This course teaches you what you need to:
This attractive, international industry has a huge range of opportunities that fit a wide number of interests and career goals. You'll learn about some of the most popular areas of the sector including international music and DJ festivals, film and entertainment, art exhibitions, luxury events and fashion shows.
The course gives you an understanding of the planning, design and delivery of events you'll need for a successful career. You'll also find out about motivational speakers, wellness, lifestyle and sustainable fashion in the time of millennials, Generation Z and Generation Y, helping you understand the modern customer.
You'll be taught inside and outside the classroom, with field trips, workshops and guest speakers who share their industry knowledge with you. The skills you'll learn include creativity, originality, social responsibility, critical thinking, humanity and decision making. Plus, you'll graduate with the leadership skill top employers are looking for.
You'll have the skills to work in the tourism industry, running conferences and meetings for example. But you'll also have industry-specific knowledge for a career in events, working on everything from fashion and entertainment to festivals and modelling. This course combines a mix of modules covering the full range of events management training. See the Course Structure to learn more.
For more information, read the programme specification.
You'll be taught through traditional lectures and seminars, workshops, fieldwork, guest speakers and e-learning. Plus, you'll learn how to be independent researchers, collecting and analysing information for your events projects.
You'll get training on digital platforms, giving you the transferable skills employers are looking for, and learn how to come up and present your own ideas individually and in groups.
You'll be marked on your assessments including running an event, observation and reflection, writing portfolios, blogs and reports on different parts of the events and entertainment industry.
You will not have exams on any of the modules in this course.
You will choose a total of 40 credits worth of optional modules.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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To study this course you need:
You should also have:
You must meet the minimum English Language Requirements to join the course.
APL is the term used when you get credit towards your course for something you learned in the past. It means you might not need to study all of the course including a module or number of modules.
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The annual, full-time, fee for this course is:
From August 2021, EU students who are resident in the EU or elsewhere outside the UK will be charged international fees. Find out more information on how Brexit will impact EU, EEA and Swiss citizens studying in the UK.
Please note: Fees may be subject to change in the next academic year.
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With a degree in events and entertainment management, you'll be ready for an exciting career in this fast-paced industry.
Designed to help you become an events manager, as one of the newest events courses in the UK this degree will help you take on roles in luxury international events, music festivals, online conferences, fashion shows, motivational speaker events and more.
The course teaches you things like approaches of Generation Z as both customers and employees in the events industry, focusing on the artistic talents and humanity that passionate managers need.
According to government statistics, salaries in events can start from £17,000 without a degree, rising to £80,000 after studies and experience.
Our graduates go on to work in the industry, in roles like events managers, designers and organisers. They've planned festivals, fashion shows, luxury events, concert tours, exhibitions, conferences and much more.
You'll graduate with the transferable skills top employers in a wide range of industries are looking for, or you can go on to further study.
With this degree, you'll go on several field trips to tourism and hospitality sites in London, the North East and the UK as well as overseas to places like Dublin, Prague, Barcelona and New York.
If you've already done your Higher National Diploma (HND) or Foundation course, you could study the BSc (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top-Up) and bring your degree up to a full honours. This would only take one year of full-time study and can increase your career choices, helping you reach your goals faster.
Contact us to learn about getting credit for your studies from your previous education.