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Global Meetings and Events Management

University College Birmingham
Birmingham, Great Britain
Full-time
€9,548.89/year
 1432 Points
Duration
1 Year, 6 Months
Language
English

Program Description

Set yourself on the path to high level careers in the dynamic global meetings and events industry on our exciting postgraduate course.

Become part of an events industry worth an estimated £70 billion to the UK economy, offering hundreds of thousands of jobs across a huge range of sectors. Whether you dream of managing festivals, music and sporting events or high-profile conferences, meetings and exhibitions, our Global Meetings and Events Management postgraduate course will give you advanced knowledge and skills for higher level careers in this dynamic industry.

Featuring in-depth modules enhancing your appreciation of global events theory and the complex strategic and operational tools used in the industry, our course will mould you into a skilled decision-maker who can cope with dynamic project management and maintain key partnerships while developing substantial avenues of funding or achieving sales targets. You will work on live current case studies and have the chance to plan, market and manage a real live event with one of our charity partners.

Our events management master's course offers a huge array of further opportunities, from an international residential trip to a multitude of industry visits and the option of a work placement in locations around the world. Thanks to our excellent partnership with event management software company Cvent, you can further boost your employability with additional specialist skills training, while you will also have access to state-of-the-art video and podcast facilities in our new Digital Skills Hub.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)
75
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
PTE
50
or
IGCSE
C
or
IELTS
6
or
TOEIC
785
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
50
Professional Experience
Required working experience related to the Program
More than 5 years
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • A subject-related UK or International honours degree from a recognised institution
  • You must have 5 years of relevant managerial work experience, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the sector for the subject matter you are interested in pursuing.
  • A reference detailing your roles and responsibilities from your line manager and a meeting with the programme team will usually be scheduled prior to a place being offered.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • An international equivalent

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • A/AS English Language: Grade C
  • A/AS English Language and Literature combined: Grade B
  • AQA Level 2 certificate in English language: Grade C
  • Cambridge: English First: Minimum 160
  • Cambridge: English Preliminary: Minimum 160
  • European Baccalureate English (English 1): 6.5
  • International Baccalureate (Standard or Higher Level English Language Syllabus A): Grade 4
  • Irish Leaving Certificate English: Grade C
  • NCUK International Foundation Year: English for Academic Purposes Module: Grade C
  • Password English Test: Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component
  • Scottish Higher English for Speakers of Other Languages (Syllabus C222): Grade B
  • SQA Higher or Advanced Higher English: Grade C
  • SQA Intermediate 2 English or National 5 English: Grade B
  • Trinity: ISE II in all four skills
  • UCB English Proficiency Test: B2 with no less than B2- in each component

More information:

  • We also consider applicants who are currently employed and wish to apply to University College Birmingham.

Curriculum

Modules

Events in Tourism Development

Global Digital Marketing

International Events Management

Sustainability and Ethics in Events

Careers

  • Conference centre manager
  • Hotel manager (small hotel or deputy of larger hotel)
  • Event manager
  • Marketing executive
  • Market researcher
  • Public relations officer
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