BA (HONS) EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT MANAGEMENT
University of Sunderland

BA (HONS) EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT MANAGEMENT

Events and Entertainment Industry is one of the most diverse and fast-paced career options around. If you want to learn what it takes to deliver worldclass events, this course is for you. Our ambition is to help you translate key management theories into practice. You will have lots of opportunities to get straight into the nuts and bolts of organising events. Students are highly encouraged to search for and complete a year-long placement between the second and final year of the course. An excellent opportunity to improve your practical proficiency.

Required Qualification

Age - 18 - 54

Qualification - Level 3 with 120 credits (UCAS 104)

Modules under Course

Year 1 (National level 4)

• Events Design, Staging and Creativity (20 credits)
• Fundamentals of Events Planning (20 Credits)
• Fundamentals of Film, Music and Entertainment Industry (20 credits)
• Impacts of Festivals and Events (20 credits)
• Introduction to Luxury Events and Fashion Shows (20 credits)
• Study Skills for the Service Sector (20 credits)

Year 2 (National level 5)

• Conferences and Exhibition Events (20 credits)
• Consultancy for the Service Sector (20 credits)
• Events Operations Management (20 credits)
• Events Practice and Fieldwork 2 (20 credits)
• Marketing and Branding in the Events and Entertainment Industry (20 credits)
• Research Methods for the Service Sector (20 credits)

Year 3 (National level 6)

• Contemporary Issues in Events and Entertainment Industry(20 credits)
• Leadership and Management in the Events and Entertainment Industry (20 credits)
• Millennials, Consumers, Generation Z and Innovative Events Experiences (20 credits)
• Professional Development for the Service Sector (20 credits) Optional modules
• Digital Technologies in the Visitor Economy (20 credits)
• Events Management Research Dissertation (40 credits)
• Wellness Events and Sustainable Living (20 credits)

Job Opportunities

Designed to help you become an events manager, as one of the newest events courses in the UK this degree will help you take on roles in luxury international events, music festivals, online conferences, fashion shows, motivational speaker events and more.

According to government statistics, salaries in events can start from £17,000 without a degree, rising to £80,000 after studies and experience.