University of Gloucestershire

Events Management University of Gloucestershire Degree level: Undergraduate

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Students will gain and understanding of the development, planning, marketing and execution of a range of events such as business, cultural, music, sport and financial events.

This interactive course combines theory and practice over a three year period, with two years as a taught element and the third year undertaken as placement year.

From the first year you will acquire core events management knowledge and skills across a breadth of areas including business, celebratory, sport and cultural and music events. You will have the opportunity to focus on the development key management principles of event design, planning, resourcing, management and marketing. The combination of theory of event managements and the practical opportunities through creative event design and work placement will develop academic knowledge of key business and events principles, whilst developing professional skills and key employability skills.

You will have the opportunity to work in large and small teams and independently to plan and run events as well as working with partner organisations to establish key foundation principles of event design and management ready for your career in events.

This course is suitable for entry into a range of careers as well as self-employment, (eg, working as a wedding planner/celebratory events management, festival and concert management, working in venues such as hotels and sporting venues, developing and managing events programmes or working in a number of organisations such as the public sector hosting key community and public events.)

This multi-disciplinary course can provide access to a range of employment opportunities. Delivery is through lectures, workshops, tutorials, practical activities, work experience and case studies. Assessment is through exams, reports, presentations and practical activities as well as observations and reflections on placement experiences.

On successful completion of the taught and placement elements, there are opportunities for progression on to a full BA (Hons) Events Management degree.

This course is taught at Gower College Swansea Tycoch Campus and Sketty Hall Campus

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4): Principles of Resource Management, Principles of Events, Marketing and the Experiential Consumer, Introduction to Sports and Music Events, Introduction to Business and Celebratory Events, Live Events Management; Professional Skills: International Cultural Contexts.

Year 2 (Level 5): Applied Resource Management, Research Methods, Risk Management and Legal Issues, Marketing Experiences, Creative Event Design, Live Event Production,: Planning Celebratory and Special Events, Planning Business Events.

Year 3 (Level 5): Professional Placement.

Assessment method

The course is lecture and placement based and assessment is through exams, practical write-ups, reports, presentation and practical application of event management.


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 N823
Institution code G50
Campus name Gower College, Swansea
Campus code K

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level DD - EEE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Pass
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Interview applies to all students applying


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information for England: http://www.direct.gov.uk, Further information for Northern Ireland: http://www.studentfinanceni.co.uk Further information for Scotland: http://www.saas.gov.uk, Further information for Wales: http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk

Provider information

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University of Gloucestershire
The Park
Cheltenham
GL50 2RH


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Gower College Swansea