Study at a leading provider of events management courses
The University of Derby is a leading provider of events management courses that are specifically designed for people working within the industry and who want to achieve a professional qualification.
Our events management courses are supported through our links with the leading national and international employers in the events industry which ensures that they remain relevant and in line with industry developments - these connections also enable students to put their learning into practice through accredited work experience.
"The responsibility of people's safety and lives cannot be underestimated and has to be taken seriously. The author of risk assessments takes responsibility for their content and a number have been challenged in court and a few have served a prison sentence. This Diploma aims to address the quality and skills needed. We take individuals experienced in events, provide them with the knowledge needed - inspire them, assess them, award them and have some fun." Richard Limb of NOEA
The Diploma in Events Safety Management is ideal for practising event professionals who are responsible for health and safety or customer protection at festivals, sporting events, public gatherings, commercial and not for profit events, as well as large-scale and international association meetings.
You'll begin the course with a three day workshop in Events Safety Management. You'll then attend a two day workshop in Events Legislation and a further two day workshop in Crisis Communication and Reputation Management.
On successful completion of the Events Legislation module you will meet the academic requirements for Tech IOSH.
All our online materials have been developed to be fully interactive and include video case studies from major events, talking heads from industry professionals and activities that encourage debate on our discussion board.
The teaching and learning methods we use include lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practical fieldwork exercises and online learning materials. Whether you are studying the MSc Events Management full or part-time, independent learning will account for around 60% of your time.
On average, 20 credit modules take 200 hours to complete, 40 credit modules take 400 hours and 60 credit modules take 600 hours.
All MSc Events Management modules are taught within the academic calendar (September through to July), but the pattern of delivery is flexible depending on the needs of the cohort, industry and university. It may include weekends, a block study week, weekly during the academic year or blended learning.
The assessment methods we use are designed to hone your professional skills and include briefing reports, pitches, presentations, essays, unseen examinations and case studies.
Our students have been shortlisted for two years in a row for the prestigious National Events Competition by MyEvent Vision part of the TUI group.
Throughout the MSc Events Management course you will experience activities including guest speakers, industry days and the chance to work on real life projects, which will help you combine theory and practice. You’ll be involved in consultancy with professionals in the industry working on projects such as the Llangollen International Eisteddfod (Festival), Capita Symonds and Showsec, and on major events such as Glastonbury, Liverpool Capital of Culture and the London Marathon.
Whether you are a recent graduate looking to enhance your management career prospects or a current industry practitioner wanting to retrain or obtain an advanced, highly specialised qualification, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the events industry at management level both in the UK and abroad.
The The MSc Events Management course also offers you access to academic and research positions.
Visit the Events Management (MSc) page on the University of Derby website for more details!
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