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C06017v8 Graduate Diploma in Event Management

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Event Management (GradDipEvM)
CRICOS code: 046112A
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

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

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Event Management provides a broad overview of the events industry and is designed to develop skills and knowledge sufficient to allow graduates to play a significant role in the planning and delivery of public, corporate and other event types.

The course provides an avenue for students to gain theoretical and practical skills needed to operate within the events industry.

Course aims

The Graduate Diploma in Event Management is suitable for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of event management. The course provides theories, models and practical case studies in order to understand the complex nature of the events industry.

Career options

Graduates have the option of developing their careers in a variety of areas including festivals, exhibitions, sporting events, conferences/meetings, and charities. Additionally, graduates may wish to develop their careers in specialist-aligned areas such as event design/theming or venue management.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Apply advanced knowledge of event management concepts and practices, including Indigenous perspectives, to inform professional practice in national and international contexts
2.1 Apply critical thinking skills to develop options that respond to community, Indigenous and business needs within an events context
3.1 Communicate information clearly and fluently to a diverse range of stakeholders
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
4.1 Apply principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values as event managers
5.1 Apply professional knowledge, including Indigenous business values, and technical skills within event management practice

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.

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.

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of five subject exemptions, of which two subjects can be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 48 credit points made up of eight subjects, comprising one core subject (6 credit points), six specialist subjects (36 credit points) and one elective subject (6 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
Select 42 credit points of options: 42cp
CBK91842 Elective (Event Management)6cp 
21939 Event Creation Workshop6cp 
21959 Event Evaluation, Impact and Legacies6cp 
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits6cp 
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits6cp 
21930 Promoting Events6cp 
21962 Venue Management6cp 
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration.

Not all subjects are offered every session.

Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21936 Event Management   6cp
21959 Event Evaluation, Impact and Legacies   6cp
21930 Promoting Events   6cp
Spring session
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
21962 Venue Management   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
21962 Venue Management   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21936 Event Management   6cp
21930 Promoting Events   6cp
21959 Event Evaluation, Impact and Legacies   6cp
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp

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, and the Master of Event Management (C04285).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

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