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Events Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Headingley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BA (Hons) Events Management with Integrated Foundation Year (BEVMF)A foundation year at Leeds Beckett is an ideal transitional step into higher education and will fully prepare you for undergraduate study. We are offering our BA (Hons) Events Management degree with an integrated foundation year. If you don't have the required UCAS points to be able to secure a place on the full degree programme, this foundation year will prepare you for academic life at our university.During the foundation year, you will study six events, tourism and hospitality management related modules. These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our 10 routes, from tourism principles and practice to customer service experiences.Two additional modules will develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education and on to your full degree programme. You will also learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available here at Leeds Beckett, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the Library, or you need advice about personal issues.During your second, third and fourth years you will study an average of six modules each year. Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course.BA (Hons) International Tourism Management with Adventure TourismBA (Hons) International Tourism Management with Social ResponsibilityBA (Hons) International Tourism Management with MarketingBA (Hons) International Tourism Management BSc (Hons) Sports Events ManagementBA (Hons) Event MarketingBA (Hons) Creative Event DesignBSc (Hons) Event Operations & Production ManagementBSc (Hons) Hospitality Business ManagementEvents have increasingly become important markers and influencers in our lives. Whether in sport, the arts, business or politics, not a day goes by without a major event taking place somewhere in the world.From massive events like Glastonbury Festival to intricate product launches, you will gain the ability to plan, promote and produce events of all sizes, including managing staff and suppliers as well as adhering to licensing requirements. You will also learn how to run your own events business.Coming with some experience of events, whether through volunteering at a school prom or working directly in an events environment, this course will build a solid foundation for your continuing study. You will be taught by highly experienced events practitioners, all members of the UK Centre for Events Management, which is based here at the university.Our applied management course is dedicated to getting you into the events industry, and our experienced lecturers will help you find your way. All modules on the course are contextualised into the events industry - everything you learn will have a practical application when you begin your career.This course offers the opportunity to take a ‘sandwich’ year – a year of paid employment in industry which will build your skills and experience. This is usually taken between the second and third year of your degree, typically making your course four years in total. Students who choose the sandwich route find it helps with both their studies and getting a job after graduation. It can build your confidence, contacts, and of course your CV. Leeds Beckett advertise lots of placement opportunities and provide support in helping you find the right placement for you.The university has been given a five-star rating for our academic work in Hospitality & Leisure Management by QS, the international higher education benchmarking agency.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 56

University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett is a global university, with an alumni community based in more than 150 countries around the world.
Leeds Beckett degrees are available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore.
In-country staff provide application support and advice in Bahrain, China, India, Nigeria, Qatar and Vietnam.

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