What will I learn?

Course summary

  • Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.
  • Learn the specific skills needed to create memorable event experiences, both physically and virtually, demonstrating business value for employers and clients.
  • Study the essential aspects of planning and delivering safe and effective events, from delivering persuasive pitches to delivering the event itself.
  • Specialise in the area of your choice.

In a fast-growing industry, take on the challenge of delivering memorable events. At the end of your second year you can choose to specialise in one of the following four areas tourism, arts and entertainment, experiential marketing, or leisure management and sports events. Your final degree will reflect the specialism in its title, boosting your career prospects in that field.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Events Management course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.

You develop your skills through a combination of seminars and workshops, by attending lectures and by completing projects. International and national field trips, site visits and work with external organisations enhance your engagement and understanding of the complexities and challenges of operating in the international events industry.

Future careers

The events industry currently employs 530,000 people, is growing each year, and is expected to be worth £48.8bn by 2020 (BVEP,2015).

Previous graduates of BSc (Honours) Events Management have gone on to work for

  • the 2012 and 2016 Olympics Games
  • Banks Sadler
  • Welcome to Yorkshire
  • Hilton Hotels
  • TRO
  • Because Experiential Marketing
  • Vodafone
  • Olympia London

Which department am I in?

College of Business Technology and Engineering

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,711) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,711) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

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

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  • A low cost of living
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