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BABusiness and Event Management

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
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herts.ac.uk/..ses/businessevent-management 

Overview

Business
Studying Business as part of your course allows you to gain a firm understanding of the role of business in society and develop knowledge of the main functional areas; accounting, marketing and human resources through a creative mix of academic study, skills development and practical training. This can lead to a wide range of careers, but also allows focus on one functional area for more specific career prospects.
Event Management
Choosing to study Event Management as part of your course will give you the skills, knowledge and expertise necessary to enter a career in event management. You will be able to work on a live project, giving you hands-on experience, and with guest speakers and field trips, you will develop an understanding of how to manage events within different areas, such as sports, tourism, arts and theatre.

Programme structure

Year 1: global perspectives of business; introduction to business and management; quantitative methods for business and management; event managment; global perspectives of business; image paper screen; professionalism in event management; the event industry; tourism and events: data analysis in practice.
Year 2: business economics; enhancing employability; enterprise; exploring business ethics; managing people; event managment; enhancing employability in event management; event planning; design and community engagement events; olympic impact and legacies; risk management and security for events; the event experience.
Year 3: Business Strategy; contemporary issues in business and management; industry practice; leadership and organisations; event managment; contemporary issues in event management; destination marketing; events and politics; industry practice; niche events; operations management for events; sponsorship, partnership and finance; visitor attraction management.

Career opportunities

Work Placement
As with all our courses students have the opportunity to complete a sandwich placement, which will usually last for one year. During this time you will be employed by the company and will subsequently be paid; for students on placement salaries have ranged from £11,500 – £14000. In past years students have completed placements with: KPMG, Pricewaterhouse, Coopers, Clark & Co Accountants, Lloyds TSB.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States