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FdA Events Management

This Foundation degree is awarded by Hull University

Are you a great team member with excellent organisational skills?
Are you looking for a dynamic career where no two days are ever the same?

Events management is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting areas of today's leisure industry. This programme builds on practical skills and academic ability to produce trained, motivated individuals with the desire to succeed in this developing area.

On successful completion, there is the opportunity to progress on to the BA Tourism and Business Management Top Up or the final year of the Business Management degree at the Grimsby Institute.

No Awarding body

Duration of Course:

2 Years

Entry requirements:

You will need a minimum of 120 UCAS points or hold a relevant Access Certificate / Diploma with appropriate units. In line with the widening participation brief, however, the Institute will also encourage applications from students who lack formal qualifications.

International Students also require an IELTS score of 5.5 in all areas or a B2 equivalent English Language qualification

What you will learn:

Level 4
Social Psychology for Managers
Vocational Experience 1
Introduciton to Tourism & Event Management
Event Planning & Co-ordination
Professional Skills
Introduction to Finance

Level 5
Vocational Experience 2
Practical Events Management
Public Relations for Events
Event Led Tourism & Regeneration
Budgeting for Project Management
Human Resource Management for Tourism & Events

How is the course assessed:

Whilst on this programme students will be assessed using a variety of methods: individual written assignments (reports and essays), case study based assignments, assignments based on a 'live' project/event, individual and group presentations, closed book exams and the compilation of a self assessment plan. All assessment methods are designed to incorporate key skills which are transferable to the workplace.

Employment information:

Upon successful completion of this foundation degree, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a new career, or advance an existing one within the Event industry. Some graduates will progress on to a final year of study in order to complete a BA Degree in this discipline. Graduates will be able to pursue a wide range of roles within the event industry such as an events organiser/project manager for a charity or business organisation. Other graduates may prefer a more specialised role within the event industry and seek positions such as an event marketing manager or event finance manager in which they can develop their key skills specifically. Alternatively some graduates may prefer the route of event fundraising for organisations. This is just an example of the roles available to graduates following completion of FdA Business & Event Management programme.


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Equal Opportunities

The Grimsby Instutute Group guarantees that it will deal fairly and effectively with all students, staff and visitors and offer equality of opportunity on the basis of age, creed, gender, impairment, learning difficulty, marital status, national origin, race, religion or sexuality.

Students have the right to expect that this will apply to them without prejudice or discrimination and that they also have the obligation to deal fairly and effectively with other students and staff regardless of age, creed, gender, impairment, learning difficulty, marital status, national origin, race, religion or sexuality.

The Grimsby Institute Group will endeavour to comply with the Equality Act 2010 and additional duties, which requires public bodies to make every effort to support persons with disability.

Course was last updated on 6/11/2013