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BA (Hons) Event Management

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

Top 10 UK University for degrees in Event Management in the Guardian 2017 league table.

Music festivals, business conferences, banquets, exhibitions, trade fairs, weddings – the events industry is diverse, dynamic and booming. Our pioneering BA (Hons) Event Management will help you launch a career where you can really make an impact.

  • Choose to complete your degree in three years or take a placement year in industry between your second and final years
  • Unleash your creativity to deliver memorable and successful events for the University and our many industry partners
  • Build all-round managerial skills so that you can hit the ground running in your career
  • Study in an inspiring real-life events venue, the dramatic Devonshire Dome in the famed festival town of Buxton
  • Gain work experience on high-profile and large-scale events countrywide: our students have worked for the likes of Glastonbury and London Fashion Week
  • See event management in action through exciting fieldtrips in the UK and overseas
  • Join a course recognised as one of the best in the country: employers regularly seek out our students for graduate-level job
  • Boost your professional credibility on a degree accredited by the Institute of Hospitality
  • Become a member of hosco, the world’s leading hospitality careers network for students and graduates

Already working in the profession and interested in improving your career prospects? You can also take this course on a flexible part-time basis.

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