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What will I learn?

The Master of Event Management (Extension) provides a substantial overview of the events industry and is designed to develop advanced professional skills and knowledge to sufficiently equip students for management positions in the broad and multifaceted events industry. With this in mind, the program includes subjects that seek to develop an understanding of event creation, planning, delivery, marketing and evaluation processes and practices of various forms of events in both Australian and international contexts.

The course develops advanced skill sets needed for managers to operate in the events industry.

The course has a strong focus on professional practice, including two innovative capstone subjects – Industry Research Capstone or Internship Experience Capstone – which allow you to work either on or with contemporary industry issues and opportunities.

Elective subject choices provide students an opportunity to specialise more deeply in event management and related fields and further enhance students' management skills, professional practice, specialist knowledge and capabilities. Course structures include a suggested list of elective options for students to assist their choice and to identify allied or complementary subjects to the event management field.

Course aims

The course provides theories, models and practical case studies in order to understand the complex nature of the events industry.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 96 credit points made up of 15 subjects, comprising twelve core subjects (72 credit points), two electives subjects (12 credit points), and either Industry Research Project or Internship Experience (12 credit points).


Graduates of this program can pursue careers in such areas as festival management, conference and meeting management, sport event management, venue management, exhibition management, event marketing and sponsorship, corporate event management, event risk management, and event theming and design.

Which department am I in?

UTS Business School



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,760.00 (US$ 26,564) per year
The cost per credit point for 2022 is AUD $745.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022


University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,


New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For admission into most postgraduate courses, you are required to hold a recognized bachelor's degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree. Your academic performance at the bachelor's level will be considered as part of your application assessment. In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, writing 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79-93 overall, writing 21; PTE (Academic) - 58-64; CAE - 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS) - AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Technology Sydney - UTS

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