Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Global Meetings and Events Management

University College Birmingham · School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management

Entry requirements

MSc; The usual entry qualification will be a good degree in a related discipline from a recognised university, or applicants who need to hold at least five years management experience in a relevant field coupled with appropriate educational qualifications. Postgraduate Diploma: A degree or equivalent from a recognised institution or at least five years' management experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This postgraduate qualification seeks to enhance candidates’ in-depth appreciation of the complex strategic and operational management tools that are applicable in the events industry. There is an emphasis in the application of theory and concepts to the events industry, so enhancing the ability to solve executive problems. In adopting a social science approach, the learning seeks to explore and critique operating and business environment issues with a view to adding value at corporate business level. The social interaction of people within the wider environment will form a basis for cognition and underpin the concepts examined.

Opportunities exist for a 3 or 6 month paid placement with this Masters degree.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 with no individual element below 5.5 is required for entry onto the programme. UCB provides academic English support and an English language checking service free of charge.

Fees and funding

Information on scholarships is available online. UCB will consider offering partial fee waivers to international applicants from selected countries.

Please note that European Union applicants will pay the Home rate of fees.

Qualification and course duration


full time
15 months
part time
21 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Dissertation60 (14,000 words words)

Course contact details

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