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Event Management, FdA

Event Management, FdA

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Our two-year foundation degree will help set you apart as an innovative and confident professional, ready to make your name in this action-packed industry.

Making your career the main event

With its emphasis on ‘learning by doing’ and strong input from employers, our FdA Event Management is your entrance ticket to an exhilarating career. It equips you for leading roles in an industry which is now worth £42.3 billion in the UK alone, accounts for 35% of the visitor economy and supports 570,000 jobs.

We help you build the full repertoire of skills to plan, design, manage, promote and deliver events for a wide range of clients and consumers. The course covers all the essential aspects of event management, including human resources, marketing, finance, legislation and the groundbreaking new technologies which are transforming the industry today.  

At the same time, you will develop your practical abilities in multi-tasking, project management, leadership, networking and negotiation.

Careers and employability

As a graduate of the FdA Event Management, you can pursue a variety of careers in this diverse and rapidly growing industry. There is a wide range of opportunities within commercial, not-for-profit and public sector organisations anywhere in the world.

As well as managing and co-ordinating events, you could consider roles in fields such as project management, marketing and promotions, public relations, sponsorship, fundraising and consultancy.

Some of our recent Event Management graduates have gone on to successful careers in roles ranging from wedding planner to site management consultant, conference co-ordinator to nightclub manager.

Programme Structure

To complete the FdA Events Management, you'll study modules such as:

Stage one
  • Academic Study Skills
  • Marketing and Communication
  • The Fundamentals of Event Studies
  • Event Design
  • Event Planning
  • Work Placement 1: Events
Stage two
  • Research Skills
  • Business Development
  • Managing People
  • Event Legislation
  • Event Production
  • Work Placement 2: Events

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

UCAS points - 48 (up to 16 from AS-levels)Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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