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  • 36 months
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Along the way, you’ll develop a broad knowledge of the industry and, via our option units, specialise in those sectors you’re particularly interested in. All units in the (Hons) Events Management programme from Manchester Metropolitan University are created in collaboration with industry partners, ensuring they are relevant and up-to-the-minute.

Being in a trendy, buzzing city like Manchester means you’ll have an internationally renowned events destination on your doorstep. With year-round music, food and drink, sporting and cultural events, there are few better places around the country to discover opportunities to gain hands-on experience.

Manchester is home to major venues and is an ideal base to begin your career in events. Every year, the city hosts internationally renowned music, sports, cultural and food and drink events. Not only that, Manchester Met is ranked in the top 10 in the UK for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism, in The Guardian University Guide 2020.  

Outside of the lecture theatre, we offer plenty of opportunities to help you gain hands-on experience. You could complete an industry short course, volunteer at events, or work on live projects with our industry partners. There’s also an opportunity to spend a year on placement to put your skills into action.

By the time you graduate, you’ll be more than equipped to organise a wide variety of events, bringing a creative and strategic mind-set to each and every challenge.


Events management is an exciting sector with plenty of opportunities for rewarding careers. By the time you leave Manchester Met, your CV will be packed with practical skills and experience that helps you impress employers.

You could work with local authorities or large corporations, and everything in between, in areas including:

  • corporate and hospitality events
  • sports
  • conferences
  • exhibitions
  • music festivals

Our graduates have kick-started successful careers, in roles such as event operations at Merlin Entertainments, Tourism Marketing Executive with the Welsh Government, international hotel managers and restaurateurs.


Our BA (Hons) Events Management degree is an ABPCO recognised course.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Event Operations
  • Law for Events Professionals 
  • Marketing for Events 
  • Finance for Event Managers 
  • Introduction to Events 
  • Creative Event Design 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • 104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).
Specific GCSE requirements
  • GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.
Non Tariffed Qualifications
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points.
International Baccalaureate points
  • 26

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
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    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
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    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
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