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International Events Management PGCert

International Events Management PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

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.

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 | 6 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


6 months

Start date



In this module you enhance your appreciation of the planned events sector and develop your understanding of the issues affecting international event management now and in the future.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


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.