BSc (Hons) Events Management

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Introduction

You’re highly organised, detail oriented, and unflappable. If something goes wrong, you are the first to come up with a solution.

Be the first

Be one of the first students at ARU Peterborough, a brand-new university with a focus on your employability. We’ve developed our courses in collaboration with regional businesses – so you can be sure you’ll graduate with the skills employers need.

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Our BSc (Hons) Events Management degree will equip you with the tools to help you create, organise, and manage a wide variety of specialist events from the consumer focused, to the business oriented. This course is part of our business portfolio, so you will receive a thorough grounding in all aspects of running a successful organisation from finance, law, organisational behaviour, strategy, and marketing.

While studying at ARU, you’ll make strong professional connections, build a portfolio of your events management experience and with regular opportunities to work with events professionals in the Peterborough area, you will increase your employability and grow in confidence.

Course and modules are subject to validation.

Course options

Course options

Applications to study this course in September 2023 open in September 2022.

Key facts

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Fees and paying for university

Facilities and accreditation

Brand new university building

As an Events student at ARU Peterborough, you’ll have access to:

  • A brand new university building
  • Industry live briefs
  • Practical workshops

Outstanding student support

Join our student community and:

  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • benefit from a Personal Development Tutor from day one, who's there to support you throughout your time at university
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.

Careers

An Event Management degree can prepare you for careers in a wide range of industries.

Graduates from this course will be able to work effectively in a variety of event related roles. They will be able to deploy their knowledge and skills to design and implement events, with effective use of marketing tools and techniques to deliver results. They will be equipped to address gaps in knowledge and understanding and to devise credible solutions to organisational problems in a wide range of event contexts.

You will be a strong candidate for event management, tourism officer, event marketing manager, and event planning roles across a variety of industry sectors including business administration, technical, professional, financial services, logistics, hospitality, utilities, agriculture, and construction.

At ARU Peterborough, our focus is on preparing you for the professional environment and helping you realise your career goals.

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

Our free Employability Service will help you take practical steps to follow your chosen career path, secure jobs, and work experience, or even start your own business.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU with postgraduate courses on the horizon for ARU Peterborough. You could also study for a Master’s degree such as the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at ARU in Cambridge.

Graduate Capitals

To help you stand out when competing for a job after you graduate, we've developed the ARU Graduate Capitals. This is a set of six attributes, valued by employers and industry, that we integrate into our courses and help you develop, so you’ll have life-long career-skills.

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Foundation year available

This course offers a foundation year – an extra year of study to help you prepare for university, and build your knowledge and skills.

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.

Your guide to placements

Life in Peterborough

Study in the heart of Peterborough, a historic yet thriving city that's a great home for students. ARU Peterborough is easily accessible by public transport, making it ideal for you to live and study locally.

Get to know Peterborough

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