Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

International Events Management

The international scope of the events industry is continuously expanding. It has moved beyond geographical and cultural boundaries, presenting events professionals with opportunities and challenges. As a result, there is a strong demand for innovative professionals who can meet the requirements and demands of the evolving international events arena. This course is suitable for you if you are interested in working as an events manager or are already working in the industry and want to enhance your knowledge of events management in an international context. The programme is delivered by staff with practical and academic expertise, using a variety of learning approaches, including: lectures, seminars, workshops, guest speakers in task-oriented activities, group discussion and group work. The group work uses materials presented via: Blackboard (LJMU's virtual learning environment); lectures; event site visits. In addition, LJMU's links with EventStart mean that you can engage with the wider events community through volunteering and paid work opportunities, securing a broad range of employment-related skills and insights into the events industry.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements (Home) You will need a 2:2 honours degree or above from a UK university (or equivalent overseas qualification). Practical applied experience in events management is not essential. International students should also have IELTS English language at a minimum of 6.5 or equivalent. This course will only run subject to minimum numbers.

Course modules

Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study. Core Modules Strategic Management Digital Communications Management Planning and Resourcing Events Individual Research Project Events in a Global Society Research Methods Staging and Evaluating Events

Assessment methods

The programme employs a wide range of teaching activities including interactive lectures, workshops, tutorials, seminars, group work and practitioner engagement via guest lectures and event site visits. This blend of contact with academics and practitioners will enable you to apply your theoretical learning, grow your network and enhance your learning experience. The range of assessments used will enable you to reflect on and embed your learning and practice vocational skills. You will be asked to produce essays, presentations, an annotated bibliography, a dissertation and a portfolio. As part of the 'Planning and Resourcing Events' and the 'Staging and Evaluating Events', modules you will have to demonstrate the development of your professional practice by planning, executing and evaluating a live event in Merseyside. For your dissertation, you will need to formulate a research question pertinent to your area of study. You will then critically investigate the issue in relation to the existing theoretical and practical context and synthesise study findings to form a conclusion.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 6,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 35 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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