Ulster University

Ulster University

Event Management

This programme has been developed to enable students to demonstrate theoretical knowledge and gain the practical skills and personal attributes that are required for management positions across the events sector. Students will evaluate knowledge of the sector in terms of its development; economic importance and broader policy environment; and review the political; economic; social; cultural and technological factors which affect both the supply of and demand for event services.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a second class honours degree or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through accreditation of prior experiential learning and provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English to GCSE standard. Non English speakers must demonstrate that English ability is appropriate for studying at this level and provide evidence of English competence to IELTs 6.0 or TOEFL 550. An interview may form part of the selection process.

Course modules

Event management; strategic marketing management in practice; managing people for success; visitor attractions and events; strategy; facilities management; research methods and dissertation.

Assessment methods

Written essays; short synopsis; reviews and peer reviews; case studies; objective tests; reports; individual and group reports.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 calendar years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Belfast Campus Belfast BT15 1ED Northern Ireland

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