Taught course

International Events Management

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community

Entry requirements

You will need a first class or upper second Honours degree. Practical applied experience in events management is not essential. International students should also have IELTS English language at a minimum of 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Study for a Masters in International Events Management at Liverpool John Moores University. This course will give you a critical, theoretical, strategic and practical knowledge and understanding of the sector on an international basis.

  • Course available to study full time over a year or part time over two years
  • Ideal for graduates and professionals from events, business and management-related backgrounds
  • Explore all aspects of international event management
  • Learn from research-active staff and event management professionals
  • Benefit from extensive networking and collaboration opportunities via EventStart
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers

This programme provides a critical understanding of relevant contemporary issues, whilst focusing on the practical application of theory and events management ‘know-how’.

It is delivered by staff with practical and academic expertise, using a variety of learning approaches.

The programme is built on self-directed study and independent learning. You will need to read around highlighted materials, identifying and critically appraising important themes. Lectures and tutorials will require active participation and you will also be involved in task-oriented activities featuring guest speakers and group discussions.

The course has a strong emphasis on work-related learning. Modules such as ‘Planning and Resourcing Events’ and ‘Staging and Evaluating Events’ are particularly ‘hands-on’ in nature.

Course links with EventStart mean you can engage with the wider events community through volunteering and paid work opportunities, securing a broad range of employment-related skills and insights into the events industry.

In terms of support, you will be appointed a personal tutor who will provide academic and pastoral care. Additional academic guidance is available from module leaders, whilst generic study support comprises sessions on topics such as critical analysis, presentations skills and academic writing.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting International students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please contact the Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Education) for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at marshadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 5340.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090