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FdAEvents Management with Hospitality

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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Weddings, festivals, parties, conferences – hospitality events are big business. With a degree from the Edge Hotel School at Essex you’ll be right in the thick of it – gaining live experience while you study for a two-year accelerated degree.

Our Events Management with Hospitality degree prepares you for an exciting career in hospitality events management. Alongside your studies you will gain hands-on experience in an operational 4* hotel on the university campus, Wivenhoe House.

The FdA Events Management with Hospitality course is a 16 month intensive course involving around 45 weeks of study per year with around six weeks of annual holiday. On completion of the FdA course you may progress to the final eight months of the BA course to graduate with a BA (Hons) Events Management with Hospitality degree after a total of two years of study.

Event planning and operations
Budget and resource management
Marketing and sales
Entrepreneurship and business strategy

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 BA (Hons) 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 the Events Management with Hospitality programme can go onto careers in:

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