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Events Management (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)

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Why study this course?

Our Events Management (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is a four-year course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0) – it’s the perfect start to your university education if you can’t meet the entry requirements or don't have the qualifications you need to start a standard undergraduate degree.

London is home to some of the greatest events in the world, making it an excellent place to develop your career in events management.

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More about this course

Your foundation year will allow you to develop key business knowledge, providing an excellent basis for your subsequent years of study where you’ll have the opportunity to explore events in more depth – including arts, fashion, music and corporate events.

You will share your foundation year with students on other business-related foundation year courses to enable you to share ideas and insights with fellow London Met students.

During your subsequent years of study you will study the same core course content and have access to the same optional modules as students on our three-year Events Management BA (Hons) degree.

You’ll be taught by events management experts and have the opportunity to network with leading industry figures.

Should you decide during your foundation year that you’d like to specialise in a different area of business, there is also some flexibility to allow you to do this.

You'll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.

Assessment

Your assessments will include group work, coursework, presentations, portfolios, exams and a dissertation in your final year.

Professional accreditation

Our events management course is recognised by the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO), the UK’s leading professional body for conference and event organisation.

London Met is also a member of the Association of Events Management Education.

Fees and key information

Course type
Undergraduate
UCAS code NN86
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Entry requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • at least one A level (or a minimum of 40 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

Modular structure

Example Year 0 modules:

  • Development for Success in Business
  • Orientation for Success in Higher Education
  • The Context of Business
  • Using and Managing Data and Information

Example Year 1 modules:

  • Business Decision Making
  • Event Planning and Management
  • London's Visitor Economy
  • Marketing for Aviation and Creative Industries
  • The Events Industry

Example Year 2 modules:

  • Consulting for Conferences and Exhibitions
  • Events and Society
  • Human Resources and Events Law for Event Management
  • Skills, Methods and Analysis
  • Live Events Practice
  • Applied Research with Field Course

Example Year 3 modules:

  • Destination Management and Marketing
  • Event Sponsorship and Fundraising
  • Research Methods for Dissertations and Consultancy Projects
  • Business Innovation Through Events
  • Creative Industries and Events Policy
  • Project Management
  • Visitor Attraction Management
  • Professional Experience Year Placement

What our students say

"What I enjoy most about the events management course is how multifaceted it is. By this I mean that it isn’t about the managing of an event alone. The course offers many aspects involving marketing, law, consultancy and human resources. For individuals who aren’t sure about what route to take within the events industry after graduating, the many different aspects the course offers can help students gain little insight into each of the paths that are involved with events management and can therefore help narrow down the pathway someone may be inspired to take." Wiebke Redinger

After the course

A degree in events management can help you enter a wide range of careers. Many of our graduates have found employment with employers such as BlueGlass Interactive, C Squared, Chillisauce, Diageo, Heart Productions, TripAdvisor and Upper Street Events.

With the support provided at London Met – including the University’s business incubator Accelerator – many have also gone on to set up their own businesses or undertake postgraduate study.

What is a degree with foundation year?

This is a four-year degree course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0). It's the perfect route into university if you don't meet the necessary entry requirements for the standard undergraduate degree. You'll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the three-year course.

Additional costs

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.

Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

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How to apply

Apply to us for September 2019

Applying for a full-time undergraduate degree starting this September is quick and easy – simply call our Clearing hotline on or complete our online Clearing application form.

UK/EU applicants for September full-time entry must apply via UCAS unless specified otherwise.

Applicants for September part-time entry should apply direct to the University using the apply online button.

Non-EU applicants looking to study part-time should apply direct to the University. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, please be aware that you will not be able to study as a part-time student at undergraduate level.

When to apply

The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) accepts applications for full-time courses starting in September from one year before the start of the course. Our UCAS institution code is L68.

If you will be applying direct to the University you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only be able to consider your application if there are places available on the course.

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