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Birmingham City University

University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 5JU, United Kingdom

Birmingham City University

Event, Venue and Experience Management

Combining theory and practical application the course will draw heavily from practising event, venue and experience leaders to cover multiple aspects such as marketing, project management, design, operations, analytics, digitisation, experiential and client management. The course will carry external professional management validation; a valuable addition to further enhance your career prospects. On all of our programmes you will gain a professional focus and real world experience of event management, ensuring you are equipped to make an immediate impact in the world of events. You have the opportunity to embark on a year-long sandwich placement as part of your degree course. Recognising the global scope of the events industry, our programme has a clear international focus. This is embedded throughout the curriculum, giving you the opportunity to transform your experience with us into a global one. There are a variety of exciting possibilities open to you, ranging from our successful international travel scholarships scheme, through which you can spend a summer working for a charitable organisation overseas, to one of our many overseas study exchange programmes. You will have the opportunity to be involved in placements, internships, project fieldwork, workshops, and attendance at conferences within the leisure and events industry which will enable you to gain the experience needed to kick start a successful career in the industry. You will get the chance to go behind the scenes at iconic event venues such as the Genting Arena and the International Convention Centre (ICC). We put a heavy emphasis on the hands-on skills needed in modern event management, with practical assessments as well as exams. The course will prepare you for a variety of roles such as Event Manager, Venue General Manager, and Guest Experience Manager. These would be based in public, private, or voluntary sector, a multinational company, a local organisation or your own business.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Curzon Building Campus,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Curzon Building Campus,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250