University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Institute of Hospitality

Event Management with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Foundation Year - helping you to achieve more Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our degrees with a foundation year are continuous, meaning that you won’t need to apply again once you have successfully completed the first year. This event management degree is for people who want to lead and shape the future of this industry. We'll help you grow into a business-savvy, innovative thinker who also puts sustainability at the heart of their decision-making. This programme is part of our Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism, which has been awarded the prestigious International Centre of Excellence (ICE) in Tourism and Hospitality accreditation Why choose this course? Events, Hospitality and Tourism Management at Derby is ranked Top 3 in the Guardian University Guide 2023. Designed to give you the management and operational skills needed to succeed in the 2020s and beyond. We have a track record of running successful event management degrees, which regularly gained satisfaction ratings of over 90%, and now we've updated our curriculum to be even more relevant to the industry today. Is this course for you? On this degree, you'll cover the full range of modern-day event management and business management skills. You'll learn to problem-solve and adapt to changing external environments, create successful experiences while considering sustainability, and plan, manage and evaluate projects. How you will learn You will build up your knowledge and skills through learning activities like lectures delivered by our tutors and guest speakers, seminars and tutorials, practical projects, fieldtrips, placements, networking and mentoring opportunities. Opportunities and experiences You'll learn how events, tourism and hospitality overlap to make up the wider 'visitor economy', and work closely with Tourism and Hospitality students - this will broaden your career options. You can study abroad for a semester in year two, and take a placement year before year three. Careers and employability Having learned the latest techniques, processes, and technologies for event management, you'll graduate from this degree as a confident and creative event specialist with strong business acumen. You'll be well-suited to a range of roles in the tourism, event or hospitality sectors, as well as allied industries such as marketing, PR or HR. Several years into your career, we think you'll be leading, inspiring and shaping the future of the visitor economy. Did you know? We also offer this course: -With a Placement Year


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N82F
Institution code:
D39
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
75%
Student satisfaction
82%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
91%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Event Management with Foundation Year at University of Derby - UCAS