What can you do with a Business, Marketing or Events degree?
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.
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.
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
Business graduates receive £200k funding for TeX Innovation
03 March 2022
Two graduates from Falmouth's Cornwall Business School have secured £200k funding from the National...
Graduate wins Cannes Young Lion Award for suicide prevention campaign
08 September 2021
BA(Hons) Creative Advertising graduate Sam Rhodes has won a silver Can...
Graduate success: JAMZ
22 December 2020
Creative Events Management graduate Zac Hancock has taken huge strides since graduating and establis...
Creative collaboration: Jessica Kielstra & Nina Forbes
17 December 2020
Jessica Kielstra and Nina Forbes graduated in Creative Advertising in 2020. They've formed a creativ...
Grads Second in Young Lions Comp
20 May 2020
Congratulations to Creative Advertising graduates Max Simmance and Jake Smith who came second in the...
Graduate is Outspoken
13 March 2020
Creative Advertising graduate, Bethan Harris Brown, has co-created We Are Outspoken and podcast seri...
Alumni Winners in Cornwall’s 30 Under 30
09 March 2020
Cornwall’s 30 under 30 for 2020 have been announced. Congratulations to the Falmouth alumni who we...
In the Bag: Graduate Lands Job at British Tea Estate
10 December 2019
Will Dorrell graduated from Business & Entrepreneurship last year and is now working at Tregothn...
Advertising Graduates Gain Extra Qualification
13 September 2019
Five BA(Hons) Creative Advertising graduates have received the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM...
Graduates Take Home Cornwall Business Award
01 July 2019
BSc(Hons) Business & Entrepreneurship graduates Harry Deacon and John Lakey have won the Circula...
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.
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
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, including company founders in our award-winning Launchpad venture studio. You may also have the option to grow your network through multiple ‘micro’ placements at organisations such as the Eden Project.
Alongside your studies, you’ll have the chance to gain work experience with our in-house agency, Gallos. Students can get involved with pitching, creating and delivering client campaigns, and evaluating outcomes using data and analytical techniques.
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.
Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to our dedicated employability service, RealWORKs. 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
Business & Entrepreneurship BSc(Hons)
Join the business leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and hone...
Business Management BSc(Hons)
Step into the world of business as a creative and future-proofed manager. You’ll gain critical bus...
Business & Digital Marketing BSc(Hons)
Prepare yourself for a career in the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of business and digital mark...
Business & Marketing BSc(Hons) (Online)
Become a skilled, confident, ethical and future-ready business and marketing professional with this ...
Creative Events Management BA(Hons)
Learn how to take a creative and innovative approach to designing and delivering events. With entrep...
Marketing Communications BA(Hons)
With new technologies constantly emerging, always-on audiences, and businesses increasingly focused ...
Sustainable Festival Management BA(Hons)
Engage with the future of festivals as part of this cutting-edge course, created in collaboration wi...
Sustainable Tourism Management BA(Hons)
Shape the tourist landscape of tomorrow on this innovative degree designed in partnership with the E...
Fashion Marketing BA(Hons)
Blend your flair for communication and eye for fashion into a successful career as a fashion markete...
Music Business BA(Hons)
Get ready to shape the music business by mastering the skills needed to manage, create and innovate....
Creative Advertising BA(Hons)
Pitching, hustling, scribbling, protesting, researching, writing, experimenting, crafting and – mo...
Media Production BA(Hons)
An exciting and market-driven fusion of filmmaking, advertising and journalism, this Media Productio...
Visual Communication BA(Hons) (Online)
Get ahead in the vibrant, ever-evolving field of visual communications with this exciting online cou...
Computer Science BSc(Hons)
New immersive realities, data-rich and informed interactions, automations and ever-more connected cl...
Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)
Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on a...
Get in touch
If you have any questions about undergraduate study at Falmouth, get in touch with our Future Studies team.
T: +44(0) 1326 254350