UWS Clearing

Events Management


BA (Hons)

4 years full-time, typically 6 years part-time


September 2023


About the course

Fancy learning about the important role events have in society and the skills required to plan and stage events to run like clockwork? Then UWS’s BA (Hons) Events Management is designed to take your knowledge and skills to the next level.

You’ll learn about managing projects, budgets and risk management and other operational skills needed to stage events and will develop your understanding of the important role that events have in communities at a local national and international level.

You will learn ways that events can be managed to achieve sustainability goals and have a positive impact on society.

With close industry partnerships and regular guest lectures from events professionals, the content delivered on this programme aims to provide you with insight and experience of best practice across a range of events sectors, including business events, conferences, sports, music and a range of community festivals.


  • Volunteering and work-related opportunities are offered to students at all stages of your studies.
  • Volunteering and work-related opportunities are offered throughout the programme to help you develop practical skills and learn from professionals
  • Events management techniques from a variety of different sectors are studied to provide you with relevant skills sought after by employers.
  • Unique to the BA (Hons) Events Management programme, the Festival Curriculum is designed to bring students from different years together to plan and stage your own live event project.
  • Industry links and guest lectures from experienced professionals ensure teaching and assessments remains up-to-date and relevant.
  • Guest speakers from industry and governing bodies are a regular feature of the course to provide industry insight.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BCC (69 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: DDD (72 UCAS Tariff points) plus GCSE English Language
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities – BBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBB (144 UCAS Tariff points) including English
  • A levels: BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points) including English and Maths
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • SQA HNC: Events Management or Events or Travel & Tourism or Hospitality Management
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Events Management or Events

NB: all applicants for Year 3 must have successfully completed a practical Events Management module/unit and have staged an event.

How to Apply


You can apply for this course, as well as keep up-to-date with your undergraduate application, via the UCAS Hub.

Your UCAS Hub account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Clearing Guide

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Enquire about this course

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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