Our MSc International Events Management programme is designed to develop and enhance your knowledge, critical capabilities and strategic skills essential for managing complex international events, from bidding and project management through to evaluation.
The changes in the events industry call for focused and innovative professionals who understand how to develop, market and manage within the local, national and international events arena.
Focusing on international events management and directly relevant to the professional practices of the industry, we draw on case studies from around the world and ensure our graduates are ready to join this creative and dynamic sector.
Teaching and research
We are committed to equipping our graduates to meet the challenges of an increasingly globalised, knowledge-based economy, ensuring they are best placed to achieve employment.
The Events, Sport and Tourism team consists of lecturers and active researchers who publish in academic journals and contribute chapters to edited book volumes in their particular field of study. The programmes are driven by the view that there are important distinctions pertaining to the future directions of the events, sport and tourism industries in Scotland, the UK and around the world.
Our students also benefit from guest lectures by industry experts and field trips.
Graduates can develop a management career in the international events industry, including marketing, event bidding, management and customer focused service, in the UK and internationally.
Potential career paths include: conference planning, outdoor events and festivals, charity fundraising, corporate events and hospitality, marketing and sponsorship, sports event management and venues/facilities management.