Undergraduate programmes

International Events Management

BA (Hons)

Live event projects. Study and work abroad. Take your place in the international events industry.

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Full Time
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  • NameInternational Events Management
  • QualificationBA (Hons)
  • LevelUndergraduate
  • UCAS CodeN812
  • Study modeFull time
  • Duration4 years
  • Tuition fees£17,000 *
  • ScholarshipsYes *
  • Next start dateSeptember 2018
  • Future start dateSeptember 2019
  • Study abroadYes
  • ValidationRegent's University London

Events management is a multi-billion pound global industry which is predicted to grow by more than 10% over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Our BA (Hons) International Events Management programme combines residential trips to events destinations, regular visits to high-profile national and international events and venues, specialist guest lectures, and full involvement in organising a wide range of live events on our beautiful Regent’s Park campus.

We take a holistic approach to your professional and personal development, and seek to hone your skills and broaden your involvement in the industry as your studies progress.

Our programme covers many different disciplines from the global events management industry, and offers a practical but academically rigorous approach to undergraduate study.

You will experience a wide range of different events from the world of luxury, fashion, music, sport, international professional associations, corporates, charities, agencies, and many more, with the aim of developing your understanding of the benefits and challenges of organising events in today’s industry.

We provide regular opportunities for you to organise live events, at different stages, covering different roles. 

By the end of the programme you will graduate as an accomplished global events manager, ready to lead and succeed in whatever area of the industry interests you most.

 

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Length

This is a 4 year full-time programme. 

Additional information

As part of the programme, you will complete at least one semester of Study Period Abroad where further investigation of the international events management industry takes place, and have the opportunity to complete a 4-6 month full-time international industry work placement (which can be undertaken in London or globally) as part of your degree.

Such placements are conducted with global event management agencies, international events venues, suppliers and tourism organisations, or multi-national organisations or brands, for example. 

An increasing number of students from the programme are securing full-time employment post-graduation with organisations they have been employed by as part of their studies at the University.

 

Modules

Year 1                                   

  • Analytical Tools and Techniques for Business                                     
  • Accounting and Finance                                               
  • Introduction to Marketing for the Events Industry                               
  • Introduction to International Events Planning Industry  
  • Global Perspectives       
  • Academic Environment                
  • BA (Hons) Global Management Elective      
  • Regents Module Elective

Year 2

  • Sustainability                                    
  • Managing HR in the Events Industry                                       
  • International Destination Management                
  • Events Planning and Production               
  • Integrated Marketing Communication for Events             
  • Introduction to Business Law     
  • Regents Module Elective             
  • BA (Hons) Global Management Elective      
  • Regents Module Elective

Year 3

  • Study Period Abroad/Placement Learning Project 

Year 4

  • BA (Hons) International Events Management Capstone
  • Fashion, Music and Sports Event Management 
  • International Business Strategy in Events                                           
  • Free Option Module
  • Special Events Management and the User Experience   
  • International Tourism and Event Studies
  • Free Option Module

Elective modules

  • Luxury Brand Management and International Events
  • Strategic Communication in International Events Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Services Marketing
  • Public Relations

 

*Module descriptions will be available shortly.

Study methods

You will experience a wide variety of teaching methods and approaches including lectures, seminar-based activities, group and individual projects, the organisation of live and assessed events on core events modules, attendance at a selection of UK industry events, live pitches to high-profile organisations, guest lectures from predominant industry personnel, University-based exams, and analysis of many different commercial case studies.

A broad approach to learning and teaching is adopted in order that you experience the many different aspects of the international events industry, and hear from its varied stakeholders, each with a fresh perspective on the industry and its challenges.

  • Average class size: The average class size on the programme is 25 students.
  • Average contact hours: On average you will experience 18 contact hours on the degree per week. 
  • Proportion of self-study time expected: You are encouraged to conduct significant independent learning to support your contact hours with staff, and have the opportunity to consistently meet with the programme team to discuss any module queries or issues.

Academic Calendar

Assessment structure

You will be assessed using a variety of methods including industry case studies, individual and group-based reports and presentations, live industry pitches, University exams, the compilation of blogs and videos, and through the organisation of charity fundraising events on campus.

 Student with disabilities

Some classes are delivered in teaching rooms accessed via stairs. If you have a condition that affects your mobility and you require ground floor rooms, or rooms with lift access you are advised to contact the Disability Officer.

