Events Management

Qualification: Extended Diploma
Level 3

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About the course

This events management course will provide you with the specialist skills and practical experience required to work in the fast-paced hospitality, tourism and events industries. It will prepare you for work in one of the fastest growing industries in the world - hospitality and events. You'll cover a range of topics to give you an overview of the different roles and specialist areas you could work in. During the course you will be involved with organising a number of live events.

Earn up to 168 UCAS points#

#Based on Distinction grades

What you will learn

Year 1

  • The hospitality industry
  • Supervising customer service performance in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
  • Providing customer service in hospitality
  • Food and drinks service
  • Food safety supervision for catering
  • Contemporary world and European food
  • Events organisation in hospitality
  • Front office operations in hospitality
  • Planning and managing a hospitality event

Year 2

  • Supervisory skills for the hospitality industry
  • Food service organisation
  • Asian food
  • Environment and sustainablity in hospitality
  • Hospitality business enterprise
  • e-business for hospitality
  • Marketing in hospitality
  • Human resources in hospitality
  • Financial control in hospitality

If you successfully complete the first year of study you will gain a level 3 Diploma qualification. In order to progress to the second year you will need to pass the first year of study.


100% Coursework/practical

Entry requirements
  • 5 GCSEs grade A*–C/9–4 (including English and maths) OR
  • Level 2 in Hospitality & Catering or Travel & Tourism (with GCSE English and maths grade A*–C/9–4) OR
  • Relevant industry experience
Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
03/09/18 2 years Main
What next?
  • Degree at university
  • Enter employment in the events industry
Additional information

Trips, visits & activities

  • Guest speakers
  • Organising events
  • Industry week activities
  • Southampton Boat Show
  • Overseas residential
  • Work experience

If you will be 19 before the start of the second year of this course, you will be liable to pay a fee for that year. Please contact us for more information.