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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Business & Management

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year Full Time , 2 years Part Time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    Please contact Faculty

  • Last Updated

    01 August 2019

About this course

LJMU's Masters in International Events Management provides a critical, theoretical, strategic and practical understanding of this sector on an international basis.

  • Study alongside graduates and professionals from events, business and management-related backgrounds
  • Explore all aspects of international event management
  • Learn from research-active staff and event management professionals
  • Benefit from extensive networking and collaboration opportunities via EventStart

With employers identifying a skills gap in candidates applying for international events management posts and recent industry sector reports confirming the continued growth of the worldwide events sector, this course offers an ideal opportunity for students to prepare for employment. 

The international scope of the events industry has moved beyond geographical and cultural boundaries, presenting a strong demand for innovative professionals who can meet the requirements and demands of the evolving international events arena. 

Over the last decade, Liverpool has hosted a wide range of major events, making it the ideal backdrop for your studies. The course will provide experiential links to the city’s event environment to facilitate, contextualise and enhance events-related learning. It has strong links with large organisations such as the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool, Liverpool Sound City and Aintree Racecourse. 

Academic staff have been involved in the delivery of international events such as the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The course curriculum offers critical knowledge of the different facets of event management in an international context. You will develop a real understanding of event planning and management processes and how you can develop your career in this ever growing global industry.

The programme is ideal if you are interested in working as an events manager or are already working in the industry and want to enhance your knowledge of the sector in an international context.

Course modules

Discover the building blocks of your programme

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

  • Strategic Management (20 credits)
  • Digital Communications Management (20 credits)
  • Planning And Resourcing Events (20 credits)
  • Individual Research Project (60 credits)
  • Events In A Global Society (20 credits)
  • Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Staging And Evaluating Events (20 credits)

Visit the International Events Management page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!

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