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Full time | Talbot Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Events Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Gain essential academic knowledge and skills for working at the forefront of an ever-changing events industry, including the theories and processes of project and operational management.

Why study MSc Events Management at BU?

  • Study at a top 10 UK university for hospitality, event management and tourism (Guardian League Table, 2021)
  • Enhance your knowledge of diversity and awareness of cultural differences associated with managerial work
  • Receive professional training from research-active and industry-experienced staff in a truly international environment
  • Learn key subjects embedded into this course such as planning, sustainability, bidding, and design, enabling you to deliver an innovative and creative live event
  • Grow your professional network and apply taught elements of your degree to real-world situations with an optional 30-week placement
  • Study a semester abroad at one of our many partner institutions, immersing yourself in a new cultural academic experience whilst enhancing your international employability skills.

Course accreditations

The accrediting bodies on this course are renowned industry-wide for promoting excellence and the highest standards, all of which is reflected in the BU Business School experience.

  • Accredited by the only chartered body recognising project management skills, the Association for Project Management (APM)
  • Recognised by the Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence as a leading university in the industry. This accreditation allows you to take advantage of networking opportunities, hear from high-level industry speakers and raise your professional profile.

Careers

Events range in scope, scale and complexity from mega events to corporate meetings. They cover activities from sport and culture to product launches and fundraising. As an event manager you must have abilities in a wide range of subject areas.

Our graduates now working in organisations all over the world, such as the National Convention and Exhibition Center, Tainjin; Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore; Disneyland Shanghai; Marriott Hotels India; Tencent Bangkok; Mehr Entertainment in Germany; GC Events, Switzerland; Capital Club East Africa Business center, Kenya and American Express UK.

Modules

This unit encompasses the key components of event planning, using theories and processes of project and operational management. As part of this unit you will cover all elements of planning, designing, implementing and evaluating a variety of events. You will work with resource scheduling tools and undertake logistical planning tasks.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,250

Entry requirements

Students need to have a bachelor’s honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent or substantial industrial experience at senior management level.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgraduate community. The university has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual subject areas: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Medical Science & Public...more

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