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BA (Hons) Event Management

This Event Management degree course gives you hands-on experience of events management from the start. You’ll graduate with knowledge and experience of running events, which will be impressive on your CV, plus you’ll have essential business skills for all kinds of careers.

You’ll have the opportunity to take part in workshops delivered by key organisations, including established festival organisers and national heritage bodies. This will help you understand how your learning relates to the real world. We have excellent links with a variety of organisations, such as BBC Wales, Caerphilly County Borough Council Tourism and Events, Eventure UK, Welsh Government, AP Security, British Petroleum BP, Swn Festival, Amplified Business Content and CADW. Field trips also offer you the opportunity to apply theory to practice and gain even more experience.

Events are held in all industries, so your skills will be in demand in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Your business skills could also lead to careers in other areas such as sales and marketing, PR, or general management.

Opportunities to Gain Industry Experience

Getting that dream job is what it’s all about, so our business degrees have been designed to provide you with the vital skills and industrial experience needed to make you more employable.

Whether you’re interested in participating in our internship programme during your studies, undertaking a year-long work placement, or taking advantage of working with real-life companies as part of a dedicated employability module, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to help enhance your future career prospects and be well equipped to make an impression on a future employer.

What you will study

Year One

Provides an underpinning of theory and practice and brings students with disparate backgrounds to a common level of understanding.

  • Events in Society
  • Events in Theory
  • Events in Practice
  • Foundations in Marketing
  • Work and Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Skills and Professional Development

Year Two

Provides an opportunity to apply theory to practice and to develop skills of the Reflective Practitioner introduced in your first year. There are two study routes available in this year, one is the traditional taught route and the second is a Work Based Learning route (event internship) where...

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Location

This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd

UCAS CODE: N820 N821

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Tuition Fees

Home & EU Students

For full-time and part-time undergraduate fees please see our Home & EU Student Fee pages

International Students

For full-time undergraduate fees please see our International Student Fee pages

Dates

  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
      • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2017

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