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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

78%

Subjects
  • Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport
Student score
69% LOW
% employed or in further study
100% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£17k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

112 UCAS points required Average A Level offer BBC LJMU will accept a combination of Band 4 qualifications e.g. A Levels and BTEC Diploma

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
26

26 IB Diploma points.

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

78%

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.

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

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
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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

Course description

Course at a glance ŠOpportunity to run your own live event, working with real clients, venues and attendees ŠExcellent industry links and regular visiting guest speakers ŠOption to undertake a year-long industrial placement ŠAccess to Liverpool-based national events and world-class venues ŠExcellent career prospects within a multi-billion pound sector

Modules

Level 4 core modules: Event planning and risk assessment; marketing for events; the event industry; the events professional; event 'theming'. Level 5 core modules: Marketing communications; research methods for tourism and events; staging events; human resource management for events; conventions, meetings and exhibition management. Level 6 core modules: Dissertation; event impacts; policy, politics and events; contemporary issues in events management; event enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Liverpool John Moores University

Design Academy

With a heritage that stretches back to 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is now one of the largest and most well-established universities in the UK. Our research is influencing policymakers, improving people’s lives and finding solutions to the problems of the 21st century. Wherever you’ve come from and wherever you’re planning to get to, LJMU can help you find your place in the world.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
20%
80%

Year 1

21%
73%
6%

Year 2

15%
85%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
13%
51%
36%

Year 1

84%
16%

Year 2

95%
5%

Year 3

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

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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 71%
Student score 69% LOW
Able to access IT resources

87%

Staff made the subject interesting

72%

Library resources are satisfactory

82%

Feedback on work has been helpful

71%

Feedback on work has been prompt

87%

Staff are good at explaining things

88%

Received sufficient advice and support

80%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: 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
3% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
79% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
2% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
360 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
63% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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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 100% HIGH
Average graduate salary £17k MED
Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

7%

Graduates who are secretarial and related occupations

7%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

32%

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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