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Event Management with Tourism, FdA

University of West London, the United Kingdom

University of West London

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
FdAFull-time2 yearsSeptemberGBP 9250GBP 11500

About Event Management with Tourism, FdA - at University of West London

Course summary

Overview

Events are hugely important attractions for tourism and play a key role in the marketing of destinations. This course looks at the important role of the event manager as a part of the wider tourism industry.

We take advantage of our London location, giving you the opportunity to attend high-profile events and a variety of venues to gain exposure to the industry in action. As well as live event projects, you'll learn through practical teaching such as case studies and team projects, to understand the fundamentals of event management.

Why choose this course?

Studying a foundation degree gives you the fundamental knowledge of the hospitality sector needed to start your career. The modules will give you an introduction to events management in the tourism industry with the aim of developing you into a high-calibre, motivated graduate, equipped with the confidence and flexibility to thrive in your career.

Career and study progression

With a core understanding of the intricacies of event management and tourism and exposure to an array of events across London, you will gain transferable skills for a range of careers in international or UK events management.

On successful completion you can progress on to the BA (Hons) Events Management with Tourism top-up course.

For more details, please see the Career and study progression section.

Other options available for FdA Event Management with Tourism

  • Part time - September 2017, Ealing site

Fees

Fees for home and EU students

Main fee£9,250

Fees for overseas students

Main fee£11,500Find out if you are a home or overseas student.

Funding

Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You will need 72 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications. These can include:

  • A Levels at grade B and C, or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass
  • Access to HE Diploma

You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade A*-C) or Level 2 equivalents.

If you do not hold the above qualifications but possess relevant work experience, you are invited to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

International students

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international/your-country to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

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