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International Festivals and Event Management MSc

International Festivals and Event Management MSc

Different course options

Full time | Preston 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

Festivals Administration Events Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MSc International Festivals and Event Management provides a high quality vocational, personal and intellectually challenging education for those wishing to enhance their knowledge skills in festival and event management in a global setting. This is the perfect postgraduate degree for those who aspire to a career in the area of management across a range of global festivals and events. The growing size and dominance of festivals and events around the world means that companies and organisations are continually seeking individuals with the knowledge and capabilities of managing various aspects of this fast growing and dynamic industry. Emphasis throughout International Festivals and Event Management is therefore placed on developing a range of professional, managerial and transferable skills that are aligned with an extensive knowledge of management disciplines applicable to tourism today.

Learning Environment and Assessment

Assessment includes reports, essays, presentations, seminar papers and for those completing the Master of Science Programme, a Dissertation or a Management Consultancy Project. All of these are designed to relate to current momentum and challenge of the Festivals and Events Industry.

Students who complete the taught element of the programme, in part or in its entirety, may graduate with either a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in International Festivals and Event Management. Students wishing to complete the MSc in International Festivals and Event Management must complete the research element, which comprises of a Dissertation or a Management Consultancy Project. Full-time students will normally complete this in the three months that follow the taught element, whilst part-time students complete this during an academic session.

Work experience opportunities are available for students during non-teaching time within a range of different roles in the service sector management industry. Students are expected to secure their own work experience with a suitable employer with the support and guidance of the School.

Modules

To provide students of hospitality and event management with an in-depth knowledge of integrated management issues across both sectors. Module content aims to ensure that students become aware of the key relationships between the management of human resources, risk, and service quality. In addition, the concepts and practice required to become an effective operations manager within hospitality and events is developed.
Event Management

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students require a good honours degree (or equivalent) in a subject related to tourism, business or service sector management. It would normally be expected that this degree be awarded at the level of lower second class or above. Other graduates who can demonstrate a commitment to the study of festivals or event management or who have significant experience in the service sector industry will also be considered for entry.

University information

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire their students, the University provides a high-quality experience. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, while 16...more

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