A business degree is a powerful, career-launching qualification, and if you’re interested in a career in business, combining two subjects will give you sought-after skills, exciting experiences and a whole world of future career opportunities.
You’ll develop a specialism in event management that could see you planning corporate events, concerts, festivals or sports fixtures, right across the globe. You’ll get hands-on experience on a live event management project, hear from industry-leading guest speakers and go on rewarding field trips.
Studying business will make you an attractive candidate in today’s competitive job market, particularly when combined with another subject.
The flexibility of this course leaves graduates in a position to take on various business roles within both the public and private sectors or to go on to run their own businesses. Our graduates have gone on to work at Amazon UK, Jaguar Land Rover, Hewlett Packard and the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Alongside traditional teaching methods of lectures, seminars and tutorials, we operate a web-based student support system called StudyNet where you can expect to find a range of material and communications about every module.
The teaching method for most modules on the course is a one hour lecture followed by a one hour seminar. Typically, a new topic will be introduced in each lecture. The seminars provide an opportunity to discuss and obtain feedback on the topic introduced in the previous week's lecture. Usually, assessment is split between coursework and examination. Coursework may take a variety of forms and could be individual or group work.
As with all our courses students have the opportunity to complete a sandwich placement, which will usually last for one year. During this time you will be employed by the company and will subsequently be paid; for students on placement salaries have ranged from £11,500 - £14000. In past years students have completed placements with:
This course offers you the opportunity to study abroad through the University's study abroad programme. Study abroad opportunities are available worldwide and in Europe under the Erasmus+ Programme.
|Principles of Marketing||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Economics for Business||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Quantitative Methods for Business (UJH)||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Accounting for Managers||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|HR Management for the Tourism & Event Industry||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|The Global Event Industry||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Study & Research Skills for the Event Industry||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Media Design for Event Management||15 Credits||Compulsory|
*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.
The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.
|UCAS points||A Level||BTEC|
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|23/09/2020||31/05/2021||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|
|21/09/2020||31/05/2021||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|
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|20/09/2021||31/05/2022||Apply online (Full Time)|
|23/09/2021||31/05/2022||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|
|21/09/2021||31/05/2022||Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)|