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BA (Hons) International Events Management


The international events sector has witnessed phenomenal growth and significant change in recent years. With global opportunities and a range of career choices there has never been a more exciting time to pursue a career in International Events Management.

Our programme offers both a theoretical and practical approach to event management; from planning, marketing and staffing through to risk assessment and securing funding. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to create, manage and deliver successful events. You’ll benefit from interactive and hands-on learning experiences, collaborating with business using social media, wikis and blogs, providing you with practical skills that you can carry forward into your career.

Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, this accreditation provides our graduates and future employers with the assurance that this degree is of a quality standard that is relevant to the needs of the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries and which meet accepted Institute of Hospitality international benchmark standards.

Quick Facts

Duration: 4 years (full-time)
Starting Date: September
Tuition Fee: £11,500 / year (intl. students)
Location: Glasgow, UK

You will also benefit from industry speakers, field trips and real life simulations that will provide you with networking opportunities, key insights and a competitive edge on entering the industry.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are highly employable with a wide range of possible career options, including event managers, event operations, festival co-ordinators, fundraising managers, conference organisers, project managers and policy officers. Additionally, the global dynamic of this programme means that many graduates benefit from employment opportunities both at home and abroad.

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The opportunities we are given to volunteer and meet people within the industry is a highlight of the degree. Being able to get our foot in the door so early in our careers is something many other degrees can’t offer. Our lecturers are working in the industry and so we learn as quickly as the industry is developing.

Ainsley Macleod,

BA (Hons) Intemational Events Management student 

Course Contents

  • Workplace Culture and Behaviour

  • Business of Social Science

  • Foundations of Marketing

  • Fundamentals in Financial Management

  • Introduction to Event Studies

  • Events

  • Hospitality and Tourism

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