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C11038v7 Graduate Certificate in Event Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Event Management (GradCertEvM)
CRICOS code: 046113M
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

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

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Event Management is designed to introduce students to the events field and develop their skills and knowledge relating to the management of various event forms.

The course offers introductory skill sets and knowledge needed to operate in the events industry.

Course aims

The Graduate Certificate in Event Management is a good entry point for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of event management. The course introduces key theoretical concepts and practical issues impacting upon the design, planning and management of events.

Career options

Career options include festival organiser, conference organiser/meeting planner, charity event coordinator, sport event manager, exhibition organiser, venue manager and event creative assistant.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Explain event management concepts and practices, including Indigenous perspectives, that shape professional practice in a range of contexts
2.1 Formulate 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 Explain principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values as event managers
5.1 Use knowledge, including Indigenous business values, and technical skills effectively 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.

Applicants without an academic qualification require a minimum of four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant post-secondary work experience and general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

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.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising one core subject (6 credit points), and three specialist subjects (18 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
Select 18 credit points of options: 18cp
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 
21074 Supply Chain Management6cp 
21962 Venue Management6cp 
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. 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 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
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21936 Event Management   6cp
Spring session
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
21962 Venue Management   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21936 Event Management   6cp
21959 Event Evaluation, Impact and Legacies   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Event Management, the Graduate Diploma in Event Management (C06017), and the Master of Event Management (C04285) or (C04368).

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)