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International Events Management MSc

University of the West of Scotland

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The MSc International Events Management was designed to meet the sector's demand for talented, capable practitioners and will prepare you for a successful career in events management at home or abroad. It enables you to develop your practical, strategic, and conceptual understanding of the events sector within local, national, and international contexts.

As events are increasingly recognised as a tool for stimulating economic development, the industry is quickly professionalising and requires a growing number of graduates to form an educated, critically informed workforce. The MSc in International Events Management is designed to meet this demand by producing critically informed, operationally capable events practitioners.

UWS's School of Business & Creative Industries is a full member of both the Association of Professional Conference Organisers and National Outdoor Events Association. These associations are concerned with developing and enhancing the professional status of conference and event organisers.

Assessment

  • Practical: 55%
  • Coursework: 45%

Assessment methods will include:

  • Oral presentation
  • Written reports
  • Coursework
  • Academic posters
  • Essays
  • Case studies
  • Literature reviews
  • Research proposals
  • Posters
  • Portfolio of written work
  • Portfolio of practical work

Jobs

This programme has been designed in consultation with industry partners to ensure that graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in this exciting global industry.

Graduates may find employment in business events, festivals and cultural events, global mega-events, sporting events, community events and charity/cause related events. The transferable nature of the skills and knowledge gained throughout the programme has also enabled previous graduates to career in related fields such as tourism, marketing, and PR. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per 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 the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    119th out of 124 48

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    131 61%

    47th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49.0 49%

    99th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    88th

    20

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