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MSC International Events and Conference Management (Work Experience Route)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Understand how strategic decisions involve multiple business areas at once.
  • Solve complex problems through innovative, analytical and critical thinking.
  • Get real industry work experience.

The focus of the course is on the strategic role events play in modern society, and how they contribute to organisational and community objectives. Recent developments in event strategy are at the core of the course, based on the research of our 25-strong academic research team. You learn to understand how strategic decisions involve multiple business areas at once and how to solve complex problems through innovative, analytical and critical thinking.

How you learn

You learn to apply and critically challenge your understanding in practical contexts, particularly during real industry work experience.

Sheffield Hallam is one of the top providers of events courses in the UK.

As a founder member of the Association of Event Management Educators (AEME), we are involved in establishing academic benchmarks in events education.

This course has an innovative format based on a new learning and assessment strategy that puts you at its centre.

You learn through

  • experiential workshops
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • site visits

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • global hotel groups
  • event venues
  • government organisations
  • non-government organisations
  • international associations
  • conference and event departments and organisers
  • international leisure resorts
  • potential career opportunities in agencies specialising in events and conference business analysis
  • potential progression to PhD study on successful completion of the course to Masters level.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,660overall cost

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 50%

    89th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    34th

    17

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