What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
112 to 120 tariff points, including 2 A-Levels or equivalent qualifications.
This course requires a Distinction, Merit in addition to an A-Level Grade C in a relevant subject to meet the overall tariff.
This course requires a Distinction in addition to two A-Levels to achieve the overall tariff.
This course requires Distinction, Merit, Merit.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers92%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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 £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
To succeed in the exciting, vibrant and growing arena of events management, a cross-section of skills and competencies is required in the field. This course will help you to acquire them, helping you to become capable of overseeing the organisation of events as diverse as product launches, fundraising, corporate meetings, personal gatherings (such as weddings and reunions) and mega-events such as the Olympic Games. As well as academic learning, youâ??ll have the opportunity to organise a live event with a real client as part of a group. Previous clients have included Macmillan, Youth Cancer Trust, The Salvation Army and Fairtrade.
Year 1: Events context; economics for events professionals; experiential marketing (events); event business and finance; event design and performance; events and leisure innovation. Year 2: Research methods; consumer experience and behaviour (events); financial appraisal; event management; personal and professional development (events and leisure); project and risk management. Year 3: Compulsory Placement Year in industry: Min 40 weeks paid industrial placement, UK/Overseas opportunities. Year 4: Dissertation; International events management; strategy and leadership. Plus choose 2 units from the following options: Arts marketing; e-business; fashion marketing; languages; marketing and corporate communications; retail place and space; small business management; sport tourism; visitor attractions management; creative media and events; digital marketing; economics of tourism and events; financial management; hospitality management; leisure, tourism, events and climate change; media, tourism and leisure; sport, leisure and politics; sports marketing; sustainable event production.
Bournemouth University offers a diverse range of courses from advertising to midwifery, and has a variety of award-winning facilities. The Students' Union at BU runs campaigns throughout the year and provides outstanding advice and exciting events, club nights, volunteering and fundraising opportunities. Our Media School is the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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