Welcome to the Events Management Department at Sheffield Hallam University.  We’ve been teaching Events Management for over 15 years now and in that time we have developed a range of courses in conjunction with industry and our alumni to ensure you’re as work ready as possible upon graduation. 

Our staff come from various industry backgrounds and bring their wealth of experience into the classroom. We offer undergraduate courses in the following areas, BSc (Hons) Event Management, BA (Hons) Festival and Entertainment Management, and BA (Hons) Esports. 


BSc (Hons) Events Management

Within the BSc (Hons) Events Management course you will learn the skills needed to create and deliver memorable event experiences.  Within this course you have the opportunity to specialise in experiential marketing, arts and entertainment, tourism and leisure, offering you a specialism which is reflected in your degree title. 

BA (Hons) Festival and Entertainment Management

BA (Hons) Festival and Entertainment management learn how to plan, market, and deliver outstanding experiences in the festival and entertainment sector. This course focuses on festivals and entertainment including music festivals, outdoor events, cinemas, theme parks, and concerts.  

BA (Hons) Esports

BA (Hons) Esports is competitive gaming where individual or teams play against one another online and at spectator events. This course blends the established subject areas of Events & Journalism with Esports culture to provide you with an edge a unique understanding of the industry.

All of our courses are available with a foundation year option and you can undertake a one year industry placement between your second and final year.  Where upon completion you’ll receive an additional applied diploma. 


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You can find out more about any of these courses by clicking on the corresponding button at the top of this page.

Additional industry qualifications

All of our courses offer you additional industry qualifications as part of your course.

You have the opportunity to undertake the BIIAB personal licence qualification and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).  Both are industry recognised qualifications which employers value highly. 

Work experience in every year of your course

Sheffield Hallam University is the worlds leading applied University because we know how important it is to match industry experience and insight with academic learning.  In year year of your course we have an opportunity to gain work experience to equip you with the industry knowledge you need as a graduate. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake consultancy with real life clients through your modules, undertake work experience as part of your modules and also host a live event all as part of your degree. 

We are part of a world leading applied business school

Our courses are part of Sheffield Business School which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places us in the top 5% of business schools globally. 

*Please note that course/modules are subject to change.

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