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International Events Management PGDip

International Events Management PGDip

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Events Management

Course type


Course Summary

This course is suitable if you want to enter the profession at managerial level or want to add an international dimension to your professional expertise. Many events now have an international focus and are organised across cultural, economic and geographical boundaries. Providing a sound theoretical underpinning of the cultural, political, ethical and economic aspects of the sector, this course will develop the practical and strategic knowledge required to run international events effectively.

Guest speakers from industry will share their expertise and insights through a series of lectures. These events, combined with case studies and field trips, will keep the course contemporary and industry focused. Studying alongside UK and overseas students on the course will inspire your learning. You will be encouraged to share your experiences and trade cultural insights with your peers, helping you to refine your understanding of events management across the world so you can excel in your career.

Whether organising high-profile annual events or exclusive one-off occasions, you will have the skills and knowledge to be successful in a variety of roles. This diverse industry offers employment opportunities in film and theatre, music and media, sport, conferencing, in the public sector or with charities. Some of our students have started their own events businesses while others have moved into academia and research. Job titles will include: Event Marketing Manager; International Account Manager; Conference Operations Manager and Event Production Manager.

Different course options

Full time | Headingley Campus | 1 year | 23-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



In this module you critically examine conceptual frameworks, models and techniques of strategic and financial management and apply these to event case studies. You will reflect upon contemporary and cultural issues surrounding the development and use of strategy and finance and its position within contemporary event organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. The University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Applicants are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent.