World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
European Teaching Rankings 2019
College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

Events Management - Staffordshire University

**Study Events Management at a top ten university (Complete University Guide 2019**) and get a guaranteed work placement and overseas trip included.** Event management is an exciting industry. You will need skills in creativity, team working and project planning to be successful. Our degree offers plenty of hands-on opportunities to develop these skills while organising a range of events as part of the course. You’ll engage with the tourism and events industry throughout your studies. We work with a number of leading events organisations, offering you valuable work experience during your course. You'll also develop live event briefs for local and regional organisations. This provides experience in managing social media for events – a great opportunity to enhance your CV. An overseas residential study tour is a highlight of the course. We have also previously visited the London Olympic Games and International Confex, the World Travel Market and Travel Technology Europe in London. **Tourism and Events ranked 5th for student satisfaction and 7th overall out of 61 institutions delivering hospitality, leisure, rec and tourism. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Events Management **Course content** During the course, you will learn through a combination of lectures, field trips, practical workshops, online debates and guest lectures. You'll engage with the tourism and events industry through a co-ordinated visit programme which includes a range of visitor attractions, hotels and events across the UK and overseas. You’ll learn how to plan, manage and run arts, cultural, sporting, entertainment, business and trade events, exhibitions and conferences. A highlight of the course is our overseas residential study tour to a destination such as Barcelona or Iceland, which takes place in Year 2. We have relationships with a wide range of leading events organisations, which will help you to find valuable work experience. There is also the option of completing a placement year in industry before you start your third year. In your third year, you’ll get to plan, develop and manage a live event, following your engagement with the events industry throughout your course. Past events have included a successful combination of arts, music and cultural events. The experience that you'll gain on this course will equip you with the skills to thrive in the growing and dynamic event industry. There is also the option to undertake a Foundation Year before progressing onto the 3 year programme of study. This is designed to encourage non-standard entrants who may not meet the entry requirements to access the study of Events Management. The Foundation Year addresses not only the foundations of events management and business studies but also enables you to develop and enhance the skills needed to succeed in higher education. Following successful completion of the Foundation Year, students then progress onto the next 3 levels of study.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-TrentUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,000