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The course is a popular choice for those who wish to gain employment in this exciting and rapidly expanding industry. It is of particular benefit for those looking to start up their own events business or if for those who are already an events professional looking to enhance their career prospects. The course equips students with an events management portfolio of knowledge and skills so that students can consider the diverse work opportunities available in the events industry on a regional, national and international level.
Subject areas: management of events and venues; running safe events; enhancing the event experience for visitors; digital technologies; entrepreneurship; business skills; work placement in the Events industry.
The University of Wolverhampton values the diverse make-up of its student body, welcoming students from across the globe, UK and local community to create a lively, friendly environment. We have a clear focus on employability and preparing students for life after study. We also have a recently refurbished hi-tech activities centre, social space and coffee lounge.
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni.
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?
% employed or in further studyMEDIUM89%
Average graduate salaryMEDIUM£16.4k
Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers
Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals
Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals
Employment prospects for graduates of this subject
This course sits in a wide group of smaller subjects that don't necessarily have that much in common - so bear this in mind when you look at any employment data. Most graduates took a hospitality, events management or tourism-related course, but there are a group of sports and leisure graduates in here as well who do different things. Events management was the most common job for graduates from this group of subjects, and so it’s no surprise that graduates from specialist events management courses did a lot better last year than many of the other graduates under this subject umbrella. If you want to find out more about specific job paths for your chosen subject area, it's a good idea to go on open days and talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do, or to have a look at university department websites.
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