Hospitality with Events Management with Professional Placement University College Birmingham

Undergraduate

Awarded by: University of Birmingham

Course snapshot

Our Hospitality with Events Management degree, accredited by the University of Birmingham, will provide you with the industry know-how to develop a career in hospitality with a specific focus on event hospitality.

Who’s the course for?

The course will appeal to students who are keen to develop key hospitality management skills, coupled with a complementary awareness of events provision and management.

Why should I study the course?

  • You will get a broad overview of the hospitality industry and look in detail at how different venues manage operations and stage events.

  • You will have the opportunity go on a 12-month placement in order to develop your management skills and apply financial, marketing and human resource management theory to the hospitality and events environment first-hand.

  • You will get managerial experience by having the opportunity to plan and run your own hospitality event – overseeing all the elements from marketing and publicity to catering, staffing, finance and operations.

  • It offers plenty of optional modules to allow you to develop a specialism relevant to your chosen career. Including Global Marketing Solutions, Festivals and Event Tourism and Financial Strategy.

Great. Tell me some more

You will get a broad overview of the hospitality industry and look in detail at how different venues manage operations and stage events. You will have the opportunity to undertake a work placement to develop your management skills and apply financial, marketing and human resource management theory to the hospitality and events environment first-hand.

What skills will I gain?

You will get managerial experience by having the opportunity to plan and run your own hospitality event – overseeing all the elements from marketing and publicity to catering, staffing, finance and operations.

The course optional modules allow you to develop a specialism relevant to your chosen career, such as Digital Marketing Management, Festivals and Event Tourism, and International Marketing.

You will choose an area of the industry that interests you as the focus of your research project, which will increase your independent learning skills and your future employability.

You can also give yourself the employment edge and learn a language for free.

What about the future?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to move into a wide variety of areas within the industry, including working in the catering, conference and restaurant sectors. Graduates have also gone on to start their own events, catering or hospitality business.

You could pursue a career in:

  • Hotel management

  • Business centre management

  • Conference and exhibition venues

  • Specialist event organisation

  • Accommodation management

Alternatively, you might decide to progress to postgraduate study.


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