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Course summary

Learn how to take a creative and innovative approach to designing and delivering events. With entrepreneurship and employability at its core, you’ll leave this event management course as a pioneering graduate with a wide range of practical experience and a well-established network. Our academic team members are experienced practitioners, with broad industry backgrounds, who will teach you how to work collaboratively and take a creative approach to organising events, from cutting-edge fashion experiences and music festivals to weddings, business events and product launches. You will: Organise at least four live events over the three-year course Study on a course that’s accredited by both A Greener Festival and Attitude is Everything Be involved in industry events and take part in workshops with organisations such as Attitude is Everything Explore the future of sustainable and digital event management 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

Modules

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: You'll deepen your understanding of organisations and events planning processes, and grow your teamwork and presentation skills. On top of this, you'll explore everything from marketing and technical skills to managing resources and engaging with clients. Modules Marketing & Digital Media Real World Skills Contemporary Event & Festival Impact Wellbeing in Experience Management Live Student Event Project Creative Innovation in Experience Management Year two: You'll explore original ways to deliver successful events, build your understanding of audiences and learn about the industry's legal, financial and sustainability issues. Tailoring your learning to your ideal career, you'll choose an area to specialise in, and use your expertise to help put on two live events. Modules Legal & Financial Management in the Experience Sector Audience Insight Project Live Digital Event Project Team Learning & Performance Demonstrating Sustainability Live Public Event Project Year three: You'll build your specialist knowledge, and learn analytical and problem-solving skills that are useful in a range of careers. Bringing your abilities together, you'll organise and deliver a complex, multi-agency, live cultural event project. Modules Event Innovation Project Creative & Ethical Leadership Crisis Management for Festivals & Events Personal Research Project Live Partnership 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.

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed through presentations, boardroom discussions, event delivery and written assignments - including blogs, essays, reports, marketing strategies, and a business plan. You'll deliver assessed, live, cultural event projects every year. Feedback and evaluation will be provided throughout the year.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N820
Institution code:
F33
Campus name:
Penryn Campus
Campus code:
P

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6An (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall is required, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
Trinity ISEA minimum of Trinity ISE II with Distinction in all four components is required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2A minimum on the Cambridge English scale of 169 is required
PTE Academic55A 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

English language support at Falmouth

https://www.falmouth.ac.uk/international/english-language-support


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
87%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Creative Events Management at Falmouth University - UCAS