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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The event industry has seen significant growth and is now worth £42.3 billion in the UK alone. It offers diverse and exciting career opportunities around the world. Events play an important role in economic development and social wellbeing, and can help achieve other business objectives like community cohesion.Bristol is a natural place to study events, with a thriving visitor economy and many businesses involved in event and festival management. Engaging with the local area is an integral part of the learning, teaching and assessment.Our BA(Hons) Business and Events Management top-up course brings together UWE Bristol's recognised expertise in event studies and business management. It's relevant whether you want to specialise in the business of events, or events in business. On successful completion, you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.During the year, you’ll study the main disciplines and operational areas of business, alongside specialist modules on event management functions and processes, with the chance to stage your own event in a collaborative project. You’ll explore various sectors and contemporary issues in the events industry, including concerts and festivals, conferences and meetings, and sporting events. Specialist industry professionals and event organisations provide guest talks, which will prepare you for life as an event manager and underpin your studies.Career options are diverse and include event project manager, contracts manager, event marketing manager and event experience officer. Some graduates use their business and management skills to start their own events businesses.The solid grounding in business and management ensures you have a broad range of career paths to choose from, and a skillset relevant to many other careers.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as alternatives to GCSEs.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    117 54%

    72nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    21st

    4

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