Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Events Management

Produce successful events, from huge music festivals to product launches for small businesses, as a confident and knowledgeable events manager.

Events Management

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    18 Sep 2023

From massive events like Glastonbury Festival to intricate product launches, you’ll learn how to plan, promote and produce events of all sizes.

Taught at The UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM), a global centre for events management education, this course will also teach you how to run your own events business.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Create and deliver a diverse range of events from conception through to evaluation
  • Learn to manage events staff and suppliers, as well as adhere to licensing requirements
  • Study complex and challenging issues within events management – including the operation of event organisations and their management, and how to plan events in a sustainable way

Visit our School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management microsite to find out more about our courses, staff and research centres. 

Events have increasingly become important markers and influencers in our lives. Whether in sport, the arts, business or politics, not a day goes by without a major event taking place somewhere in the world.

Event managers are in demand by organisations that require specialists to deliver every facet of the event in a proactive and skilful manner.

Coming with some experience of events, whether through volunteering at a school prom or working directly in an events environment, this course will build a solid foundation for your continuing study.

Our applied management course is dedicated to getting you into the events industry, and our experienced lecturers will help you find your way. All modules on the course are contextualised into the events industry - everything you learn will have a practical application when you begin your career.

The university has been given a five-star rating for our academic work in Hospitality & Leisure Management by QS, the international higher education benchmarking agency.

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.

Events society
Our Events Society is one of the largest in the university, and you’ll be made very welcome. As a member of the busy society, you can gain extra qualifications, for example a first aid certificate. You may also be able to plan and implement your own events.

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

Guest lecturers working in the industry will provide you with insight into today's events environment and business strategy.

Why study at Events Management at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. The internationally recognised UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM) is based at Leeds Beckett University
  2. Our School was ranked in the top 50 best schools globally in 2022 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities
  3. Specialist teaching teams including research-active academics and industry professionals
  4. Develop your professional network through our guest lecture series
  5. Sandwich year and placement opportunities
  6. Careers advice for five years after graduation
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Student view BA (Hons) Events Management student Helen talks about her experience studying at Leeds Beckett University

BA (Hons) Events Management