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University Centre Grimsby

Events Management

UCAS Code: N8S2

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

P:45

UCAS Tariff

80

An interview will be required for those with non-comparable tourism/event led qualifications.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Event management

The events industry is one of the most exciting and dynamic industries not just in the UK but worldwide. The events industry along with the tourism industry is of vital importance to the local North East Lincolnshire economy with visitor numbers of five million generating over £200 million to the local economy. It’s a multi-disciplinary industry centred round the seaside town of Cleethorpes and beyond. Incorporating coast and countryside.
This industry is eager to employ qualified individuals that can demonstrate a capacity for management. This Foundation Degree has been developed through consultation with local, national and international employers and has been specifically designed with the needs of the local and national industry in mind. The programme focuses on developing practical skills that will enable students to achieve both career goals and personal goals in particular the opportunity to progress to the BA Tourism and Business Management Top Up degree at UCG.

The aims of the programme are to enable the students to enter the dynamic and ever growing events industry, equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge, at management level. The team have looked at the major issues and changes that have impacted upon the events industry, especially within the UK but at an international level as well. We have developed close links with the NELC’s tourism and events team, and this is reflected within the development of the programme, along with many tourism-based organisations locally and internationally. These links will be utilised through guest lectures and other opportunities locally.

Students will gain a knowledge and critical understanding of the well-established principles of Business Management within a Tourism and Business context including the concepts and principles needed in the workplace at management level.

Modules

In this programme students will develop the skills that future tourism managers will need to develop their own businesses or organisations that they work for including digital-marketing, financial management, tourism planning and regeneration seaside, coastal and rural tourism management special interest tourism and how this relates to the modern tourism industry locally, nationally and internationally.

Assessment methods

The assessment is a mixture of practical and academic work which includes individual or group reports, essays or individual or group presentations amongst other methods.

Tuition fees

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£8,500
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£8,500
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£8,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,500
per year
Scotland
£8,500
per year
Wales
£8,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Nuns Corner Campus

Department:

HE Business

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