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About Event Management
Masters degrees in Event Management equip postgraduates with the skills and expertise to arrange, manage and oversee a variety of public or private occasions. These may include sports events, shows, festivals and wedding planning.
Courses range from taught MA and MSc programmes, to research-oriented MRes degrees. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, or sufficient work experience.
These courses will develop excellent project management skills in planning, running and maintaining events. Training is likely to be provided in each component, from financial planning to marketing and gaining sponsorship. Other typical exercises include learning to draw up contracts and procure staff.
Training in facilities and operations management is also key. This could include assessing health and safety, food security and crowd safety. Academic classes are likely to analyse a variety of events from local to international scales, measuring sustainability and environmental impact.
Many courses also include placements with events companies. These will allow you to gain professional experience, teaching you to liaise with clients and customers effectively.
Careers may include setting up your own events business, or working for larger corporations hosting international events around the world. You could also work on behalf of universities and museums to organise conferences and exhibitions.
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The event industry is one of the fastest growing service sectors in both the UK and Internationally. This expansion has increased the requirement for event managers to be trained and qualified to a professional management level.
Events play an essential role in the business, cultural and sporting life of all countries. In recent years an exciting new profession has emerged with event planners designing and organising a diverse range of events, and marketing the great variety of destinations and venues in which they take place.
This programme is designed for graduates and/or those with recent relevant professional experience to enhance their employability and effectiveness via the development of a range of cognitive, intellectual, practical, personal and interpersonal skills combined with knowledge about the hospitality and event industry.
The MSc Tourism and Event Management programme offered at Canterbury Christ Church University is established upon a firm foundation of research-led teaching, innovative and blended learning methods, expertise-driven insights, as well as a clear commitment to guiding and supporting student and employability development at the postgraduate level.
MA Hospitality and Event Management is designed to equip professionals to undertake a range of diverse operational and strategic management roles within the hospitality and event sectors.
The MA Internship in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management offers students the opportunity to study core modules whilst enabling further academic preference towards either the tourism or hospitality and event management sector.
Events managers of the future need to be versatile and confident, managing a wide array of events in innovative ways. This degree equips you to take your place in the events industry, leading the way in events and experience management for the fast-paced creative and cultural industries.
Postgraduate International Hospitality and Event Management provides management education for existing managers and those with a relevant undergraduate education who want to develop a career in the dynamic area of international hospitality and event management.
MSc International Festivals and Event Management provides a high quality vocational, personal and intellectually challenging education for those wishing to enhance their knowledge skills in festival and event management in a global setting.
Event Management is an industry with its own rulebook. The challenges of international sporting events require a particular set of skills.
The event industry is one of the youngest and fastest growing industries in the world today, playing a key role in economic development and social wellbeing, and stimulating business and leisure travel - both nationally and internationally.
Study at the universitys School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne and you will benefit from an environment that promotes personal development, diversity and innovation.
The Business School at the University of Greenwich is renowned for high teaching standards. Our specialised departments offer a wide range of courses and research expertise.