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C11038v6 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

Notes

This course is not offered to international students.


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.

Subjects in this program focus on the core skills and knowledge areas associated with event creation, operations and marketing in what is a dynamic industry sector.

Course aims

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, hotel/resort/cruise ship event coordinator, exhibition organiser, venue manager and event creative director.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in the broader environmental context
2.1 Locate, select and use relevant information and data to critically analyse issues in event management practice
2.2 Apply critical and creative thinking to address issues in event management issues
3.1 Use oral communication appropriately to convey information clearly and fluently
3.2 Use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 Interact effectively with others to work towards a common outcome
4.1 Demonstrate understanding of ethical and social responsibilities in professional practice
4.2 Critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 apply broad technical and professional 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.

Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

The English proficiency requirement for 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.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of part-time study. Some subjects may be offered in intensive mode.

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising two core subjects (12 credit points), and two specialist subjects (12 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM90932 Core subjects 12cp
STM90938 Event Management stream 12cp
Total 24cp

Course program

Typical part-time programs are provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students commencing in both Autumn and Spring sessions.

Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
27765 Event Project Management   6cp
Spring session
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
21930 Promoting Events   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
21930 Promoting Events   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
27765 Event Project Management   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).

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)