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C04368v1 Master of Event Management (Extension)

Award(s): Master of Event Management (MEvM)
CRICOS code: 096871C
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 96
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Pathway course
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Master of Event Management (Extension) equips students with the advanced management skills and knowledge necessary for management positions in the broad and multifaceted event industry.

This course builds professional excellence in the area of event management, along with an applied and complex understanding of processes and practices linked to general business management. With this intent in mind, the course includes subjects that develop an understanding of the event creation, planning and delivery process, and general business subjects that serve to build an appreciation of organisational leadership and management.

The additional elective subject choices provide 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 aims

The aim of this course is to develop in students advanced professional skills and knowledge associated with the position of event manager, as well as the high-level general business management competencies needed to develop or manage complex organisations involved in the production of public, corporate or other event types.

Career options

Graduates of this program can pursue careers in such areas as: festival management, concert and theatrical event management, sport event management, conference and meeting management, hotel/resort/cruise ship event coordination, event marketing, venue management, exhibition management, corporate event management, event risk management, event theming and design.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in a global context
2.1 Use relevant information and data to critically analyse complex issues in event management practice
2.2 Formulate creative and innovative solutions to complex event management issues
3.1 Communicate information clearly and fluently in a written form appropriate for stakeholders
3.2 Use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 Interact effectively with others in order to work towards a common outcome
4.1 Evidence understanding of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice and accountability for related personal outputs
4.2 Critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 Apply broad technical and professional skills effectively within event management practice
5.2 Execute a substantial research-based or professionally focused event management project

Admission requirements

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.

Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average.

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.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Pathway course

Students who do not meet the requirements to gain entry into the Master of Event Management (Extension) may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Event Management (C11038), or the Graduate Diploma in Event Management (C06017). Satisfactory completion of the UTS Graduate Certificate with a credit average, or satisfactory completion of the UTS Graduate Diploma, allows students to articulate into the Master of Event Management (Extension).

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

The course totals 96 credit points and consists of a combination of core and elective subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM90999 Core subjects (Management Extension) 30cp
STM90936 Event Management stream 30cp
CBK91273 Options (Event Management) 36cp
Total 96cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence. Not all subjects are offered every session.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice   6cp
27765 Event Project Management   6cp
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
Spring session
21931 Research Skills for Managers   6cp
21930 Promoting Events   6cp
27727 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91273 Options (Event Management) 36cp  
Year 2
Autumn session
27726 Event Evaluation, Impacts and Legacies   6cp
21919 Business Models and Strategic Planning   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91273 Options (Event Management) 36cp  
Spring session
21927 Management Research Project (Capstone)   6cp
Select 18 credit points from the following:   18cp
CBK91273 Options (Event Management) 36cp  
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21930 Promoting Events   6cp
27727 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21931 Research Skills for Managers   6cp
27765 Event Project Management   6cp
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91273 Options (Event Management) 36cp  
Spring session
21919 Business Models and Strategic Planning   6cp
Select 18 credit points from the following:   18cp
CBK91273 Options (Event Management) 36cp  
Year 3
Autumn session
21927 Management Research Project (Capstone)   6cp
27726 Event Evaluation, Impacts and Legacies   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91273 Options (Event Management) 36cp  

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Event Management (C11038), the Graduate Diploma in Event Management (C06017), and the Master of Event Management (Extension).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
UTS: Business (Postgraduate)