Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Creative Event Design with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BA (Hons) Creative Event Design degree with integrated foundation year.

Creative Event Design with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • UCAS code

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  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    4 Years
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Taught at The UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM), a global centre for events management education, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our full BA (Hons) Creative Event Design degree if you don’t have the required UCAS points, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four events, tourism and hospitality management related modules - these will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our routes, from tourism principles and practice to customer service experiences
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

After your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Design, plan and deliver live event experiences that captivate audiences and make you stand out in your field
  • Develop creative strategies and live event content
  • Explore experiential marketing and audience engagement strategies to corporate communications and discover how best to secure funding for your events

You’ll learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available at Leeds Beckett, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the Library, or you need advice about personal issues.

During your second, third and fourth years you’ll study an average of six modules each year. 

The UKCEM Network
You’ll become an active member of our thriving community of events practitioners – the UKCEM Network.  As well as delivering internationally recognised events management education, the UKCEM has a global reputation for international research and for supporting 25 years of successful alumni at home and overseas.

Expert practitioners 
Our specialist teaching team includes research-active academics and industry professionals who work as consultants to the course – expertise which feeds into your learning.

Industry professionals and leading creative event experts will be invited to speak with you, offering you unique insights and the opportunity to network and develop your own professional contacts.

Thriving city
You’ll discover more about the thriving city of Leeds, where you will be given many opportunities to work and connect with a vibrant and creative events scene. Our vast array of industry contacts and rich alumni network will give you access to the festivals, corporate and cultural sector. You’ll be encouraged and supported to volunteer or work on events, giving you the chance to develop your professional skills.

Why study Creative Event Design with Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. The internationally recognised UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM) has been delivering events management education for 25 years
  2. The School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management was ranked in the top 50 best schools globally in 2020 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities
  3. Our specialist teaching team includes research-active academics and industry professionals who work as consultants to the course
  4. Develop professional contacts when visiting speakers come to offer unique industry insights during guest lectures
  5. Deepen your skills and experience, build your confidence, contacts, and CV, and improve your chances of jumping straight into a job after graduation with a paid sandwich year
  6. We'll help find the placement that’s right for you. You'll also continue to receive careers advice for five years after graduation

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