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International Event Management MSc (PGCert PGDip)

University of Brighton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Moulsecoomb Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Introduction

A career in events is dynamic and exciting. From business and sports events to fashion shows, festivals and celebrations; events inspire, entertain and inform people across the globe.

The events industry has a huge impact on the economy. In 2019, business and leisure events in the UK contributed more than £70bn of direct spend and provided jobs for 700,000 people – and is now considered a key industry to economic growth post COVID-19 (UK Events Report 2020).

Designed with a research-strong academic team and event industry practitioners, recent developments in the event sector are at the heart of this course - giving you the knowledge and skills and for a successful career in this key industry. You can exit with PGDip & PGCert awards.

You will learn both about the historical and socio-cultural development of events as well as how events are planned, produced and tailored to local, national and international audiences. You will also focus on the strategic issues of event management such as ethics, event sustainability and how to respond to environmental forces impacting on the events sector.

Career prospects

The events industry is a dynamic, fast-paced sector offering opportunities to work on anything from small staff events and festivals to weddings and charity-fundraisers.

Designed for graduates who have previously studied tourism, hospitality or events, as well as those who wish to change their careers, this degree will give you the practical skills, experience and qualifications for a multitude of roles within the international events industry.

Studying at a master’s level will also develop transferable skills in research, problem solving, creativity, decision making and leadership, enabling you to stand out in this fast-paced sector.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Brighton

  • University League Table

    112th

  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 51%

    89th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    92nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    93rd

    16

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