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MSc Business Event Management

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2 years

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business Studies Events Management

Course type


Course Summary

Learn the strategies behind running business events, then use your skills with placements at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre


Designed so that you can study anywhere during term time, our innovative MSc Business Event Management Online allows you a unique chance to study for a post-graduate Masters degree for this dynamic industry.

If you want to make a career in Business Events (or enhance your current practice if you are already working there) this is a post graduate degree programme suited to you. We ensure that the programme gives you access to management materials, strategic knowledge and experts that are purposeful and appropriate to Business Event Management.

Our unique premium programme heightens your capacity to interface with the multi-faceted components that the business event environment and its clients and suppliers require.

As part of the degree you will apply your practical work experience to ensure the theory, the strategic models and the examples we work with really make sense for your professional future.

Important elements of the programme

Access to national and international knowledge
Association with national and international organisations
Applied understanding through industry speakers
At the leading university in Scotland for MSc Business Event Management

Course details

This programme aims to develop both your interest and knowledge of the business events industry, and encourage reflective and dynamic understanding. You will study modules that specifically focus on elements of business events management, such as business skills for event managers and sustainable conference management alongside more generic but related management modules - such as tourism marketing and experience design. The research methods and dissertation module harness and develop your research capacity.


In recent years, students have come to our MSc courses with degrees from many different disciplines, and have gone on to build careers in a range of industries in the public, private and voluntary/not-for-profit sectors.

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Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline except Event Management in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.