What will I learn?

Please note this course replaces BSc (Hons) Events Management.You want to make things happen. You’re driven by the creative energy of live events and want to play a major part in managing them. Our full-time Business with Events degree course offers a mix of real-life event work, essential business knowledge, and active learning in teams. Our strong industry links mean you’ll have opportunities to help run established events in Cambridge – and there’s the option to take a placement year for extra work experience.You are a motivated and creative go-getter, and you see things through until the end. But you know that being a successful events manager takes more than big ideas. We will show you the backstage of the dazzling events industry; from the organisation and operations, through considering environmental impact, to execution and solving last-minute problems by thinking on your feet - you will learn the aspects that an audience wouldn’t see.Some people learn on the job. But you want skills that set you apart. You need business acumen to complement your vision, and our course incorporates the practicality and experience - as well as the fun part - that you’ll need to start a career in events.This rewarding career and unlike any other industry. It has a “work hard, play hard” attitude, and that means you need to be ready when jumping in. Our programme balances all the components of the essential toolkit you’ll use from your very first job onwards. You will get a 360° experience; gaining the core business knowledge through modules such as marketing and accounting, learning project management and translating it onto practical work experience, and learning critical thinking as well as coming up with real life solutions to contemporary industry problems – skills and approach that’s desired by modern employers.After this course, you can be a top events and marketing manager, a desired wedding planner, skilled PR executive, or an adept event organiser. The choice is yours, and by studying events management with us, you will benefit from a supported exploration that’s unique to the university environment. That safe space to work out which path is right for you means you’ll be a step ahead when looking for a job.You will study among energetic, like-minded students sharing your passion and drive to succeed. You will learn the theory and how it translates into this one-of-a-kind industry, while utilising your sociable “people’s person” personality. In events, you will work with a wide variety of people and personalities; our active learning approach will prepare you for this and teach you a hands-on approach, giving you the freedom to challenge and explore new ideas. You will address real issues and analyse past events, such as 2016 Rio Olympics, while working with your team.

Which department am I in?

HRM, Organisational Behaviour and Tourism

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,900.00 (US$ 18,840) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January 2022

Venue

Cambridge Campus

East Road,

Cambridge,

Cambridgeshire,

CB1 1PT, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 19,382) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Cambridge Campus

East Road,

Cambridge,

Cambridgeshire,

CB1 1PT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have CRIC or Anglia Ruskin approved Foundation Programme. Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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