To be a successful events manager you need the knowledge and skills in all areas of events including corporate, personal celebrations, fundraising, new product launches and large scale sporting and entertainment events. This course provides you with the opportunity to specialise in one of the following career areas: Travel & Tourism, Business or Motorsport.
To gain a place on this course, students will need to have a full Level 3 qualification (160 UCAS points) or extensive relevant work experience as well as a good command of English.
Year 1: Academic Management & Professional Skills for the Events Industries; Managing the International (Events) Workforce; The Events Industry in Context; Event Project Design; Basics of Business for the Service Industries; Introduction to Marketing and Social Media for Events. Year 2: Applied Research Methods for Events Studies; Event Sponsorship and Income Generation; Risk Management and Legalities for Events; Project Management Operations; Work Experience.
Assessment is through a mixture of individual and group assignments, a dissertation report and occasional presentations and classroom-based examinations.
A Foundation Degree in Event Management
Please complete an application form and return to the College - either online, by post or in person at the Wood Street Campus.
Yes, you will need to meet with a member of staff for an interview and an initial assessment.
This foundation degree is validated by the University of Bolton.