Events Management (1 year top up)

Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

TEF Silver

Sheffield Hallam University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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  • Top-up your existing degree to honours level.
  • Learn the specific skills needed to create memorable event experiences, both physically and virtually, demonstrating business value for employers and clients.
  • Study the essential aspects of planning and delivering safe and effective events, from delivering persuasive pitches to delivering the event itself.
  • Specialise in the area of your choice.
In a fast-growing industry, take on the challenge of delivering memorable events. On this course, you can choose to specialise in an area of your choice. Your final degree will reflect the specialism in its title, boosting your career prospects in that field. How you learn You develop your skills through a combination of seminars and workshops, by attending lectures and by completing projects. International and national field trips, site visits and work with external organisations enhance your engagement and understanding of the complexities and challenges of operating in the international events industry. Other methods used include
  • live events
  • guest speakers
  • problem solving exercises
  • case studies
  • individual and group presentations
  • directed learning activities
**Applied learning Live projects** Activity-based learning is used throughout the course to develop key skills, culminating in the final year where you will design, plan, market and deliver an event, either for a local charity or a business client, using all of the skills, knowledge and experience gained throughout the course. Throughout the course, our links with local and national event organisers mean that you will be able to undertake work experience in a variety of event sectors. Previous work experience has been offered from the Glastonbury Festival, Welcome to Yorkshire, O2 Academy Sheffield, Tramlines Festival, The Great North Run, Cancer Research UK and Sheffield United. Networking opportunities Our links with industry mean you will be able to engage with a wide range of guest speakers from across the events industry. Previous guest speakers have included Martin Green of the London 2012 organising committee (LOCOG), Simon Graveling of Athens 2004, London 2012 and Sochi 2014, David Jamilly of Theme Traders, and Jon Hughes from KPMG.

Course details

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. Compulsory modules Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Module: Strategic Event Design Credits: 20 Module: Strategic Management For Events Credits: 20 Module: The Live Event Experience Credits: 40 Elective modules Module: Events As Marketing And Strategy Credits: 20 Module: Learning Through Mega And Major Events Credits: 20

Assessment method

• Coursework • Practical


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeN821
Institution code S21
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Normally one from • a HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules • equivalent qualification in a relevant subject

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or above 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-1-year-topup/full-time/2020


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13650 Year 1

Additional fee information

£1,200 for placement year
Events Management (1 year top up) at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS