Get the business skills and practical experience you need to pursue a career in events management. Cover globalisation, cultural concepts, marketing, event design, creativity and strategy.
The events industry dominates the media, delivers objectives, and creates positive impacts. It fills transport systems, hotels, and venues.
By studying BSc (Hons) Business and Events Management at ARU London, you’ll come to understand the theories behind business and events management. But you’ll also be equipped with practical experience.
Our degree course is designed to prepare you to work in the business and events sector, and blends the study of core business skills and management concepts with a live project.
2019 was a landmark year for the industry, which reported spends of £70 billion, over 50% of spend in the UK visitor economy. It provided over 700,000 jobs, and generated £165 billion in trade at business events.
The events industry has come far in terms of its enormous breadth, global competitiveness, expertise, and an indication of how critical it is as part of the UK Government’s strategy to kick-start the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be an unparalleled opportunity to use both business and leisure events to showcase the country’s abilities and resources – and it will drive demand for specialist graduates.
The chance for the UK to utilise the vitality, excitement, and business and social benefits created by events demonstrates that it remains a welcoming and open industry in a changing political and trading framework.
As a Business and Events Management student, you’ll identify career pathways and goals – and develop the know-how professionalism to achieve them.
You’ll also benefit from free membership of the Institute of Hospitality.
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Your ARU London lecturers all have first-hand experience in business and event management, so you can feel confident that the content of your degree is relevant to the demanding, constantly evolving world of business and events.
In your final year, you’ll undertake an Events Live Project. This is an opportunity to combine your academic knowledge with experiences beyond the classroom, apply your skills and personal ideas, and develop transferable skills which can be applied in the workplace.
During your studies, there will be the opportunity to take part in our Employability Scheme with the specific objective of enhancing your future employment prospects. This includes CV workshops, interview techniques, career counselling and visits from prospective employers.
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