MSc Business Management (Events)

Postgraduate, Online learning

Business Management (Events) MSc



Masters in Business Management focusing on events is designed so that you can study at a time anywhere during term time

Overview

Whether you are already working in the industry or just wanting to enhance your qualifications, our online (part-time) MSc Business Management (Events) will help you develop your skills to progress.

You’ll learn about the management of international festivals and events as well as looking at the international business event management.  As the course is online, you can study when it’s convenient for you.

You can pay for this course flexibly on a module-by-module basis. This means that you don't have to pay the full course cost upfront.


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Mode of Study:

Online learning

Duration:

21-33 months

Start date:

SepJan


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Course details

Our online (part-time) course has been developed to help you build on your knowledge of business management, teaching you how to apply this knowledge to real life business events.

We’ll help you to develop your creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic reasoning, and apply these skills to your studies of business issues.

This course is ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal commitments with their studies. It will build on your existing experience and knowledge and enhance it with contemporary business theory, giving you the expertise you need to take on senior roles.

What you study

  • Creating Business Excellence and Marketing
  • Business Economics and Finance in a Global Environment
  • Organisational Change and Management
  • Leadership, Strategy and Innovation
  • International Festival and Event Management
  • International Business Event Management
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation (40 credits)

For the award of MSc Business Management (Events) you must successfully pass all eight modules, giving a total of 180 credits. All modules are 20 credits, except where indicated.

  • calendar How you’ll be taught

    This course is delivered fully online. You can choose from three start dates and takes between 21-33 months to complete, subject to your pace of study and module availability. You'll study eight modules in total, with a maximum of two modules at a time over each trimester meaning you can study at a pace and place that suits your needs.

    Our online learning environment uses materials created especially for the course by our module leaders. Your learning experience will be enriched through online discussions that supplement the written materials, as well as case study analyses from diverse sectors and articles from leading academics and practising professionals.

    You’ll learn through a combination of self-directed independent online learning materials, online discussion topics and independent study.

    You’re not alone while studying online. Our support team are available by email and phone to answer your administrative queries, our academics host weekly academic support sessions and are available on email, and you can access our virtual database of frequently asked questions 24 hours a day. You’ll also have access to our online library resources and IT support.

  • note and pen Assessments

    All assessments are undertaken and submitted online. These include:

    • Reports / case studies
    • Digital end of unit test
    • Dissertation
    • Project
    • Essays

    If there is any question regarding the authorship of any submitted assessments, we reserve the right to require students to undertake an online viva.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Disclaimer

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

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Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
All Students 2019/20 2020/21
All students *£810 *£810
Modules are purchased via our online store and paid for in full at time of enrollment. Rate shown above is for 20 credits*; as course comprises 180 credits, the total cost is £7,290.

Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual review and may increase from one year to the next.
For more information on this and other Tuition Fee matters please see Frequently Asked Questions about Fees

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The Business School

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Careers

In recent years, students have come to our MSc courses with degrees from many different disciplines, and have gone on to build careers in a range of industries in the public, private and voluntary/not-for-profit sectors.
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