Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Events Management with International Foundation Year

Events Management with International Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    4 Years
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

If English is not your first language, this subject-specific international foundation year will give you the necessary English language ability and expertise to study an undergraduate degree in events management within UK higher education. Applicants requiring a Student Visa will not be eligible for this integrated course and instead should apply for the non-integrated International Foundation Year.

As part of your course, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of British culture and universities through a series of lectures and seminars
  • Develop intercultural awareness and self-confidence
  • Work on your communication, maths, research and study skills
  • Increase skills in presentation, time management, problem-solving and planning
  • Discover some of the fundamental principles of events management
  • Gain the ability to plan, promote and produce events of all sizes
  • Learn about managing staff and suppliers as well as adhering to licensing requirements

We will help you improve your study skills through projects, essays and practical exercises. You will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and classroom tests in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Academic support
You’ll be given access to online self-study resources and matched with a personal tutor who will offer you guidance throughout the course.

Like minds
You might study some parts of the course with British students, while other sessions will be with fellow international students.

Guest lectures
A range of guest speakers will provide unique and insightful views and opinions on how best to settle into the UK and how to achieve the most from your time at university.

Class study
In semester one, there will be 16.50 hours classroom-based daytime study per week, as well as a recommended 15 hours per week of self-study.

In semester two, there will be a minimum of 15 hours classroom-based daytime study per week, depending on your subject route, as well as a recommended 15 hours per week of self-study. 

Your class timetable will be provided at induction. All classes take place during the working week from Monday to Friday at any time between 09:00 and 18:00. There will be no classes on national holidays Monday 3 May, Monday 31 May and Monday 30 August 2021).

Class size
Maximum 23 students, except in the Researching Contemporary Britain lectures and some subject module classes, which will be determined in the pathway schools.

Degree progression
On completion of this course, you will automatically progress to study on an undergraduate degree in your chosen subject area. You will also be awarded a Foundation Certificate. As such, this course is the first year of a four-year integrated degree programme.

Why study Events Management with International Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Gain an understanding of British culture and universities
  2. Gain a practical understanding of business
  3. Complete a course accredited by the British Council for teaching English
  4. Work both in groups and individually to boost your confidence and develop your team skills
  5. Upon completion, gain automatic entry to your chosen course


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