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Events - January Start HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study


Start Date

10th Jan 2022, 1 year


City Campus

  • Applications from International Students Welcome
  • Overview

    This course is a 12 credit HNC in Events Management covering a range of related subjects, both practical and theoretical. This course provides you with a valuable qualification for employment in an exciting, vibrant and dynamic industry. The adaptable, flexible nature of the aims of units studied provide key skills and knowledge to enable employment opportunities in the wide varying events sector such as Exhibitions, Festivals, Sporting Events and Special Events, to name a few. You may want to continue with your studies and the HNC allows you to articulate to HND Hospitality Management second year.

    This course runs for 6 months from January - June.

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • One Higher at Grade C or above in Business Management, English, Economics, History, Modern studies or similar; OR
    • National Qualification at SCQF level 6 in Events; OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

    Additional selection requirements

    You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.  Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting, telephone conference call or make an offer based on your application form.

    ESOL entry requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

    What you study

    • Communications: Practical Skills
    • Event Budgeting and Funding
    • Event Industry: An Introduction
    • Using Software Application Programmes
    • Exhibitions Planning and Organising
    • Marketing: An Introduction
    • Event Legislation: Safety and Licensing
    • Organising an Event
    • Events: Graded Unit 1


    How the course is taught

    The course is taught both online and on campus. Events Industry, Events Budgeting and Funding and Events Legislation: safety and Licensing are delivered via distance learning with weekly support from your lecturer.

    Assessment methods

    The course uses a variety of assessment methods including class-based assessments for theoretical and practical subjects, as well as project-based assessments to complete in your own time at home. Assessments will be completed both individually and in teams.

    Additional Information


    All teaching and learning materials are held on our Virtual Learning Environment or within our library. Students are strongly advised to have access to a PC or laptop.

    • Mode of Study:
    • Start Date:
      10th Jan 2022
      End Date:
      17th Jun 2022
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome