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Bachelor of Event Management (Hons)
Bachelor of Event Management (Hons)

Bachelor of Event Management (Hons)

  • ID:UH440074
  • 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 Mathematics.
  • 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

Event management is a fascinating career that can see you working on inspiring projects all over the world. It offers a balance of theoretical and practical learning that explores the latest trends and practices in the events management, tourism and hospitality business. It’s also ranked inside the top 10 of the Guardian University League Table 2019 for tourism, hospitality and event management. Our course draws on the latest theories and global case studies to explore why some events succeed and others fail. You’ll learn about event marketing, risk and security and hospitality operations. You’ll also have the chance to study abroad in one of our partner universities worldwide and to take an optional six-month internship at Walt Disney World, Florida, and study at the University of California Riverside.

You can also study a language with this course. You can be awarded the degree ‘with language’ in the title if you choose to study a foreign language in all years of study.

  • Launch your event management career with a respected degree, ranked 7th in its field in the Guardian University Leagues Table 2019
  • Graduate with great prospects; 90% of graduates from this course are working or in further study within six months
  • Get valuable hands-on experience working with businesses in the event industry on live projects

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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

  • Hospitality Operations Management, 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
  • Career Planning in the Event Industry, 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
  • Management Accounting for the Tourism & Event Industry, 15 Credits, Optional
  • International Field Trip, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Event Marketing, Sponsorship & PR, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Law for the Tourism and Event Industry ,15 Credits ,Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Strategic Business Management for the Tourism & Event Industry, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Tourism & Events, 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
  • Research Methods, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Dissertation - Event Management, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Sporting Events & Sports Tourism, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Destination & Visitor Attraction Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Live Event Project, 30 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • We’re extremely proud to say that 90% of graduates from Hertfordshire’s BA Event Management degree are employed or in further study just six months after completing the course.
  • Our graduates go on to careers including events planning, hospitality management and marketing, often working for large travel companies, hospitality businesses and airlines. Thanks to their strong employability, enterprise and interpersonal skills, they have an average salary of £19,000 six months after graduating.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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