FdA Tourism and Events Management | UoS in London

On this two-year foundation course, you’ll learn everything you need for a successful career in the events and entertainment industry, a major part of the global economy with a huge number of graduate roles available.

Course details

In the course, you’ll learn about the major issues in the industry including the latest trends and practices in customer experience management. You’ll be invited to guest lectures from the University’s global network of industry professionals giving you first-hand knowledge and the chance to build your network.
  • Mode of study: 2-3 days a week
  • Intake: Intakes: October, February, May
  • Course length: 2 years
  • Course fee: £8,750   per year
  • Location: London campus

UoS in London

Course overview

You’ll learn through traditional classroom lectures, field and study trips, company visits and activities like the Santander Enterprise Challenge and the Business Enterprise Challenge. Plus, innovative teaching methods like Virtual and Augments Reality help you understand global tourism and give you a deep understanding of the subject.

In this course, you’ll learn to think critically, becoming well-informed independent learners with the transferable skills employers around the world are looking for. Plus, you’ll go on work-based practice in a business you select and choose your assessments that fit with your style of learning.


Entry requirements

Just missed the grades to study the three-year degree or

Relevant work experience and want to improve their study skills


At the University of Sunderland in London, we have close links with employers and our teaching is designed to help you understand the connections between theory and practice. Our graduates have gone on to work in management roles in the industry including as Hotel Managers, Tourism Development Officers and Resort Office Managers.

With this degree, you could work for hotels, airlines, travel agencies, events organisers, heritage attractions, Local Authorities and other public sector bodies.


You’ll be taught through both face-to-face teaching and self-study, using your own work experiences and theory to apply academic thought to real-world examples.

  • Academic development skills (30 credits)
  • Leading and Managing Tourism and Events Organisations (30 credits)
  • Legal Issues in Tourism and Events Organisations (30 credits)
  • The Role of Marketing in Tourism and Events Management (30 credits)
  • Environmental Issues in Hospitality and Events (30 credits)
  • Exploring MICE: Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (30 credits)
  • Tourism Trends and Practices (30 credits)
  • Work-Based Learning (30 credits)