To become a successful events manager, you'll need skills and knowledge in areas such as marketing for events, financial reporting, project planning, event bidding and consumer behaviour; all of which are offered by this exciting degree. You'll be capable of overseeing the organisation of events as diverse as product launches, fundraising, corporate meetings, personal gatherings (such as weddings and reunions) and mega-events such as the Olympic Games. This course will give you the opportunity to organise a real event with other students from your course in the second year and gain invaluable knowledge and experience of the events industry on a minimum of 30-weeks work placement in your third year. In your final year, you’ll have a choice of 20 options to study, allowing you to tailor your course to suit your interests and passions. You'll also benefit from guest lectures, visits to local and regional event venues and real example case studies as part of your assignments.