Bournemouth University

Events Management

This conversion course will provide students with the opportunity to develop skills essential for working in the events sector, using theories and processes of project and operational management. Students will learn about the entire event management cycle, including planning, design, implementation and evaluation of a variety of events. As an academically driven course, students will learn to critically evaluate a range of theories and models relevant to events management. The practical element of this course focuses on the application of theories and models to event examples, including the organisation of students' own live events, as part of a group. The course has strong links with industry through applied case studies and practitioners' guest lectures. Students will receive practical and specific training delivered by research-active and industry-experienced staff. The course will help students become knowledgeable about diversity, aware of cultural differences associated with managerial work and able to develop their aptitude for leadership within the events management sector.

Course modules

Core modules: events principles and practice; business strategy and finance; research methods; events management; project management for events; dissertation. Optional modules: conference tourism; crisis and disaster management; creative industries in tourism & events; entrepreneurship; fashion retailing; food and drink; mobile communication and mobile marketing; sport tourism; placement.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,000 per (Whole course) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per (Whole course) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 14,000 per (Whole course) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per (Whole course) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 14,000 per (Whole course) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 7,500 per (Whole course) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus BH12 5BB South West

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