BA (Hons) Events Management - BA (Hons) Degree
University of Northampton
School of The Arts, Division of Performance Studies, Avenue Campus St George\'s Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JD
Tel: 01604 735500
Fax: 01604 713029
This is an exciting time to enter the events management industry. In 2012 the London Olympic and Paralympic Games showcased the expertise and talent in the UK in staging a world-class mega event.
This programme offers a practical approach to the successful management of a wide range of events. Experiences are at the heart of this degree programme so you will plan and deliver an event every year. There are numerous opportunities to engage in work placements, project work and to network with successful events businesses. Our links with industry provide you with opportunities to gain valuable work experience alongside your studies.Throughout this course you will learn the principles and theoretical frameworks related to events management and how to apply this theory in practice. You will cover the following course themes: logistics and operations management, risk management, health and safety, strategy, ﬁnance, new media event marketing, project management, public relations, sustainability, economic and social impacts of events.
The experienced teaching staff combine the academic aspects of the programme with their own professional backgrounds in the events industry. You will gain a broad understanding of the core business knowledge needed in the sector which is supported by regular guest speakers from industry. The programme offers a range of options to suit interests and aspirations.As a student on this programme you will have the opportunity to join our study trip to the London Olympic sites. We also run an annual international study trip. Past destinations have included Istanbul and Barcelona. The study trip is optional and the cost in previous years has not exceeded £400 for flights, accommodation and local visits. Students normally allow an additional £200 for their expenses.