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Event Management (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

University of Winchester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Gain the practical skills to operate both nationally and international- Set yourself up to flourish in your degree and beyond with our Foundation Year- Project-manage high-profile and large-scale live events to garner real-world experience- Benefit from access to professional software widely used in the Event Management industry- Strong links with leading industry associations provide access to competitions, research and events- Ranked in the Top 10 UK Event Management degrees in the Guardian University League Table 2018From music festivals and business conferences to exhibitions and fundraisers – the events industry is varied, vibrant and booming. Our vocationally orientated Event Management degree is recognised as one of the best in the country and will help you launch a career where you can really make an impact.At Winchester you learn how to combine creativity with careful planning to deliver memorable and well-managed events for the University and our many industry partners.It’s not all hands-on. You also acquire a thorough grounding in the strategic and managerial skills needed to function in any business environment. These can be road-tested on one of the many work placements offered by local employers who make regular contributions to the programme.There is an excellent range of practical modules and the university works closely with professional practitioners and expert speakers who can help to build up your industry network. Relatively small student numbers mean you receive excellent support from staff and have direct access to expert knowledge throughout the course.The Foundation Year (first year of study) gives you the chance to commence your studies with us if you have not quite achieved the degree qualifications required or if you feel you would benefit from the opportunity to develop your study skills and subject knowledge prior to embarking on your degree. Through a range of engaging, small-group lessons and practical placements, you will be equipped with the academic, professional and personal skills to help you succeed at university. Modules will cover broad topics as well as an introduction to your chosen subject area. You will also have the opportunity to study alongside students undertaking a range of degree programmes. In Year 1, you are introduced to academic and professional studies and pursue a number of core modules which include business and event-specific modules.In Years 2 and 3, you further develop theoretical and practical skills and explore some of the specialist areas of event management such as Sports and Mega Events. In Year 3, you undertake an extended independent study module and may choose from a consultancy project, a part-time work placement or a dissertation. Other key modules include Contemporary Issues in Event Management; Festivals and Cultural Events, and Strategic Brand Management.A wide range of exciting opportunities are available to you within this buoyant and growing sector, which is estimated to be worth almost £50 billion to the UK economy by 2020. Graduates find jobs in event management companies, venues, leisure departments, festival and tourist organisations, publishing, PR, sport and entertainment.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language is required.

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

An international student adviser supports students throughout their degree with all elements of living and studying at Winchester.
English language support is available before the start of a degree course, as well as throughout the course of study.
International students are met at the airport at the start of semester and shuttled to campus for welcome week to participate in an orientation programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    112th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    118 54%

    70th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    95th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    119th

    31

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