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Warwickshire College Group

Events and Business Management

UCAS Code: N820

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


or two A Levels in a relevant subject

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

or Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject

UCAS Tariff

80

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Event management

This degree offers students the chance to immerse themselves in practical aspects and academic study of the Events Industry. Work based learning and placements are an integral feature of our Events degree programme, as is developing understanding of how events are integral to business marketing strategy, how operational detail affects customer satisfaction of an event and why contingency planning is essential to successful event execution.Students will be introduced to the professional standards of the events industry, and be exposed to entrepreneurial concepts that will enable them to see opportunities for creating businesses or engage in a rewarding career.Following the granting of Foundation Degree-Awarding Powers to Warwickshire College by Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council in 2014, this qualification is awarded by Warwickshire College.

Modules

Modules may include:

Year 1:
Introduction to Events Management
Event Planning and Procedures
Project Management
Principles of Marketing
Organisational Behaviour
ASSET (academic study skills and employability)

Year 2:
Event Feasibility
Live Event
The Financial Manager
Trading Legally and Safely
Commercial Evaluation Project
Research Methods and Critical Thinking

Assessment methods

The degree programme is entirely assessed using a series of assignments throughout the two year programme. There are no formal examinations for successful completion of this course.

You will also be required to undertake the equivalent of 400 hours of work placement across the two years.

The assessment methods are subject to a review in August 2019 and there may be some changes at that point.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,975
per year
EU
£7,975
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,975
per year
Scotland
£7,975
per year
Wales
£7,975
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Royal Leamington Spa College

Rugby College

Department:

Business, Administration, Management and Accounting

TEF rating:

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