impressive track record of forming tomorrow’s leaders in Events Management – with successful alumni working across the globe. Our graduates regularly return to share their career stories and events expertise.

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 Contemporary Issues 20 Introduction To Business 20 Organisation Management And Delivery 1 20 Organisation Management And Delivery 2 20 Self And Stakeholder Management 20 The Practice Of Business In The Events, Food, Hospitality And Tourism Industries 20 Year 2 Module Applied Academic Skills 20 Creating And Marketing Experiences 40 Events And Festival Industry And Concepts 40 Finance And Data Interpretation 20 Year 3 Module Conference, Exhibition And Business Events 20 Event Operations And Safety Management 40 Module Experiential Marketing Events 20 Foreign Language 20 Learning In The Workplace 60 Personal And Professional Development 40 Weddings And Personal Events 20 Year 4 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 Foreign Language 20 Strategic Experience Design 20

Assessment method

Coursework Practical

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

Course code:
A080
Institution code:
S21
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score. 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-with-foundation-year/

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2022 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If 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.

If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/event-management/bsc-honours-events-management-with-foundation-year/full-time/2022

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/event-management/bsc-honours-events-management-with-foundation-year/full-time/2022


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15860 Year 1
International £15860 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/2024 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/2023 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fee 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 £1,200.

Sponsorship information

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

Events Management with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS