Taught course

International Events Management

Glasgow Caledonian University · Glasgow School for Business and Society

Entry requirements

Normally a UK Honours degree 2.2 in a related area (e.g. business management, marketing, events, sport, tourism, hospitality). Applications from students with other backgrounds (e.g. Social Sciences) also be considered If you do not have the necessary formal entry qualifications, the University's flexible entry policy considers credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), including work-based experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Focusing on international events management and directly relevant to the professional practices of the industry, it draws on case studies from around the world and ensures our graduates are ready to join this creative and dynamic sector. The changes in the events industry call for focused and innovative professionals who understand how to develop, market and manage within the local, national and international events arena. This programme will ensure you have the necessary skills to manage complex international events, from bidding and project management through to evaluation.

The Department of Business Management has a strong track record of providing excellence in events education and works closely with industry partners and professional bodies to ensure that our students are equipped with the necessary skills to serve the emerging events industry and its associated activities.

Information for international students

English Language Skills: Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) is required, with no element less than 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme. Scholarships available

Fees and funding

The Moffat Scholarship awards support students pursuing a career in the travel, tourism or events industries.. Awards of up to £3,600 are available to students studying on this programme at GCU.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630