University of Technology Sydney

C11038v8 Graduate Certificate in Event Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Event Management (GradCertEvM)
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
Recognition of prior learning
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, management and marketing 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 Formulate creative strategies that respond to Indigenous and non-Indigenous community and business needs within an events context
2.1 Communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively with a diverse range of event stakeholders
2.2 Manage complex stakeholder relationships and work effectively in teams to deliver agreed project outcomes in a timely manner
3.1 Demonstrate principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values within event management practices
4.1 Use event management concepts and technical skills to lead professional practices within a dynamic and complex event environment

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.

All applicants who do not meet the academic requirement may still be considered on the basis of:

  • a minimum of at least four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant work experience.

The relevant work experience must be demonstrated through a C.V. and a Statement of Service confirming the dates of employment, and the position held within the organisation.

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.

Recognition of prior learning

There is no recognition of prior learning available for this course.

Course duration and attendance

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

Students who wish to undertake a full-time study load should apply for the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300).

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four core subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM91690 Core Subjects (GCEventM) 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

Not all subjects are offered every session. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21930 Principles of Event Marketing   6cp
21959 Events for Impact and Legacy   6cp
Spring session
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
21936 Event Management   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
21936 Event Management   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21959 Events for Impact and Legacy   6cp
21930 Principles of Event Marketing   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)