BA (Hons) International Festival & Event Management With Tourism

Undergraduate, Full-time

International Festival & Event Management With Tourism BA (Hons)



Many of our Visiting Professors are Directors of Edinburgh's major festivals and events

Overview

Advanced Entry Only

Edinburgh is the most famous festival city in the world with more than 70 years’ history of arts and cultural festivals. Visitors from all over the globe travel to this tourism-friendly capital city every year to experience its renowned arts and cultural festivals alongside its thriving portfolio of entertainment, business, and sporting events, making it a great place to study international festival and event management.

Please note this programme is only available for advanced entry to Year 3.

Fireworks over Edinburgh Castle at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Mode of Study:

Full-time (available as Part-time)

Duration:

4 years

Start date:

Sep

UCAS code:

N891

Placement:

Yes

Study Abroad:

Yes


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Course details

You'll learn how to plan, design, market, operate and develop events, as well as how these events can be used to help local economies and communities. 

With the possible opportunity to study abroad, this course offers excellent preparation for your career in festival and events management or tourism.


  • calendar How you’ll be taught Lectures, workshops, seminars, overseas study at partner institutions, conversational Language sessions. Online resources include lecture slides, reading suggestions, podcasts, wikis, videos and more
  • note and pen Assessments
  • briefcase Work placement Optional supervised work placement or overseas study module. Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study. Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.
  • study abroad Study abroad

    Optional overseas study module


Entry requirements

Our Entry Requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

Minimum year 3

HND

Pass HND Events or Events Management with grades B at SCQF Level 8 in the graded unit.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2019/20 2020/21
Scotland/EU £1,820 £1,820
England Wales and Northern Ireland (RUK) £9,250 £9,250
Overseas £12,845 £13,360
RUK Students starting in 2018/19 will be invoiced the 2018/19 fee for 3 years of their 4 years of study. Students starting in 2019/20 will be invoiced the 2019/20 fee for 3 years of their 4 years of study.
Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual review and may increase from one year to the next.
For more information on this and other Tuition Fee matters please see Frequently Asked Questions about Fees
Click this link for Information of Bursaries and Scholarships
If additional compulsory costs other than the tuition fees are applicable, these will be detailed in the course details.


Careers

Traditional dancers performing in front of Edinburgh Castle at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Recent graduates have taken up a wide variety of employment and study opportunities, reflecting the breadth of the festival and event industries.

  • International sporting events, such as London 2012, Glasgow 2014, Baku European Games
  • Conference and events management for city centre hotels
  • Exhibition management for diverse clients across multiple destinations and venues
  • Work with cultural and artistic festivals, both within teams and independently
  • Further study in business related subjects

Edinburgh Napier University student at an Edinburgh festival event