Event Management BA (Hons)

Coventry University
En Scarborough (Inglaterra)

£ 9.000 - (10.208 )

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Scarborough (Inglaterra)
  • Cuándo:
    Septiembre 2017

This Event Management course runs in 2016/17.The events industry is rapidly developing across its broad spectrum including sporting events; corporate events; music and festivals; together with special events such as wedding planning. This dynamic course is designed to meet the specific demands of this fast-paced and exciting industry.

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Requisitos: "Entry Requirements Essential Entry Requirements 5 GCSEs at grade A*-C including English Language and Mathematics, or specified equivalents Typical Offers A-Levels: ABB BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDM

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Ashburn Rd, Scarborough, YO11 2JW, North Yorkshire, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Event Management
Wedding Planning
Part Time
Network Training
IT Management
Skills and Training
Network Training
Network Training
Network Training


" Event Management BA (Hons)

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This Event Management course runs in 2016/17.

The events industry is rapidly developing across its broad spectrum including sporting events, corporate events, music and festivals, together with special events such as wedding planning. This dynamic course is designed to meet the specific demands of this fast-paced and exciting industry.


This course allows you to engage directly with companies in the event industry, allowing you to take your academic theory straight into the practical arena. To help you to become a successful event manager, we develop your skills in research, decision-making, communication, customer service, teamwork and leadership.

If you choose this course you will benefit from:

  • links within the event industry via the School' extensive contacts in the field. Opportunities in the past have included associations with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Ltd. (LOCOG), helping to organise and participate in events run by the British Council, including the Going Global 2013 Conference in Dubai, working in various event roles at major music concerts at the NEC, NIA and the Ricoh Arena and operating as event co-ordinators at the World Cup Rugby Sevens event in Moscow;
  • the School's international network within the event industry also includes key collaborations in the Far East, Russia, Dubai, Qatar, the United States and Brazil;
  • experienced teaching staff who bring professional and research expertise into their teaching;
  • practical experience of working on event management projects through our extensive volunteering network. This allows you to engage with industry partners and progress through each stage of an event, covering aspects such as the bidding process, design, costing, logistics, marketing, implementation and feedback with the client;
  • academic field visits and volunteering opportunities help build your CV and apply your management theory;
  • the opportunity to participate in international workshops and conferences. For example, our students have participated in workshops at universities in Groningen and Cologne;
  • working in collaboration with Coventry University’s Students’ Union providing a range of events for clubs and societies, as well as being actively involved with the organisation and delivery of a number of key university events;
  • Coventry Business School is currently a member of European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD), the Association for Business Schools (ABS), Association for Events Management Education (AEME) and International Council on Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).




European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)


Memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the University maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.


Throughout this course you will learn the principles and frameworks related to management from an event perspective and you will also learn how to apply theory, analyse complex problems, construct arguments and form reasoned conclusions.

You will cover the following core course themes: management, strategy, finance, event marketing, entertainment industry practice, project management and venue operations management, economic impacts of events and international event management.

You will also learn how this translates into practice on industry placements and voluntary projects throughout the course. You will also develop key IT skills specific to the events industry such as Eventsforce software training.


Your course will be based on a series of lectures and smaller seminars or workshops. Seminars and workshops are interactive and may involve hypothetical problem questions, case studies and the analysis of more theoretical issues. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice.

If you are interested in part-time study (which is taught during the day) please contact the Part-time Admissions team on +44 (0) 24 7765 4321 or email part-time.uni@coventry.ac.uk for further information, but please note that not all courses have a part-time option.


Assessment methods on your course will be a mixture of examinations and coursework. An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: formal examinations 40%; coursework, tests, reports 25%; practical or project work 15%; group work 10%; presentations, posters 10%.

A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.


In a typical week you will have up to 15 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:

Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 3 hours of industry contact, field visits, personal mentoring, surgery hours each week

Medium group teaching: 6 hours of seminars and workshops each week

Large group teaching: 6 hours of lectures each week

Personal study: Likely to be 22 hours each week studying and revising in your own time, including some guided study using handouts and online activities

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