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Study Mode Full-time
Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

International Events and Conference Management

Full-time Event Management

Study a vibrant industry encompassing conferences and exhibitions, cultural and sporting events, festivals and personal events and learn how to plan, manage and evaluate them.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £8,000 for the course
International: £13,500 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 15 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September, January

Graduate View
Graduate Por Thanvarat stood by a swimming pool within a valley

‘The quality of lecturers and modules on the course allowed me to gain a real insight into the events industry. I now have a job with one of the top advertising agencies in South East Asia.’

Por Thanvarat, MSc International Events and Conference Management, 2017 graduate

How you learn

Course leaders and tutors

Richard Cooper
Richard Cooper

An enthusiastic project manager with excellent team building, communication and networking skills, now utilised in the HE sector. Enjoys variety and new challenges, … Read more

Student's success story

Go backstage at Tramlines festival with our events volunteers. Rob and Faye both study Events Management with Arts and Entertainment BSc (Hons) at Sheffield Hallam.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally 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. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Through accreditation of prior learning you may be able to claim entry with credit or exemptions based on your existing qualifications, knowledge and experience.

If you do not meet the above criteria you can apply for the Graduate Certificate International Pre-Masters in Business and English. After passing this diploma we automatically offer you a place on one of our business-related masters degrees.

Work Experience Route

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills or equivalent.

Non Work Experience Route

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

If your English language skill is currently below the required level we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business And Management Strategy Credits: 30.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Delivering Successful Business Events Credits: 30.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Dissertation Credits: 45.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Research Methods Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Strategic Event Creation Credits: 30.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Work Related Learning Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: International Cultural Events Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Live Event Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Major Event Policy And Practice Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Outdoor Experiential Events Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Tourism And Globalisation Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £8,000 for the course.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,500 for the course.

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Postgraduate student loans

Up to £10,609 available for UK and EU students on most masters courses.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Event management courses (PDF)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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Why not come to our next open day? Open days are the perfect place to talk to staff and students, visit our campuses and get all the information you need. Alternatively, feel free to ask us a question.

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Information for international students including entry requirements by country and funding.

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