University of Sunderland in London

Events Management with Integrated Foundation Year 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
  • Full
  • Undergraduate
  • 4 Years
    • 21 October 2019
    • 20 January 2020
    • 20 April 2020

Download a copy of the 2019/20 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


This is a four-year version of our popular BA (Hons) Events Management course, with an integrated foundation year. Study a course informed by world-leading research. Undertake paid placements. Graduate and embark on an exciting career.

This BA (Hons) Events Management with Integrated Foundation Year course combines theoretical modules with practical placements, so that when you graduate you are work-ready. Practical modules include 'Staging Events' in year 2 and 'Managing the Event' in year 3. You’ll also organise events from day one at University, and paid placements will help you gain critical knowledge on the management of events as well as gain work experience.

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