UWS Clearing 2022

Events Management



BA (Hons)


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




September 2022



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 Events management programme 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 the programme.
  • 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 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: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) plus GCSE English Language
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (4 @ HL)
  • 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
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM in related subjects*

* considered on an individual basis

  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Events Management or Events

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

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

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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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