Design and deliver innovative events for the future. On this Creative Events Management degree, you'll learn to work collaboratively to organise outstanding experiences, from fashion shows, sports events and music festivals to weddings, business events and product launches. With employability and sustainability at its core, this Creative Events Management degree will equip you with a wide range of practical skills and a well-established network. You will: Organise at least four assessed live events over the three-year course Study on a course that’s accredited by both A Greener Future and Attitude is Everything Be involved in industry events and take part in workshops with organisations such as Attitude is Everything Explore sustainable, inclusive and digital event management futures Be supported to develop creative approaches and specialise in an area you’re passionate about Take micro-placements throughout the course, with previous destinations ranging from Cornwall to California
Through this uniquely creative event management degree, you'll explore the cultural sector's history, politics and other contexts, and take a creative and entrepreneurial approach to products, services and communications. Building individual and teamwork skills, you'll apply cultural management practices like development, marketing and project management to your own productions. You'll also develop critical research and analytical skills, and improve your learning by investigating ideas and practices. Year one: In the first year of your Creative Events Management degree you’ll develop your foundational knowledge of the industry and its impact on the world. You’ll gain an understanding of organisations and events planning processes across regional, national and international working environments as well as developing your professional skills in teamworking and presentation delivery. Modules Attendee Experience Exploring Sustainability Contemporary Events Industry Well-Being Live Event Production Promotional Communications Year two: In year two you’ll deepen your understanding of the events industry and what it takes to run live events. Getting to grips with finance, legal and data insights, you’ll use the expertise you’re building by working with your peers to deliver live events projects. From concept, to planning, to execution and review, you’ll become a confident events manager. Modules Financial Management Research Methods Live Digital Event Project Collaborative Working Project Management Live Corporate Event Project Year three: You’ll be responsible for finding your own placement, with support from the Employability Team. Choosing this option will enhance your industry experience and skills while studying. How you’ll study during your placement year You’ll spend time working in a professional context, as part of a business or organisation. This can be in one role, or up to three, and must be for a minimum of 24 weeks. You’ll develop in-demand workplace skills, deepen your insight into industry and grow your network of contacts, all of which could help you get ahead in your career after graduation. Throughout this year, you’ll develop a portfolio of work that includes critical self-reflection on what has been learned from the experience. You’ll be required to evidence your experiences, the skills you’ve learned and your professional growth. Year four: In the final year of your degree, you’ll build on your leadership and management expertise. Expanding your professional skillset, you’ll learn how to make challenging decisions, operate in crisis situations and project manage effectively. You’ll look beyond university to launching your career, by building a professional portfolio and developing your independent research skills, before solidifying all you’ve learned in the delivery of a final major event project. Modules Event Design & Development Leadership Crisis Management for Events Professional Development Futures Research Final Major Event Project The modules above are those being studied by our students, or proposed new ones. Programme structures and modules can change as part of our curriculum enhancement and review processes. If a certain module is important to you, please discuss it with the Course Leader.
You’ll be assessed through portfolios, event delivery and written assignments which may include: essays, reports, project documents, portfolios or business plans You’ll also take part in practical assessments such as a crisis management simulation, digital and industry panel presentations and the delivery of your own events. Assessments and feedback will be distributed throughout each study block to enable you to continually develop your skills throughout the course.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. Through the award of international scholarships, we aim to support academic enrichment by encouraging diversity and excellence at Falmouth. For details of our international scholarships, and how to apply for them, please visit our website at www.falmouth.ac.uk
If you are able to demonstrate relevant, current, equivalent experience instead of formal qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Please contact our Applicant Services team before applying, for advice regarding your individual experience and eligibility. If you are an international applicant and require a Student visa to study in the UK, you must have a recognised English language test approved and vouched for by the University at the appropriate level. Our Applicant Services team can help you with any general questions you may have about study visas or suitable language tests. For more specific advice, we recommend you also consult UKCISA http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||An (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall is required, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening|
|Trinity ISE||A minimum of Trinity ISE II with Distinction in all four components is required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||A minimum on the Cambridge English scale of 169 is required|
|PTE Academic||55||A minimum score in the Pearson Academic Test of English of 55 overall is required, with a minimum of 51 in all four components.|
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
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Fees and funding
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