AVAILABLE BRAND: Cornwall College | LEARNING AREAS: Travel & Tourism COURSES

FdA Event Management

Fr 2018 start

Cornwall College Eden Project LEVEL: 5 Travel & Tourism

Delivered in partnership with the Eden Project, this programme is for those wishing to gain a qualification in event management based within a world-class visitor attraction. It will enable you to learn in an inspirational environment within a framework of sustainability and ethical tourism.

If you aspire to working in the events sector, Eden presents a wealth of opportunity to engage with one of the most successful events organisations in the UK.

The programme also provides invaluable industry updates and continued professional development for those who are currently employed in the events industry. It looks carefully at the industry ensuring that your knowledge is relevant and meets industry standards.

This foundation degree will equip you with professional leadership and business management skills, as well as specialist knowledge of the event management industry. Our team of specialists comprises industry professionals who operate successful events management businesses alongside their lecturing.

You will be working alongside the Eden staff to organise a range of events, conferences, weddings, gigs and performances both within Eden itself and in venues across Cornwall. You will gain an invaluable insight into current thinking and practice within the sector, as well as the chance to work in partnership with industry professionals.

The added value of the Eden experience, coupled with how the programme is delivered, means on completion of the course you will be a sought after professional, equipped to organise all types of events from cultural festivals, surf and sports competitions to corporate trade shows, conventions, fundraisers and awards.

 

Possible Progression (subject to availability) 

– BA (Hons) Business Enterprise final year at Camborne – BSc (Hons) Events Management final year at Plymouth University

 

Possible Careers 

– Event Management

– Marketing and Fundraising

– Festival Organiser

– Community Events Manager

– Hotel Events Manager

– Conference Organiser

– Corporate Events and Hospitality

– Wedding Consultant

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: N821
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points (32 from A2 Level). Plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English language and maths.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver Award

Tags

Share this course with someone you know...

COURSE MODULES

Indicative Modules Year 1

  • Business Finance
  • Introduction to Conferences & Events
  • Managing Event Operations
  • Principles of Event Design & Themes
  • Marketing
  • Personal & Employability Skills Development

Indicative Modules Year 2

  • Promotional Events
  • Introduction to HRM & Employment Law
  • Event Planning
  • Applied Research
  • Festivals
Options (choose one)
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education & Interpretation of Tourism Environments
  • Sustainable Tourism Management
  • Special Study - Leadership & Entrepreneurship

*Modules are subject to change and availability

COURSE OFFERINGS

FdA Event Management

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Eden Project

Duration

2 years full-time


FdA Event Management

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Eden Project

Duration

3 years part-time



*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

If you come into the International category (non EU*) and Channel Island (inc. Isle of Man) the tuition fee may vary – click here for full fee information