Course Overview - PGCert/PGDip/MSc Events Management (Distance Learning)

We have designed this online course to meet the learning needs of events managers and others working in the events industry, as well as those who have studied at first degree level in another subject and wish to specialise in events management.

This course allows you to study at your own pace - from wherever you are in the world. To help you fit your studies around your work and personal commitments, you will study two modules each semester up to a maximum of 40 credits. Alternatively, you may choose to study only one module per semester but you may lengthen the time it takes to qualify.

Modules are offered on a rolling basis, with new and existing students learning together and from each other, sharing their experience and learning. Expertise is drawn from events worldwide and enables the course to address the changes and complexity of challenges facing today's events manager.

 

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Course Overview - PGCert/PGDip/MSc Sports Events Events Management

Drawing on academic and industry expertise from around the world, and designed to meet the sports events management requirements of organisations that bid for and deliver sporting fixtures of all sizes (from the Olympic Games to the Leeds Half Marathon).

You will address the challenges facing sports events managers, including the increasing pressure to meet the demands of global governing bodies, how to manage a volunteer workforce, secure appropriate sponsorship packages, reduce risks and ensure the health, safety and security of every stakeholder.

By developing the specialist knowledge and skills required, you will enhance your expertise to strategically plan and manage sporting events to the satisfaction of local and international stakeholders.

For International Students who want to improve their English and academic skills we offer a combined masters course with the MSc Sports Events Management. If you have an IELTS score of 5.0 or 5.5 you can study for two semesters before starting your postgraduate degree. As you will be given one unconditional offer you will not normally need to renew your visa. Find out more about our International Masters.

 

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Core modules include:
Sports Events: Impacts, Issues & Policy

Human Resources Management & Volunteering for Events

Strategic Financial Management for Event Organisations

Event Operations Management

Sport Marketing & PR

Research Methods

Research Project

Other modules linked to this course may include:
Crowd & Emergency Management
Fundraising & Sponsorship in Events
Professional Practice
Sports Events: Society, Culture & Media

 

Please note this list is not exhaustive and modules may change from time to time.

We are pleased to offer the opportunity for doctoral/PhD study.

The UK Centre for Events Management team are also involved in the development and delivery of a range of postgraduate taught programmes offered at Leeds Beckett University:

Course Overview - PGCert/PGDip/MSc International Events Management

Many events now have an international focus working across cultural, economic and geographical boundaries. Providing a sound theoretical underpinning of the cultural, political, ethical and economic aspects of international events management, this course offers you the practical and strategic understanding required to run international events effectively.

Guest speakers from industry regularly share their knowledge and insights through a series of lectures, case studies and field trips, which keeps the course contemporary and industry focussed. You will also be invited to bring your own cultural experience and understanding to the course, making it attractive to home and international students.

You will gain a thorough grounding in key aspects of international events management. This course is suitable if you want to enter the events profession as a manager or if you have events experience and want to enhance your event knowledge in an international context either in the UK or overseas.

For International Students who want to improve their English and academic skills we offer a combined masters course with the MSc International Events Management. If you have an IELTS score of 5.0 or 5.5 you can study for two semesters before starting your postgraduate degree. As you will be given one unconditional offer you will not normally need to renew your visa. Find out more about our International Masters.

 

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Modules

 

Contemporary Issues in Events Management
Human Resources Management & Volunteering in Events
Strategic Financial Management for Events Organisations
Event Operations Management
Experiential Marketing & Events
Research Methods
Research Project
Crowd & Emergency Management
Fundraising & Sponsorship in Events
Professional Practice

 

Please note this list is not exhaustive and modules may change from time to time.