**Why study this course?**
Taught in the heart of London – one of the world’s great event capitals – this undergraduate degree will provide you with an in'depth understanding of the key principles of events management and the specialist skills required for a range of different roles. Taught by experts, you’ll also be mentored by leading industry figures and develop the experience and contacts you need for a successful career in events management.
In the most recent (2015'16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.
**More about this course**
This degree has been designed to offer you a range of choices. Whether you want to focus on the academic study of events management or gain more practical skills as an entrepreneur or employee in the industry, you can create a programme that suits you. The course is recognised by ABPCO (the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers), who are the UK’s leading professional body for conference and event organisation. ABPCO recognition gives the course access to exclusive networking opportunities and guest speakers for students and staff.
You’ll be taught by our experienced team and benefit from their years of experience in research and hands'on events management. Taught in the heart of London, you’ll also be perfectly placed to take advantage of the countless events opportunities on our doorstep. Throughout the course, you’ll study all aspects of events management – legal, human resources, logistics, marketing and finance – and gain the skills and know'how to create events from conception to conclusion, whether you're party'planning as an individual or playing a role in a wider organisation.
You’ll also work closely with our industry partners across a range of fields including music, arts, fashion and corporate events. These partners will not only offer guest lectures throughout the course, they’ll also be actively involved in your development and act as mentors on practical modules and as recruiters, often employing interns and new graduates from our student/alumni pool.
On graduation, you’ll have the experience and qualifications to forge a successful career in events management. You’ll also have a range of transferable skills in research, presentation, collaboration and self'management, which are highly sought'after in many industries.
**What our students say**
"What I enjoy most about the events management course is how multifaceted it is. By this I mean that it isn’t about the managing of an event alone. The course offers many aspects involving marketing, law, consultancy and human resources. For individuals who aren’t sure about what route to take within the events industry after graduating, the many different aspects the course offers can help students gain little insight into each of the paths that are involved with events management and can therefore help narrow down the pathway someone may be inspired to take."
Year 1 modules include:
Understanding Business Information (core, 30 credits)
Introduction to the Events, Music, Tourism and Sports Industries (core, 30 credits)
Principles and Practice in Marketing (core, 30 credits)
Fundamentals of Management (core, 30 credits)
Year 2 modules include:
Events and Society (core, 30 credits)
Live Music and Events Practice (core, 30 credits)
Applied Research with Field Trip (core, 15 credits)
Leading Innovation and Entrepreneurship (core, 30 credits)
Learning through Work (alt core, 15 credits)
London ' an Events City (option, 15 credits)
Event Management Consultancy (option, 15 credits)
Conference Management (option 15 credits)
Open Language Programme Module (option , 15 credits)
Year 3 modules include:
Marketing, PR, Sponsorship for the Events Industry (core, 30 credits)
Destination Management and Marketing (core, 30 credits)
Theory and Practice in Research (core, 30 credits)
Business Innovation Through Events (alt core, 15 credits)
Learning through Work 2 (alt core, 15 credits)
Project Management (option, 15 credits)
Creative Industries and Events Policy (option, 15 credits)
Open Language Programme Module (option, 15 credits)
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£9,250||Home Fees|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£2,310||Home Fees|