Future opportunities

Upon graduation, our students enter a wide variety of employment roles with organisations ranging from international event management agencies and suppliers, convention centres, tourism organisations, high-profile events venues, multi-national corporations, and international sporting organisations, as well as establishing their own businesses.

Our students often have entrepreneurial interests which we help to develop through their studies on the programme.

You too may choose to set up your own business within the events industry upon graduation.

Academic requirements

A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests and attributes.

If you are holding A levels, we would typically make you an offer at grades BBC.

We will also assess your application for proficiency in Mathematics, asking for a GCSE in this subject at grade A-C / 9-4 (or the international equivalent).

We receive applications each year from over 170 countries and are happy to assess all international qualifications. For example, if you are studying the International Baccalaureate, we would make an offer based on your successful completion of the IB Diploma; if you are studying an American High School Diploma, we would make an offer based on a minimum GPA of 2.8 plus three APs at grades 4, 4, 3. 

English Language requirements

We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in Reading and Writing and 5.5 or above in Listening and Speaking
  • Pearson’s Test for English (PTE): Overall score of 58, with 51 or above in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT: Overall score 80 (We do not accept TOEFL from applicants requiring a Tier 4 visa, as this qualification is no longer accepted by the UK Visas and Immigration Department (UKVI)
  • A-level/GCSE/IGCSE English: grade C / 4 or above (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)
  • International Baccalaureate: Grade 5 in A1 or A2 English at Higher or Standard Level

This list is not exhaustive, we will review the English qualifications you have as part of your application and be in contact if we require anything further.

For applicants who wish to improve their English language proficiency, please see our English language courses.

On-campus diagnostic test

For offer holders in London, we can provide a free on-campus English diagnostic test.  This test must be arranged in advance. To book a test, please contact admit@regents.ac.uk. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.

How to apply

Applying to study at Regent's University London is quick and easy. We have put together some helpful information to guide you through the process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.

Step 1 Apply

You can apply in the following ways:

If you have not uploaded the relevant supporting documents during the online application process, you should ensure that we have the below supporting documents as soon as you have completed your application. These can be sent to the Regent’s Admissions Department via email to admit@regents.ac.uk.

  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates from all previous studies (i.e. secondary school and/or university certificates)
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • A 300-500 word personal statement outlining the reasons for applying to your chosen programme, how you feel you will benefit from the programme of study, what contributions you will make to the University and how this will help your future career aspirations.
  • A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
  • If you are not a native English speaker, proof of your English proficiency

Credit Transfer

  • If you’ve already studied part of a degree course elsewhere, you may be able apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and join the programme at an advanced entry point. If you’d like to request entry part-way through a programme, make sure you state this clearly in your statement of purpose and provide us with the transcripts and module descriptions for the relevant study.

Step 2 Receive a response to your application

You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.

We will assess whether you meet our entry requirements and will notify you of the decision via email. UCAS applicants will also receive official notification via the UCAS system.

For some of our programmes, the selection process may include an interview or audition. Interviews/auditions can take the form of a one-to-one interview, group interview or portfolio review which may be conducted by telephone or as a Skype call. Arrangements of these are made between the Admissions Department and the applicant.

Step 3 Accepting your offer

If you wish to accept the offer you must pay the advance tuition fee deposit (non-refundable) to confirm your place.

Please note: There is no formal deadline to pay your advance tuition fee deposit, however we recommend that you confirm your place as soon as possible.

Please see here for information on how to pay.

Step 4 After you have accepted your place

Closer to the start of the term, the Admissions Team will send information regarding the registration process. This will include information on completing your online enrolment prior to your arrival as well as a checklist of documents you will need to bring with you to fully register onto the programme.

Information for international students

If you are an overseas student requiring visa sponsorship to study in the UK, our team will be in touch with information on applying for your student visa and the documents you will need. More information can be found on our visas and immigration page.

Tuition fees are set for the University’s financial year which runs from 1 August to 31 July. 

Fees September 2018

Annual tuition fee: £17,000
Home/EU students advance deposit: £1,000 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)

* Fees for the Study Period Abroad Year is 50% of annual tuition fee.

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As part of our public benefit commitment, we aim to ensure that students are not deterred from applying to Regent’s University London because of financial difficulties. Each year we offer a number of means-tested University bursaries for full-time study on undergraduate programmes.

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The Filippo Corsini Polo Scholarship

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Professor Aldwyn Cooper, Vice-Chancellor of Regent’s University London, wishes to recognise and reward three students each year who demonstrate particular commitment to upholding the University’s values and the ability to play an ambassadorial role for the University during their studies. 

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