Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Graduate Certificate in Event Management is designed to introduce students to the events field and develop their skills and knowledge relating to the management of various event forms. Subjects in this program focus on the core skills and knowledge areas associated with event creation, operations and marketing in what is a dynamic industry sector. Career options include festival organiser, conference organiser/meeting planner, charity event coordinator, sport event manager, hotel/resort/cruise ship event coordinator, exhibition organiser, venue manager and event creative director.
All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising two core subjects (12 credit points), and two specialist subjects (12 credit points). The course duration is one year of part-time study. Some subjects may be offered in intensive mode.
- Event management
Standard entry requirements
- Bachelor degree
- Or extensive relevant work experience. Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education. The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
- Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
- Or AE5: Pass
- Or PTE: 58-64
- Or CAE: 176-184.
This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Event Management, the Graduate Diploma in Event Management, and the Master of Event Management.