University Of Greenwich Events Management

By | 8th June 2017

University Of Greenwich Events Management

Events Management, BA Hons

“Within the Business School of the University of Greenwich, on a daily basis we are given opportunities via e-mails from our tutors and our lecturers to enable us to access the industry.”

Daniel Hall
BA Hons Events Management

  • Do you like organising, planning and meeting people? Like the buzz of working to a tight deadline?
  • Our degree will give you professional skills and confidence in organising events globally
  • Our Hospitality, Events Management, and Tourism programmes are ranked No.1 in London (Guardian University Guide 2018)

Course structure

This degree will give you an understanding of the global events industry and help you to develop your career as an event professional. You will gain the skills and confidence to plan, design, deliver and evaluate events.

You will study in London, one of the greatest cities in the world for events, and home to world-class facilities such as ExCeL London and The O2. You will learn from teaching staff with extensive industry experience and connections and have opportunities to gain hands-on experience by working on projects.

You will be able to volunteer or work on a variety of live events, such as conferences, exhibitions, sporting events, festivals and live music shows. This includes working on a live event project while collaborating with industry and peers to deliver an actual event.

You will learn about event operations, marketing, human resource management, business management, enterprise and strategy, event finance and event production.

University Of Greenwich Events Management

Ranking

Our Hospitality, Events Management, and Tourism programmes are ranked first in London (Guardian University Guide 2018)

Greenwich is one of the top two most globally diverse universities in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, by Hotcourses Diversity Index.

We have also been named as one of the “most international” universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.

Outcomes

The aims of this degree are:

  • To develop the specialist skills you require for a career in events management
  • To develop practical, transferable skills in time management, research and information retrieval, the presentation of information and communication, team work and communication in print and digital forms.

Degree re-structure

This degree is currently being restructured in collaboration with employers, professional bodies and student feedback. This ensures we develop degrees that are aligned with latest industry trends and gives you the opportunity for subject specialisms. (This is standard UK practice across institutions).

The degree structure and courses listed will be updated once these are confirmed.

University Of Greenwich Events Management

Entry requirements

Applicants from a UK educational background:

112 UCAS points from at least two A-levels. No more than 12 points should come from AS-levels.

GCSE English language and mathematics with a minimum of grade C are required.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education
  • Access courses
  • Level 2 alternatives like Functional Skills and Key Skills for English and mathematics.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.

If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our pre-sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136.

In addition

Direct entry to Year 2 or Year 3 is available for qualified applicants.

We welcome applications from mature students.