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Events Management (Top Up) Degree

Loughborough College

UCAS Code: N821 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

Successful completion of a Foundation Degree or HND

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Event management

The BA (Hons) in Events Management is a one-year Top-Up Degree programme which has been designed to give you a theoretical and practical experience of the dynamic and fast growing Events industry. The modules on this course will provide you with the skills and experiences necessary for a successful career within the Events industry. This programme will allow you to enhance your current knowledge and skills to develop you as an events practitioner.

Converting your existing HND or Foundation Degree into a full BA (Hons), this course seeks to enhance your abilities and broaden your understanding of industry processes. Your learning will include lectures, seminars, guest speakers, conferences, trips, practical tasks at events, peer-group learning and independent study. The programme allows you to study modules such as:

- Strategic Management

- Festival Management

- Conference and Events Management

- Events Marketing

Your academic and course tutor will work with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress, to ensure that you achieve your best.

Features/Benefits
- Induction and team-building

- Opportunity to attend graduate employment fairs and local events, festivals and conferences

- Opportunities to achieve additional qualifications such as the ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management

- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Progression Opportunities
Fully qualified events managers are required for a variety of positions, and opportunities for further employment are vast. The events industry offers a diverse range of exciting and challenging career prospects, including work in management, music venues, festivals, marketing and promotion, and exhibitions and conferences. Achievement of this degree qualification also provides you with the platform for postgraduate study.

Modules

The programme allows you to study the following modules:
Research Proposal, Dissertation, Strategic Management, Festival Management and Planning, Business Conference and Exhibitions & Global Events Marketing

Assessment methods

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£7,750
per year
England
£7,750
per year
EU
£7,750
per year
International
£7,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,750
per year
Scotland
£7,750
per year
Wales
£7,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Management

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

81%
med
Event management

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Tourism, transport and travel

Teaching and learning

75%
Staff make the subject interesting
88%
Staff are good at explaining things
75%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
75%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

75%
Library resources
69%
IT resources
94%
Course specific equipment and facilities
69%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Business and management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£31k

£31k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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