University of West London

Course Introduction

This course is aimed at those who want to forge a career in the planning and management of a range of events such as conferences, fundraising, exhibitions, concerts, sports events, festivals, weddings, corporate events, charity events, and fashion shows.

We take advantage of our London location, giving you the opportunity to attend high'profile events and a variety of venues to gain exposure to the industry in action. As well as live event projects, you’ll learn through practical teaching such as case studies and team projects, to understand the fundamentals of event management.

Our events teaching campus is in Ealing, West London, with easy and quick access to central London where major events regularly take place. With our excellent location, there are opportunities to gain experience through placements and jobs at high profile events and a variety of venues. Attending our course helps put you right at the heart of the London and the international events management industry.

A period of planned work experience is an essential component of this course if the students have chosen the placement route. This will normally take place at the end of Level 5.

This is a work relevant course that combines academic study with practical skills, helping students to put theory into practice in a work related environment.

With a core understanding of the intricacies of event management and hospitality, combined with work experience and exposure to an array of events across London, you will gain transferable skills for a range of careers in international or UK events management.

On successful completion you will be able to progress on to our BA (Hons) Event Management with Hospitality top'up degree.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA £12,000 Overseas Fees
3 years
Full Time
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA Other Fees