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Event Management (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Hatfield, United Kingdom
Event management is a fascinating career that can see you working on inspiring projects all over the world. This Event Management (Hons) is an exciting, practical degree course, offered by University of Hertfordshire, that explores the latest trends and practices in the events management, tourism and hospitality business.
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Overview

It’s also ranked inside the top 20 of the Guardian University League Table 2018 for tourism, hospitality and event management. Our Event Management (Hons) course, offered by University of Hertfordshire, 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.

Partnerships and opportunities

Here at Hertfordshire Business School, we’re firmly focused on enterprise and employability. That’s why, throughout this degree, we give you opportunities to gain valuable, real-world work experience with innovative events organisations specialising in sports, concerts, festivals and corporate functions.

We’ll help you find summer internships, take up fascinating work shadowing opportunities and even go on an optional year-long work placement between your Second and Third Year. In the past, our students have completed placements with leading businesses and charities including Walt Disney, Bluehat Group, the British Fashion Council, Givergy and Hope for Children.

You can also choose to broaden your horizons by spending a year studying at one of our partner universities in Europe, North America or Australia. We have optional language modules you can take before you go and you can even choose to study abroad for half the year and work there for the other half – getting the best of both worlds.

In fact, our partnership with Walt Disney and the University of California Riverside gives you the chance to study and work in the USA on a fantastic internationally renowned programme.

However you choose to spend your year abroad, it’s a life-changing adventure and you’ll come back with exceptional, career-boosting experiences and skills.

Why choose this course?

  • Launch your event management career with a respected degree, ranked 5th in its field in the Guardian University League Table 2017.
  • Graduate with great prospects: 90% of graduates from this course are working or in further study within six months.
  • Work or study overseas for a year, bringing back skills and experiences that really stand out to potential employers.
  • Get valuable hands-on experience working with businesses in the event industry.
  • Work on live event projects and use real-world case studies to get to grips with the latest industry practice.

Careers

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • You can apply between 25 February and early July.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Sandwich, 4 Years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analysis for Tourism & Event Management 
  • The Global Event Industry
  • Study & Research Skills for the Event Industry 
  • Media Design for Event Management 
  • Career Planning in the Event Industry 
  • Impacts of Events & Festivals 
  • Event Planning & Community Engagement 
  • Risk Management & Security for Events 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • 72 - 168 UCAS points. 
  • Standard IB offer ie 72 points from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at H4 or above.
  • GCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4 (C) or above.
  • ‘All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Part time:

  • UK/EU Students: £1155 per 15 credits
  • International Students: £1625 per 15 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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