University of Wolverhampton

Event and Venue Management

Ways to study this course – UCAS Code: N820
BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2014
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2014
BA (Hons) 5 years part-time 2014
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UCAS points guide Tuition fee % applicants receiving offers

No entry details provided

£8,900

90%

Subjects Student score % employed or in further study Average graduate salary
Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport
MEDIUM 78% MEDIUM 89% MEDIUM £16.4k

What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level None stated
Scottish Highers None stated
BTEC Diploma None stated
UCAS tariff points None stated

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of No entry details provided and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

Tuition fee & financial support

£8,900

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in…

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,465 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,465 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest

% applicants receiving offers

90%

This can indicate the level of competition for places on this course, but a high percentage doesn’t guarantee that you’ll get one, and vice versa.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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Course description

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.

Modules

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.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
24%
68%
8%

Year 1

24%
68%
8%

Year 2

19%
59%
22%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
77%
23%

Year 1

73%
27%

Year 2

87%
13%

Year 3

University of Wolverhampton

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.

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

Who studies this subject?

Sources: BestCourse4Me & HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK

5% of students here are from outside the UK

Drop-out rate

24% of students do not continue into the second year of their course

Full-time / Part-time

9% of students are part-time

Male / Female

63% of students are female

Achievement

31% of students achieved a 2:1 or above

Typical UCAS points

160 entry points typically achieved by students

Most popular subjects students studied before attending

Here's an idea of the academic background of students from the last five years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.

Physical Education/Sports Science

22%

Most common grade was C (26%)

General Studies

23%

Most common grade was E (21%)

Business Studies

33%

Most common grade was D (19%)

What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

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.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 88%
Student score MEDIUM 78%

Able to access IT resources

94%

Staff made the subject interesting

73%

Library resources are satisfactory

94%

Feedback on work has been helpful

73%

Feedback on work has been prompt

80%

Staff are good at explaining things

89%

Received sufficient advice and support

87%

What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

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 study MEDIUM 89%
Average graduate salary MEDIUM £16.4k

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

7%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

5%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

5%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
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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