University of Chichester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Event Management and Finance (with optional placement year)

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Course summary

The programme strikes a balance between the academic context for events, and an appreciation of the applied operational elements of event management. There is an ‘applied’ approach to learning and teaching, via direct engagement with the event industry. In doing so, the programme takes advantage of the enviable opportunities presented by the scale, wealth and diversity of events in the local and regional area including the Chichester Festivities, Arundel Festival, Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival. Specific elements of the teaching programme are delivered by event management professionals. A parallel event volunteering programme, run in conjunction with local event providers, also provides you with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience of event management. We offer a supportive learning environment and we take great pride in the quality of support that we provide to you. Emphasis is given to smaller group sessions, and modules are designed to be active and experiential so that the skills and knowledge you develop can be implemented in a realistic setting. The first year of the programme shares much in common with other business and management programmes, and is designed to provide a solid underpinning in business-based subjects. During the second and final years of the programme, you will be able to demonstrate your acquired knowledge and skills through the conceptual planning, design and implementation of two major events.

Course details


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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6
PTE Academic50

The standard entry requirement for this programme is IELTS 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5. However, you can begin your 3-year degree programme with IELTS 5.5. Our International Route allows you to take 4 credit-bearing modules in International English Studies (IES) as part of your first year studies. This means you study 4 modules in your chosen subject and 4 in International English. The IES Modules allow you to focus on personal language development and your use of English as an academic language. Then, at the end of your first year, you’ll have all the necessary language skills to transfer to full study of your main subject. If you have an IELTS score under 5.5 you can still begin a 3-year degree programme with us. In this case we provide a 5 or 10 week intensive Presessional Programme in English language and academic skills. For the 10 week Programme you’ll need IELTS 4.5, and IELTS 5.0 for the 5 week Programme.

Further details of our international entry requirements can be found on our website.

https://www.chi.ac.uk/study/international/english-language-requirements/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
81%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

There is a 10% tuition fee scholarship for EU students.
Event Management and Finance (with optional placement year) at University of Chichester - UCAS