The professional and commercial skills taught on a Business, Marketing or Events degree can be applied to almost any sector, opening a world of possibilities for future careers. 

Career options

If you’re interested in business, consumer psychology or entrepreneurship then a degree in Business, Marketing or Events covers everything from brand development to market research and sustainable business practice.  

These degrees can be a springboard for a career in a range of industries, such as marketing, PR, consultancy management, sales, event management, entertainment, tourism or hospitality. If you aspire to run your own business, then a degree in Business, Marketing or Events is an opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills and launch your business ideas. 

Job opportunities

A degree in Business, Marketing or Events is designed to equip graduates for a huge range of careers. You could become a: 

  • Operations Manager 
  • Start-Up/Business Owner 
  • Digital Marketing Officer 
  • Social Media Manager 
  • Event Manager 
  • Artist Liaison
  • Talent Booker 
  • Volunteer Coordinator 
  • Sponsorship Manager 
  • Travel Consultant 
  • Travel Writer
  • Sales and Marketing Consultant
  • Digital Account Manager 
  • Content Manager  
  • Brand Manager 
  • Project Manager 

Graduates in the spotlight

Our graduates have gone on to work in the following roles: 

  • Founder of the creative production agency, JAMZ 
  • Team Liaison Officer at FIFA Women’s World Cup 
  • Digital Strategist at Tregothnan Tea Company 
  • Event Fundraiser at Jeremiah’s Journey 
  • Production Manager at Medalist Sports 
  • Assistant Agent at Ace Agency 
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Postgraduate study

An undergraduate degree may also lead you down the path of further study. Postgraduate study gives you the opportunity to specialise in a particular field and develop a deeper understanding of the subject. 

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Knowledge and skills

A Business, Marketing or Events degree will give you the confidence to become a courageous and creative practitioner. You’ll learn specialist skills in market research, data analysis, data modelling, brand development, project management and consumer psychology. 

If you study an Events degree, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to deliver impactful events that are at the forefront of technology and sustainability. 

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Transferable skills

As well as specialist skills, you’ll also develop a variety of transferable skills that are desirable to a range of employers. These include: 

  • Verbal and written communication skills, including presentation and pitching 
  • Project management experience, including skills in responding to briefs, organising resources, collaborating with partners, time-planning, budgeting and reporting 
  • Leadership skills and the ability to motivate others 
  • A strong work ethic and tenacity to move projects forward 
  • Innovative solutions to problem solving and a willingness to take creative risks 
  • Professional approach to working in teams, both in person and remotely 
  • Entrepreneurial skills in marketing your work and building professional networks 

Career support

Our degrees in Business, Marketing and Events are designed to not only give you core skills and knowledge but also real-world experience. You’ll have the chance to collaborate with innovators across the region. You may also have the option to grow your network through multiple ‘micro’ placements at organisations such as the Eden Project. 

If you’re studying an Events degree, you'll gain first-hand experience of delivering real events and take part in workshops with organisations such as Attitude is Everything. By connecting with the media and creative industries on- and off-campus, you'll build valuable networks to boost your career. 

When you study at Falmouth, you also have access to our dedicated Employability Service. We offer weekly career workshops and events, support with practice interviews and advice on writing your CV or even going freelance. 

By the time you graduate, you’ll have your own professional identity to start bringing your business ideas to life. 

Our Business, Marketing & Events courses

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Blend your flair for communication and eye for fashion into a successful career as a fashion markete...

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Turn your ideas into powerful advertising campaigns with impact.

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Any questions? 

If you have any questions about undergraduate study at Falmouth, get in touch with our Future Studies team.  

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