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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

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW**People never forget great events. Reading this, you’ve probably got one in mind. Perhaps a festival you went to with a group of friends, a huge sporting event, or even a wedding at a fantastic venue.But have you ever wondered what it takes to manage an event? If you’re curious about what goes on behind the scenes, our course is for you. We’ll immerse you in the world of events, connect you with experts and prepare you for your first role. **Create connections**Even as a student, you’ll feel part of the industry. At our annual conference, Connect, you’ll have the chance to meet top employers. Businesses that have joined us in the past include the organisers of Parklife and managers of local venues like Manchester Central.If you really want to boost your CV, we’d encourage you to do a placement year. Or, if you can’t take a year out, take advantage of our connections and volunteer around your studies. With hundreds of opportunities every year, it’s a great way to get a feel for different areas of events.**Experts in all areas of events**With years of experience between them, our teaching team will share their stories and pass on their expertise to you. Many of them carry out research, so understand the latest challenges the industry faces. We’re also one of the only universities to specialise in crowd management.We’ll bring in industry specialists to support our teaching too. For example, experts in audio visual training will show you how to use the kit. And we’ll help you gain short course qualifications in areas like health and safety. By making sure you have these opportunities, you’ll stand out to top employers in this industry.**Choose a placement or study abroad**The course offers real flexibility as you will enrol on the three-year course and then decide if a placement or overseas study is right for you once you have started your studies. You don’t have to decide now. If you opt to undertake a placement or study abroad your course will normally be four years full-time.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**- **Follow in the footsteps of our graduates** – our students now work at Fresh Group, Double Tree by Hilton, Manchester Central, and more.- **Regular guest lecturers** – hear from experts like Gareth Cooper, Founder of Broadwick Live, and Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. - **Join a university leading the way** – we’re in the top 10 in the UK for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism (Guardian University Guide 2020). - **Triple crown** – study in a Business School that has prestigious triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.- **Expert teaching team** – learn from lecturers who have managed big events in Manchester and around the world. - **Live and learn in a buzzing city** – Manchester has a reputation for great food, sports and cultural events. From Parklife festival to football games, conferences to Manchester Pride.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    124 57%

    58th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    76th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    48th

    18

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