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Event Management University of Derby Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Institute of Hospitality

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Ranked Top 5 in the Guardian University Guide 2020 for Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism.

Combine academic theory from our respected teaching team with wide-ranging practical experience

Why choose this course?

Event Management is an exciting career choice and you will have many opportunities to gain valuable hands-on experience while studying for your degree, working on local and national events.

Is this course for you?

If you want to raise your professional profile, BA (Hons) Event Management will offer you exciting placement opportunities to make sure you’re ready to hit the ground running in your career. There will be many opportunities for you to meet industry professionals through guest lectures and industry days. Working on real-life projects will also enhance your experience.

How you will learn

You will gain work experience on high-profile and large-scale events – in the past these have included Glastonbury and London Fashion Week. You will also see event management in action through exciting field trips in the UK and abroad.

Opportunities and experiences

An optional placement or internship – in the UK or overseas – helps you develop your knowledge, understanding, skills and experience to prepare you for a career in events management. There is also the chance to join our short study visits abroad or to spend time studying with one of our international partners.

Professionally accredited

Event Management is part of the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism which is an International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). We are the only UK institution to hold this accreditation, which recognises us above our peers for excellence in education.

We also work closely with leading professional bodies such as the Institute of Hospitality, the Meetings Industry Association, the Association of Event Management Education, the National Outdoor Event Association and the Association of Festival Organisers.

Careers and employability
There is a growing demand for Event Management graduates so this degree will provide you with a variety of options when you complete your course. Our graduates have taken up roles in conference management, events management, and hospitality management.

Did you know? We also offer this course:

-With Placement Year

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 N820
Institution code D39
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications.  We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification


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


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,045 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Derby
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 1GB


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