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What will I learn?

Gain essential academic knowledge and skills for working at the forefront of an ever-changing events industry, including the theories and processes of project and operational management.

Why study MSc Events Management at BU?

  • Study at a top 10 UK university for hospitality, event management and tourism (Guardian League Table, 2021)
  • Enhance your knowledge of diversity and awareness of cultural differences associated with managerial work
  • Receive professional training from research-active and industry-experienced staff in a truly international environment
  • Learn key subjects embedded into this course such as planning, sustainability, bidding, and design, enabling you to deliver an innovative and creative live event
  • Grow your professional network and apply taught elements of your degree to real-world situations with an optional 30-week placement
  • Study a semester abroad at one of our many partner institutions, immersing yourself in a new cultural academic experience whilst enhancing your international employability skills.

Course accreditations

The accrediting bodies on this course are renowned industry-wide for promoting excellence and the highest standards, all of which is reflected in the BU Business School experience.

  • Accredited by the only chartered body recognising project management skills, the Association for Project Management (APM)
  • Recognised by the Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence as a leading university in the industry. This accreditation allows you to take advantage of networking opportunities, hear from high-level industry speakers and raise your professional profile.

Careers

Events range in scope, scale and complexity from mega events to corporate meetings. They cover activities from sport and culture to product launches and fundraising. As an event manager you must have abilities in a wide range of subject areas.

Our graduates now working in organisations all over the world, such as the National Convention and Exhibition Center, Tainjin; Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore; Disneyland Shanghai; Marriott Hotels India; Tencent Bangkok; Mehr Entertainment in Germany; GC Events, Switzerland; Capital Club East Africa Business center, Kenya and American Express UK.

Which department am I in?

Department of Marketing, Strategy and Innovation

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 17,186) per year
Placement year: £1850

This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Talbot Campus

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Full Time (16 months)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 17,186) per year
Placement year: £1,850.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

23 January 2023

Venue

Talbot Campus

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold a US Bachelor's (Honours) degree in a relevant subject and may need some relevant work experience, depending on the course.

For international students

Students need to have a bachelor’s honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent or substantial industrial experience at senior management level. Overseas students will be required to demonstrate IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent and TOEFL IBT with an overall score of 60.

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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