Events Management at University of Essex - UCAS

Course summary

Kick start your exciting career in events planning with a unique Events Management degree from the University of Essex. Graduates of this programme could go onto careers working on weddings, sporting events, festivals, fashion shows, corporate events or conferences. With a student experience unlike any other, it may come as no surprise that the Edge Hotel School is ranked 4th for student satisfaction and 7th in the UK for Tourism, Transport and Travel (Complete University Guide, 2023). The Events Management degree prepares you for the fast-paced world of planning and managing events. You will learn alongside lecturers who have worked on worldwide and high profile events while gaining experience of real weddings, conferences and private functions alongside your studies. Throughout the course you will study topics including:

  • Event planning and logistics
  • Winning an event contract and proposal design
  • Business innovation
  • Contemporary management practice
  • Cultural events, festivals and weddings
  • Human resources management
  • Digital marketing
The Edge Hotel School experience is unlike any other student experience. Based on the University of Essex Colchester campus, you will have the best of both worlds. Not only will you graduate from a leading university - you will develop your industry knowledge and professional skills by working within Wivenhoe House, a fully-commercial 4* hotel, alongside your studies.

Modules

Many of our courses offer a choice of optional modules to tailor your learning experience. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
N888
Institution code:
E70
Campus name:
Colchester Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition all applicants require GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent). Further information: The Edge Hotel School accepts a wide range of qualifications from applicants, including the International Baccalaureate. The information above is for guidance only. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry criteria, please get in touch for advice. If you do not meet the entry requirements for our BA courses, you may be considered for our FdA entry route if you hold, or are predicted to attain, 64 UCAS tariff points or if you hold a vocationally relevant level 3 qualification. All applicants must be aged 18 or over at the point of registration.

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

https://www.essex.ac.uk/undergraduate/applying-to-essex


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
EU £18585 Year 1
International £18585 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fees displayed are for 2023-24 entry. Fees may increase for each academic intake and each academic year of study.
Events Management at University of Essex - UCAS