Master of Event Management

University of Technology Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Master of Event Management is designed to develop high-level management skills and knowledge sufficient to equip students for management positions in the broad and multifaceted event industry. This course seeks to build professional competence in the area of event management, along with an applied understanding of processes and practices linked to general business management. With this intent in mind, the course includes subjects that seek to develop an understanding of the event creation, planning and delivery process and general business subjects that serve to build an appreciation of organisational leadership and management. Additionally, the course offers students the opportunity to undertake three electives from across the UTS Business School in order to further develop their skill and knowledge base in their interest areas. Graduates of this program can pursue careers in such areas as: festival management, concert and theatrical event management, sport event management, conference and meeting management, hotel/resort/cruise ship event coordination, event marketing, venue management, exhibition management, corporate event management, event risk management, event theming and design.

Structure

All students must complete a total of 72 credit points made up of 12 subjects, comprising four core subjects (24 credit points), a specialisation in event management comprising five subjects (30 credit points) and three elective subjects (18 credit points). The course can be completed in one-and-a-half years of full-time or three years of part-time study.

Subjects

  • Event management

Standard entry requirements

  • Completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. If the previous qualification is not in a related field, applicants require a minimum of two years' relevant work experience. Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average. The English proficiency requirement for international students or 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.

Study pathways

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Further information

This course replaces the Master of Management. It 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.

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