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Events Management BA (Hons)
Events Management BA (Hons)

Events Management BA (Hons)

  • ID:RGU440191
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£106,496.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBB 

  • GCE A Level: BCC 

  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H3H3 

  • IB Diploma: 28 

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

This BA (Hons) Event Management degree is highly practical and provides you with a perfect blend of core management and specialist event management knowledge and skills to be successful in the industry. You will have the opportunity to attend guest lectures and events, organise live events and participate in course related study trips.

A unique and focal aspect of the course is the opportunity to gain real world industry experience and build strong industry links through the development of your Industry Experience Portfolio (IEP). You can tailor your portfolio to the industry of your choice and in your final year will apply your knowledge to plan, manage and analyse your own event for a local charity in the Live Client module.

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Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   CB1005,   Visitor Experience Management, ,

  •   CB1225,   Marketing, ,

  •   CB1285,   Industry Experience Portfolio 1, ,

  •   CB1329,   The Events Industry: Context And Operations, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   CB1242,   Adventure And Activity Tourism, , ,

  •   CB1285,   Industry Experience Portfolio 1, , ,

  •   CB1288,   Digital Media Platforms And Practices, , ,

  •   CB1311,   Managing In The Creative Industries, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 1

  •   CB2007,   Corporate And Association Events Management

  •   CB2021,   Study Abroad 1

  •   CB2022,   Study Abroad 2

  •   CB2023,   Study Abroad 3

  •   CB2024,   Study Abroad 4

  •   CB2109,   Integrated Marketing Communications

  •   CB2148,   Tourism Destination Development

  •   CB2277,   Brand Management

  •   CB2286,   Industry Experience Portfolio 2

Stage 2, Semester 2, ,

  •   CB2116,   Consumer Behaviour, ,

  •   CB2286,   Industry Experience Portfolio 2, ,

  •   CB2503,   Risk, Sponsorship And Fundraising In The Events Industry, ,

  •   CB3170,   Study Abroad 6, ,

  •   CB3341,   Study Abroad 5, ,

  •   CB3343,   Study Abroad 7, ,

  •   CB3344,   Study Abroad 8, ,

  •   CB2005,   Sustainable and Ethical Tourism, ,

  •   CB3042,   The Tourism Product: Local and Global, ,

Stage 3, Semester 1

  •   BS2293,   Business Ideas And Opportunities

  •   CB3105,   Events in the Creative Industries

  •   CB3136,   Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

  •   CB3170,   Study Abroad 6

  •   CB3341,   Study Abroad 5

  •   CB3343,   Study Abroad 7

  •   CB3344,   Study Abroad 8

  •   CB3917,   Industry Experience Portfolio 3

  •   CB3921,   Public Relations Strategy and Specialisms

Stage 3, Semester 2, ,

  •   CB3347,   Study Abroad 9, ,

  •   CB3348,   Study Abroad 10, ,

  •   CB3349,   Study Abroad 11, ,

  •   CB3361,   Critical Approaches To Cultural Studies, ,

  •   CB3917,   Industry Experience Portfolio 3, ,

  •   CB3942,   Study Abroad 12, ,

  •   CB3970,   Live Festival Management, ,

  •   CB3974,   Event Impact and Legacy, ,

Stage 4, Semester 1,

  •   CB4030,   The Future Of Tourism, Hospitality And Events, ,

  •   CB4294,   Lifestyle Consumption and Experience Economies, ,

  •   CB4302,   Research Methods, ,

  •   CB4324,   Consumer Psychology, ,

  •   CBM831,   Leisure Tourism : Theory And Application, ,

Stage 4, Semester 2, ,

  •   CB4033,   Live Client Event Project 1: Planning & Delivery, , ,

  •   CB4034,   Live Client Event Project 2: Analysis & Evaluation, , ,

  •   CB4322,   Research Project, , ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Event Management graduate employment prospects are wide-ranging and diverse. You can specialise by event sector, for example, business events (conference/meetings, exhibitions, incentive travel, corporate hospitality); music festivals and cultural events; concerts, theatres and performance arts; sporting and spectator events; charity and fundraising events; party and wedding planning; and community events.

IS EVENTS MANAGEMENT A GOOD CAREER CHOICE?

Previous  BA Events Management graduates of Robert Gordon University have gone on to pursue the following careers:

  • Commercial and Events Coordinator at Aberdeen FC

  • International Events Coordinator at Cricket Scotland 

  • Event Coordinator at Edelman DABO in Dubai

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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