BSc (Hons) Business with Events Management

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Introduction

Bring people together and make great things happen with our Business with Events Management degree course in Cambridge.

Make things happen

Better futures

At ARU you'll be part of our Faculty of Business and Law. Our Dean, Professor Gary Packham, talks about the faculty's impact on your future.

You want to make things happen. You’re driven by the energy of live events and want to play a major part in managing them.

That’s where we come in. Our BSc (Hons) Business with Events Management degree offers a mix of real-life event work, up-to-the-minute business knowledge, and active collaborative learning.

Our strong industry links mean you’ll have opportunities to help run events in Cambridge. There’s the option to take a placement year, too.

Events management is a rewarding career in an industry unlike any other. You’ll channel ‘work hard, play hard’ as you equip yourself with the essential toolkit to manage small and large-scale events.

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Facilities and accreditation

Course features

As well as our extensive library and IT facilities, you can expect the following as part of your BSc (Hons) Business with Events Management degree course:

  • active collaborative learning which includes digitally supported learning with online screencasts providing background material to support face-to-face discussion.
  • the opportunity to apply and enhance your skills while developing new ones, with an optional placement year

Opportunities

As part of your BSc (Hons) Business with Events Management degree course, you'll have access to:

  • the opportunity to apply and enhance your skills while developing new ones, with an optional placement year
  • study visits available in Europe and beyond

ABTA partners

As partners of the Association of British Travel Agents, we receive the latest industry insights, knowledge and news from ABTA to share with our students

Careers

The world of business never stands still and our BSc (Hons) Business with Events Management degree course is no different. Learning up-to-the-minute skills and knowledge as you study with us, there is a major focus on practical, hands-on learning to get you set up for a career in business.

We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities you will need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn through work-based projects, internships or placements.

Through our Business and Law Intern Programme, around 35 students each year get the opportunity to take advantage of exclusive training and development, a business mentor, work experience, and even a reference from the Dean.

This degree course will open the doors to a wide range of careers in the business sector and gives you the theoretical and practical knowledge you’ll need to work across a range of business areas.

You may find yourself wanting to become be a top events and marketing manager, an event organiser or skilled PR executive or even a wedding planner. At ARU, we’ll help to guide you towards realising your career goals.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us, of course. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters such as our Marketing MSc or our renowned Master of Business Administration MBA. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.

Emma Scriven

"My placement helped me to gain infinite amounts of confidence and so many other skills, such as problem solving, resilience, thinking on my feet and communication. I feel so much more knowledgeable about the career I want to go into and the skills and experiences I need to get there."

Emma Scriven

BSc (Hons) Business with Human Resource Management student

Emma's story

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Placement year available

You have the option to take a placement year as part of this course. It’s a great chance to get hands-on experience in the industry you want to work in.

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