Postgraduate PG Dip

Events Management

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Distance Learning
  • Attendance


    Part-Time
  • Duration


    2 Years
  • Start date


    03 May 2021

We have designed this online course to meet the learning needs of managers and professionals working in the events industry. It is also suitable if you have a first degree in an unrelated subject and want to specialise in events management.

You will advance your expertise in the strategic planning and management of large and complex events. Your knowledge will be honed by studying the management of worldwide events, ensuring you will be able to address the many industry changes and difficult challenges facing today's events managers.

Our Virtual Learning Environment will provide access to all the support and resources you will need, so you will be able to study at your own pace and from wherever you are in the world. To help you fit your studies around work and personal commitments, you will study one module each semester.

Modules are offered on a rolling basis, with new and existing students learning together and from each other, sharing their experience and knowledge via our Virtual Learning Environment.

This course is taught at The UK Centre for Events Management which has a global reputation as a market leader in events management education. We have close links with a wide range of industry partners and associations who all recognise our expertise in educating the events professionals of the future.

The university has been given a five-star rating for our academic work in Hospitality & Leisure Management by QS, the international higher education benchmarking agency.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is delivered by online learning and teaching methods focus on online materials. However, there is variety and diversity in the teaching methods deployed as they match the aims and learning outcomes of each module.

An online induction programme is provided in the first week of the course to ensure you are fully equipped to operate effectively throughout your studies. You will be supported by e-tutors and the distance learning team including administrative and course leader support.

A range of materials are provided to support your learning and include a programme specification, student and module handbooks and online learning tools. These include online and audio recorded lectures, PowerPoint presentations, directed reading in preparation for lectures, online journals and reports, online individual and group tutoring via web cam, and chat rooms for students and staff.

The UK Centre for Events Management has been educating event professionals for more than 21 years. Our specialist team draws together academics and events professionals who have designed and developed cutting-edge courses that are informed by industry and research.

Our staff are engaged in research and consultancy work, publishing their findings in textbooks and journals of international standing.

Why study Events Management at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Become an active member of our thriving community of events practitioners – the UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM) Network. Based at Leeds Beckett University, this network’s been delivering events management education for almost 25 years
  2. A global reputation - The School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management was ranked in the top 50 best schools globally in 2020 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities
  3. Expert practitioners - Our specialist teaching team includes research-active academics and industry professionals who work as consultants to the course – expertise which feeds into your learning
  4. Like minds - You’ll work with a diverse mix of students from across the School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management to share ideas and best practice
  5. Networking - Develop professionals contacts when visiting speakers come to offer unique industry insights during guest lectures
  6. Support - Not only will we support your throughout your course, you can continue to access careers support up to five years after graduating

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