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BA (Hons) Events Management

The world of creative events is part of an exciting and fast-growing industry that requires a combination of knowledge, skills and imagination.

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Reasons to study

Events don’t just happen. Festivals, celebrations, exhibitions, pop-up events and multi-media events need creative, energetic and well-organised people to make them a reality. On this course, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to conceive, plan and manage successful creative events.

Complete University Guide Success

Events Management league table success

According to the Complete University Guide, we're ranked second for Graduate prospects (for the second year running) and fourth overall against other courses in Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism. We're also in the Top 10 Sunday Time Good University Guide!

Course overview

  • Three-year degree
  • Dedicated computer suite
  • Access to sound, projection and production equipment
  • Six-week industry work placement in second year
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Course structure

The course is taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorial and workshops. We'll teach you the key skills to thrive and innovate in this industry. You’ll create a live event every year and work with creative practitioners and external clients.

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Live events

Each year, you'll work in teams to conceptualise, produce and manage an event, taking the learnings from the previous year to make the next event even better. In second year, you'll have the opportunity to respond to and work on a client brief.

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Event Managers conceive, plan and deliver all kinds of events throughout the creative industries.