Events Management (Full Degree in Shanghai)

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BA (Hons) Events Management

SBC and the University of Huddersfield have been offering Events Management programmes since 2008. This course is for you if you are interested in building a career in the exciting and fast-paced Events sector. From rock concerts and the Olympic Games to local and regional events, events management specialists are needed in various industries throughout the world. If you value creativity and enjoy planning, communicating and managing a team, this course will be suited to you.      

 Degree Duration: 4 Years (3 without foundation) 

Core Modules Include: Meeting, Conference and Exhibition Management, Stadium and Arena Management, Creativity and Innovation in Context and Global Events and Festivals.

Who is it For?

BA (Hons) Events Management is for students interested in working in the fast-paced Events industry. From rock concerts and the Olympic Games to local weddings and store openings, events managers are needed in various industries throughout the world. If you value creativity and you enjoy planning, communicating and managing a team, this course will be suited to you.

This is a hugely exciting time to be studying Events Management in Shanghai given all the current and planned attractions in the city, including the opening in 2016 of Shanghai Disney Resort.


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What’s Included?

As an academic subject, Events Management incorporates a variety of academic disciplines, including Management, Marketing and Hospitality. This course is designed to produce graduates equipped with the skills, knowledge and competence to manage events. This includes venue selection, public safety and crowd control, the provision of staffing, marketing, design and staging, music promotion and sponsorship.

Some of the subjects include Introduction to Management Accounting; Meeting, Conference and Exhibition Management; Stadium and Arena Management; Creativity and Innovation in Context; and Research Methods.

Events Management students at SBC also take an active role in organising and managing a live event held on campus. Final year SBC students organise and manage live events off campus for external organisations and every Events Management student experiences working with a charity before they graduate.


What are the Benefits of the Course?

The degree is awarded by the University of Huddersfield, a university that is recognised in the UK for its teaching excellence and student-focused approach. 82% of Events Management students were satisfied with the course, 92% of students were happy with the way staff explained the course and 70% of graduates were in professional or managerial employment within 6 months of graduation.

(Data comes from unistats.gov.uk and is related to University of Huddersfield Events Management Course)

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What are my options after graduating?

Events Management professionals are needed in all sectors, including Government, Banking, Entertainment, Retail, Sport and Music. SBC’s events management graduates have gone on to work for companies such as KPMG, L’Oréal, Standard Chartered, The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, and Porsche. There is also the option to proceed to Master studies, subject to meeting university entry requirements.