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Bachelor of Event Management and Tourism (Hons)
Bachelor of Event Management and Tourism (Hons)

Bachelor of Event Management and Tourism (Hons)

  • ID:UH440076
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,405.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematic.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

Careers in event management and tourism are full of possibilities, with exciting projects in interesting places, all over the world. Whether you want to organise festivals and sports fixtures or develop thriving tourist destinations, this course will help you launch a really successful career. It uses the latest theories and real- world case studies to explore their successes and failings, as well as their sustainability, impact, cultural attributes and community engagement.

It’s a multi disciplinary, globally focused course developed in collaboration with business leaders and professional bodies and taught by Hertfordshire’s highly regarded, experienced academics.

5 Reasons to Study BA (Hons) Event Management and Tourism:

  • The course is recognised by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI),  is a key partner of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and University is a member of the Association for Event Management Education (AEME).
  • Studying Event & Tourism gives you the best of both worlds! You will follow two subjects that closely relate in both theory and in practice increasing your options for your future career choice.
  • The course gives you the opportunities to do a work placement in small or large corporations, developing key employability skills, both domestically and internationally.
  • All students have the option to study abroad to give you an edge in the job market.
  • You will develop key management and business skills at a leading international business facing University on a course ranked 5th in the UK for Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • The Tourism Industry Framework, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Hospitality Operations Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Global Tourism Geography, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Principles of Tourism & Event Marketing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Data Analysis for Tourism & Event Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Global Event Industry, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Study & Research Skills for the Event Industry, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Media Design for Event Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Enterprise & Technology for Tourism & Events, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Tourism Passenger Transport, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Impacts of Events & Festivals, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Event Planning & Community Engagement, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Risk Management & Security for Events, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Career Planning in the Tourism Industry, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Social & Cultural Impacts of Tourism, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Destination Marketing Research, 15 Credits, Optional
  • International Field Trip, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Tourism Planning, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Strategic Business Management for the Tourism & Event Industry, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sporting Events & Sports Tourism, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Destination & Visitor Attraction Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Tourism & Events, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Aviation & Airlines, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Policy, Politics & Events, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Contemporary Research Themes in Event Studies, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Placement Sem B only, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Industrial Placement Year, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (South East Asia), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (North America), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (Australia), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad A (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad B (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Industrial Placement (Semester A), 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates have found employment in fields such as events planning, hospitality management, marketing and within large travel companies, hospitality and airlines. Our graduates can leave with key employability, enterprise and strong interpersonal skills. The average salary six months after graduating is £20,000 rising to an average of £24,000 after 40 months. 100% of BA (Hons) Event Management and Tourism graduates are in work or full time study after 6 months.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single:300 GBP/year

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