From September 2017 prospective students can apply for a new degree at the Edge Hotel School. Alongisde the current Hotel Management degree, an Events Management with Hospitality degree will be available.
The new events degree course will not only equip students with the theory and industry knowledge but it will also give them the experience of real life events in a 4* hotel. They will graduate with a BA (Hons) in Event Management with Hospitality from the University of Essex after just two years.
Based in Colchester, the heart of the Edge Hotel School is Wivenhoe House, gives students the opportunity to experience different types of events including weddings, corporate functions, private dinners and a yearlong schedule of ‘Events at the House’. Over the two years students will spend time in the kitchen, restaurant, reception and conference and events operational departments taking on more responsibility as they progress through the course. In Level 6 they will be working at manager level coordinating their own event in the Hotel with an external client.
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