Course Description

Event Management



Introduction

Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.

Conversion Programme

The programme is aimed both at professionals currently employed within the event sector and those from complementary backgrounds who wish to enter the event field.  In this context it may be of particular interest to people coming from marketing, languages, geography, hospitality, tourism or business backgrounds.  It is anticipated that graduates of this programme will find employment in a wide range of positions within and outside the industry.

This programme aims to equip participants with the necessary expertise to plan and manage, co-ordinate and develop event businesses and projects in Ireland and abroad. It is aimed at both professionals currently employed within event related activity and those from related fields. This dynamic programme encourages interaction between academics and industry practitioners from the national and international event sector.

Course Content

The programme involves six taught modules plus a dissertation in the area of Event Management.

Event Management Modules:

                   Event Planning & Operations Management

                   International Event Management

                   Dissertation (including Research Methods)

Core Modules:

                   Managerial Finance & Entrepreneurialism

                   The Effective Manager

                   Emerging Industry Issues

                   Strategic Marketing & Digital Commerce

Assessment

The programme is assessed through a range of methods including: project work; group work, assignments; presentations and terminal examinations.

Timetable / Hours

The full time programme involves three days of lectures (14 hours) per week.  Please note all lectures are delivered during the day (9 – 8 pm).  Some content may also be delivered as a teaching block and / or in a blended learning format. Modules will be available as CPD modules.   In addition to lectures students will undertake significant self-directed learning and research.  The programme also includes a Masters Induction week to introduce you to DIT and to prepare you for learning at Masters level.

CollegeDublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryEvent Management, Business
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course DurationFT one year
Course TimeThe full time programme involves three days of lectures (14 hours) per week. Please note all lectures are delivered during the day (9 – 8 pm). Some content may also be delivered as a teaching block and / or in a blended learning format. Modules will be available as CPD modules. In addition to lectures students will undertake significant self-directed learning and research. The programme also includes a Masters Induction week to introduce you to DIT and to prepare you for learning at Masters level.
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsApplicants should possess a primary degree at honours level (2.2 grade or higher) or equivalent. In addition, applicants may be required to complete an admission interview. Applicants whose first language is not English also need to provide evidence of their English language proficiency (6.0 or above in the IELTS test). Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on candidates? academic grades and may also take into account applicants? work/life experience. The DIT recognises both REL and RPL. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.
Carear PathCareer paths include management positions in a variety of companies and organisations including festival and sports events, conferences, meetings and exhibitions, corporate and incentives, tourist attractions, hospitality businesses, community development, cultural organisations, cooperative marketing groups, support agencies and local authorities. There are also opportunities for graduates in research, teaching and consultancy.
Phone01 402 7557
Course CodeDT9413 (Sept intake) / DT9411 (Jan intake) (FT)
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