United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018
Paisley Campus, Paisley, PA1 2BE, United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

Events Management BA Hons

This recently updated and revalidated degree is designed to give you the essential knowledge and practical experience to build a career in the exciting, fast-growing events industry. The programme focuses on the development of operational and managerial skills across a range of events industry sectors, including project management, legislation and risk management – all essential skills for the professional events manager. You will explore a range of event management processes and have direct involvement in the planning and staging of live events. A special feature of this course is the recently validated Festival Curriculum structure designed to bring students together to work on some exciting live event projects. The programme team have a close liaison with industry leaders and professional bodies/trade associations in the events industry such as ABPCO and NOEA ensuring that the programme remains up to date and relevant. Guest speakers from industry and governing bodies are a regular feature of the programme to enhance the learning experience for our students. Volunteering and work-related opportunities are offered. Study abroad opportunities are available. Career choices include event manager; working in sports venues organising conferences; assisting large corporations to launch products; or fundraising for voluntary organisations.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Lanarkshire Campus,Hamilton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £7,250
  • Wales Year 1 £7,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,250
  • International Year 1 £9,300