|Location||United Kingdom, Colchester|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||16 months|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
GCSE: Mathematics and English C/4
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Weddings, festivals, parties, conferences – hospitality events are big business. With a degree from the Edge Hotel School at Essex you’ll be right in the thick of it – gaining live experience while you study for a two-year accelerated degree.
Our Events Management with Hospitality degree prepares you for an exciting career in hospitality events management. Alongside your studies you will gain hands-on experience in an operational 4* hotel on the university campus, Wivenhoe House.
The FdA Events Management with Hospitality course is a 16 month intensive course involving around 45 weeks of study per year with around six weeks of annual holiday. On completion of the FdA course you may progress to the final eight months of the BA course to graduate with a BA (Hons) Events Management with Hospitality degree after a total of two years of study.
Event planning and operations
Budget and resource management
Marketing and sales
Entrepreneurship and business strategy
Sessions on research methods, presentation skills and referencing to assist you with your learning, as well as sessions on CV writing and behavioural interview techniques
The Edge Hotel School experience is unlike any other student experience. Based on the University of Essex Colchester campus, you will have the best of both worlds. Not only will you graduate from a leading university* – you will develop your industry knowledge and professional skills by working within Wivenhoe House, a real-life 4* hotel, alongside your studies.
The BA (Hons) Events Management with Hospitality degree at the Edge Hotel School combines both hotel experience and industry knowledge to provide you with the skills for a career in conference and events management. The hospitality industry are excited by the calibre of our graduates and there are opportunities throughout the course to meet recruitment managers and network.
Graduates of the Events Management with Hospitality programme can go onto careers in:
Festival planning and management
Food and beverage management
Marketing and sales
Cruise ships and airlines