University of Hertfordshire - BA (Hons) Business and Event Management

University of Hertfordshire

BA (Hons) Business and Event Management

Why choose this course?

  • You will develop key event management and business skills on a course which received a satisfaction score of 85% overall in the National Students Survey 2020
  • The University is a member of the Association for Event Management Education (AEME) ensuring the course is at the cutting edge of Event Studies.
  • Get valuable hands-on experience working with businesses in the event industry on live projects. (Coronavirus pandemic permitting)
  • Experience, run and plan live and/or virtual events with external and internal clients as part of your course.

What's the course about?

A business degree is a powerful, career-launching qualification, and if you’re interested in a career in business, combining two subjects will give you sought-after skills, exciting experiences and a whole world of future career opportunities.

You’ll develop a specialism in event management that could see you planning corporate events, concerts, festivals or sports fixtures, right across the globe. You’ll get hands-on experience on a live event management project, hear from industry-leading guest speakers and go on rewarding field trips.

Entry Requirements

UCAS pointsA LevelBTEC
104 - 112BCC - BBCMMM - DMM

GCSE: Grade 4/C in English Language and Mathematics

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Course Details

Alongside traditional teaching methods of lectures, seminars and tutorials, we operate a web-based student support system called StudyNet where you can expect to find a range of material and communications about every module.

The teaching method for most modules on the course is a one hour lecture followed by a one hour seminar. Typically, a new topic will be introduced in each lecture. The seminars provide an opportunity to discuss and obtain feedback on the topic introduced in the previous week's lecture. Usually, assessment is split between coursework and examination. Coursework may take a variety of forms and could be individual or group work.

Year 1

Principles of marketing
Economics for business
Quantitative methods for business (UJH)
Accounting for managers
HR management for the tourism & event industry
The global event industry
Study & research skills for the event industry
Media design for event management

Year 2

Project planning and control
Principles of operations management
Exploring business ethics
Career planning in the event industry
Event planning & community engagement
Risk management & security for events

Optional modules
International field trip
Impacts of events & festivals
Professional development for business

Year 3

Business and commercial awareness
Leadership and organisations
Sporting events & sports tourism
Business tourism & events
Policy, politics & events
Contemporary research themes in event studies
Strategic management
Digital economy

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