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EVENTS MANAGEMENT

EVENTS MANAGEMENT

This course will prepare you for a career in areas such as event management, hospitality management, marketing and PR or charity fundraising. Studying a combination of interdisciplinary modules, you will take an in-depth look at the many phases of events management and understand what it takes to organise, manage and deliver memorable and successful events.

  • Develop a range of skills in events planning and production such as marketing, budget planning, workforce management, logistics and health and safety management.
  • You’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to research, plan, design and implement a range of event types in diverse settings – understanding legal requirements that must be considered when planning and executing an event.
  • Look at opportunities to generate revenue or funding and how to successfully manage an event budget.
  • Develop an awareness of global issues that influence the decision making process and inform strategic choice such as internal and external factors, sustainability and ethics and international culture.

KEY INFORMATION

Duration

  • 2 - 4 Years

Intakes

  • September
  • November†
  • January
  • February
  • April
  • June

Location

  • Manchester

You can complete your degree in as little as two years, depending on your starting point and study preference. For example:

  • Standard degree – three years to complete*
  • Accelerated degree – two years to complete*
  • Foundation with standard degree – four years to complete
  • Foundation with accelerated degree – three years to complete

†Not applicable for two year accelerated degree

*Entry via Integrated Year One or direct entry

UNIQUE LEARNING APPROACH

While engaging with this degree you will gain theoretical understanding of the topics you are exploring, you will also have opportunities to learn, develop and demonstrate a wide range of practical and applied skills and competencies.

Assessments will include individual and group work submissions. These will include case studies, essays, reports, literature reviews, reflective logs and diaries, self and peer evaluations, group and individual presentations along with subject-specific skills and competency assessment.

You will also go on a personal development journey. From leadership to resilience and effective team working, it’s all covered by our Target Talent Curriculum.

> Entry Point - Foundation Modules
  • Academic and English Skills

This module is designed to provide students the grounding ready to undertake Level 4 study. It focuses on developing students’ knowledge, communication, analytical, critical thinking and key transferable skills which support undergraduate study. It includes a planned combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars, peer support activities, and blended learning to enable candidates to achieve these essential skills. There is an emphasis on student-driven learning and student engagement and participation in the design and evaluation of the module.

  • Introduction to Numerical Techniques

This module will introduce students to basic maths theory and concepts to prepare them for studies in the first year of a degree. It includes a planned combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars, peer support activities, and blended learning to enable candidates to achieve these essential skills. There is an emphasis on student-driven learning and student engagement and participation in the design and evaluation of the module.

  • Introduction to Research

This module is designed to provide students with the necessary research skills to be able to succeed at Level 4 study and beyond. It will enable students to understand, generate, analyse and interpret data and to draw valid conclusions from data. It develops students research skills, how to conduct effective research supported by a clear research plan and data analysis techniques. It includes a planned combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars, peer support activities, and blended learning to enable candidates to achieve these essential skills. There is an emphasis on student-driven learning and student engagement and participation in the design and evaluation of the module.

  • Introduction to Media and Communications

This module is part of a planned pedagogic approach to ensure students are prepared to achieve and succeed in undergraduate study. It focuses on developing students’ knowledge, communication, analytical, critical thinking and key transferable skills which support undergraduate study. It includes a planned combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, practical work, peer support activities, and blended learning to enable candidates to achieve these essential skills. There is an emphasis on student-driven learning and student engagement and participation in the design and evaluation of the module.

> Entry Point - Year 1 Modules
  • Events Planning and Production
  • Introduction to Events Management
  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Marketing
Year 2 Modules
  • Managing the Event Workforce
  • Professional Events Practice
  • Event Legislation and Law
  • Digital Marketing and Revenue for Events Management
Year 3 Modules
  • Strategic Management for Event Organisations
  • Responsible Event Management
  • Contemporary Issues In Events Management
  • Project
Accelerated Option - Two Year Degree

Accelerated route for this degree will commence from September 2022

Fees

Foundation (One Year)

2022/2023 – £13,905

Degree (Per Year)

Integrated Year One: £15,965 (followed by standard degree fee for Year 2 and 3) or £23,662 (followed by accelerated degree fee for Year 2)

Standard three-year degree: £14,466 (per year)

Accelerated two-year degree: £21,669 (per year)

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