Events Management (with foundation year) Staffordshire University


Study Events Management at a top ten university (Guardian Good University Guide 2018**) and get a guaranteed work placement and overseas trip included.

Event management is an exciting industry. You will need skills in creativity, team working and project planning to be successful. Our degree offers plenty of hands-on opportunities to develop these skills whilst organising a range of events as part of the course.

You’ll engage with the tourism and events industry throughout your studies. We work with a number of leading events organisations, offering you valuable work experience during your course. You'll also develop live event briefs for local and regional organisations. This provides experience in managing social media for events – a great opportunity to enhance your CV.

An overseas residential study tour is a highlight of the course. We have also previously visited the London Olympic Games and International Confex, the World Travel Market and Travel Technology Europe in London.

**Tourism and Events ranked 6th for teaching quality and 7th for student experience out of 61 institutions delivering hospitality, leisure, rec and tourism.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Events Management

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years

Course details


Foundation Year Core * Business Simulation Project * Preparing to Manage * Maths for Managers * Communication Skills for Managers * Management in Practice

Year 1 Core * The Business of Events * Human Capital Management * Managing the Visitor Experience * Experiential Marketing * Management Accounting * Designing and Delivering Events * The Professional Toolkit

Year 2 Core * Consumer Behaviour * Exploring the Eventscape * Business Creation and Innovation * Social Media and Content Planning * Digital Marketing Strategy and Planning * The Event Professional

Year 3 Core * Customer Experience (CX) Strategy * Event Planning and Strategy * Change and Transformation * Contemporary Issues in Events * Measuring Success * The Event Knowledge Exchange Project

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 code N821
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code -

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5,500 Year 1
EU £5,500 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £5,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,500 Year 1
Scotland £5,500 Year 1
Wales £5,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Indicative fees are for the foundation year of the course and will increase to the standard fee of £9250 for home and EU for each year of the course thereafter. Non-EU international students: Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).