FdA Event Management

This programme is for those wishing to gain a qualification in event management based within a world-class visitor attraction. It will enable you to learn in an inspirational environment within a framework of sustainability and ethical tourism.

If you aspire to working in the events sector, Eden presents the opportunity to engage with one of the most successful events organisations in the UK. The programme also provides invaluable industry updates and continued professional development for those who are currently employed in the events industry. It looks carefully at the industry ensuring that your knowledge is relevant and meets industry standards.

This foundation degree will equip you with professional leadership and business management skills, as well as specialist knowledge of the event management industry. Our team of specialists comprises industry professionals who operate successful events management businesses alongside their lecturing.

You will be working alongside the Eden staff to organise a range of events, conferences, weddings, gigs and performances both within Eden itself and in venues across Cornwall. You will gain an invaluable insight into current thinking and practice within the sector, as well as the chance to work in partnership with industry professionals.

The added value of the Eden experience, coupled with how the programme is delivered, means on completion you will be a sought after professional, equipped to organise all types of events from cultural festivals, surf and sports competitions to corporate trade shows, conventions, fundraisers and awards.

Possible careers

  • Event Management
  • Marketing and Fundraising
  • Festival Organiser
  • Community Events Manager
  • Hotel Events Manager
  • Conference Organiser
  • Corporate Hospitality
  • Wedding Consultant
  • Project Management 

Get in touch or apply

Our Programme Managers are happy to answer any course specific queries you might have. Book a call back through the Cornwall College website

For further details about the course including module information and how to apply, visit the Cornwall College course page.