Throughout this course you will learn the principles and theoretical frameworks related to events management and how to apply this theory in practice. You will cover the following course themes: logistics and operations management, risk management, health and safety, strategy, ﬁnance, event communications, project management, sustainability, economic and social impacts of events.
Our experienced teaching staff combine the academic aspects of the course with their own professional backgrounds in the events industry. You will gain a broad understanding of the core business knowledge needed in the sector which is supported by regular guest speakers from industry. The course offers a wide range of options to suit a variety of interests and aspirations.
Our links with industry provide you with opportunities to gain valuable work experience alongside your studies.you can select two subjects as joint for stage one. You may then continue with equal emphasis on two subjects as a joint degree in stages two and three, or switch to a major or minor split. The degree title is derived from the two subjects.
Our Events Management Single Honours and Joint Honours courses are a member of The Association for Events Management Education (AEME). AEME was established in 2004, with the aim to advance events education within the UK and overseas.
Optional Work Placement Year
You are encouraged to undertake a year-long placement in between Stages Two and Three of study. If you meet the entry criteria, and choose to take up a placement year you will find it an invaluable experience that helps you to apply your learning in your final year and prepares you for your career. Whilst on your Optional Work Placement Year you will study a 40 credit module ‘The Placement Year Experience – Organisations in Context’. We offer a lot of support in helping you to find a placement, which can be in the UK or overseas. Previous students have completed their placement year at Silverstone, the De Vere Hotel Group, Best Parties Ever, Goodyear Dunlop, The Holiday Inn and Northamptonshire County Council.
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