The growing size and dominance of festivals and events around the world means that companies and organisations are continually seeking individuals with the knowledge and capabilities of managing various aspects of this fast growing and dynamic industry. Therefore, the PGDip / MSc in International Festivals and Event Management intends to meet such challenges and provide a curriculum which will enhance the knowledge and skills of its students and ensure that they are able to cope with the variety of possible roles and responsibilities that follow.
The first two parts of the programme are the taught elements and the final part is consists of research and writing the dissertation element. The taught element focuses on key aspects of tourism and management. Part-time students will normally attend on a one day a week basis and complete the taught element in two years.
Students who complete the taught element of the programme, in part or in its entirety, may graduate with either a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in International Festivals and Event Management. Students wishing to complete the MSc in International Festivals and Event Management must complete the research element, which comprises of a dissertation - part-time students complete this during the course of an academic session.