What will I learn?

The BA/BSc (Hons) Events Management programme is aimed to enable you to develop the necessary skills for, and knowledge, practice and understanding of, the events industry.The skills you will acquire on this course will be particularly relevant to event management roles in the tourism, hospitality, leisure and sport.The course begins with a general introduction to event management and progresses to specialist options and a close focus on planning, staging and managing events.In addition to this you will become a self-directed, self-regulated reflexive learner, using an awareness of opportunities for careers or further study in the setting and monitoring of personal objectives.You will combine academic study with real-world business practice as you work on case studies and briefs during practice weeks, and take opportunities to volunteer for events staged at the University and beyond.The University of Bedfordshire is a member of The Association for Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE). ATHE is the subject association for tourism in higher education in the UK. It represents universities that are leading providers of tourism programmes.Benefit from a course that opens up career opportunities as an Event Manager, Festival Organiser/Co-ordinator, Exhibitioner Organiser, Events Marketing Communications Manager or Conference and Events Manager, and offers access to a wide choice of further study.Learn essential skills for careers in the events industry, in a department with close links to local cultural, sporting and business organisations.Study areas including: event planning and operations; project management; international hospitality operations; visitor attraction management; sport tourism and event management; global mega events; and marketing communications through a combination of classroom-based learning and fieldwork activities.Develop your CV with the option of a placement in an events organisation during your final year.Gain additional insights through field trips to organisations like Luton Town Football Club, Twickenham and Woburn Abbey, and working on annual events hosted by your Department.Explore the relevant theory and research areas and learn how to apply them through practice weeks, when you will work on real-life briefs and case studies.

Which department am I in?

Department of Business Systems and Operations

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,200.00 (US$ 17,891) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Luton Campus

Park Square,

Luton,

LU1 3JU, England

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