Taught course

Global Meetings and Events Management

Institution
University College Birmingham · Business School
Qualifications
MScPGDip

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Entry requirements

Academic:

  • MSc Global Meetings and Events Management – A grade classification of 2:2 is required, or international equivalent.
  • PGDip Global Meetings and Events Management – A grade classification of third-class is required, or international equivalent.
  • A subject-related UK or International honours degree from a recognised institution.

Work-Based:

  • Candidates should hold at least five years’ management experience in a relevant field, along with appropriate educational qualifications to support your learning journey on this Level 7 programme.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Become part of an events industry worth an estimated £70 billion to the UK economy, offering hundreds of thousands of jobs across a huge range of sectors. Whether you dream of managing festivals, music and sporting events or high-profile conferences, meetings and exhibitions, our Global Meetings and Events Management postgraduate course will give you advanced knowledge and skills for higher level careers in this dynamic industry.

Featuring in-depth modules enhancing your appreciation of global events theory and the complex strategic and operational tools used in the industry, our course will mould you into a skilled decision-maker who can cope with dynamic project management and maintain key partnerships while developing substantial avenues of funding or achieving sales targets. You will work on live current case studies and have the chance to plan, market and manage a real live event with one of our charity partners.

Our events management master's course offers a huge array of further opportunities, from an international residential trip to a multitude of industry visits and the option of a work placement in locations around the world. Thanks to our excellent partnership with event management software company Cvent, you can further boost your employability with additional specialist skills training, while you will also have access to state-of-the-art video and podcast facilities in our new Digital Skills Hub.

Information for international students

For international applicants, University College Birmingham’s standard English language requirements for postgraduate study will apply (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent TOEFL/TOEIC).

For entry requirements for EU and international students, please visit the Country Specific Information page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    30 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
pg@ucb.ac.uk
Phone
0121 604 1040