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Events and Leisure Management (1 year top up) BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

* Top up your current qualifications to honours degree level. * Specialise in events management in the leisure industry. * Graduate with sought-after, specialist skills alongside well-rounded academic knowledge. * Learn the specific skills needed to create memorable event experiences, demonstrating business value for employers and clients. This course allows you to top up a HND, foundation degree or equivalent in a relevant subject to a honours degree in events management. You'll work on real events and discover the roles that multi-purpose leisure and sporting venues play in the sector, graduating as an employable specialist with widely sought-after expertise.You will 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 events and leisure industry.Other methods used include* live events * client consultancy * guest speakers * problem-solving exercises * case studies * individual and group presentations * directed learning activities **Applied learningLive projects**Throughout the course, you'll work with real clients, venues and organisations on their events, assisting with projects and understanding the processes and complexities involved. Pending your entry level criteria, you will execute and critique your own leisure-based event that you research, design, deliver and reflect upon, hosted in the city centre for real stakeholders.**Work experience**As a top-up route there is no placement opportunity with this course, but our links with local and national event organisers mean that you will be able to undertake work experience in a variety of event sectors.Previous work experience has been offered from the Glastonbury Festival, Welcome to Yorkshire, O2 Academy Sheffield, Tramlines Festival, The Great North Run, Cancer Research UK and Sheffield United.**Field trips**You have access to work experience opportunities across various event sectors (including the leisure sector) available from an online portal updated in real time, with roles ranging from local charity events to international festivals in Europe.Your modules will also feature visits in and around the region.**Networking opportunities**Our links with industry mean that you hear from a wide range of guest speakers. Previous guest speakers have included Martin Green of the London 2012 organising committee, Simon Graveling of Athens 2004, London 2012 and Sochi 2014, David Jamilly of Theme Traders, and Jon Hughes from KPMG."""

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

Normally one from• a HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules • equivalent qualification in a relevant subject

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

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