Foundation Degree in Events Management | Loughborough College

Foundation Degree in
Events Management

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This vocational course is an widely recognised qualification ideal for those seeking a career within events management.

This Foundation Degree aims to provide you with the skills and experience necessary for successful employment. Through a combination of theoretical study and practical tasks, this programme will allow you to enhance your current abilities and develop as an informed practitioner.

Validated by Nottingham Trent University

Course Content

This Foundation Degree will enable you to study the key areas of events project planning and allow you to explore various roles, including volunteer and professional management, marketing and promotion, and logistical analysis.

Throughout the duration of this course you will be encouraged to conduct practical tasks and expand upon your knowledge through work-based assessments. With excellent links to the events industry, this programme provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable expertise and offers you a platform from which to form your own connections within the events industry.

See the full programme specification.


Year 1

  • Customer Care
  • Industrial Placement
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Introduction to Events
  • Event & Hospitality Planning 1

Year 2

  • Research Project
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Special Events
  • Crowd Management
  • Event & Hospitality Planning 2


The programme includes course trips to relevant facilities and businesses within industry, as well as a variety of talks from guest speakers appropriate to the subject area. Additional industry qualifications are available as part of the programme.

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Loughborough College following its review of the institution in March 2014.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of 48 UCAS points
  • Vocational qualifications and experience are also considered.

UCAS code: N820 FdA/EMgt

Progression Opportunities

Graduates of this course with suitable grade profiles are automatically considered for progression on to final-year BA (Hons) degree programmes. You can choose to enrol on a number of management-related, one-year BA (Hons) courses to further enhance your technical skills or, alternatively, you may wish to enter employment directly.

Students have found success with careers in management, music concert venues, festivals, marketing and promotion, exhibitions, and conferences.

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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT): £7,395.00

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 18/19TFK0081

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