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Event Management degrees abroad

Studying event management will focus on the organization and planning of events within a variety of different sectors. Event planning can be a small occasion such as a formal party or something much larger like a music festival, it’s for the student to decide what their focus and specialty is.

With an events management degree it’s important that you get enough practical experience of organizing events. If you can become involved with student organizations at a university and organize events outside of your degree, then you will enhance your understanding of what’s needed and give your CV a boost.

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Event Management program structure

Event management degrees are more commonly available in the UK and Europe than anywhere else in the world. In these areas, event management degrees are available at all undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

In the US you may be able to study event management at bachelor’s level as a major, but it may be for a specific sector or as part of a business degree.

Some event management degree programs will be accredited by a national body or organization, ensuring that it meets industry standards.

You’ll study the main areas of event management in modules. Some areas of study are compulsory, and others are elective for you to specialize in specific aspects of events. It’s likely that you will also have the opportunity for modules that are assessed on a large amount of practical work. Some of the most common module topics in event revolve around:

  • Project planning
  • Financial organization
  • Industry knowledge
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Event design

Event Management study abroad programs

Event management undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in event management

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    Event Management (Brighton Campus) - BA (Hons) BIMM University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,314 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,950 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Event Management - BSc University of Central Florida, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,467 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,467 USD

    Start date
    January, May
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    Business Administration: Event Management - BBA (with foundation) Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    42 months
    Annual tuition fee
    10,630 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,800 EUR

    Start date
    August, October, December, February, March, May
    Show program overview about BBA Specialisation in Event Management
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    Event Management - BA Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,442 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,092 NZD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Event Management - BA High Point University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    47,712 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 47,712 USD

    Start date
    January, August
    Show program overview about Event Management (B.A.)

Associate in event management

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    Event Management - AASc Fox Valley Technical College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,600 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,600 USD

    Start date
    January
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    Tourism, Convention & Event Planning - AASc College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,200 USD

    Start date
    August, January, June
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Diploma in event management

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    Event Planning - OCDip Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,875 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,591 CAD

    Start date
    September, May
    Show program overview about Event Planning
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    Event Planning - OCDip George Brown College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,575 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,547 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, September
    Show program overview about Event Planning (H141)
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    Hospitality: Event Management - UGDip Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,194 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,661 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Hospitality - Event Management
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    Hospitality and Tourism Management: Event Management - Dip Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,884 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,702 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Show & Event Management (Montreal Campus) - Dip Trebas Institute, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    6,707 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,164 CAD

    Start date
    January, May
    Show program overview about Show & Event Management (Montreal Campus)

Certificate in event management

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    Event Planning - Cert California State University, Sacramento, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,800 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,800 USD

    Start date
    January, August
    Show program overview about Event Planning
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    Tourism,Convention,and Event Planning - Cert College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    12,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,200 USD

    Start date
    August, January, June
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Event management graduate programs

Master's in event management

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    Business Administration: Tourism and Event Management. - MBA Midway University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    15 months
    Annual tuition fee
    15,674 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,674 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    International Sport and Event Management - MSc University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Germany

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,865 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,938 EUR

    Start date
    September, March
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    Business Management: Event Management - MSc (with foundation) Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,925 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,150 EUR

    Start date
    August, October, December, February, March, May
    Show program overview about MBM (MSc) with specialisation in Event Management

Diploma in event management

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    Event Management - PGDip University of California, Riverside Extension, USA

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    9 months
    Annual tuition fee
    18,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,200 USD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management

Certificate in event management

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    Event Management - GradCert Conestoga College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,313 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,189 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Event Management
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    Event Management - OCGCert Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    12,682 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,328 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Event Management
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    Event Management - GradCert Nova Scotia Community College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    8,556 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,690 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Event Management
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    Event Management - PGCert Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    14,030 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,169 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Event Management
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    Event Management: Creative Design - OCGCert Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    12,060 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,478 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Event Management – Creative Design

Future event management careers

Event planning uses similar skills to project management in general, which is an appealing skill to prospective employers; you’ll graduate from a degree in events management knowing how to manage finances, people, and stakeholders.

In terms of careers directly related to events management, graduates can go on to do some of the following roles:

  • PR executive
  • Wedding planner
  • Events planner
  • Restaurant manager
  • Activities manager
  • Hotel manager