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BAEvents Management

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Edge Hotel School United Kingdom, Wivenhoe House, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ
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Start your career in events management at Essex. Graduates of this programme could go onto careers working on weddings, sporting events, festivals, fashion shows, corporate events or conferences.

The Events Management degree prepares you for the fast-paced world of planning and managing events. You will learn alongside lecturers who have worked on worldwide and high profile events while gaining experience of real weddings, conferences and private functions alongside your studies.

The course includes an integrated work experience placement in Wivenhoe House, a 4* country house hotel on Essex’s Colchester campus.

Event planning and legalities
Winning an event contract and proposal design
Business innovation
Contemporary management practice
Cultural events, festivals and weddings
Human resources management
Digital marketing

Sessions on research methods, presentation skills and referencing to assist you with your learning, as well as sessions on CV writing and behavioural interview techniques.
The Edge Hotel School experience is unlike any other student experience. Based on the University of Essex Colchester campus, you will have the best of both worlds. Not only will you graduate from a leading university* – you will develop your industry knowledge and professional skills by working within Wivenhoe House, a real-life 4* hotel, alongside your studies.

Career opportunities

The Events Management with Hospitality degree at the Edge Hotel School combines both hotel experience and industry knowledge to provide you with the skills for a career in conference and events management.

The hospitality industry are excited by the calibre of our graduates and there are opportunities throughout the course to meet recruitment managers and network.

Graduates of this programme can go onto careers, in the UK or internationally, in areas such as:

Events management
Wedding planning
Venue management
Festival planning and management
Food and beverage management
Marketing and sales
Cruise ships and airlines

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States