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Business, Events and Marketing at The EDGE School of Creative and Business at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you are interested in working to run events, project manage professional creative contracts and learn how produce effective marketing and advertising.

Course content

You will learn about business by planning, running and evaluating a series of events. You will learn a range of media and marketing skills to make the specialised events run to professional standards. Part of the course is to develop academic and practical skills in media production such as photographing and filming the events, products and services to use in advertising and publicity. 

You will have opportunities to work in our creative agency and project management real professional contracts. This will involve liaising with clients, organising teams to work the contracts and making sure all deadlines are met and the work produced or service delivered is at the appropriate professional quality.

Entry requirements

5 Cs or 4s including English and maths.


Assessment will be through a combination or practical, written, and presentation assignments. This is a mainly practical programme with written work as supporting evidence, and assessments based on practical work skills.

Financial information

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Folkestone Campus - 01303 858300 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

We offer this course as a one year Diploma or two year Extended Diploma, equivalent to three A Levels. On successful completion you could gain employment within the business or creative industries. 

Alternatively you could open your own business if you have a specific skill base and business area that you work to build skills in as you study on the course. If you choose to continue your education you could progress on to a higher education course at either college or university.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 February 2018
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    • EKC Group's Folkestone College is in easy reach of the town centre and Folkestone's thriving creative quarter.

      We offer Study Programmes and courses across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.

      We already haveThe Edge, our School of Creative and Business, a unique combination of a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and a range of Design, Photography and Film  courses as well as some other fantastic new facilties planned for 2019..

      EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and well-being of the communities we serve.