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Year of Entry 2020/21
BSc (Honours)

Events Management (Arts and Entertainment) (1 year top-up)

Full-time Event Management

Top up your qualifications to an honours degree, and gives you excellent experience of the events sector.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: 2020/21 fees are not yet confirmed. See fees and funding below.
International: £13,650 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? N8W4
When do I start? September

Course summary

This course is based on the final year of our BSc (Honours) Events Management (Arts and Entertainment). It allows you to top up a HND, foundation degree or equivalent in a relevant subject to a honours degree level in Event Management.

You will learn the specific skills to create, manage and deliver events within the arts and entertainment sector. This could include events in arts venues, live gigs, museums, cultural attractions and festivals. This course will give you an understanding of how events in this sector are strategically managed and funded from both a political and cultural perspective.

How you learn

You will develop your skills through a combination of seminars and workshops, by attending lectures and by completing projects. Field trips, site visits and work with external organisations enhance your engagement and understanding of the complexities and challenges of operating in the international events industry particularly in the arts and entertainment sector.

You learn through

  • live events
  • guest speakers
  • problem solving
  • exercises
  • case studies
  • individual and group presentations
  • directed learning activities

Applied learning

Live projects

As part of this course, you will undertake a large real-world project worth 40 credits to deliver an arts and entertainment-based event here in Sheffield. You will have the autonomy to create, market and deliver the event, supported by experienced tutors.

Field trips & Industry Engagement

You have access to work experience opportunities across various event sectors (including the arts and entertainment sector) available from an online portal updated in real-time with roles ranging from local charity events to international festivals in Europe.

Your modules will also feature arts and cultural visits in and around the region.

Networking opportunities

Our links with industry mean that you hear from a wide range of guest speakers. Previous guest speakers have included Martin Green of the London 2012 organising committee (LOCOG), Simon Graveling of Athens 2004, London 2012 and Sochi 2014; David Jamilly of Theme Traders, and Jon Hughes from KPMG.

As a top up route there is no placement opportunity with this course, however there are still a number of applied learning indicatives you will have access to. On top of the Live Event module you will be using real-world case studies and examples in class.


Future careers

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work at 

  • 2012 and 2016 Olympics Games
  • Banks Sadler
  • Welcome to Yorkshire
  • Hilton Hotels
  • TRO
  • Because Experiential Marketing
  • Vodafone
  • Olympia London

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally one from

• a HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules

• equivalent qualification in a relevant subject

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Arts And Entertainment In Society Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Event Design Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Management For Events Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
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Module: The Live Arts And Entertainment Event Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/2021 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK/EU students starting this course in 2019/20 are £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Event management courses (PDF)

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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