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Events Management

Leeds Beckett University
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Program description

Events have incresingly 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.

From massive events like Glastonbury Festival to intricate product launches, you will gain the ability to plan, promote and produce events of all sizes, including managing staff and suppliers as well as adhering to licensing requirements. You will also learn how to run your own events business.

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. You will be taught by highly experienced events practitioners, all members of the UK Centre for Events Management, the leading provider of events education in the country, which is based here at the University.

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.

We recommend taking the sandwich option for this course - it will enable you to apply your studies and gain a year of valuable industry experience.

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.


We would strongly recommend that you complete the sandwich option of this course which includes a one-year placement in industry to give you the relevant, real-life event experience that will significantly improve your employment prospects once you graduate. There will be a variety of further opportunities to gain paid or voluntary work experience at various events throughout your course.


This course is recognised by the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO).

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Leeds Beckett University

Here at Leeds Beckett, we are a modern professional university with ambition. Based in the vibrant city of Leeds, the biggest financial district outside of London, our vision is to be acknowledged for our commitment to student success, innovation and...

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