University of Sunderland London Campus

Events Management Extended BA (Hons)

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Course overview

Events management is a diverse and fast-paced career option; the sector supports over 500,000 jobs in the UK, with over 1 million events held each year. Our extended degree is for those that want to study events management but don’t have the entry qualifications.

  • N1N2
  • FT
  • Undergraduate
  • 4 Years
    • 21 October 2019
    • 20 January 2020
    • 20 April 2020

Download a copy of the 2018/19 prospectus here

According to the Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP), the UK events industry is worth £42.3 billion to the economy. 

Tourism, Hospitality and Events at Sunderland are rated very highly.


  • Hospitality, events management and tourism were Best in the UK for Student Satisfaction according to the Complete University Guide 2015
  • Best in the UK for Teaching quality according to the National Student Survey 2013


Modules such as Cultural Tourism, Festivals and Events and International Hospitality Management give this course a global edge, meaning you'll be ready to take on a role in events management anywhere in the world when you graduate.

The course is well balanced, combining theoretical knowledge such as event management theory, strategy and marketing, and practical experiences such as field trips to a range of national and international class events such as the Olympic games and high-profile concerts such as Take That.

You'll be encouraged to take up a placement or internship, giving you an edge in a competitive jobs market.

With a stunning Canary Wharf campus and world-class facilities, the Sunderland University in London is the perfect place to study events management.

Download the Events Management Programme Specification 2018/19 ‌for more information on this course.

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