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Event Management (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 2 years

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course is for you if you want a career in the management of events like conferences, exhibitions and other special events.  You'll cover a wide range of subjects to ensure a good knowledge base, as well as relevant skills.  

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • HNC in Events.

Additional selection requirements

  • You will be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

  • Behavioural Skills for Business.
  • Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries.
  • Event Legislation: Contracts and Protection.
  • Exhibition Planning and Organisation.
  • Food and Beverage Events.
  • Management of Human Resources in Hospitality 1 Events: Contemporary Issues and Influences.
  • Managing an Event.
  • Managing Financial Resources in Hospitality.
  • Marketing Planning in Travel and Tourism.
  • Principles and Practice of Selling.
  • Public Relation: Principles and Practice.

Any other unit required to achieve 30 credits.

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career in the organisation and management of conferences, exhibitions, festivals and special events.

Continuing Study

  • BA Events Management (Year 3) at the University of the West of Scotland.
  • BA Events & Festival Management (Year 3) at Edinburgh Napier University.
  • BA (Hons) International Tourism and Events Management (Year 3) at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is delivered over one year. The units are divided into three 12 week blocks. There is a blend of theory and practical delivery within the course.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    31st Aug 2020, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome