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What will I learn?

Course summary

  • Understand how strategic decisions involve multiple business areas at once.
  • Solve complex problems through innovative, analytical and critical thinking.

The focus of the course is on the strategic role events play in modern society, and how they contribute to organisational and community objectives. Recent developments in event strategy are at the core of the course, based on the research of our 25-strong academic research team. You learn to understand how strategic decisions involve multiple business areas at once and how to solve complex problems through innovative, analytical and critical thinking.

How you learn

Sheffield Hallam is one of the top providers of events courses in the UK. As a founder member of the Association of Event Management Educators (AEME), we are involved in establishing academic benchmarks in events education. This course has an innovative format based on a new learning and assessment strategy that puts you at its centre.

You learn through

  • experiential workshops
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • site visits

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • global hotel groups
  • event venues
  • government organisations
  • non-government organisations
  • international associations
  • conference and event departments and organisers
  • international leisure resorts
  • potential career opportunities in agencies specialising in events and conference business analysis
  • potential progression to PhD study on successful completion of the course to Masters level.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,460.00 (US$ 19,902) per year
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £14,460 for the course without work experience placement or £15,660 with work experience placement.

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

January 2022

Venue

City Campus

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (15 months)

Tuition fees
£14,460.00 (US$ 19,902) Overall cost
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £14,460 for the course without work experience placement or £15,660 with work experience placement.

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

January 2022

Venue

City Campus

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate taught programmes: a first degree or professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to degree standard; an HND or higher education diploma with substantial work experience in an appropriate field; successful completion of a recognised pre-Masters course. The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD): Masters Degree from a recognised university. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

For international students

Students need to have an Honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification. We welcome enquiries from those who have substantial management experience but do not have the normal entry requirements. We may invite you for an interview to discuss your particular background, experience and qualifications. Work Experience Route: Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills or equivalent. Non Work Experience Route: Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

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

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About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses