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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Gower College, Swansea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Students will gain and understanding of the development, planning, marketing and execution of a range of events such as business, cultural, music, sport and financial events.This interactive course combines theory and practice over a three year period, with two years as a taught element and the third year undertaken as placement year.From the first year you will acquire core events management knowledge and skills across a breadth of areas including business, celebratory, sport and cultural and music events. You will have the opportunity to focus on the development key management principles of event design, planning, resourcing, management and marketing. The combination of theory of event managements and the practical opportunities through creative event design and work placement will develop academic knowledge of key business and events principles, whilst developing professional skills and key employability skills.You will have the opportunity to work in large and small teams and independently to plan and run events as well as working with partner organisations to establish key foundation principles of event design and management ready for your career in events.This course is suitable for entry into a range of careers as well as self-employment, (eg, working as a wedding planner/celebratory events management, festival and concert management, working in venues such as hotels and sporting venues, developing and managing events programmes or working in a number of organisations such as the public sector hosting key community and public events.)This multi-disciplinary course can provide access to a range of employment opportunities. Delivery is through lectures, workshops, tutorials, practical activities, work experience and case studies. Assessment is through exams, reports, presentations and practical activities as well as observations and reflections on placement experiences.On successful completion of the taught and placement elements, there are opportunities for progression on to a full BA (Hons) Events Management degree.This course is taught at Gower College Swansea Tycoch Campus and Sketty Hall Campus

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    102nd out of 122 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    116 55%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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