Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit to excel in events management? Realise your ambitions with our industry-focused degree courses.
If your future lies in the dynamic sector of rural events management, we will develop your event planning skills and give you the business acumen to succeed.
Our professional and dedicated staff are fullyinvested in your future and bring to the table a wealth of industry expertise. Your course will be carefully balanced between practical management skills and business modules, with content being supported by our industry partners.
Independent study projects will help you to recognise your strengths and interests while building self-confidence in your own abilities.
From organising student socials and charity fundraisers, to working at prestigious public events on and off campus – we will instill the mindset you need.
The UK events industry is worth over £39.1 billion and represents 35% of the total value of the UK visitor economy
7 out of the top 10 jobs held by UK graduates are in the business, sales and HR sector
Industry focused, career ready…
We are committed to producing graduates who are career ready. You will undertake a relevant work placement to gain firsthand experience and develop your industry knowledge through study tours, project work and conferences.
You will visit commercial events both in the UK and overseas such as the industry’s biggest expo – the Event Production Show.
Visiting speakers will keep you fully-informed about your career options and your learning experience will be enriched with access to an industry mentor who will be on hand to support you throughout your studies.
Where could your degree take you?
The world of rural events management is varied and there are plenty of exciting career opportunities available. Many of our former students go on to make a name for themselves in major companies or set up successful businesses.
As a graduate with excellent communication skills and the business knowledge that matters, your degree could open doors to a career in recruitment, the hospitality and charity sector, accountancy, or marketing and human resources – to name but a few.
Here are just some of the careers available in this sector:
- Events manager
- Marketing roles for events agencies
- Events health and safety officer
- Social media marketing
- Conference and exhibitions manager
- Charity fundraiser
Where will you be studying?
Over recent years we have invested over £80million across campus on new builds, cutting-edge technology and our halls of residence.
Based at our dedicated Higher Education Centre, you will be ideally located in the heart of rural Cheshire and near to major cities such as Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham.
Our campus and facilities are used as an events and wedding venue with festivals, seasonal markets and corporate events being held onsite.
Your University Centre Reaseheath Experience
Make the most of your university experience with the varied social environment on offer. Our smaller seminar groups allow you to learn with like-minded others and your tutors will be on-hand to support you during your undergraduate career and beyond.
Our Student Association organises many events for you to get involved with and you will gain experience and build your network of business links at commercial events such as Bolesworth
International Horse Show, the Royal Cheshire Show, CarFest and the Nantwich Food Festival. Broaden your horizons with our study tour to Barcelona and visit international sporting events including Grand Prix Formula 1 and Camp Nou stadium – home of Barcelona Football Club.
You’ll also gain an insight into Spanish culture with visits to key tourist attractions such as the La Sagrada Familia Basilica and you can even try your hand at flamenco dancing!