• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

One of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world, the dynamic event and hospitality industry is now a major employer around the world. There is an ever-increasing demand for individuals who can market and manage events, activities and services successfully. 

This BA International Event and Hospitality Management (Hons) Top Up at Coventry University, aimed at students from outside the UK, and enables you to top-up your existing qualification to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree. Studied full-time over one or two years, it reflects the international nature of the hospitality and event industries and incorporates the advanced study of the advanced study of business English.

This course is designed to enhance your existing knowledge, skills and capabilities to respond proactively and creatively to contemporary issues in event management and hospitality operations within an increasingly global marketplace.

We combine the study of events marketing with hospitality management theory, providing a broad-based business education. Subjects covered include corporate planning and event marketing, live event management, strategic management and venue operations management.

We will explore a wide variety of contemporary issues and challenges faced by managers in the hospitality sector, both corporate and non-corporate. We will often refer to news stories and latest research, or share experiences from both national and international contexts. 

You will learn how to apply business principles, including marketing theory and strategic management to the solution of hospitality and event management problems. We will utilise a variety of teaching and learning methods, such as problem-based exercises, discussions and presentations.

Career prospects

The hospitality and events industries are booming and graduate prospects are excellent – there are 9.5 million workers employed in the hospitality industry within the EU alone.

From day one, you’ll be exposed to the events industry and encouraged to enhance and build your CV with practical work experience through placements. We provide volunteering opportunities at a number of local events organisations – Fashion Live Events, Live Buzz Events, Ricoh Arena, Pandora Events, NEC, Barclaycard Arena, Local wedding venues, Coventry Blaze, Warwick Racecourse, Conference Care, as well as various charities, including Bethany’s Wish. 

You will have the support of dedicated Personal Employment Tutors, who are industry trained. The employment unit also supports you with workshops and guidance on the various aspects of the employment process such as preparing your CV, interview practice and mock assessment centres.

UK's Top Modern University

Are you looking to develop skills for your future career? Take the next step and choose to study at the UK's Top Modern University (Guardian University Guide 2019). Coventry University puts employability at the centre of all that we do and have great links with industry, helping thousands of students to find relevant work placements and internships.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      2 years full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport and Event Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Planning and Event Marketing
  • Academic English for International Business
  • CSR in Sport and Events
  • Live Event Management
  • International Hospitality Operations Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

A-Levels

A-Level applicants are required to have three A2 Levels. Coventry University may include AS grades within an offer but we are not able to accept two AS Levels in place of one A2 Level. 

Documents

  • Academic transcripts
  • Degree/diploma certificates
  • Academic or professional reference
  • Personal statement
  • English language test score
  • Copy of current passport

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

For the September intake we're investing in a wide range of Academic Excellence scholarships for high achieving and enterprising international students. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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