Taught course

Event, Festival and Exhibition Management

Birmingham City University · Birmingham School of Media

Entry requirements

2:1 or higher in any related* discipline from a UK University, and/or appropriate professional experience/qualifications as judged by the interview panel. * this would include tourism, media and communications, PR, marketing and event management.

Months of entry


Course content

On this innovative course students will develop the professional skills necessary for a successful events and exhibition management career. This course has been developed with The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), meaning students will learn straight from top industry professionals. This course has a real emphasis on gaining practical skills and utilising your creativity.

Graduates have gone on to work for the NEC group, established event production companies both in the UK and abroad, and some have gone on to establish their own event management companies.

Throughout your master’s degree, you will have the support of expert tutors with years of proven experience in the events and exhibition industry. The course director, Duncan Sedgwick, has worked in the events industry for over 25 years and has been the director of a Midlands-based events production company since 1999.

Information for international students

For more details please contact our International office www.bcu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations37
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Creative work20
Professional practice33
Dissertation (15000 words)

Course contact details

Media Admissions
+44 (0)121 331 5595