BSc (Hons) Events Management

  • Available in Clearing 2023
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Find out more about our Events Management course

Studying Events Management at ARU Peterborough

You’re highly organised, detail oriented, and unflappable. If something goes wrong, you are the first to come up with a solution.

Our BSc (Hons) Events Management degree will equip you with the tools to help you create, organise, and manage a wide variety of specialist events from the consumer focused, to the business oriented. This course is part of our business portfolio, so you will receive a thorough grounding in all aspects of running a successful organisation from finance, law, organisational behaviour, strategy, and marketing.

While studying at ARU, you’ll make strong professional connections, build a portfolio of your events management experience and with regular opportunities to work with events professionals in the Peterborough area, you will increase your employability and grow in confidence.

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Brand new university building

As an Events Management student at ARU Peterborough, you’ll have access to:

  • a brand new university building
  • industry live briefs
  • practical workshops.

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Outstanding student support

Join our student community and:

  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • benefit from a Personal Development Tutor from day one, who's there to support you throughout your time at university
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.


An Event Management degree can prepare you for careers in a wide range of industries.

Graduates from this course will be able to work effectively in a variety of event related roles. They will be able to deploy their knowledge and skills to design and implement events, with effective use of marketing tools and techniques to deliver results. They will be equipped to address gaps in knowledge and understanding and to devise credible solutions to organisational problems in a wide range of event contexts.

You will be a strong candidate for event management, tourism officer, event marketing manager, and event planning roles across a variety of industry sectors including business administration, technical, professional, financial services, logistics, hospitality, utilities, agriculture, and construction.

At ARU Peterborough, our focus is on preparing you for the professional environment and helping you realise your career goals.

Our free Employability Service will help you take practical steps to follow your chosen career path, secure jobs, and work experience, or even start your own business.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU with postgraduate courses on the horizon for ARU Peterborough. You could also study for a Master’s degree such as the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at ARU in Cambridge.

Employability and personal career development

Informed by employers, our courses support an integrated approach to employability. You’ll have opportunities to develop the skills and abilities they are looking for and gain a deeper understanding of how your academic learning relates to the world of work through Live Briefs and Ruskin Modules.

To amplify your career ambition, you will need to actively dedicate time outside of your studies, whether you choose to explore placements, internships or volunteering. Or you could make a social impact by collaborating with our partner organisations through our volunteer scheme Students at the Heart of Knowledge Exchange (SHoKE). These all give you an edge, providing you with experience that you will be able to evidence on your CV and talk about in interviews.

Our Employability and Careers Service offers a range of expert advice and support to build your unique professional profile, including tailored career appointments, advice on writing your CV, and help to complete job applications. You’ll have 24/7 access to the Careers Centre, our comprehensive online digital resource, which empowers you to start building a Personal Career Development Plan from the very start. Design your future at ARU.

Graduate Capitals

To help you stand out when competing for a job after you graduate, we've developed the ARU Graduate Capitals. This is a set of six attributes, valued by employers and industry, that we integrate into our courses and help you develop, so you’ll have life-long career-skills.

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Life in Peterborough

Study in the heart of Peterborough, a historic yet thriving city that's a great home for students. ARU Peterborough is easily accessible by public transport, making it ideal for you to live and study locally.

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Foundation year available

This course offers a foundation year – an extra year of study to help you prepare for university, and build your knowledge and skills.

Placement year available

You have the option to take a placement year as part of this course. It’s a great chance to get hands-on experience in the industry you want to work in.

Your guide to placements