Event Management Undergraduate Courses

A prestigious events venue in its own right, our inspirational campus in Buxton is the ideal place to prepare for a career in the exciting world of event management.

From celebrity weddings to glamorous awards ceremonies, you’ll have many opportunities to gain valuable hands-on experience while studying for your degree.

Our award-winning teaching team is highly respected by the industry as well as regional, national and international employers. You’ll be taught by events management professionals who are carrying out leading research and have great links with industry, essential in preparing you for real-life situations you’ll encounter in the workplace.

Undergraduate Event Management courses

Event Management at the University of Derby
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What our Event Management graduates do

Event Management is an exciting career area, and you will be able to choose from a variety of options when you complete your course.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

Student success leads to new career within the University

Sarah Jones loved her Event Management course so much that, after she graduated with a first, she got a job with us helping current students.

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Our Event Management courses are accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the Association for Event Management Education, and the National Outdoor Events Association.

 Events accreditation

Take your learning to the next level

You can consider progressing to postgraduate studies in related subjects, including our own MSc Event Management which is ideal if you want to develop your leadership and management potential further or if you would like to advance to roles in academia and research.

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Study in Buxton

Our Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism creates a thriving community on the edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park. It's your ideal base to prepare for a high-flying career.

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